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10/22/14Simon Property Group Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results And Raises Full Year 2014 Guidance
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon, a leading global retail real estate company, today reported results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. Results for the Quarter Funds from Operations ("FFO") was $689.4 million, or $1.90 per diluted share, as compared to $802.8 million, or $2.21 per diluted share, in the prior year period. Included in the third quarter 2014 results is a loss on the extinguishment of debt of $127.6 million, or $0.35 per diluted share... 
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10/07/14Simon Property Group Announces Global Commercial Paper Note Program
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its majority-owned operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), is the first U.S. REIT to establish a global unsecured commercial paper note program.  Under the terms of the program, the Operating Partnership may issue from time to time unsecured commercial paper notes (the "Notes"), denominated in U.S. dollars, Euros and other currencies, up t... 
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10/03/14Simon And Marie Claire Collaborate On An Exclusive SHOES FIRST™ Shopping Guide, Inviting Women To Step Into The Season With Style
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon, a global leader in the retail real estate industry, today announced the release of an exclusive SHOES FIRST™ Shopping Guide, inspired by Marie Claire Creative Director Nina Garcia's famous fashion philosophy that, "Every amazing outfit first starts with a fabulous pair of shoes." The SHOES FIRST™ Shopping Guide is available to shoppers at four of Simon's premier fashion destinations: Copley Place in Boston, The Forum Shops at Caesars in Las Vegas... 
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09/24/14Simon Property Group Recognized For Leadership In Sustainability And Reporting Transparency By CDP And GRESB
Simon included in 2014 CDP S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index and recognized as Green Star leader in retail industry by The Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, has been recognized by the CDP and The Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) for its ongoing leadership and commitment to sustainability and energy conservation. Simon was recogniz... 
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09/24/14AC Hotels by Marriott To Arrive At Phipps Plaza
Stylish, Urban Brand to Debut in Atlanta's Buckhead District in early 2016 ATLANTA, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon, a global leader in retail real estate, and Noble Investment Group ("Noble"), a real estate private equity firm which specializes in the lodging and hospitality real estate sector, today announced a joint venture which will bring the acclaimed AC Hotels by Marriott brand to Phipps Plaza, the Southeast's top luxury shopping destination located in the heart of Atlanta's fashi... 
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09/18/14Simon Announces 'Simon Launch' Retail Startup Competition In Collaboration With Plug And Play Tech Center
Competition initiates global search for early stage investment opportunities in retail and related technologies by Simon Venture Group INDIANAPOLIS & SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon, a global leader in retail real estate, today announced 'Simon Launch', a retail startup competition aimed at discovering, investing in, and accelerating the top startups in the retail industry. Simon will be co-investing in the competition's winners through its recently formed venture capi... 
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09/18/14Simon and NRG eVgo Celebrate National Drive Electric Week with Charging Stations Opening in Northern California
New fast charging Freedom Station® sites at Vacaville Premium Outlets, Livermore Premium Outlets, Great Mall and Petaluma Village Premium Outlets contribute to expanding electric vehicle charging network in California SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric Vehicle (EV) drivers are now able to plug in and charge their cars while they shop or grab a bite at four of Northern California's premier retail destinations. Simon, a global leader in the retail real estate indus... 
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09/16/14Franklin Mills To Undergo Major Redevelopment And Name Change To Philadelphia Mills
Sweeping renovations will reinvent shopping experience through interior and exterior transformation and enhanced customer amenities PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mills announced today plans for a multimillion dollar renovation of Franklin Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in the Philadelphia region. The redevelopment will transform the center into a completely new shopping experience, and the name of the property has been changed to Philadelphia Mi... 
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09/11/14Simon Property Group Announces Closing Of Senior Notes Offering And Final Results Of Tender Offers
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced that its majority-owned operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), closed an underwritten public offering of $1.3 billion of senior unsecured notes.  The Company also provided the final results of the previously announced cash tender offers made by the Operating Partnership, for any and all of each series of its senior notes identified in the table below ... 
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09/10/14Simon Property Group Announces Pricing Of Tender Offers For Five Series Of Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) today announced the pricing of the previously announced cash tender offers made by its majority-owned operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), for any and all of each of the following series of its senior notes (the "Notes") (for each series of Notes, an "Offer" and, collectively, the "Offers"): $500,000,000 outstanding aggregate principal amount of 5.875% No... 
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09/08/14Simon Property Group Schedules Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon, a leading global retail real estate company, announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014, will be released before the market opens on October 22, 2014.  The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on October 22nd at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at investors.simon.com.  Within the United States, listeners... 
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09/04/14Simon to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon, a leading global retail real estate company, today announced that David Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will provide an overview of the Company's business at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference in New York on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. A live audio webcast of Mr. Simon's presentation will be accessible from the Investors section of the Company's website at investors.simon.com.  An online repla... 
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09/03/14Simon Property Group Sells $1.30 Billion Of Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its majority-owned operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), has agreed to sell $900 million principal amount of its 3.375% senior notes due October 1, 2024, and $400 million principal amount of its 4.25% senior notes due October 1, 2044. Combined, the new issues of senior notes have a weighted average duration of 16.1 years and an average coup... 
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09/03/14Simon Property Group Announces Tender Offers For Five Series Of Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that its majority-owned operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), has commenced tender offers for cash for any and all of each of the following series of its senior notes (the "Notes") (for each series of Notes, an "Offer" and, collectively, the "Offers"): $500,000,000 outstanding aggregate principal amount of 5.875% Notes due 2017; $650,000,... 
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08/26/14Simon and Refinery29 Collaborate to Modernize Millennials' Shopping Experience
Shopping Centers and Online Channels Introduce The Shopping Block, an Experiential Style Marketplace INDIANAPOLIS & NEW YORK, August 26, 2014 — Today, Simon and Refinery29 announced The Shopping Block, an experiential fashion marketplace inspired by the millennial approach to shopping. The first-ever collaboration between the fashion and retail powerhouses will bring Refinery29 into the physical world of retail at six premier Simon shopping centers across the U.S. in September an... 
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08/26/14Simon, Glamour And GQ Team Up For "Lookbook Live," Bringing The Ultimate Omni-Channel Fall Fashion Experience To Consumers
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Simon announces LOOKBOOK Live, a joint fall fashion program spanning print, digital, social media, and live events in collaboration with Glamour and GQ magazines.  Kicking off in Glamour's and GQ's all-important September issues with a 9 page custom-shot Simon LOOKBOOK insert, LOOKBOOK Live translates fall's hottest fashion trends from the runway into real life and shares where to shop the trends at Simon malls and Premium Outlets nationwide. Th... 
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08/18/14Simon And Blackhawk Network Expand Relationship With Enhanced Visa Simon Giftcard®
The Visa Simon Giftcard Program Managed by Blackhawk Network Will Be Offered at Simon Centers and At Participating Third-Party Locations in Blackhawk's Network INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon®, a global leader in retail real estate, announced today it will team up with prepaid and payments provider Blackhawk Network to offer an enhanced Visa Simon Giftcard® at select Simon malls, Premium Outlets® and Mills, and online at simongiftcard.com. For the first time, the Simon Giftc... 
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08/14/14Twin Cities Premium Outlets® Grand Opening Brings Upscale Outlet Shopping To The Twin Cities Metro Area
Grand Opening Celebration August 14-17 welcomes area residents and visitors to new shopping destination in Eagan with special events INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon, a global leader in retail real estate, announced today that it has opened Twin Cities Premium Outlets®, bringing the world's most recognized and popular brand of upscale outlet shopping to the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. Featuring high-quality designer and name brands, the new center has m... 
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08/07/14Simon Officially Breaks Ground On Gloucester Premium Outlets
Gloucester Township Mayor David Mayer Participates in Groundbreaking Ceremony for Project Scheduled to Open In 2015 GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon, a global leader in retail real estate, today broke ground on Gloucester Premium Outlets in Gloucester Township, N.J. The multi-million dollar project will bring a diverse mix of more than 80 retailers delivering great brands at great prices. Opening in the summer of 2015, Gloucester Premium Outlets is destined to ... 
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08/04/14Simon And Mobiquity Technologies To Expand iBeacon Network Nationwide, Creating Opportunity For New Level Of Connection Between Shoppers And Retailers
Mobiquity's iBeacon solution enables location-aware content and personalized engagement between consumers and their favorite brands while shopping at the mall INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon, a global leader in retail real estate, has announced the expansion of its agreement with Mobiquity Technologies, Inc., a leading technology company focusing on location-based mobile solutions, to create "smart malls" in 200+ Simon retail destinations in the U.S. using Bluetooth-enabled i... 
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07/31/14Design And Retail Landscape To Bloom At Stanford Shopping Center
PALO ALTO, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stanford Shopping Center, Northern California's premier shopping destination, will undergo a significant makeover. Simon, a global leader in retail real estate, today announced it will be updating the center to provide the public with a significantly transformed environment that will reflect the region's upscale and outdoor lifestyle. Expanded pedestrian areas and gathering places, additional shops and restaurants, and a dramatic, contemporary... 
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07/31/14Charlotte Premium Outlets® Grand Opening Brings Upscale Outlet Shopping To North Carolina
CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon, a global leader in retail real estate, announced today that it has opened Charlotte Premium Outlets®, bringing the world's most recognized and popular brand of upscale outlet shopping to the Charlotte area. Featuring high-quality designer and name brands, the center brings 100 outlet stores offering everyday savings at 25 to 65 percent. There are many new outlet stores unique to the Charlotte area including: ASICS Outlet, Chico's, Cole Haan,... 
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07/23/14Simon Property Group Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results And Raises Full Year 2014 Guidance
INDIANAPOLIS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon, a leading global retail real estate company, today reported results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. Results for the Quarter Funds from Operations ("FFO") was $783.8 million, or $2.16 per diluted share, as compared to $766.3 million, or $2.11 per diluted share, in the prior year period. Included in the second quarter 2014 results are $0.10 per diluted share of transaction costs related to the Washington Prime Group Inc... 
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07/16/14Simon Breaks Ground On Major Expansion Of Chicago Premium Outlets®
Project adds 50 new stores, including Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, and includes a comprehensive renovation of the popular Chicagoland center AURORA, Ill., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon, a global leader in retail real estate, today broke ground on a 50-store expansion of Chicago Premium Outlets®. The multi-million dollar project will expand one of the country's most successful outlet centers by almost two-thirds, for a future total of more than 170 stores delivering great brands at... 
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07/15/14Stephen Yalof To Join Simon As Head Of Premium Outlets
Longtime real estate executive brings global expertise and retailer perspective to leading retail real estate owner/manager/developer of malls, Premium Outlets and Mills INDIANAPOLIS, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon, a global leader in retail real estate, today announced that retail and real estate executive Stephen Yalof will be joining the company as Chief Executive Officer of Premium Outlets and Senior Executive Vice President of Simon. Yalof has served as Senior Vice Presid... 
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07/10/14Phipps Plaza Announces Addition Of Dynamic Luxury Residential Component
Simon and Columbus Realty Team Up to Develop "Domain at Phipps Plaza" ATLANTA, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon, a global leader in retail real estate, announced today that it will add luxury residences and premier shopping through a new development at Phipps Plaza, the Southeast's top luxury shopping destination located in Atlanta's fashionable Buckhead district. The residential project, to be named Domain at Phipps Plaza, will be developed with Columbus Realty Partners, Ltd. Domain at... 
