EastGroup Properties Announces Presentation at Citi 2013 Global Property CEO Conference

Jackson, Mississippi, February 28, 2013—EastGroup Properties (NYSE-EGP) announced today that it is scheduled to present at the Citi 2013 Global Property CEO Conference. David H. Hoster II, President and CEO, will present on Monday, March 4, 2013 at 10:50 a.m., EST. The presentation will be broadcast live and is accessible by dialing (646) 490-2858 (passcode 9603090374). A replay of the event will not be made available.

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. Its strategy for growth is based on its property portfolio orientation toward premier business distribution facilities clustered near major transportation features. EastGroup's portfolio currently includes over 31 million square feet.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
David H. Hoster II, President and Chief Executive Officer
N. Keith McKey, Chief Financial Officer
(601) 354-3555