Simon Property Group Inc. is proposing an estimated $20 million in improvements to Circle Centre mall, which spurred a downtown renaissance when it opened 20 years ago this month but now is showing signs of struggle.
New York-based Ann Taylor has provided nearly 30,000 pages of documents in response to discovery requests related to why it signed a lease in 2006 to open a Loft store in a competitor's shopping center, only to reverse itself two years later and instead open at Simon Property Group's nearby University Park Mall.
Simon Property Group Inc., the largest U.S. mall owner, on Friday reported a 22-percent jump in second-quarter funds from operations and increased its full-year forecast as rising employment helps lure shoppers.
Non-anchor retail occupancy for the mall declined from 90.5 percent in 2013 to 89.5 percent last year, while profit and revenue climbed, Simon Property Group Inc. said in an annual operating report to the city.
The purchase of Metro AG's Galeria Kaufhof stores is Hudson’s Bay’s first under its joint venture with Simon Property Group, marking a new era of real-estate fueled growth as retailers try to squeeze more value from their property.
Land & Buildings Investment Management is teaming with fellow activist firm Orange Capital to push for changes at Macerich Co., the mall owner that rejected a $16.8 billion takeover bid from Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group Inc.