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06/19/14Simon Property Group Names Andrew Juster As Next Chief Financial Officer
Simon veteran will collaborate with experienced finance team to continue longtime financial strategy INDIANAPOLIS, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon, a leading global retail real estate company (NYSE: SPG), has announced that Andrew Juster will become Chief Financial Officer in early 2015, succeeding retiring CFO Stephen E. Sterrett. Juster has served as Simon's Treasurer since 2000, managing Simon's capital market activities and implementing its corporate financing strategy, maintaining ba... 
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06/17/14Simon To Present At Jefferies 2014 Global Consumer Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon, a leading global retail real estate company, today announced that Stephen E. Sterrett, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will provide an overview of the Company's business at Jefferies 2014 Global Consumer Conference in Nantucket, Massachusetts on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time. A live audio webcast of Mr. Sterrett's presentation will be accessible from the Investors section of the Company's web... 
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06/13/14Simon Property Group Schedules Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Release And Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon, a leading global retail real estate company, announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, will be released before the market opens on July 23, 2014.  The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on July 23rd at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at investors.simon.com.  Within the United States, listeners ... 
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06/11/14Simon and elevate DIGITAL to Launch Interactive Digital Concierge Network in U.S. Shopping Centers
Unique "digital concierge" services providing way-finding, retailer offers, interactive applications, digital advertising and connections to social and mobile to be installed in Simon retail locations to enhance shopper experience and access to information INDIANAPOLIS, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon®, a leading global retail real estate company, has announced a collaboration with elevate DIGITAL, a leading developer of engaging interactive digital technology, to install "digi... 
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06/03/14Simon and NRG eVgo Opening Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Throughout Orange County
New fast charging Freedom Station® sites at The Shops at Mission Viejo, Brea Mall, Westminster Mall and The Outlets at Orange form the largest fast charge network in Orange County ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric Vehicle (EV) drivers will soon be able to plug in and charge their cars while they shop or grab a bite at four of Orange County's premier retail destinations. Simon, a global leader in the retail real estate industry, and NRG eVgo (ee-vee-go), a subsidiary... 
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05/30/14Simon To Present At REITWeek 2014 NAREIT's Investor Forum
INDIANAPOLIS, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, a leading global retail real estate company, today announced that David Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will provide an overview of the Company's business at REITWeek 2014 NAREIT's Investor Forum in New York on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. A live audio webcast of Mr. Simon's presentation will be accessible from the Investors section of the Company's website at investors.simon.com.  An online repl... 
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05/29/14Simon Property Group Announces Updated Full Year 2014 Guidance Reflecting Washington Prime Spin-Off
INDIANAPOLIS, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) ("Simon") today announced updated full year 2014 guidance to reflect the completion of the Washington Prime Group Inc. (NYSE: WPG) ("Washington Prime" or "WPG") spin-off which became effective May 28, 2014. The updated guidance is solely related to the impact of the Washington Prime spin-off, and also incorporates transaction costs of the spin-off. Updated guidance for the year ending December 31, ... 
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05/28/14Simon Property Group Announces Completion Of Spin-Off Of Washington Prime Group
INDIANAPOLIS, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) ("Simon") today announced that it has completed the separation of Washington Prime Group Inc. ("Washington Prime"), which is now an independent public company that will be traded on the NYSE under the symbol "WPG". Washington Prime holds interests in 98 retail assets, including the strip center business, formerly owned by Simon.  For every two shares of Simon common stock held as of the close of business on May... 
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05/19/14Simon Builds Connection to Consumers Through Comprehensive Brand Re-Launch and Marketing Program
Global leader in retail real estate breaks new ground in establishing consumer-facing brand that evokes power of shopping experience INDIANAPOLIS, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon, a global leader in retail real estate, today announced the re-launch of its brand to create a distinctive, recognizable identity that will enhance consumer engagement with its high-quality portfolio of malls, Premium Outlets and Mills. Shoppers will experience the new look and feel of the brand starting today ... 
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05/16/14Mona Benisi Joins Simon Property Group As Director Of Sustainability
INDIANAPOLIS, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group. (NYSE: SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, announced today that Mona Benisi has been named its Director of Sustainability and will contribute to advancing Simon's goals for implementing sustainable practices and carbon footprint reduction across its retail property portfolio. Benisi will be responsible for advancing and leading all aspects of Simon's comprehensive sustainability strategy, including the recycling, water... 
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05/06/14Simon Property Group Board Of Directors Approves Spin-off Of Washington Prime Group
INDIANAPOLIS, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) ("Simon") today announced that its Board of Directors has declared the distribution of all of the common shares of Washington Prime Group Inc. ("Washington Prime") to its stockholders.  Following the distribution, Washington Prime will be an independent, publicly-traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") under the symbol "WPG".  Simon common stock will continue to trade on the NYSE under... 
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04/24/14Simon Property Group Completes Expansion of Desert Hills Premium Outlets®
Celebration April 24-27 Marks Opening of 50 New Stores CABAZON, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, announced today that it has opened a 50-store expansion of Desert Hills Premium Outlets®, one of the most productive and well-known outlet centers in North America. Desert Hills Premium Outlets, located in Cabazon on Interstate 10 off of the Malki Road exit on Seminole Drive, is now one of the largest centers ... 
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04/22/14Simon Property Group Reports First Quarter Results And Raises Quarterly Dividend
INDIANAPOLIS, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today reported results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. Results for the Quarter Funds from Operations ("FFO") was $865.3 million, or $2.38 per diluted share, as compared to $741.9 million, or $2.05 per diluted share, in the prior year period. The FFO increase per diluted share was 16.1%. Net income attributable to common stockholders was $341.6 million, or $1.10 per diluted share, as compared to $2... 
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04/17/14Simon Property Group and NRG eVgo Launch Three New Electric Car Fast Charging Stations
Caravan in Honor of Earth Day to feature stops at New Freedom Station® Charging sites at St. Charles Towne Center, Bowie Town Center and Queenstown Premium Outlets WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), a leader in the global retail real estate industry, and NRG eVgo (ee-vee-go), a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc. will host an amped-up Earth Day Electric Car Caravan celebrating the unveiling of three new electric car fast-charging Freedom Station® sit... 
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04/16/14The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City Unveils Expansion and Renovation Project
Iconic Arlington, VA Mall Set to Undergo Interior and Exterior Transformation ARLINGTON, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, announced details today of the highly-anticipated, multi-phase renovation and expansion at The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City. Anchored by Nordstrom and Macy's and home to more than 170 stores, The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City has been a staple in the Arlington community since it opened in... 
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04/15/14Phipps Plaza To Be Transformed By Extensive Renovation Plans
Southeast's Premier Luxury Destination Plans to Further Enhance Customers' Unparalleled Shopping Experience ATLANTA, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, announced today that it will undertake a series of improvements  to Phipps Plaza, the Southeast's premier luxury shopping destination located in Atlanta's fashionable Buckhead district. The first project in a series of improvements will be an extensive interior make... 
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04/07/14Simon Property Group Announces Amended And Extended $4.0 Billion Revolving Credit Facility
INDIANAPOLIS, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) today announced that it has amended and extended its $4.0 billion unsecured multi-currency revolving credit facility.  The newly refinanced facility, which can be increased to $5.0 billion during its term, will initially mature on June 30, 2018 and can be extended for an additional year to June 30, 2019 at the Company's sole option.  The interest rate on the new revolver is reduced to LIBOR plus 80 basis points fro... 
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03/24/14Management Appointments And Independent Directors Announced For Washington Prime Group Inc.
Simon Property Group Continues Progress on Planned Spin-off INDIANAPOLIS, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), a global leader in the retail real estate industry, today announced management appointments and four independent directors who will join the board of Washington Prime Group Inc. Simon announced that the following individuals will join Washington Prime Group's management team once the spin-off is completed: Myles Minton will become Chief Opera... 
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03/20/14Simon Venture Group Launched To Invest In Retail Innovation
- J. Skyler Fernandes to Lead Investment Efforts - INDIANAPOLIS, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, announced today the launch of a new, dedicated Simon Venture Group. This new business will invest in retail innovation, focusing on opportunities that enhance the shopping experience. Simon Venture Group will be investing across stages from early-stage to high-growth technology companies, making Seed to Series C+ ... 
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03/19/14Simon Property Group Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release And Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014, will be released before the market opens on April 22, 2014.  The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on April 22nd at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at investors.simon.com.  Within the United States, listeners can also access th... 
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02/28/14Simon Property Group To Present At Citi 2014 Global Property CEO Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that members of senior management including David Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Richard S. Sokolov, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will provide an overview of the Company's business to the investment community at the Citi 2014 Global Property CEO Conference on Monday, March 3, 2014 at 10:10 a.m. Eastern Time. A live audio ... 
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02/28/14Tom Ward Joins Simon Property Group As Vice President Of Investor Relations
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, announced today that Tom Ward has been named Vice President, Investor Relations. Ward will lead the investor relations team and report to Liz Zale, Senior Vice President of corporate affairs. Ward previously served as Vice President of investor relations for Angie's List, a consumer advocacy company with more than two million members, and also held the same role at Bright... 
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02/25/14Mark Ordan Named CEO Of Washington Prime Group, Inc.
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, announced today the appointment of Mark Ordan as Chief Executive Officer of Washington Prime Group, Inc. which will be an independent, publicly traded REIT, comprised initially of SPG's strip center business and its smaller enclosed malls. Washington Prime Group's mission is to own stable, quality retail properties that effectively serve the communities in which they are loca... 
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02/10/14New Premium Outlet Center® Receives Zoning Approval In Clarksburg, Maryland
CLARKSBURG, Md., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, announced today that it has received zoning approval from the Montgomery County Council by unanimous vote for the development of Clarksburg Premium Outlets® at Cabin Branch.  "We are very confident that Clarksburg Premium Outlets will be a positive addition to Clarksburg and Montgomery County," says John R. Klein, President of Simon's Premium Outlets division. "Clarksb... 
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01/31/14Simon Property Group Reports Fourth Quarter Results And Raises Quarterly Dividend
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today reported results for the quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2013. Results for the Quarter Funds from Operations ("FFO") was $894.8 million, or $2.47 per diluted share, as compared to $827.4 million, or $2.29 per diluted share, in the prior year period. The FFO increase on a per diluted share basis was 7.9%. Net income attributable to common stockholders was $381.6 million, or $1.23 per di... 
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01/21/14Simon Property Group Announces Closing Of Senior Notes Offering
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its majority-owned operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), has closed the $1.2 billion debt offering announced last week: $600 million principal amount of 2.200% senior unsecured notes due February 1, 2019 priced to yield 65 basis points above the then prevailing U.S. Treasury Rate, and $600 million principal amount of 3.750% senior u... 
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01/14/14Simon Property Group Announces Reporting Information For 2013 Distributions
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced 2013 year-end tax reporting information.   Simon Property Group, Inc. Common Stock CUSIP 828806109 Ticker Symbol: SPG % of Record 2/14 Record 5/17 Record 8/16 Record 11/15 Annual... 
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01/13/14Simon Property Group Sells $1.2 Billion Of Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its majority-owned operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), has agreed to sell $600 million principal amount of its 2.200% senior notes due February 1, 2019, and $600 million principal amount of its 3.750% senior notes due February 1, 2024. Combined, the new issues of senior notes have a weighted average duration of 7.5 years and an average co... 
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01/10/14Simon Property Group Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Release And Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended December 31, 2013, will be released before the market opens on January 31, 2014.  The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on January 31st at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at investors.simon.com and www.streetevents.com.  If you are unable to pa... 
