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General Growth Properties is a publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust ("REIT") and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker symbol GGP. Including predecessor companies, GGP has been in the shopping center business for over fifty years. One of the nation's largest REITs, General Growth owns, develops, operates, and/or manages shopping malls in 44 states, as well as Master Planned Communities in three states, including Summerlin in Nevada, The Woodlands and Bridgeland in Texas, and Columbia in Maryland.

General Growth has excelled as a buyer, seller, developer, and manager of real estate since 1954. In November of 2004, General Growth completed the merger of The Rouse Company. The merger added 37 regional shopping malls, four community centers, and six mixed-use projects totaling 40 million square feet, as well as the Master planned Community business, to General Growth's portfolio of owned shopping centers.

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, GGP has approximately 4,200 employees nationwide. Their malls feature more than 24,000 retail stores and anchor department stores, as well as theaters, sit-down restaurants, ice skating rinks and other forms of family entertainment.