GGP CEO Sandeep Mathrani and CFO Michael Berman to present at NAREIT’s REITWeek 2017 Investor Forum

CHICAGO, 2017-Jun-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — GGP, Inc. (NYSE: GGP, the “Company”) today (June 6, 2017) announced that Sandeep Mathrani, Chief Executive Officer, and Michael Berman, Chief Financial Officer, will present at NAREIT’s REITWeek 2017 Investor Forum in New York on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 8:45 a.m. EDT. The presentation will be webcast live at http://reitstream.com/reitweek2017/ggp and will be available for 90 days.

About GGP, Inc.
GGP, Inc. is an S&P 500 company focused exclusively on owning, managing, leasing, and redeveloping high-quality retail properties throughout the United States. GGP is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol GGP.

Contact:
Kevin Berry
SVP Investor & Public Relations
kevin.berry@ggp.com
(312) 960-5529

Source: GGP

Lolli & Pops to open 30 new stores in GGP Locations

The Boutique Sweet Shop Expands Physical Footprint with 30 Additional GGP Locations

CHICAGO, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retail real estate company GGP Inc. announced today (May 22, 2017) its partnership with Lolli & Pops, Inc. to open 30 new locations. Brick-and-mortar is the primary channel to create meaningful, emotional connections with consumers, and the partnership illustrates its essential role in the retail industry.

“Our regional shopping centers are the heartbeat of the community, and curation is a fundamental strategy,” said Sandeep Mathrani, CEO of GGP. “We’ve embraced working with Lolli & Pops because their philosophy coincides with our mission to provide a fun environment of search and delight.”

The owner and operator of 127 retail properties in 40 states, nearly 56 percent of the U.S. population lives within one hour from a GGP regional shopping center. To create an optimal customer experience, GGP curates each of its properties with a fusion of traditional retailers, e-commerce tenants expanding into brick and mortar, dining and entertainment.

“The true power of brick-and-mortar retail is the ability to enrich products with emotional and physical context,” said Sid Gupta, CEO of Lolli & Pops. “At Lolli & Pops, our elevated in-store experience has been a key factor to our rapid growth, and we are excited to partner with GGP and play an integral role in their efforts to reinvent today’s shopping centers.”

Under the leadership of Gupta, Lolli & Pops has experienced remarkable growth since first launching in 2012 driven by its experiential stores, elevated assortment and delightful service. In five years, Gupta grew the company into a leading brand with 38 locations and a loyal customer base. Lolli & Pops is not only renowned for its high-quality, innovative sweets, but also a one-of-a-kind ambiance with exceptional service and hospitality. Each store is designed to immerse customers in the emotional potential of the products they purvey.

Lolli and Pops purveys confections, sweets and gifts from around the world. The company measures success with “happiness counts” or how many people have been delighted on a daily basis. It is a system built to promote generosity inside and out of each Lolli and Pops location.

About GGP Inc.

GGP is an S&P 500 company focused exclusively on owning, managing, leasing and redeveloping high-quality retail properties throughout the United States. GGP is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol GGP.

About Lolli & Pops

Lolli and Pops, Inc. is a mass-premium specialty retailer offering an assortment of confections, sweets, and gifts from around the world. As of April 2017, it operates 38 shops throughout the United States. Its headquarters are located in San Francisco, where it was established in 2012.

Contact:
GGP
Lindsay Kahn
312-960-2616
lindsay.kahn@ggp.com

Lolli and Pops
Alex Chang
415-445-4542
alexc@lollliandpops.com

Investor Relations:
Kevin Berry
Senior Vice President of Investor & Public Relations
(312) 960-5529
kevin.berry@ggp.com

Source: GGP

Forever 21 to open beauty boutique Riley Rose at 13 GGP regional shopping centers

CHICAGO, 2017-May-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — GGP Inc. and Forever 21 Inc. announced today (May 19, 2017) their partnership to introduce an innovative brick-and-mortar experience. The fast-fashion giant will debut Riley Rose, its highly anticipated beauty boutique at 13 GGP regional shopping centers.