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12/13/13Simon Property Group Announces Plan To Spin Off Its Strip Center Business And Smaller Enclosed Malls
Creates a Retail Real Estate Company Poised for Growth Simon to Focus on its Global Portfolio of Larger Malls, Mills® and Premium Outlets® INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group (NYSE:SPG) ("Simon" or the "Company"), a global leader in the retail real estate industry, today announced a plan to spin off all of its strip center business and smaller enclosed malls into an independent, publicly traded REIT ("SpinCo"). SpinCo's mission will be to own stable, q... 
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12/12/13Simon Property Group Celebrates Twenty Years As A Public Company
World's largest public real estate company marks two decades of outperformance and strategic achievement since initial public offering INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, will be celebrating the twentieth anniversary of its initial public offering on Friday, December 13. This milestone commemorates a track record of sector-leading performance within the real estate industry, including growth in key metrics si... 
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12/05/13The Galleria Announces Four New Upscale Retailers Exclusive to Houston
New Retailers, Renovated Spaces and Continued Expansion of Luxury Tenant Mix on Tap for 2014 HOUSTON, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, announced today that four new, high-end retailers, Rolex, Tod's, Trina Turk and Tourbillon, will be added to the retail mix at The Galleria, Houston's premiere shopping and tourist destination. Gucci, Tory Burch, Zara, Sephora and Club Monaco will be celebrating lease renewals and expan... 
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11/15/13Johor Premium Outlets® Phase II Expansion Now Open
JOHOR, Malaysia, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Genting Simon, a joint venture between Genting Group and Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG), announced today it has opened the second phase of Johor Premium Outlets® by adding 40 new stores and 100,000 square feet to the popular retail landmark. With this enhancement, 120 stores will be open to greet shoppers. Located strategically at the intersection of the North-South Expressway and Second Link Expressway, Johor Premium Outlets opened in 201... 
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10/25/13Simon Property Group Reports Third Quarter Results And Raises Quarterly Dividend
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today reported results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2013. Results for the Quarter Funds from Operations ("FFO") was $802.8 million, or $2.21 per diluted share, as compared to $720.1 million, or $1.99 per diluted share, in the prior year period. The FFO increase on a per diluted share basis was 11.1%. Net income attributable to common stockholders was $311.7 million, or $1... 
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10/10/13Simon Property Group Unveils Redeveloped Shops At Nanuet In Rockland County, New York
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, today announced the grand opening of the redeveloped The Shops at Nanuet, a 750,000 square foot open-air, state-of-the-art main street center providing customers with a multitude of options for everyday shopping and other daily activities, including dining out, staying fit and attending a movie. Three exciting new anchors will debut at The Shops at Nanuet: upscale grocer ... 
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10/07/13Simon Announces New Executives
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group (NYSE:SPG), a global leader in the retail real estate industry, today announced the addition of two executives and promotions within its Premium Outlets division. Chidi Achara has been appointed to a new role as the company's Global Creative Director, with responsibility for all branding activities, marketing creative and advertising execution. Achara has experience working with many of the world's leading brands including Levi's... 
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10/02/13Simon Property Group, SmartCentres and Calloway REIT Break Ground on Premium Outlets™ Montreal
MONTREAL, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG), SmartCentres and Calloway REIT (TSX:CWT.UN) hosted a ground-breaking ceremony this morning to begin the construction of Premium Outlets™ Montreal, the second Premium Outlet Center in Canada. The first phase of Premium Outlets™ Montreal will open in the fall of 2014 and will feature more than 80 upscale stores within the planned 366,000 square foot (34,002.5 square metre) centre. Shoppers will b... 
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09/26/13Simon Property Group Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release And Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended September 30, 2013, will be released before the market opens on October 25, 2013.  The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on October 25th at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at investors.simon.com, www.earnings.com and www.streetevents.c... 
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09/25/13Simon Property Group Sells Euro 750 Million Of Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its majority-owned operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), has agreed to sell €750 million principal amount of its 2.375% senior unsecured notes due October 2, 2020.  This offering is expected to close on October 2, 2013. The Operating Partnership currently expects to use the net proceeds from the public offering to repay euro-d... 
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09/25/13Simon Property Group Honored For Leadership And Transparency On Sustainable Practices
- Included in 2013 CDP Global 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index and recognized as North American leader in retail by The Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark - INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, today announced two significant achievements recognizing its ongoing leadership and commitment to sustainability and energy conservation. Simon Property Group has been named to the 2013 CDP Global ... 
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09/20/13Simon Property Group and Tanger Outlets Celebrate the Start of Construction on Charlotte Premium Outlets® With a Groundbreaking Ceremony on September 20, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS and GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) and Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT), announced today that construction of Charlotte Premium Outlets will begin on September 20, 2013.  The first phase of the planned 400,000 square foot center will open in summer 2014. The project is a 50/50 joint venture between Simon and Tanger. Charlotte Premium Outlets, an upscale, Premium Outlet Center serving the greater Charlotte mar... 
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09/05/13Simon Property Group To Present At Barclays 2013 Global Financial Services Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- David Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will provide an overview of the Company's business at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference in New York on Monday, September 9, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. A live audio webcast of Mr. Simon's presentation will be accessible from the Investors section of the Company's website at investors.simon.com.  An online replay will be available through September 23, 2013 on t... 
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09/05/13Saks Fifth Avenue To Relocate Its Flagship Store At The Houston Galleria
One Hundred Thousand Square Feet of Luxury Retailers to be added HOUSTON, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, announced today that Saks Fifth Avenue intends to open a brand new, state-of-the-art flagship store located immediately beside its existing store at the world-famous Houston Galleria. The Galleria is Houston's premier shopping and tourist attraction, Texas' largest shopping domain, and the nation's four... 
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08/29/13Busan Premium Outlets Grand Opens August 29, 2013 - Shinsegae Simon's Third Premium Outlet Center in South Korea
BUSAN, South Korea, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shinsegae Simon, a joint-venture between Shinsegae Group and Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), announced today that it has opened Busan Premium Outlets, its third Premium Outlet Center in South Korea.  Building on the success of the Yeoju and Paju Premium Outlets near Seoul, Busan Premium Outlets is located on the southeastern tip of the Korean Peninsula and features 180 outlet stores offering every day savings of 25% to 65%, with a dis... 
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08/22/13Premium Outlet Shopping® Has Arrived in St. Louis
St. Louis Premium Outlets® Grand Opening Brings a Better Brand of Shopping CHESTERFIELD, Mo., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, announced today that it has opened St. Louis Premium Outlets® and brought the world's most recognized and popular brand of outlet shopping, Premium Outlets®, to the Greater St. Louis area. Located on the south side of I-64/US Highway 40, east of the Daniel Boone Bridge, the first phase of ... 
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08/01/13Toronto Premium Outlets™ Grand Opening an Unprecedented Success
HALTON HILLS, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 1, 2013-- Just over a year after construction began, Toronto Premium Outlets™ opened this morning amid fanfare and unprecedented crowds. By mid-morning, on site and multiple overflow lots were filled to capacity while store management reported sales beyond expectations. “We have always known this would be a fabulous market for the Premium Outlets brand,” said John R. Klein, President of Simon’s Premium Outlets division, “but we could never have pred... 
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08/01/13Simon Property Group and Calloway REIT Open Toronto Premium Outlets - the First Premium Outlet Centre in Canada
HALTON HILLS, Ontario, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, announced today that, in a 50/50 partnership with Calloway Real Estate Investment Trust ("Calloway"), it has opened Toronto Premium Outlets™,  an upscale outlet shopping centre serving Greater Toronto and the first Premium Outlet Centre® in Canada. Located in the Town of Halton Hills on Highway 401 at Trafalgar Road adjacent to Highways 401 and 407, the first phas... 
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07/29/13Simon Property Group Reports Second Quarter Results And Announces Quarterly Dividend
INDIANAPOLIS, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) today reported results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2013. Results for the Quarter Funds from Operations ("FFO") was $766.3 million, or $2.11 per diluted share, as compared to $688.8 million, or $1.89 per diluted share, in the prior year period. The FFO increase on a per diluted share basis was 11.6%. Net income attributable to common stockholders was $339.9 million, or $1.10 pe... 
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06/20/13Simon Property Group Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release And Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended June 30, 2013, will be released before the market opens on July 29, 2013.  The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on July 29th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investors tab), www.earnings.com and www.streetevents.c... 
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06/04/13Simon Property Group To Webcast Management Presentation At REITWeek 2013
INDIANAPOLIS, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that David Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at REITWeek 2013 NAREIT's Investor Forum in Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Central Time. The live audio-only webcast will be available online in the Investors section of the Company's website at www.simon.com.  An online replay will be available through June 19, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Simo... 
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06/03/13Simon Property Group And McArthurGlen Group Form Joint Venture For European Designer Outlets
INDIANAPOLIS and LONDON, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) and McArthurGlen Group announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement to form a joint venture through which SPG will invest in McArthurGlen, the leader in upscale, European designer outlets.   Under the terms of the agreement, which is subject to customary closing conditions, SPG will acquire an ownership interest in six properties and will also become a partner in McArthurGlen's property... 
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05/22/13Simon Property Group Announces Major Expansion And Enhancement Of Woodbury Common Premium Outlets®
$170 Million Investment Will Enhance Shopping and Dining Experiences of Iconic Property INDIANAPOLIS, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, announced today its plans to enhance and expand Woodbury Common Premium Outlets®, the world's top outlet center.  With average sales in excess of $1,550/foot and annual sales exceeding $1.3 billion, Woodbury Common Premium Outlets is one of the most prod... 
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04/26/13Liz Zale Named Senior Vice President At Simon Property Group
Will Oversee Corporate Affairs, Communications, and Investor Relations INDIANAPOLIS, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, announced today that Liz Zale will become a senior vice president in the newly-created role overseeing corporate affairs and communications. Zale's responsibilities will include supervision of SPG's investor relations, public relations, corporate communications, and government relations funct... 
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04/26/13Simon Property Group Reports First Quarter Results And Announces Quarterly Dividend
INDIANAPOLIS, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today reported results for the quarter ended March 31, 2013. Funds from Operations ("FFO") was $741.9 million, or $2.05 per diluted share, as compared to $648.7 million, or $1.82 per diluted share, in the prior year period. The FFO increase on a per share basis was 12.6%. Net income attributable to common stockholders was $283.1 million, or $0.91 per diluted share, as compared to ... 
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04/19/13Simon Property Group and Mitsubishi Estate Open Shisui Premium Outlets®
INDIANAPOLIS, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, announced today that, in partnership with Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd., it has opened Shisui Premium Outlets®  (Shisui Town, Inba District, Chiba Prefecture), the ninth Premium Outlet Center® in Japan. The 234,000 square feet first phase of the project is 100% leased and opened with 120 stores featuring a mix of international brands, Japanese brands and restaura... 
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04/04/13Simon Property Group Opens Phoenix Premium Outlets®
CHANDLER, Ariz., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, announced today that it opened Phoenix Premium Outlets®, an upscale outlet shopping center serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale areas.  A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today to mark the opening. In attendance were company officials and representatives from the Gila River Indian Community and Wild Horse Pass Development Authority. The center, locate... 
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04/01/13Simon Property Group Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release And Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended March 31, 2013, will be released before the market opens on April 26, 2013.  The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on April 26th at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investors tab), www.earnings.com and www.streetevents... 
