Highwoods Properties is a real estate investment trust. Co. owns, develops, acquires, leases and manages properties primarily in the business districts of Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville, Orlando, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Richmond and Tampa. Co.'s primary business is the operation, acquisition and development of office properties. Co. conducts its activities through its subsidiary, Highwoods Realty Limited Partnership. Co. provides its customers with services such as build-to-suit construction and space modification, including tenant improvements and expansions.