“Forever 21 is always ready to expand into new concepts, and has partnered with GGP to open stores in 13 of their top tier locations,” said Do Won Chang, CEO of Forever 21. “These new, experiential spaces will be focused on accessories, cosmetics and home goods for the millennial consumer. We will open 10 stores in 2017, and follow up with three more in 2018.”

GGP constantly evolves its properties to curate an environment of retailers that have an emotional connection to the customer. Our shopping centers provide product, service and experience. Riley Rose is the example of GGP’s strategy to meet the needs of the consumers.

“Customers have come to expect lifestyle options at their regional shopping centers,” said Sandeep Mathrani, CEO of GGP. “Millennials have embraced the Forever 21 brand, and GGP is thrilled with the introduction of Riley Rose. We know our shoppers will enjoy it.”

GGP currently owns and operates 127 retail properties in 40 states. With a focus on creating an optimal customer experience, GGP curates each of its properties with a fusion of traditional retailers, e-commerce tenants expanding into brick and mortar, dining and entertainment.

About GGP Inc.

GGP Inc. is an S&P 500 company focused exclusively on owning, managing, leasing and redeveloping high-quality retail properties throughout the United States. GGP is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol GGP.

Contact:

GGP
Lindsay Kahn
312-960-2616
lindsay.kahn@ggp.com

Investor Relations:
Kevin Berry
Senior Vice President of Investor & Public Relations
(312) 960-5529
kevin.berry@ggp.com

Source: GGP Inc.

General Growth Properties, Inc., to officially change its name to GGP Inc. effective Jan. 27, 2017

CHICAGO, 2017-Jan-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Effective Jan. 27, 2017, General Growth Properties, Inc., will officially change its name to GGP Inc. (GGP).

Founded in 1954, the company was a real estate developer of grocery anchor strip centers. Acquiring its first shopping center two years later, GGP would evolve into one of the preeminent developers of regional shopping centers that would define the retail landscape in the United States.

“GGP is in the retail real estate business. The United States has 8 billion square feet of retail real estate, with approximately 1.3 billion square feet considered high quality. We control eight percent, approximately 100 million square feet, of the best retail real estate in the country,” explained Sandeep Mathrani, CEO of GGP. “In addition to traditional retailers, our regional shopping centers incorporate supermarkets and lifestyle stores as well as dining and entertainment venues. Retailers are channel agnostic and seek the best retail real estate.”

As a leading real estate investment trust (REIT), GGP currently owns and operates 126 retail properties in 40 states. With a focus on creating an optimal customer experience, GGP owns and operates best-in-class retail properties that provide an outstanding environment for its communities, retailers, employees and shareholders.

About GGP

GGP is an S&P 500 company focused exclusively on owning, managing, leasing and redeveloping high-quality retail properties throughout the United States. GGP is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol GGP.

CONTACT:
Lindsay Kahn
Public Relations
Manager of GGP
312-960-2616
lindsay.kahn@ggp.com

Source: GGP

GGP announces the promotion of Shobi Khan to President and COO

Chicago, Illinois, 2016-Dec-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — GGP announced today (December 15, 2016) the promotion of Shobi Khan to President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Khan joined GGP in 2011 as Chief Operating Officer to oversee all aspects of asset management and investment activities. Mr. Khan will continue to report directly to Sandeep Mathrani, Chief Executive Officer.“Shobi has been one of my trusted colleagues during the transformation of GGP into one of the leading retail real estate companies in the U.S. Over the last five years, Shobi’s responsibilities have broadened and it gives me great pleasure to recognize him with this promotion,” commented Sandeep Mathrani.“On behalf of the Board of Directors, we are proud to announce Shobi’s promotion to President. Since 2011, Shobi has been a respected leader and partner throughout the organization. We have the utmost confidence in Shobi in his new role as he continues to partner with Sandeep and the executive team to deliver long-term value creation for our shareholders,” commented Bruce Flatt, Chairman of the Board.

GGP 
GGP is an S&P 500 company focused exclusively on owning, managing, leasing, and redeveloping high quality retail properties throughout the United States. GGP is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol GGP.