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03/07/13Simon Property Group Finishes #1 Again As FORTUNE's Most Admired Real Estate Company
INDIANAPOLIS, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, announced today it has been named once again America's Most Admired Company in the real estate industry by FORTUNE magazine. The annual survey, conducted by FORTUNE and Hay Group, a global management consulting firm, is given to top executives, directors and financial analysts, to identify the companies that enjoy the strongest reputations within their industri... 
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03/01/13Simon Property Group To Present At Citi 2013 Global Property CEO Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that members of senior management including David Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Richard S. Sokolov, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in a company roundtable presentation to the investment community at the Citi 2013 Global Property CEO Conference on Monday, March 4, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time. ... 
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02/25/13Stanley Shashoua Named Senior Vice President Of International Development At SPG
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, announced today the appointment of Stanley Shashoua as its Senior Vice President of International Development. Shashoua, who has a broad range of international real estate experience, starts in his new position today. "Stanley will be a great asset to our international development effort," said David Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Simon Property... 
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02/04/13Simon Property Group Reports Fourth Quarter Results, Announces Increase In Quarterly Dividend And Provides 2013 Guidance
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today reported results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. Funds from Operations Funds from Operations ("FFO") for the quarter was $827.4 million, or $2.29 per diluted share, as compared to $678.9 million, or $1.91 per diluted share, in the prior year period. The increase on a per share basis was 19.9%. FFO for the year was $2.885 billion, or $7.98 per di... 
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01/11/13Simon Property Group Announces Reporting Information For 2012 Distributions
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (SPG) today announced 2012 year-end tax reporting information. Simon Property Group, Inc. Common Stock CUSIP 828806109 Ticker Symbol: SPG Record 2/15 Record 5/17 Record 8/17 Record 11/16 % of Annual Dividend Dates Pmt 2/29 Pmt 5/31 Pmt 8/31 Pmt 11/30 Totals Total Total Distribution per Share ... 
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01/03/13Simon Property Group and CalPERS Affiliate IMI Form Joint Venture To Own The Shops at Mission Viejo and Woodfield Mall
Simon Property Group will Lease and Manage Both Assets INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. ("Simon") (NYSE: SPG) and Institutional Mall Investors ("IMI"), the co-investment venture owned by an affiliate of Miller Capital Advisory, Inc. and The California Public Employees' Retirement System ("CalPERS"), today announced that they have formed a joint venture to own and operate The Shops at Mission Viejo in the Los Angeles suburb of Mission Viejo, Calif... 
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01/02/13Simon Property Group Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Release And Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended December 31, 2012, will be released before the market opens on February 4, 2013.  The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on February 4th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investors tab), www.earnings.com and www.streetevents.... 
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12/17/12Simon Property Group Announces The Closing Of Two Senior Notes Offerings
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) announced today that its majority-owned operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), has closed the two debt offerings announced last week: Public offering of $500 million principal amount of 2.75% senior unsecured notes due February 1, 2023 and Private offering of $750 million principal amount of 1.50% senior unsecured notes due February 1, 2018 to... 
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12/10/12Simon Property Group Sells $750 Million Of Senior Notes In Private Offering
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its majority-owned operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), has agreed to sell $750 million principal amount of its 1.50% senior unsecured notes due February 1, 2018 in a private offering to "qualified institutional buyers" pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and to non-U.S. pe... 
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12/10/12Simon Property Group Sells $500 Million Of Senior Notes In Public Offering
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its majority-owned operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), has agreed to sell $500 million principal amount of its 2.75% senior unsecured notes due February 1, 2023. This offering is expected to close on December 17, 2012. The Operating Partnership currently expects to use the net proceeds from the public offering for general c... 
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12/05/12Simon Property Group Acquires 100% Ownership Of Upscale Outlet Centers In Grand Prairie, Texas And Livermore, California
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. ("Simon") (NYSE:SPG) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Paragon Outlets Grand Prairie in Grand Prairie, Texas and Paragon Outlets Livermore Valley in Livermore, California. Simon now owns 100% of each asset.  The 417,000 square foot Grand Prairie center, serving the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, is home to more than 100 leading designer and name brand outlet stores including Saks Fi... 
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12/04/12Simon Property Group To Webcast Management Presentation At Goldman Sachs Financial Services Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that David Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will provide an overview of the Company's business and strategies at the Goldman Sachs Financial Services Conference in New York on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The live audio-only webcast will be available online in the Investors section of the Company's website at www.simon.com.  An online replay will be availab... 
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12/03/12Simon Announces Comprehensive Transformation of Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance, California
- Nordstrom to Open in 2015 As Part of Redevelopment Effort - INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, is pleased to announce a comprehensive transformational redevelopment of Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance, California, the iconic 2.3 million square foot super-regional shopping center serving the upscale South Bay market of greater Los Angeles. In conjunction with the announcement of Simon's redeve... 
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11/28/12Simon Property Group and Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Announce a Joint Venture to Develop Two New Outlet Projects in the United States
Properties will be located in Charlotte, North Carolina and Columbus, Ohio INDIANAPOLIS and GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company and Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT) announced today they plan to develop two new upscale outlet centers in Charlotte, North Carolina and Columbus, Ohio. The announcement follows the successful opening of Tanger Outlets in Texas City, TX ... 
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11/19/12Leading Brands Continue To Join St. Louis Premium Outlets®
- Opening Date is Moved Up to August 2013 - - Nike, Converse, Adidas and More Commit to Center - INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With construction underway, St. Louis Premium Outlets® continues to add more brands to its impressive merchant lineup.  The upscale outlet center, located in Chesterfield, Missouri, has also moved its opening date up to August 22, 2013. The growing list of merchants committed to join St. Louis Premium Outlets® now includes Nike, Cole Haan, Converse... 
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10/25/12Simon Property Group Reports Third Quarter Results, Announces Increase In Quarterly Dividend And Raises 2012 Guidance
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE:SPG) today reported results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2012. Results for the Quarter Funds from Operations ("FFO") was $720.1 million, or $1.99 per diluted share, as compared to $606.2 million, or $1.71 per diluted share, in the prior year period. The increase on a per share basis was 16.4%. Net income attributable to common stockholders was $25... 
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10/18/12Simon Property Group And Paragon Outlet Partners To Develop Charlotte Premium Outlets®
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, and Paragon Outlet Partners, a commercial real estate development firm headquartered in Baltimore, announced today the parties have signed a letter of intent (LOI) to jointly develop Charlotte Premium Outlets®. Projected to open in 2014, the outlet center will be 400,000 square feet and will house approximately 100 designer and name brand stores.  It will be loc... 
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10/02/12Tanger and Simon to Celebrate Grand Opening of Tanger Outlets in Texas City on Friday, October 19th
- 80 Brand Name and Designer Stores Set to Debut - Greensboro, NC and Indianapolis, IN - October 2, 2012 … Tanger Outlets in Texas City will celebrate its grand opening on Friday, October 19th, and when the store doors open, shoppers along the Gulf Coast will have a new destination for fashion and savings timed perfectly - just before the Holidays. The shopping center is a 50/50 joint venture between Tanger Factory Outlets Centers, Inc. (NYSE:SKT), a leading developer of high quality outlet c... 
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09/20/12Additional Merchants Continue To Join St. Louis Premium Outlets®
- Project 75% Committed - INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Additional merchants are joining the upscale outlet center, St. Louis Premium Outlets® in Chesterfield, Missouri.  The project, which began construction on July 11, 2012, will open September, 2013. St. Louis Premium Outlets in Chesterfield, Missouri is a part of Chesterfield Blue Valley, a mixed-use development to include office space, hotel, restaurant and entertainment venues. Located on the south side of I-64/US ... 
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09/20/12Simon Property Group Announces Pricing of Common Stock Offering by Melvin Simon Family Enterprises Trust
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today the pricing of the 5,873,620 shares of its common stock offered by the Melvin Simon Family Enterprises Trust (the "Trust"), as selling stockholder, resulting in gross proceeds of $943,714,525 (before deducting underwriting commissions and offering expenses).  The shares offered represent the Trust's entire direct ownership in the Company and Simon Property Group, L.P., the Company's op... 
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09/19/12Simon Property Group Announces Commencement Of Common Stock Offering By Melvin Simon Family Enterprises Trust
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today the underwritten public offering of 5,873,620 shares of its common stock by the Melvin Simon Family Enterprises Trust (the "Trust"), as selling stockholder. The shares were issued to the Trust in exchange for 6,526,245 units of limited partnership interest of Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), the Company's operating partnership subsidiary, in connecti... 
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09/10/12Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentation at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will provide an overview of the Company's business and strategies at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference in New York on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 4:15 p.m. Eastern Time. The live audio-only webcast will be available online in the Investors section of the Company's website at www.simon.com.  An online replay will b... 
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09/04/12Nordstrom to Open in Jacksonville
SEATTLE, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) today announced plans to open a Nordstrom full-line store at St. Johns Town Center in Jacksonville, Fla. The 124,000 square-foot store will be two levels and is expected to open in fall 2014. St. Johns Town Center was co-developed and is co-owned by Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) and Ben Carter Properties. The company believes opening a Jacksonville store at the centrally-located St. Johns Town Center ... 
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08/29/12Simon Property Group Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended September 30, 2012, will be released before the market opens on October 25, 2012.  The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on October 25th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investors tab), www.earnings.com and www.s... 
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07/24/12Simon Property Group Reports Second Quarter Results, Announces Increase In Quarterly Dividend And Raises 2012 Guidance
INDIANAPOLIS, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE:SPG) today reported results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2012. Results for the Quarter Funds from Operations ("FFO") was $688.8 million, or $1.89 per diluted share, as compared to $583.0 million, or $1.65 per diluted share, in the prior year period. The increase on a per share basis was 14.5%. Net income attributable to common stockholders was $215.4... 
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07/23/12Matthew Lentz Named Chief Investment Officer at Simon Property Group
INDIANAPOLIS, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, announced today the appointment of Matthew Lentz as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer. In this newly created position, Lentz will be responsible for SPG's investment activity including the company's international investments. Lentz, who will be based in Simon's New York office, will serve as a key member of SPG's executive t... 
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06/27/12Simon Property Group Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release And Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012, will be released before the market opens on July 24, 2012.  The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on July 24th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investors tab), www.earnings.com and www.stree... 
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06/26/12Simon Property Group and Woodmont Outlets To Celebrate the Start of Construction on St. Louis Premium Outlets® With Groundbreaking Ceremony on July 11, 2012
Merchants Announced for New Upscale Outlet Center INDIANAPOLIS, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc., (NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, and Woodmont Outlets announced today that construction on St. Louis Premium Outlets® will begin on July 11, 2012.  The project is a joint venture with Woodmont Outlets.  Simon owns a 60% interest in the project. St. Louis Premium Outlets in Chesterfield, Missouri is a part of Chesterfield Blue Valley, a mixed-... 
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06/14/12Simon Property Group Opens Merrimack Premium Outlets®
MERRIMACK, N.H., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, announced today that it opened Merrimack Premium Outlets®, an upscale outlet shopping center serving the Greater Boston and Nashua markets. Located on a 170-acre site in Merrimack off the Everett Turnpike at exit 10 (Industrial Drive) in Hillsborough County, the center's Phase 1 is comprised of 410,000 square feet, housing 100 outlet stores featuring high-quali... 
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06/11/12Simon Property Group To Webcast Management Presentation At REITWeek 2012
INDIANAPOLIS, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) today announced that David Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at REITWeek 2012 NAREIT's Investor Forum in New York on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The live audio-only webcast will be available online in the Investors section of the Company's website at www.simon.com.  An online replay will be available through June 26, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time at the same loca... 
