SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 2, 2020
Cousins Properties Incorporated
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Georgia 001-11312 58-0869052
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification Number)
3344 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1800, Atlanta, Georgia 30326-4802
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (404) 407-1000
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $1 par value per share||CUZ||New York Stock Exchange|| ("NYSE")|
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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On December 2, 2020, Cousins Properties Incorporated (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing two strategic property transactions in the South End submarket of Charlotte, North Carolina. On November 17, 2020, the Company closed on the acquisition of a 3.4 acre parcel of land for $28.1 million. On December 2, 2020, the Company closed on the acquisition of The RailYard, a 329,000 square foot creative office asset for $201 million. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
On December 2, 2020, the Company provided an investor presentation focusing on these strategic Charlotte transactions which is available on its website. A copy of this presentation is attached as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Neither the press release nor investor presentation shall be deemed "filed" with the Securities and Exchange Commission; nor incorporated by reference in any registration statement filed by the Company under the Securities Act of 1993, as amended.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit Number Exhibit Description
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: December 2, 2020
COUSINS PROPERTIES INCORPORATED
Pamela F. Roper
Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary