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					FOR MORE INFORMATION: Kathy Anderson AZ Travel Marketing, Inc. P:602-678-1007 / F:602-678-1014
Fox River Mall – Appleton, WI Perimeter Mall-Atlanta, GA Cumberland Mall-Atlanta, GA Harborplace & The Gallery-Baltimore, MD Riverchase Galleria-Birmingham, AL Faneuil Hall Marketplace-Boston, MA Burlington Town Center-Burlington, VT Oakbrook Center-Chicago, IL Water Tower Place-Chicago, IL Galleria Dallas-Dallas, TX Stonebriar Center-Dallas, TX Park Meadows-Denver, CO Jordan Creek Town Center-Des Moines, IA Coastland Center-Ft. Meyers, FL Four Seasons Town CentreGreensboro, NC Ala Moana Center-Honolulu, HI Victoria Ward-Honolulu, HI Fashion Show – Las Vegas, NV The Boulevard Mall-Las Vegas, NV The Grand Canal Shoppes-Las Vegas, NV Glendale Galleria-Los Angeles, CA Whalers Village-Maui, HI Bayside Marketplace-Miami, FL Village of Merrick Park-Miami, FL Christiana Mall-Newark, DE Riverwalk Marketplace-New Orleans, LA South Street Seaport-New York, NY Festival Bay Mall – Orlando, FL Paramus Park – Paramus, NJ The Maine Mall-Portland, ME Pioneer Place-Portland, OR Providence Place-Providence, RI Streets at Southpoint-Raleigh-Durham, NC North Star Mall-San Antonio, TX Shops at La Cantera-San Antonio, TX Stonestown-San Francisco, CA Alderwood-Seattle, WA Westlake Center-Seattle, WA St. Louis Galleria-St. Louis, MO Grand Traverse Mall-Traverse City, MI Park Place-Tucson, AZ Tucson Mall-Tucson, AZ Lynnhaven Mall-Virginia Beach, VA Tysons Galleria-Washington DC The Shoppes at The Palazzo – Las Vegas (opening Fall 2007)

Susan Houck, VP Marketing General Growth Properties, Inc. P:702-414-4504 / F:702-414-4503


America’s Premier Shopping Places
General Growth Properties Offers Travelers a Collection of 44 Shopping & Dining Destinations Located Across the U.S.A.
2006, Chicago, Ill.,… General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP) is pleased to present “America’s Premier Shopping Places”, a unique collection of 44 tourism-oriented retail and dining destinations. These renowned centers draw millions of visitors from around the world each year to experience the unique culture, history, flavor and heritage of America’s metropolitan cities or scenic rural areas, while enjoying the popular travel activities of shopping and dining. Many of America’s Premier Shopping Places are found in urban destinations, conveniently located near international airports, major hotels, convention centers and cultural attractions. -more-

Each reflects the history, heritage and local flavor of their home cities. Whether its Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Boston), Harborplace and The Gallery (Baltimore), The Grand Canal Shoppes and Fashion Show (Las Vegas), Ala Moana Center (Honolulu), Glendale Galleria (Los Angeles), Water Tower Place (Chicago), Festival Bay Mall (Orlando) or Riverwalk Marketplace (New Orleans), each of America’s Premier Shopping Places offer FIT and group visitors a fun and memorable shopping experience. Other centers can be discovered within a short drive of major cities, along America’s scenic highways and byways in unique rural communities. Whether travelers are enjoying a drive through the Rocky Mountain Region, the Southwest Sonoran Desert, the Great South and Gulf Coast Region, New England, the Pacific Northwest, the Great Plains or Great Lakes Regions - even the Hawaiian Islands, they are sure to discover one of America’s Premier Shopping Places conveniently located along major interstates, near popular attractions, national parks, and hotels. “General Growth Properties recognizes the importance of shopping and dining in today’s travel itineraries; both domestic and international,” said Susan Houck, vice president of marketing for GGP. “This collection of America’s Premier Shopping Places has been selected from over 250 centers throughout the United States that General Growth Properties owns and manages.” Houck added, “The primary goal of the America’s Premier Shopping Places program is to provide the travel industry with convenient access to these centers through a single source, as well as to provide group and leisure visitors with a memorable shopping and dining experience during their travels.” The stores and boutiques within all of America’s Premier Shopping Places represent the nation’s best in quality and variety. Travelers will discover an enticing array of colorful specialty shops, kiosks, and galleries featuring local craftsmen and artisans, gourmet food markets and well-known department and specialty stores. Domestic travelers enjoy the variety of unique merchandise and crafts indicative of the destination, while international visitors delight in finding their favorite designer brands and popular labels not available at home. Both enjoy hunting for that perfect treasure to take back to friends and loved ones. -more-

The extraordinary experience continues in the vast array of cuisines and dining options available at America’s Premier Shopping Places. Travelers can sample the distinctive flavors of regional cuisines offered by local cafes and restaurants, or delight in finding their favorite national restaurants, many of which are home to some of the nation’s most renowned chefs and culinary artists. America’s Premier Shopping Places cater to both domestic and international fly, drive and motorcoach travelers. All visitors to America’s Premier Shopping Places are eligible to receive a

Premier Passport filled with hundreds of dollars in shopping and dining savings, special offers and amenities, which are provided by their travel provider or downloaded from the website. In addition, many centers offer travel trade professionals

commissionable shopping packages, as well as assist group meeting planners with unique private events, pre-paid meal vouchers and group dining programs for food court cafes or full-service restaurants. For more information on America’s Premier Shopping Places, please visit downloadable, high-resolution formats.

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General Growth Properties, Inc. is the second largest U.S.-based publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). General Growth currently has ownership interest and management responsibility for a portfolio of 209 regional shopping malls in 44 states, as well as ownership in planned community developments and commercial office buildings. The company portfolio totals approximately 200 million square feet of retail space and includes over 18,000 retailers nationwide. General Growth Properties, Inc. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GGP. For more information, please visit the company Web site at


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