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06/07/12One Hundred Percent of Simon Malls Now Recycle
INDIANAPOLIS, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, announced today that 100 % of Simon's enclosed regional malls and Mills properties now offer waste recycling to merchants. Simon's commitment to recycling is well established. In 2011 the company completed a 'Recycling Enhancement Plan' which resulted in the conversion of more than 70 compactors from trash to recycling and the diversion of an additional 6,000 to... 
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06/04/12Simon Property Group Enters Into A Joint Venture With Howard Group And Acquires 50% Ownership Of Silver Sands Factory Stores, Destin, Florida
INDIANAPOLIS, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, announced today that it has acquired 50% of Silver Sands Factory Stores, a popular outlet shopping destination located in Destin, Florida. Howard Group, developer of the center, will remain 50% owner of the center.  Simon will assume primary responsibility of leasing and management duties. Silver Sands Factory Stores is located on Emerald Coast Parkway, in the h... 
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06/01/12Simon Property Group Announces A New $2.0 Billion Revolving Credit Facility
INDIANAPOLIS, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it has entered into a new $2.0 billion unsecured multi-currency revolving credit facility that complements its existing $4.0 billion revolving credit facility. This facility, which can be increased to $2.5 billion during its term, will initially mature on June 30, 2016 and can be extended for an additional year to June 30, 2017 at the Company's sole option.  Like the... 
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05/22/12Simon Property Group and Woodmont Outlets/EWB Development, LLC Receive Site Plan Approval by Chesterfield City Council on St. Louis Premium Outlets® in Chesterfield, Missouri
INDIANAPOLIS, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc., (NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, Woodmont Outlets and EWB Development, LLC announced they have received approvals from the Chesterfield City Council for St. Louis Premium Outlets®, a new upscale outlet center in Chesterfield, Missouri. St. Louis Premium Outlets is a part of Chesterfield Blue Valley, a mixed-use development to include office space, hotel, restaurant and entertainment venues. Lo... 
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05/21/12Simon Property Group, Calloway REIT, and SmartCentres Announce Second Premium Outlet Center® in Canada to Serve Montreal Area
INDIANAPOLIS, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, Calloway Real Estate Investment Trust ("Calloway") (TSX: CWT-UN) and SmartCentres announced plans to develop their second Premium Outlet Center® in Canada.  The center will be located in the Town of Mirabel, Quebec, approximately 20 miles north of Montreal.  The project, called Montreal Premium Outlets®, is a joint venture between Simon, Calloway and SmartCentres. ... 
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05/14/12Simon Property Group Announces Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH to Open Seven Stores at New and Existing Premium Outlet Centers®
- Retailer to Also Move to New Location at Potomac Mills - INDIANAPOLIS, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, announced that Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH will open a total of seven new stores in the next two years in its Premium Outlets® division including new centers and existing centers: New Centers: Expected Opening Merrimack Premium Outlets Merrima... 
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05/08/12Simon Property Group Celebrates Moms With 'National Mom's Nite Out' at 120 Properties on Thursday, May 10
INDIANAPOLIS, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company announced that 120 of its malls coast-to-coast will help celebrate Mom's Nite Out on Thursday, May 10. Simon® is the only shopping center company to team up with the organizers of National Mom's Nite Out to celebrate Moms through this unique event. Several brands and organizations including Diet Coke, Dove Body Wash, Little Black Dress Vodka, StriVectin, and VISIT ... 
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04/27/12Simon Property Group Reports First Quarter Results
INDIANAPOLIS, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE:SPG) today reported results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. Net income attributable to common stockholders was $645.4 million, or $2.18 per diluted share, as compared to $179.4 million, or $0.61 per diluted share, in the prior year period. The increase on a per share basis was 257.4%. Funds from Operations ("FFO") was $648.7 million, or $1.82 per diluted share, as c... 
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04/11/12Simon's Premium Outlets® Division Begins Construction of Shisui Premium Outlets®
INDIANAPOLIS, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, announced today that, in partnership with Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd., it began construction of Shisui Premium Outlets®  (Shisui Town, Inba District, Chiba Prefecture), the ninth Premium Outlet Center® in Japan.  Phase I, comprising 234,000 square feet of gross leasable area, is scheduled to open in spring 2013 with approximately 100 stores, including interna... 
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04/10/12Simon Property Group and Calloway REIT Celebrate the Start of Construction on Toronto Premium Outlets® With Groundbreaking Ceremony on April 25
- Upscale Outlet Center to be Canadian Entry Point for Top U.S. Retailers and Brands - INDIANAPOLIS and TORONTO, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, and Calloway Real Estate Investment Trust ("Calloway") (TSX: CWT-UN), announced today that construction of Canada's first upscale outlet center will begin on April 25, 2012.  The first phase of the planned 500,000 square foot center will open in summer 2013. The pr... 
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04/09/12Simon Property Group and BRMALLS Sign Agreement to Develop Outlet Centers in Brazil
- First Project to be in the State of Sao Paulo - RIO DE JANEIRO, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. ("Simon", NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, and BR Malls Participacoes S.A. ("BRMALLS". Bovespa: BRML3), the largest retail real estate company in Latin America announced today that they signed a 50/50 Joint Venture Agreement to develop and own Outlet Centers in Brazil. The Joint Venture Agreement provides for the creation of a Brazilian entit... 
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04/03/12Simon Property Group Announces Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH to Anchor Two New Premium Outlet Centers®
INDIANAPOLIS, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, announced that Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH will anchor two new centers in development in its Premium Outlets® division: Phoenix Premium Outlets and St. Louis Premium Outlets. Phoenix Premium Outlets in Chandler, Arizona, is currently under construction with a spring 2013 opening planned.  Located adjacent to the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino in the... 
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03/29/12Simon Property Group Announces Grand Re-Opening of Opry Mills
The largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in Tennessee now open for business with more to come NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, today announced the Grand Re-Opening of Opry Mills, the largest outlet and value retail, shopping, dining and entertainment destination in Tennessee. "We are thrilled to reopen Opry Mills, creating thousands of new jobs, generating tax revenues a... 
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03/27/12Simon Breaks Ground on Phoenix Premium Outlets®
PHOENIX, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, announced that its Premium Outlets® division held ceremonies today to mark the start of construction of Phoenix Premium Outlets®, an upscale outlet shopping center serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale areas. In attendance were company officials and representatives from the Gila River Indian Community's Wild Horse Pass Development Authority. Phoeni... 
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03/23/12Simon Property Group Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012, will be released before the market opens on April 27, 2012.  The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on April 27th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investors tab), www.earnings.com and www.... 
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03/14/12Simon Property Group Completes Acquisition of 28.7% Interest in Klepierre and Closings of Public Offerings of Common Stock and Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) ("SPG") announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of a 28.7% equity stake (54.43 million shares) in Klepierre (Euronext Paris: LI) from BNP Paribas for euro 28.00 per share, or a total transaction value of approximately $2.0 billion (euro 1.5 billion).  David Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SPG, was appointed to the position of Chairman of Klepierre'... 
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03/08/12Simon Property Group Announces Terms of Public Offerings of Common Stock and Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it had agreed to sell 8,500,000 (an increase from 7,000,000) shares of common stock in the public offering announced earlier today at $137.00 per share.  The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase 1,275,000 additional shares of common stock to cover overallotments, if any.  This offering is expected to close on March 14, 2012.  Additionally, the Company announce... 
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03/08/12Simon Property Group Announces Proposed Offerings of Common Stock and Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it intends to conduct, subject to market and other conditions, an offering of 7,000,000 shares of common stock.  The Company expects to grant the underwriters an overallotment option to purchase 1,050,000 additional shares of common stock. Additionally, the Company announced today that its majority-owned operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partners... 
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03/08/12Simon Property Group Announces Two Strategic Acquisitions, Strengthening Domestic and International Footprint
Acquires 28.7% Interest in Leading European Mall Owner and Operator Klépierre from BNP Paribas Acquires Joint Venture Partner Farallon Capital’s Stake in 26 Mills Assets Both Transactions Expected to be Immediately Accretive to FFO; SPG Increases 2012 FFO and Net Income Guidance INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 8, 2012-- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) ("SPG") today announced that it has signed a defini... 
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03/01/12Simon Property Group and Bailian Group Agree to Jointly Develop a Premium Outlet Center® in China
- First Project Likely to be Adjacent to Shanghai Disney Resort - SHANGHAI, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, and Bailian Group, the largest retail conglomerate in China, announced today they had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly develop a branded Premium Outlet Center® in Pudong, Shanghai, China. Simon Property Group is the world's largest developer, owner and operator of outlet shoppi... 
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02/03/12Simon Property Group Reports Fourth Quarter Results, Announces Increase In Quarterly Dividend and Provides 2012 Guidance
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today reported results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. Results for the Quarter Net income attributable to common stockholders was $362.9 million, or $1.24 per diluted share, as compared to $217.9 million, or $0.74 per diluted share, in the prior year period. The increase on a per share basis was 67.6%. Funds from Operations ("FFO") was $678... 
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01/17/12Simon Property Group Announces Reporting Information for 2011 Distributions
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced 2011 year-end tax reporting information. Simon Property Group, Inc. Common Stock CUSIP 828806109 Ticker Symbol: SPG               %               of   Record 2/14 Record 5/17 Record 8/17 Record 11/16 R... 
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01/09/12Simon Property Group Pleased with the Agreement that State of Indiana has Reached with Amazon.com
- Assists in Leveling Playing Field with Bricks-and-Mortar Retailers - INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, is pleased with the State of Indiana's announcement today that it reached an agreement with Amazon.com concerning the collection of sales taxes on sales made by Amazon.com within the State of Indiana. SPG supports a federal solution to the internet sales t... 
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01/05/12Simon Property Group Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended December 31, 2011, will be released before the market opens on February 3, 2012.  The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on February 3rd at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investors tab), www.earnings.com and www.streetevents.c... 
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12/02/11Simon and Genting Open Johor Premium Outlets - the First Premium Outlet Center® in Southeast Asia
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate announced today that, in 50/50 partnership with Genting Berhad, it has opened Johor Premium Outlets, its first Premium Outlet Center® in Southeast Asia. The center encompasses 173,000 square feet of gross leasable area (GLA) featuring 80 stores and is strategically located in Johor Bahur, Malaysia. Johor Premium Outlets... 
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11/29/11Major Expansion of King of Prussia Mall
Simon Property Group to Develop 140,000 Square Feet of New Retail and Restaurant Space Connecting The Plaza and The Court KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, announced today its plan to unify the two main shopping venues of King of Prussia Mall, expanding one of America's most productive and iconic retail destinations. This noteworthy pr... 
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11/15/11Simon Property Group and Woodmont Outlets/EWB Development LLC Announce a Joint Venture to Develop St. Louis Premium Outlets® in Chesterfield, Missouri
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc., (NYSE: SPG), Woodmont Outlets and EWB Development LLC announced today that they have signed a Letter of Intent to create a joint venture agreement for the development, construction, leasing and management of St. Louis Premium Outlets®, a new upscale outlet center in Chesterfield, Missouri. Simon will own 60% share of the project. The new outlet center, which was announced in October as Spirit of St. Louis Ou... 
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11/10/11Simon Property Group Sells $1.2 Billion of Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its majority-owned partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), has agreed to sell $1.2 billion of its senior unsecured notes in an underwritten public offering through Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Morga... 
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11/03/11Simon Files Lawsuit Against State of Indiana
Leading Indiana Company Brings Action to Collect Sales Taxes on Amazon.com's Indiana Sales to Level Playing Field with Bricks-and-Mortar Retailers - INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, announced today that it has filed a complaint against the State of Indiana in Marion County Circuit Court. SPG is not seeking monetary damages. This action is bein... 
