Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ) is a fully-integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT) based in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded in 1958 by Tom Cousins, the Company has extensive expertise in development, acquisition, leasing and property management of Class A office towers.
Today, the Company currently manages a 21.8 million square foot trophy office portfolio in the high growth Sun Belt markets of Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Dallas, Tampa and Phoenix. Cousins is committed to creating exceptional value for all of its stakeholders by executing attractive investment opportunities, understanding the business strategies of its customers and providing exceptional customer service.
When it comes to strategy, Cousins keeps it simple: assemble a portfolio of trophy assets in high growth Sun Belt markets, capture value embedded in operating portfolio and execute attractive investment opportunities, all while maintaining a conservative balance sheet.