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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 10, 2017

HIGHWOODS PROPERTIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 
Maryland
001-13100
56-1871668
 
 
(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 Carolina
000-21731
56-1869557
 
 
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or organization)
(Commission
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)
 

3100 Smoketree Court, Suite 600
Raleigh, North Carolina 27604
(Address of principal executive offices, zip code)

Registrants' telephone number, including area code: (919) 872-4924


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))
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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.   ¨
 






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

On May 10, 2017, the Company held its annual meeting of stockholders. The final vote of the matters presented for a vote at such meeting was as follows:

 
Matter
 
For
 
Against
 
Abstain/
Withheld
 
Broker Non-Votes
(1)
Election of Directors:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3,743,506

 
Charles A. Anderson
 
88,688,851

 
 
 
496,113

 
 
 
Gene H. Anderson
 
88,108,288

 
 
 
1,076,676

 
 
 
Carlos E. Evans
 
88,007,712

 
 
 
1,177,252

 
 
 
Edward J. Fritsch
 
88,563,020

 
 
 
621,944

 
 
 
David J. Hartzell
 
88,689,141

 
 
 
495,823

 
 
 
Sherry A. Kellett
 
88,294,584

 
 
 
890,380

 
 
 
O. Temple Sloan, Jr.
 
88,039,935

 
 
 
1,145,029

 
 
(2)
Ratification of appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as
independent auditor for 2017
 
92,313,026

 
588,725

 
26,719

 
 
(3)
Advisory vote on executive compensation
 
84,582,305

 
4,476,523

 
126,136

 
3,743,506

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Matter
 
1 Year
 
2 Years
 
3 Years
 
Abstain
(4)
Advisory vote on frequency of say-on-pay votes
 
76,159,712

 
27,828

 
12,907,144

 
90,280



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 10, 2017



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