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11/03/11Simon Property Group Joins Forces with the American Red Cross on two Signature Holiday Campaigns
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, has joined forces this holiday season with the American Red Cross to make the holidays brighter. During the holidays, the Red Cross facilitates the sending of heartfelt messages of thanks to service members, their families and veterans through the Holiday Mail for Heroes program. Simon will be supporting this init... 
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10/25/11Simon Property Group Reports Third Quarter Results and Announces Increase In Dividend
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today reported results for the quarter ended September 30, 2011. Net income attributable to common stockholders was $274.0 million, or $0.93 per diluted share, as compared to $230.6 million, or $0.79 per diluted share, in the prior year period. The increase on a per share basis was 17.7%. Funds from Operations ("FFO") was $606.2 million, or $1.71 per... 
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10/05/11Simon Property Group Announces New $4.0 Billion Revolving Credit Facility
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it has entered into a new unsecured revolving credit facility that increases the Company's revolving borrowing capacity to $4.0 billion. This facility, which can be increased to $5.0 billion during its term, will initially mature on October 30, 2015, and can be extended for an additional year to October 30, 2016 at the Company's sole option. The base interest rate on t... 
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09/21/11Simon Property Group Focuses on Fall Fashion Through Simon Fashion Now®
Shoppers Invited to Free, Interactive Fashion Events Across U.S. - INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --This fall, Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, will bring high-energy runway shows and events to shoppers across the nation with Simon Fashion Now®. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110921/DE72151 ) Simon Fashion Now is a free, dynamic celebration of style at all pr... 
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09/20/11Simon Property Group Recognized Once Again for Climate Disclosure
SPG is Sole Real Estate Company Featured on Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index - INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, has once again been recognized by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) with inclusion in its select Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI). The CDP represents 551 institutional investors with $71 trillion in assets under management. ... 
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09/12/11Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentation at Barclays Capital 2011 Global Financial Services Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will provide an overview of the Company's business and strategies at the Barclays Capital 2011 Global Financial Services Conference in New York on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 11:15 a.m. Eastern Time. The live audio-only webcast will be available online in the Investors section of the Company's website at www.simon.com. An onli... 
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09/07/11Simon Property Group Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended September 30, 2011, will be released before the market opens on October 25, 2011. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on October 25th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investors tab), www.earnings.com and www.st... 
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08/23/11Tanger Outlet Centers and Simon Property Group to Break Ground on the Newest Upscale Outlet Shopping Attraction South of Houston, Texas
Greensboro, NC and Indianapolis, IN, August 23, 2011, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc., (NYSE: SKT) and Simon Property Group, Inc., (NYSE: SPG) announced today the partners will host an official Ground Breaking Ceremony for the new Tanger Outlet Center located south of Houston, Texas on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 9:00 am at the site. Steven Tanger, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc., John R. Klein, President of the Simon Premium Outlets platform, May... 
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08/02/11Simon Property Group to Expand Four Premium Outlets® Properties
- Over 450,000 Square Feet of Space to be Added to Four of Country's Most Productive Outlet Centers - - Construction to Start in 2012 - INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, announced that its Premium Outlets® division will expand four of its most productive Premium Outlet properties located in California, Florida, Illinois and Washington. Construction... 
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07/26/11Simon Property Group Reports Second Quarter Results and Announces Quarterly Dividend
INDIANAPOLIS, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today reported results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. Net income attributable to common stockholders was $205.1 million, or $0.70 per diluted share, as compared to $152.5 million, or $0.52 per diluted share, in the prior year period. Funds from Operations ("FFO") was $583.0 million, or $1.65 per diluted share, as compared to $487.7 million, or $1.38 per diluted... 
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06/30/11Tanger Outlet Centers and Simon Property Group Announce a Joint Venture to Develop a Tanger Outlet Center South of Houston, Texas
Outlet Leaders to Form Partnership in Thriving Texas Market GREENSBORO, N.C. and INDIANAPOLIS, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc., (NYSE: SKT) and Simon Property Group, Inc., (NYSE: SPG) announced today that they have entered into a definitive 50/50 joint venture agreement for the development, construction, leasing and management of a Tanger Outlet Center south of Houston, Texas. Tanger Outlets (Texas City, TX) will be located approximately 30 mil... 
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06/20/11Simon Property Group Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011, will be released before the market opens on July 26, 2011. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on July 26th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investors tab), www.earnings.com and www.streetevents.... 
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06/06/11Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentation at REITWeek 2011 NAREIT's Investor Forum
INDIANAPOLIS, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that David Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at REITWeek 2011 NAREIT's Investor Forum in New York on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The live audio-only webcast will be available online in the Investors section of the Company's website at www.simon.com. An online replay will be available through June 21, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time at the s... 
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05/23/11Simon Property Group and Calloway REIT Announce Premium Outlets® Coming to Canada
INDIANAPOLIS and TORONTO, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. ("Simon Property Group") (NYSE: SPG) and Calloway Real Estate Investment Trust ("Calloway") (TSX: CWT-UN) announced today that they have signed a Letter of Intent to develop the first Premium Outlet Center® in Canada. The center will be located in the Town of Halton Hills, Ontario, just 15 minutes outside of Toronto. Savvy shoppers across Canada are well acquainted with Simon's Premium Outlets® portfolio... 
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05/19/11Simon to Develop Phoenix Premium Outlets®
INDIANAPOLIS, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, announced that its Premium Outlets® division has reached an agreement with the Gila River Indian Community's Wild Horse Pass Development Authority to develop Phoenix Premium Outlets®, an upscale outlet shopping center serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale areas. The center, to be located in Chandler, Arizona,... 
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04/29/11Simon Property Group Reports First Quarter Results and Announces Quarterly Dividend
INDIANAPOLIS, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today reported results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. Net income attributable to common stockholders was $179.4 million, or $0.61 per diluted share, as compared to $9.4 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, in the prior year period. Funds from Operations ("FFO") was $570.6 million, or $1.61 per diluted share, as compared to $325.6 million, or... 
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04/27/11Simon Assumes Leasing, Management and Marketing of New Hampshire Seacoast Property
Nation's Largest U.S. Retail REIT Brings its Expertise to Fox Run Mall INDIANAPOLIS, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, announced today that it will assume leasing, management, and marketing duties of the Fox Run Mall in Newington, New Hampshire. Simon will commence this new role at Fox Run on May 15, 2011. "We are pleased to take on the property management... 
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04/19/11Simon Property Group to Host 'National Mom's Nite Out'
115 Simon Malls to Pamper Mothers Coast-to-Coast - INDIANAPOLIS, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Thousands of mothers coast-to-coast will be pampered and entertained on the evening of Thursday, May 5 when Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, hosts 'National Mom's Nite Out' at 115 Simon(R) -owned malls across the country. While the activities vary across the Simon portfolio of properties, the com... 
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04/12/11Opry Mills to Reopen
- Landmark Attraction Will Greet Shoppers in 2012 - - Large Group of Retailers Committed to Returning to the Project - NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Nearly one year after a historic flood ravaged Nashville and submerged Opry Mills, one of Tennessee's top tourist attractions, Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that Opry Mills has reached an agreement with its lenders, Helaba Bank and Nord/LB, to finance the rebuilding of the mall. Opry Mills wi... 
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04/05/11Simon Launches Installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
Customers Can Charge EVs While Shopping and Dining - INDIANAPOLIS, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate and long a leader among developers in integrating energy conservation strategies into mall operations, announces another important initiative as it becomes one of the first retail developers to offer electric vehicle charging stations at its properties. The ... 
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03/29/11Spring Trends Bloom at Simon Fashion Now(TM)
Simon Property Group invites shoppers to take a walk on the style side during free, interactive fashion events across U.S. April 1 through May 7 INDIANAPOLIS, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --This spring, Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, will bring high-energy runway shows to shoppers across the nation with Simon Fashion Now(TM), a free, dynamic celebration of style at all price points at pre... 
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03/24/11Simon Property Group Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011, will be released before the market opens on April 29, 2011. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on April 29th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investors tab), www.earnings.com and www.streeteven... 
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03/17/11Simon Opens Paju Premium Outlets - Its Second Premium Outlet Center(R) in South Korea
INDIANAPOLIS, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that, in partnership with Shinsegae, it has opened Paju Premium Outlets, its second Premium Outlet Center(R) in South Korea. The center totals 328,000 square feet of gross leasable area (GLA) and houses 160 stores, including international and domestic brands. Strategically located in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, the center is approximately 50 minutes northwest of downtown Seoul. Paju Premium... 
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03/16/11Contis to Become Senior Executive Vice President at Simon Property Group
Will Oversee Mall Platform - INDIANAPOLIS, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, announced today that retail real estate veteran David Contis, age 52, will become a senior executive vice president and president of the company's mall platform. Contis will join SPG on Monday, May 2. Contis is currently the president of real estate for Chicago-based Equity Group... 
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03/16/11Simon Expands and Rebrands Las Vegas Outlet Center as Las Vegas Premium Outlets(R) - South
Total Exterior Renovation Gives Mall New Look Along With Interior Improvements - LAS VEGAS, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that Las Vegas Outlet Center, located on the south end of Las Vegas Boulevard, will open a major expansion tomorrow, March 17. The expansion adds 13 new stores and approximately 70,000 square-feet of gross leasable area (GLA) bringing the center to more than 140 stores for a total of 535,000 square feet. Wi... 
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03/11/11Simon Property Group to Present at Citi 2011 Global Property CEO Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that members of senior management including David Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Richard S. Sokolov, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in a company roundtable presentation to the investment community at the Citi 2011 Global Property CEO Conference on Monday, March 14, 2011 at 10:10 a.m. Eastern Time. ... 
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03/07/11Simon Property Group Finishes #1 Again as FORTUNE's Most Admired Real Estate Company
INDIANAPOLIS, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, announced it had been named once again America's Most Admired Company in the real estate industry in the current issue of FORTUNE magazine. The annual survey, conducted by FORTUNE and Hay Group, a global management consulting firm, is given to top executives, directors and financial analysts, to identify the comp... 
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02/14/11Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentation at ISI Group 2011 Annual Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that David Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will provide an overview of the Company's business and strategies at the ISI Group 2011 Annual Conference in New York on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live audio-only webcast will be available online in the Investors section of the Company's website at www.simon.com. An online replay will be availabl... 
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02/04/11Simon Property Group Reports Fourth Quarter Results, Announces Quarterly Dividend and Provides 2011 Guidance
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today reported results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2010. Results for the Quarter Ended December 31, 2010 Net income attributable to common stockholders was $217.9 million, or $0.74 per diluted share, in the quarter as compared to $91.5 million, or $0.32 per diluted share, in the prior year period. Funds from Operations ("FFO") as adjusted was $638.7 mill... 
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01/26/11Simon adds Leasing, Management, and Marketing Duties at California Shopping Center
Nation's Largest Retail REIT Brings its Expertise to The Shops at Montebello INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, announced today that it will assume leasing, management, and marketing duties at The Shops at Montebello, a Los Angeles-area shopping center. Simon will commence these roles on Tuesday, February 1st. Simon undertakes these duties at t... 
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01/24/11Simon Property Group Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended December 31, 2010, will be released before the market opens on February 4, 2011. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on February 4th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investors tab), www.earnings.com and www.stre... 
