Cousins Properties Signs Planview as First Major Customer at Research Park V in Austin, TX

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE: CUZ) announced today that it has signed Planview, the global leader in solutions that optimize resources and work, to a 10-year, 51,624 square foot lease at Research Park V in Austin, TX. This is the first major commitment at Cousins' 172,854 square foot Class-A office development located in the Northwest submarket of Austin. 

"Being a world-leading technology company, Planview is a wonderful addition to the Research Park complex and we look forward to a long and successful relationship," said Larry Gellerstedt, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cousins.

"It is a top priority for us as a talent-driven, fast-growing company to invest in the work environment and create room for further, long-term growth. Cousins has been a great partner in identifying a location and supporting a significant build-out that will provide a cutting edge employee experience and accommodate our future growth," said Vic Chynoweth, CFO for Planview.

Projected to be delivered in the first quarter of 2016, Research Park V is the last building in a five-building complex which Cousins has developed. With the signing of Planview, the development is now 30% leased with approximately 121,000 available for lease.

Planview was represented by Ted Doucet and Spencer Hayes, with Cushman & Wakefield/Oxford Commercial, and Cousins was represented by Rachel Coulter and Kevin Kimbrough, with Jones Lang LaSalle Brokerage, Inc.

About Planview
Planview enables organizations to get the most out of their resources and achieve their goals. We are the global leader in solutions that optimize resources and work, spanning strategic planning, portfolio and resource management, project collaboration, and enterprise architecture. From small teams to large enterprises, companies in every industry use Planview's products: Planview Enterprise, Projectplace, and Troux. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, our 600 employees worldwide serve more than 1,000 enterprise customers and one million users.

About Cousins Properties Incorporated
Cousins Properties Incorporated is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT).  The Company, based in Atlanta, GA, primarily invests in Class-A office assets located in high growth Sunbelt markets, with a focus on Georgia, Texas and North Carolina. The Company has a comprehensive strategy in place based on a simple platform, trophy assets and opportunistic investments.  For more information, please visit



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