Investor Relations:
Kevin Berry
Vice President

Source: GGP

Authentic Brands Group, General Growth Properties and Simon Property Group finalizes acquisition of Aéropostale

NEW YORK & CHICAGO & INDIANAPOLIS, 2016-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Authentic Brands Group (ABG), General Growth Properties (GGP) and Simon Property Group (SPG) finalizes the acquisition of the global trend-focused apparel and accessories brand, Aéropostale. The consortium includes ABG, the owner of a global portfolio of fashion, sports and entertainment brands, GGP and SPG, two of the largest retail real estate companies in the world.

Aéropostale offers young women, men and kids a focused selection of active-oriented fashion and fashion basic merchandise at compelling values. The brand will continue to be available in over 700 retail doors around the world; more than 400 stores in the U.S. and Canada and approximately 300 doors across Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.

Through ABG’s proven know-how in brand building and licensing, combined with the expertise of retail real estate specialists, GGP and SPG, there is now a strong foundation in place for long term performance and growth.

“We are pleased to be part of this consortium that has saved thousands of jobs and preserved a legendary American brand,” said David Simon, Chairman and CEO, Simon Property Group. “We are encouraged by the tremendous amount of support we have received from employees, vendors and other landlords.”

“This consortium brings a new approach to brand development and Aéropostale brings another facet to ABG’s fashion portfolio,” said Jamie Salter, Chairman and CEO, ABG. “The purchase of Aéropostale propels the retail revenue driven by ABG’s brands to over $4.5 billion USD in retail sales worldwide. We look forward to working closely with our new partners, General Growth Properties and Simon Property Group to continue to grow the Aéropostale brand on a global scale.”

“Aéropostale has significant brand equity and the go-forward portfolio of stores generates more than $1 billion in global retail sales, over $800 million of which is from the U.S.,” said Sandeep Mathrani, CEO, GGP. “The entity is financially secure and well capitalized and we are very pleased that thousands of jobs will be preserved.”

About Authentic Brands Group, LLC

Authentic Brands Group is a brand development company, which builds long-term value through the ownership of intellectual property associated with prominent fashion, sports, celebrity and entertainment brands. Headquartered in New York City, ABG builds brand equity by partnering with best-in-class licensees and retailers. ABG’s global portfolio of world-renowned brands includes Marilyn Monroe®, Mini Marilyn®, Elvis Presley®, Muhammad Ali®, Shaquille O’Neal®, Michael Jackson® *managed brand*, Juicy Couture®, Aéropostale®, Jones New York®, Judith Leiber®, Frederick’s of Hollywood®, Adrienne Vittadini®, Taryn Rose®, Misook®, Hickey Freeman®, Hart Schaffner Marx®, Bobby Jones®, Spyder®, Tretorn®, Tapout®, Prince®, Airwalk®, Vision Street Wear®, and Hind®. www.abg-nyc.com

About General Growth Properties, Inc.

General Growth Properties, Inc. is an S&P 500 company focused exclusively on owning, managing, leasing, and redeveloping high-quality retail properties throughout the United States. GGP is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol GGP.

About Simon Property Group

Simon is a global leader in retail real estate ownership, management and development and an S&P100 company (Simon Property Group, NYSE:SPG). Our industry-leading retail properties and investments across North America, Europe and Asia provide shopping experiences for millions of consumers every day and generate billions in annual retail sales. For more information, visit simon.com.

CONTACT:

Authentic Brands Group
Haley Steinberg
PR and Communications
(646) 612-7439
hsteinberg@abg-nyc.com

General Growth Properties
Kevin Berry
SVP Investor & Public Relations
(312) 960-5529
kevin.berry@ggp.com

Simon Property Group
Tom Ward
SVP Investor Relations
(317) 685-7330
tom.ward@simon.com

Source: General Growth Properties

General Growth Properties CEO Sandeep Mathrani will participate at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Global Real Estate Conference

CHICAGO, 2015-9-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE:GGP, the “Company”) today announced that Sandeep Mathrani, Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a panel discussion titled “Transforming the Mall Experience – Insights into an Evolving Format” at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Global Real Estate Conference in New York on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, at 9:35 a.m. Eastern Time.