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01/18/11Simon Property Group Announces Reporting Information for 2010 Distributions
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced 2010 year-end tax reporting information. Simon Property Group, Inc. Common Stock CUSIP 828806109 Ticker Symbol: SPG Record Record Record Record % of 2/16 5/14 8/17 11/16 Annual Dividend Dates Pmt 2/26 Pmt 5/28 Pmt 8/31 Pmt 11/30 Tota... 
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11/23/10Simon Debuts Its Mobile Shopper Club Enabling Customers To Receive Text Messages on Offers and Events at the Mall
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, today announced the debut of the Simon Mobile Shopper Club. More than 180 Simon(R) malls will now interact with shoppers who want to receive news of special deals and events on their mobile device via text messaging (SMS). When a shopper opts-in to the Simon Mobile Shopper Club at their favorite Simon mall, they will r... 
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11/22/10Tradition and Technology Combine This Holiday Season as Consumers Shop Smarter at Simon Properties
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, is combining the best of holiday traditions and new technology to make the 2010 holiday season a truly memorable one. The excitement kicks off early on 'Black Friday,' November 26th for Simon shoppers. All Premium Outlet Centers(R) as well as most Mills(R) properties, will be open at midnight. Simon malls will we... 
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11/12/10Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentations
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it will provide an online simulcast of the following presentations to the investment community: David Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at REITWorld 2010: NAREIT's Annual Convention in New York City on Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 8:40 a.m. Eastern Time. Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the 2010 Citi Credit Con... 
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11/11/10Simon Expands Houston Premium Outlets(R)
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Just in time for holiday shopping, Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it opened the second phase of Houston Premium Outlets(R) in Cypress, Texas. The 114,000 square-foot expansion brings the property to a total of 541,000 square feet of gross leasable area (GLA) and 145 stores. The center, located off of U.S. Highway 290 between Mason Road and Fairfield Place Drive in Cypress, Texas, opened in 2008 and has become... 
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11/01/10Simon Property Group Reports Third Quarter Results and Announces 33% Increase in Quarterly Dividend From $0.60 to $0.80 Per Share
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended September 30, 2010. Net income attributable to common stockholders was $230.6 million, or $0.79 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2010 as compared to $105.5 million, or $0.38 per diluted share, in the prior year period. Third quarter 2010 results reflect the impact of transaction expenses of $47.6 million, or $0.14 per ... 
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10/19/10Simon Property Group Launches Nationally Its First Mobile Application as a Valuable New Resource for On-The-Go Simon Shoppers
Simon's iPhone Application Integrates Foursquare, Twitter and Facebook on Single Platform at More Than 180 Properties Across the Country INDIANAPOLIS, Oct 19, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG),the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, today announced that it has launched an iPhone application. This will allow the millions of Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch consumers at Simon(R) malls around the country to capit... 
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10/04/10Simon Property Group Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct 04, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended September 30, 2010, will be released before the market opens on November 1, 2010. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on November 1st at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investors tab), www.earnings.com and www.stre... 
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09/27/10Simon and EYE to Expand Mall Media Relationship With the Addition of Sixty Premium U.S. Malls
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept 27, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate and EYE, the Out-of-Home media specialist, announced today their new alliance that gives EYE advertising rights, commencing January 1st, 2011, to an additional 60 Simon malls in 18 states across the United States. New properties being added to the mix include retail landmarks such as Roosevelt Field in New York, Lenox ... 
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09/22/10Simon Breaks Ground on Merrimack Premium Outlets(R)
MERRIMACK, N.H., Sept 22, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, announced that its Premium Outlets(R) division held ceremonies today to mark the start of construction of Merrimack Premium Outlets(R), an upscale outlet shopping center serving the Greater Boston and Nashua markets. The center will be located on a 170 acre site in Merrimack off the F.E. Everett Turnpike at ex... 
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09/13/10Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentation at Barclays Capital 2010 Global Financial Services Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept 13, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will provide an overview of the Company's business and strategies at the Barclays Capital 2010 Global Financial Services Conference in New York on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The live audio-only webcast will be available online in the Investors section of the Company's website at www.simon.com. An online r... 
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09/08/10Simon Property Group Brings Fall Trends to Life Through Simon Fashion Now(TM)
Series of free fall fashion shows and interactive events to take place across U.S. September 9 - October 23 INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Sept 08, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- This fall Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, will bring high-energy runway shows to shoppers across the nation with Simon Fashion Now(TM), a free, dynamic celebration of style at all price points at premier shopping centers located in ... 
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08/30/10Simon Property Group Completes Prime Outlets Transaction
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug 30, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) ("Simon") today announced that it has completed its transaction with Prime Outlets Acquisition Company and certain of its affiliated entities ("Prime"), and that, in connection with the transaction, Simon has signed a proposed Consent Agreement with the Staff of the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC"). The Consent Agreement will now be forwarded to the Commission for its review and approval. The Prime ... 
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08/17/10Simon Property Group, L.P. Announces Expiration and Results of Cash Tender Offer for Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug 17, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced the results of the previously announced cash tender offer made by Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), to purchase for cash any and all of the three outstanding series of notes listed in the table below (the "Notes"). The tender offer expired yesterday at 5:00 p.m., New York City time. The total principal amount of Notes tendered and accepted for purchase was app... 
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08/16/10Simon Property Group, L.P. Announces Pricing Relating to Its Offer to Purchase Any and All of Its 5.300% Senior Notes Due 2013, 6.750% Senior Notes Due 2014 and 5.625% Senior Notes Due 2014
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug 16, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced the purchase price that its operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), will pay in its previously announced tender offer to purchase for cash any and all of its senior notes in the three series listed in the table below (the "Notes"). The applicable Reference Yield, Tender Offer Yield, Purchase Price and accrued and unpaid interest, ass... 
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08/11/10shopkick and Simon Property Group to Bring Location-Based Shopping App to More Than 100 of the Nation's Largest Malls
Largest deployment of location-based mobile shopping app will bring shopkick kickbucks and other rewards to consumers, and foot traffic to mall retailers INDIANAPOLIS, Aug 11, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --shopkick, the Silicon Valley-based "mobile meets retail" startup, and Simon Brand Ventures (SBV), the business-to-consumer arm of Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced a strategic alliance to deliver the shopkick location-based shopping application to more than 100 Simon m... 
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08/09/10Simon Property Group Sells $900 Million of Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug 09, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its majority-owned partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), has agreed to sell $900.0 million of its senior unsecured notes in an underwritten public offering through Banc of America Securities LLC, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., as joint book-running managers, and BBVA Securit... 
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08/09/10Simon Property Group, L.P. Commences Cash Tender Offer for Any and All of the 5.300% Senior Notes Due 2013, 6.750% Senior Notes Due 2014 and 5.625% Senior Notes Due 2014
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug 09, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), has commenced a tender offer to purchase for cash any and all of its senior notes in the three series listed in the table below (the "Notes"). The tender offer will expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on August 16, 2010, unless extended (such time and date, as the same may be exte... 
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08/05/10Ground Breaking Held for Johor Premium Outlets
KULAIJAYA, Johor, Malaysia, Aug 05, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chief Minister of Johor, Dato' Haji Abdul Ghani bin Othman officiates the ground breaking ceremony for Johor Premium Outlets, which is a joint venture between the Genting Group and Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG), the largest public real estate company in the U.S. The ground breaking ceremony marks the start of construction for phase one of Johor Premium Outlets, a 175,000 square-foot upscale outlet shopping center serving... 
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07/30/10Simon Property Group Reports Second Quarter Results and Announces Quarterly Dividend
INDIANAPOLIS, July 30, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended June 30, 2010. Net income attributable to common stockholders was $152.5 million, or $0.52 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2010 as compared to a net loss of $(20.8) million, or $(0.08) per diluted share, in the prior year period. The 2009 results included a non-cash impairment charge of $140.5 million, or $0.43 per... 
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06/30/10Simon Property Group Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, June 30, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended June 30, 2010, will be released before the market opens on July 30, 2010. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on July 30th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investors tab), www.earnings.com and www.streetevents.... 
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06/16/10Simon Property Group and The Coca-Cola Company Extend Marketing Alliance
INDIANAPOLIS, June 16, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Brand Ventures (SBV), the marketing division of Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, and The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) today announced that they have entered into a multi-year comprehensive marketing alliance. The agreement, which continues an existing relationship, covers vending, sponsorships, promotion and on-mall advertising across the na... 
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06/04/10Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentation at NAREIT's REITWeek 2010
INDIANAPOLIS, June 4, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that members of senior management including David Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Richard S. Sokolov, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in a company roundtable presentation to the investment community at NAREIT's REITWeek 2010 in Chicago on Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 2:15 p.m. Central Daylight Time. The... 
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05/19/10Simon Launches From the Heart Giftcard
Teams Up With Diet Coke to Fight Biggest Health Threat to American Women - INDIANAPOLIS, May 19, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, has teamed up with Diet Coke to offer the Simon From the Heart Giftcard. Heart disease is the number one health threat to women in the United States. It can strike women of any age and sadly, one of four American women will die of heart d... 
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05/07/10Simon Property Group Withdraws Acquisition andRecapitalization Proposals for General Growth Properties
SPG Will Not Participate in Bidding Process in GGP Bankruptcy INDIANAPOLIS, May 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) ("SPG") today announced that it has withdrawn its fully financed acquisition and recapitalization proposals for General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP) ("GGP"). David Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, "GGP's decision to move forward with the latest Brookfield-sponsored change of control recapit... 
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05/06/10Simon Property Group Proposes to Acquire General Growth for $6.5 Billion or $20.00 Per Share
Best and Final Offer Represents Additional Value of $2.6 Billion, or 66% Premium, Compared to Brookfield Change of Control Recapitalization Provides GGP Stakeholders Certainty of Closing and Ability to Participate in Upside of SPG-GGP Combination SPG Also Commits to Superior Recapitalization Proposal Both Proposals Eliminate Highly Dilutive and Expensive Warrants SPG Will Not Participate In GGP Bidding Process if Warrants Are Issued INDIANAPOLIS, May 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIR... 
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04/30/10Simon Property Group Reports First Quarter Results and Announces Quarterly Dividend
INDIANAPOLIS, April 30, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2010. Funds from Operations ("FFO") as adjusted was $491.2 million, or $1.41 per diluted share. FFO as adjusted excludes the impact of a debt related charge. The Company recorded a loss on extinguishment of debt of $165.6 million, or $0.47 per diluted share, during the first quarter related to the successful ... 
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04/22/10Simon Property Group Makes Improved Proposal for General Growth Recapitalization
INDIANAPOLIS, April 22, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Commits Additional $1.5 Billion to Strengthen Balance Sheet of Reorganized GGP and Eliminate Uncertainty Contained in Brookfield-Sponsored Proposal Financially Superior Proposal Without Expensive and Dilutive Warrants SPG Would Designate Only Two GGP Directors, Waive Numerous Costly Fees Contained in Brookfield Plan and Pay Unsecured Creditors Default or Compound Interest SPG Proposes Former Ernst & Young Partner Dale Anne Reiss an... 
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04/21/10Simon Property Group Announces $1.1 Billion in New Capital Commitments for General Growth Recapitalization
ING Clarion Real Estate Securities, Oak Hill Advisors, RREEF and Taconic Capital Advisors Join Paulson & Co. In SPG-Led Recapitalization INDIANAPOLIS, April 21, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) ("SPG") today announced that it has received $1.1 billion in new capital commitments from ING Clarion Real Estate Securities, Oak Hill Advisors, RREEF and Taconic Capital Advisors to support a recapitalization of General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP) ("GGP... 
