JACKSON, Miss., Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- EastGroup Properties (NYSE-EGP) announced today the effect of Hurricane Harvey on its Houston properties. EastGroup owns 5,524,000 square feet in the market. The properties did not sustain any flood or other major storm-related damage and are currently fully functional.
EastGroup Properties, Inc. is a self-administered equity real estate investment trust focused on the development, acquisition and operation of industrial properties in major Sunbelt markets throughout the United States with an emphasis in the states of Florida, Texas, Arizona, California and North Carolina. The Company's strategy for growth is based on ownership of premier distribution facilities generally clustered near major transportation features in supply-constrained submarkets. EastGroup's portfolio, including development projects in lease-up and under construction, currently includes over 38.6 million square feet.