Event: General Growth Properties to Participate at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Global Real Estate Conference.

When: 9:35 a.m. Eastern Time, Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Live Webcast: Transforming the Mall Experience – Insights into an Evolving Format under the Investors section of the Company’s website at http://investor.ggp.com.

An online replay will be available for three months after the event.

Connect With General Growth Properties

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About General Growth Properties, Inc.
General Growth Properties, Inc. is an S&P 500 company focused exclusively on owning, managing, leasing, and redeveloping high-quality retail properties throughout the United States. GGP is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol GGP.

CONTACT:

Investor Contact:
General Growth Properties, Inc.
Kevin Berry, 312-960-5529
VP Investor Relations
kevin.berry@ggp.com

General Growth Properties CEO Sandeep Mathrani to present at Bernstein 31st Annual Strategic Decisions Conference in New York

Chicago, Illinois, 2015-5-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP, the “Company”) today announced that Sandeep Mathrani, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Bernstein 31st Annual Strategic Decisions Conference in New York on Thursday, May 28, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

The live audio webcast will be available online in the Investors section of the Company’s website and at http://cc.talkpoint.com/bern001/052715a_ae/?entity=51_T3UQB32. An online replay will be available for approximately six months after the event.

General Growth Properties, Inc.
General Growth Properties, Inc. is an S&P 500 company focused exclusively on owning, managing, leasing and redeveloping high—quality retail properties throughout the United States. GGP is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol GGP.

CONTACTS:

INVESTORS
Kevin Berry
(312) 960-5529

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GGP: Seattle-based Nordstrom plans to open a full-line store in the new regional shopping center in Norwalk, CT

SEATTLE, 2015-3-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN), a leading fashion specialty retailer, today announced plans to open a full-line store in the new regional shopping center in Norwalk, CT being developed by General Growth Properties (NYSE: GGP). The three-level, approximately 150,000 square-foot store is scheduled to open in fall 2018 and will be the company’s second full-line store in the state. The company opened its first Nordstrom in Connecticut in 1997 near Hartford at Westfarms Mall in Farmington.

“We’re glad we have an opportunity to serve our existing Fairfield County customers closer to home as well as customers new to Nordstrom in a compelling, new retail destination,” said Jamie Nordstrom, president of stores for Nordstrom, Inc. “GGP is a terrific partner and we are excited to be a part of this new regional shopping center.”

“Our goal is to provide a unique shopping destination that serves as a gathering place for great retail, dining and entertainment. Securing Nordstrom as an anchor shows GGP’s strategy to bring high-quality stores to this exciting new development that will complement existing merchants in South Norwalk and attract new customers,” said Sandeep Mathrani, CEO, GGP.

Located just off I-95 at the intersection of West Avenue and North Water Street in the Reed Putnam Urban Renewal area (95/7), Nordstrom will be an anchor tenant of GGP’s new, 700,000+-square-foot enclosed regional retail center. In addition, the company also operates a Nordstrom Rack nearby at West Farm Shopping Center in Farmington, CT.

About Nordstrom
Nordstrom, Inc. is a leading fashion specialty retailer based in the U.S. Founded in 1901 as a shoe store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 292 stores in 38 states, including 116 full-line stores in the United States and one in Canada; 167 Nordstrom Racks; two Jeffrey boutiques; and one clearance store. Nordstrom also serves customers online through Nordstrom.com, Nordstromrack.com and private sale site HauteLook. The company also owns Trunk Club, a personalized clothing service that takes care of customers online at TrunkClub.com and its five showrooms. Nordstrom, Inc.’s common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol JWN.

About GGP
General Growth Properties, Inc. is an S&P 500 company focused exclusively on owning, managing, leasing, and redeveloping high-quality retail properties throughout the United States. GGP is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol GGP.

CONTACTS:

GGP
Lesley Cheers
(312) 960-2646

GOLIN
Dan Evans
(206) 303-3036