Highwoods Properties

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Excellent Company

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Property Manager  in  Orlando, FL
Current Employee - Senior Property Manager in Orlando, FL

Pros

Highest quality of financial reporting and understanding of needs of a qualified property manager.

Cons

Lack of adequate support staffing. Director's unability to recognize the strengths of their managers and deligate without micromanaging.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

An admin assistant is not a perk, it's a necessity to allow the manager to manage, conduct tenant meetings and provide above average tenant services.

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Other reviews for Highwoods Properties

  1.  

    Wonderful people to work; however, a very strong "good-old-boy" approach to leadership

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC

    Pros

    The benefits are excellent, the salary a little bit higher than competitive. For those who like hard work and challenge, it's there. Highwoods is a great "people place" with some of the best in the business on staff.

    Cons

    Question whether Highwoods' future is as rosy and bright as Management would convey. Massive layoffs (with a large percentage of older employees with tenure benefits) strongly suggest that this company may be in trouble. Be aware that there is risk involved with hitching your star to this company -- not all things are truly the way they are told..

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Honest open communication from managment will result in honest, open, and loyal support from the staff level. Time to crawl out of the 1900s.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Good pay, good support, good people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Accountant  in  Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Accountant in Raleigh, NC

    Pros

    Great support system. If you have a question, almost any other accountant can answer it for you and they encourage that you ask questions. Pay is good for the work, can easily complete all work within a 40 hour work week. Every one is nice.

    Cons

    If you've been doing general accounting work and want something more challenging then there isn't a lot of that directly accessible. You can ask for more complex stuff and they are happy to consider it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I think for any company it would be helpful for all employees to be able to see the job duties of the next possible promotion for that employee's position along with the base salary. I think this would help motivate people more to stay with a company and understand what is needed for the next step up.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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