Cousins Properties is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company, based in Atlanta, GA and acting through its operating partnership, Cousins Properties LP, primarily invests in Class A office towers located in high-growth Sun Belt markets. Founded in 1958, Cousins creates shareholder value through its extensive expertise in the development, acquisition, leasing and management of high-quality real estate assets. The Company has a comprehensive strategy in place based on a simple platform, trophy assets and opportunistic investments.
Cousins Properties was founded in 1958 by Tom Cousins and Lawrence Gellerstedt, two of Atlanta’s leading real estate developers. The company has gone on to become one of the leading developers and operators of Class-A office buildings in the United States.
Cousins Properties is committed to delivering superior returns to our investors by investing in high-quality, income-generating real estate, leveraging our development capabilities and pursuing accretive strategic opportunities.
Cousins Properties' vision is to be recognized as the premier real estate company in the Sunbelt with an intense focus on delivering sustained, long-term value.
Ms. Jane Kennedy Hicks (Exec. VP of Investments & MD of Atlanta)
Mr. John S. McColl (Exec. VP of Devel.)
Mr. Jeffrey D. Symes (Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer)
Mr. Brandon Van Orden (Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer)
Ms. Roni Imbeaux (VP of Fin. & Investor Relations)
Ms. Pamela F. Roper Esq. (Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.)
Ms. Melissa McNamara (VP & Head of Corp. Communications)
Recognition and Awards
Cousins Properties has been named among the top real estate companies by the Atlanta Business Chronicle and has been recognized with numerous awards from professional organizations including the NAIOP Atlanta, Atlanta Building Congress and the Urban Land Institute.