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HIGHWOODS REALTY LTD PARTNERSHIP FILES (8-K) Disclosing Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant, Financial Statements and Exhibits

May 27, 2014



Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On May 27, 2014, Highwoods Realty Limited Partnership (the "Operating Partnership"), the limited partnership through which Highwoods Properties, Inc. (the "Company") conducts its operations, completed a public offering of $300,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the Operating Partnership's 3.20% Notes due June 15, 2021. The terms of the notes are governed by an indenture, dated as of December 1, 1996, among the Operating Partnership, the Company, and U.S. Bank National Association (as successor in interest to Wachovia Bank, N.A. as merged with and into First Union National Bank of North Carolina), as trustee, and an officers' certificate dated as of May 27, 2014 establishing the terms of the notes. The notes will bear interest at the rate of 3.20% per year and will mature on June 15, 2021. Interest on the notes will accrue from May 27, 2014 and will be payable in U.S. dollars semi-annually in arrears on June 15 and December 15 of each year, commencing December 15, 2014. The notes were issued pursuant to the Operating Partnership's automatic shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-193864-01), as amended, including the related prospectus dated February 10, 2014, and a prospectus supplement dated May 19, 2014, as the same may be amended or supplemented. Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant. See Item 1.01.



Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits No. Description



4.1 Form of 3.20% Notes due June 15, 2021

4.2 Officers' Certificate Establishing the Terms of the 3.20% Notes, dated as of May 27, 2014



5 Opinion of Hunton & Williams LLP re legality

8 Opinion of Hunton & Williams LLP re tax matters

23 Consent of Hunton & Williams LLP (included in Exhibits 5 and 8)

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