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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 14, 2024

HIGHWOODS PROPERTIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Maryland001-1310056-1871668
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or organization)
(Commission
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)

HIGHWOODS REALTY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
North Carolina000-2173156-1869557
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or organization)
(Commission
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)

150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1400
Raleigh, NC 27601
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
919-872-4924
(Registrants’ telephone number, including area code)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrants under any of the following provisions:

    Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
    Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company   

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.   
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each ClassTrading Symbol(s)Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Common Stock, $.01 par value, of
Highwoods Properties, Inc.
HIWNew York Stock Exchange




Item 5.07.     Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On May 14, 2024, the Company held its annual meeting of stockholders. The final vote of the matters presented for a vote at such meeting was as follows:

MatterForAgainst
Abstain/
Withheld
Broker Non-Votes
(1)Election of Directors:4,514,999 
Charles A. Anderson92,031,465 300,411 
Gene H. Anderson90,787,170 1,544,706 
Thomas P. Anderson72,142,790 20,189,086 
Carlos E. Evans88,008,833 4,323,043 
David L. Gadis91,685,546 646,330 
David J. Hartzell88,343,936 3,987,940 
Theodore J. Klinck92,065,266 266,610 
Anne H. Lloyd88,410,647 3,921,229 
Candice L. Todd92,158,494 173,382 
(2)
Ratification of appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as independent auditor for 2025
96,124,096 610,444 112,335 
(3)Advisory vote on executive compensation86,373,663 5,740,434 217,779 4,514,999 



SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, each of the registrants has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
HIGHWOODS PROPERTIES, INC.
By: /s/ Jeffrey D. Miller
Jeffrey D. Miller
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
HIGHWOODS REALTY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
By: Highwoods Properties, Inc., its general partner
By: /s/ Jeffrey D. Miller
Jeffrey D. Miller
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Dated: May 14, 2024

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Entity Information [Line Items]  
Document Type 8-K
Document Period End Date May 14, 2024
Entity Registrant Name HIGHWOODS PROPERTIES, INC.
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code MD
Entity File Number 001-13100
Entity Tax Identification Number 56-1871668
Entity Address, Address Line One 150 Fayetteville Street
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 1400
Entity Address, City or Town Raleigh
Entity Address, State or Province NC
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 27601
City Area Code 919
Local Phone Number 872-4924
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Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, $.01 par value, of Highwoods Properties, Inc.
Trading Symbol HIW
Security Exchange Name NYSE
Entity Central Index Key 0000921082
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Highwoods Realty Limited Partnership  
Entity Information [Line Items]  
Entity Registrant Name HIGHWOODS REALTY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code NC
Entity File Number 000-21731
Entity Tax Identification Number 56-1869557
Entity Central Index Key 0000941713
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