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04/14/10Simon Property Group Offers to Invest $2.5 Billion in General Growth Reorganization Plan at Same Per Share Price as Existing Brookfield-Sponsored Proposal
--Superior Proposal Would Eliminate Equity Dilution from Warrants --Paulson & Co. Agrees to $1 Billion Co-Investment INDIANAPOLIS, April 14, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) ("SPG") today sent a letter to General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP) ("GGP") offering to invest $2.5 billion in a General Growth reorganization at the same per share price as the plan of reorganization sponsored by Brookfield Asset Management. SPG's proposal is substantially... 
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04/06/10Simon Property Group Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, April 6, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended March 31, 2010, will be released before the market opens on April 30, 2010. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on April 30th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investors tab), www.earnings.com and www.streetevents... 
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03/24/10Simon Property Group and Bobbie Thomas Take Style Coast to Coast With Simon Fashion Now(TM)
Nation's largest real estate company aligns with style expert Bobbie Thomas to headline free fashion shows and interactive style and beauty eventsINDIANAPOLIS, March 24, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- This spring Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) will bring high-energy runway shows to shoppers across the nation with Simon Fashion Now(TM), a free, dynamic celebration of style at all price points at premier shopping centers. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100324/DE75581) R... 
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03/17/10Simon Property Group Calls Series I Convertible Preferred Stock and Units for Redemption
INDIANAPOLIS, March 17, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it will redeem all of the outstanding shares of its 6% Series I Convertible Preferred Stock (NYSE:SPG.PrI; CUSIP 828806802) on April 16, 2010. The redemption price is equal to the liquidation value per share plus accumulated and unpaid dividends through the redemption date or $50.4917 per share. The notice of redemption is being mailed to record holders of the Series I Preferred ... 
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03/16/10Simon Property Group Elects Larry Glasscock to Board of Directors
INDIANAPOLIS, March 16, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that Larry C. Glasscock, former Chairman of the Board of Directors of WellPoint, Inc., has been appointed to its Board of Directors. "We are delighted to welcome Larry Glasscock to the Simon board of directors," said David Simon, Chairman of the Board of Directors. "Larry's experience in guiding the nation's leading health benefits company and his service on other boards will make him ... 
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03/11/10Simon Property Group Expands Successful Domain Project
Dillard's Opens Store Today at Premier, Mixed-Use, Austin Landmark -AUSTIN, Texas, March 11, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Nineteen new retailers have already opened and Dillard's debuts a 206,000 square foot store today as Simon Property Group's (NYSE: SPG) extremely successful Domain project continues to expand. The newest phase of The Domain is anchored by Dick's Sporting Goods, Dillard's, and Gold Class Cinema and features the first Westin in Austin. The 34-acre site offers 136,000 square... 
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03/03/10Simon Issues Statement on Shortened Extension of General Growth's Exclusivity Period
INDIANAPOLIS, March 3, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today issued the following statement in response to the Court's decision to shorten the exclusivity period requested by General Growth Properties, Inc. (OTC: GGWPQ.PK): "We appreciate the Court's decision to shorten the exclusivity period requested by General Growth. The Court has made it abundantly clear that General Growth must now conduct a truly fair process with all parties on a level playing fie... 
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03/01/10Simon Property Group To Present at Citi 2010 Global Property CEO Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, March 1, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that members of senior management including David Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Richard S. Sokolov, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in a company roundtable presentation to the investment community at the Citi 2010 Global Property CEO Conference on Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 8:25 a.m. Eastern Standard ... 
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02/24/10Simon Responds to Inferior and Highly Conditional General Growth Proposal
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb 24, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today issued the following statement in response to the highly conditional recapitalization proposal announced by General Growth Properties, Inc. (OTC: GGWPQ.PK): "General Growth's proposed recapitalization amounts to a risky equity play on the backs of its unsecured creditors. While continuing to block the immediate and certain 100% cash recovery provided by Simon's offer, General Growth has preempte... 
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02/19/10Simon Property Group Sends Letter to General Growth Regarding Non-Disclosure Agreement
Official Unsecured Creditor Committee Criticizes Terms of AgreementINDIANAPOLIS, Feb 19, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today sent a letter to General Growth Properties, Inc. (OTC: GGWPQ.PK) in response to General Growth's comments to the form of non-disclosure agreement Simon Property Group delivered to General Growth at the meeting on February 8, 2010, at which Simon Property Group provided General Growth with a firm, fully financed $10 billion offer. ... 
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02/17/10Simon Property Group Sends Letter to General Growth Properties
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb 17, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today sent a letter to General Growth Properties, Inc. (OTC: GGWPQ.PK) in response to General Growth's letter on February 16, 2010 regarding Simon's $10 billion offer to acquire General Growth. Following is the text of Simon's letter to General Growth: February 17, 2010 Mr. Adam Metz Chief Executive Officer General Growth Properties, Inc. 110 North Wacker Drive Chicago, Illinois 6060... 
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02/16/10Simon Property Group Makes $10 Billion Offer to Acquire General Growth Properties
--Offer Provides 100% Cash Recovery Plus Accrued Interest To All Unsecured Creditors; Would Accelerate General Growth's Emergence From Bankruptcy --General Growth Shareholders Would Receive Value Exceeding $9.00 Per Share, Including $6.00 Per Share In Cash Plus Assets Valued At More Than $3.00 Per Share, While Avoiding Likely Dilution From Stand-Alone Recapitalization --Offer Supported By General Growth's Official Unsecured Creditor Committee --Acquisition of General Growth Portfolio By Best In ... 
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02/05/10Simon Property Group Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results, Announces All-Cash Quarterly Dividend and Provides 2010 Guidance
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb 05, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2009. "I am very pleased with our fourth quarter and full year financial and operational performance," said David Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We reported funds from operations as adjusted per share of $1.66 for the quarter and $6.01 for the year. In addition, our regional mall and Premium Ou... 
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01/21/10Simon Property Group Announces Expiration and Results of Cash Tender Offer for Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan 21, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced results of the cash tender offer made by Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), to purchase for cash any and all of the ten outstanding series of notes listed in the table below (the "Notes"). The tender offer expired yesterday at 5:00 p.m., New York City time. The total principal amount of Notes tendered and accepted for purchase was approximately $2.285 billion, wi... 
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01/19/10Simon Property Group Sells $2.25 Billion of Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan 19, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its majority-owned partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), has agreed to sell $2.25 billion of its senior unsecured notes in an underwritten public offering through Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, RBS Securities Inc. and Barclays Capital Inc., as joint book-running managers, and Calyon Securities (USA) I... 
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01/15/10Simon Property Group Announces Reporting Information for 2009 Distributions
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan 15, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced 2009 year-end tax reporting information. Simon Property Group, Inc. Common Stock CUSIP 828806109 Ticker Symbol: SPG Record 2/12 Record 5/14 Record 8/17 Record 11/16 Dividend Dates Pmt 3/18 Pmt 6/19 Pmt 9/18 Pmt 12/18 -------- -------- -------- --------- ... 
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01/12/10Simon Property Group Announces Cash Tender Offer for Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan 12, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), has commenced a tender offer to purchase for cash any and all of the ten outstanding notes listed in the table below (the "Notes") issued by the Operating Partnership or one of its subsidiaries. The terms and conditions of the tender offer are set forth in an Offer to Purchase dated Janu... 
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01/06/10Simon Property Group Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan 06, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended December 31, 2009, will be released before the market opens on February 5, 2010. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on February 5th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investors tab), www.earnings.com and www.street... 
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01/04/10Holders of Simon Property Group Series I Preferred Stock May Elect to Convert During 2010 First Fiscal Quarter
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan 04, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced that holders of the Company's Series I 6% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE: SPGPrI) ("Preferred Stock") may elect to convert their shares during the quarter beginning on January 4, 2010 and ending on March 31, 2010 because the closing sale price of the Company's Common Stock exceeded $74.179, or 125% of the applicable conversion price, for at least 20 ... 
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12/14/09Simon Property Group Announces Results of Dividend Elections and Details of Common Stock Dividend Payable on December 18, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today reported results of the stockholders' elections relating to the dividend announced on October 30, 2009. The quarterly dividend of $0.60 per share of common stock is payable on December 18, 2009 to stockholders of record on November 16, 2009. Summarized results of the dividend elections are as follows: -- Holders of 25.3 million shares elected to receive the dividen... 
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12/08/09Simon Property Group Announces New Corporate Credit Facility
$3.565 Billion Facility Matures in 2013 INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it has entered into a new unsecured corporate credit facility providing an initial revolving borrowing capacity of $3.565 billion. This initial borrowing capacity represents an increase to the Company's existing $3.5 billion revolver. The new facility contains an accordion feature up to $4.0 billion and will mature on March 31,... 
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12/08/09Simon Property Group to Acquire Prime Outlets
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) ("Simon") announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement whereby Simon will acquire all of the outlet shopping center business of Prime Outlets Acquisition Company and certain of its affiliated entities ("Prime Outlets") in a transaction valued at approximately $2.325 billion, including the assumption of Prime Outlets' existing indebtedness and preferred stock. Under the terms of the agr... 
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11/24/09Combining Value and Fun, Simon's Shop Smarter Marketing Initiative Strikes the Right Chord This Holiday Season
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the nation's largest developer, owner and operator of shopping centers, is making it easier for shoppers to get the most out of the holiday season. Consumers will receive information about an abundance of promotional offers from retailers at their local Simon® mall, by going online at www.simon.com, and through flyers available throughout each participating property. "Our shoppers will be surprised an... 
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10/30/09Simon Property Group Announces Third Quarter Results
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended September 30, 2009. Funds from operations ("FFO") for the quarter increased 2.0% to $473.1 million, or $1.38 per share diluted. FFO for the third quarter of 2009 reflects dilution of $0.23 per share as a result of the issuance of 17.25 million shares of common stock by the Company in March and an additional 23 million shares in May of ... 
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10/29/09New National Crime Prevention Council Initiative Unveiled in Simon Property Group Malls Across America
ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc., the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, (NYSE: SPG) and the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), home of McGruff the Crime Dog®, announced today they have teamed up during Crime Prevention Month to unveil NCPC's new initiative called Circle of Respect in approximately 185 malls across the country. The goal of the Circle of Respect initiative is to beg... 
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10/01/09Simon Property Group to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2009 Global Real Estate Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will participate on the panel "Appropriate Capital Structure and Funding It" at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2009 Global Real Estate Conference. The panel is scheduled for today, Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 2:10 p.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast of Mr. Sterrett's panel presentation will be available online in ... 
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09/29/09Simon Property Group Lauded for Climate Change Disclosure
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, announced today its inclusion in the Carbon Disclosure Project's (CDP) "Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index." The results were announced by the CDP at an event last week in New York. This index highlights companies that have displayed the most professional approach to corporate governance with res... 
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09/25/09Simon Property Group Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended September 30, 2009, will be released before the market opens on October 30, 2009. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on October 30th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investors tab), www.earnings.com and ... 
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09/14/09Simon Property Group Announces Results of Dividend Elections and Details of Common Stock Dividend Payable on September 18, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today reported results of the stockholders' elections relating to the dividend announced on August 4, 2009. The quarterly dividend of $0.60 per share of common stock is payable on September 18, 2009 to stockholders of record on August 17, 2009. Summarized results of the dividend elections are as follows: -- Holders of 27.5 million shares elected to receive the d... 
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09/10/09Simon Property Group Targets Fashion-Conscious, Budget-Savvy Consumers With Simon Fashion Now(TM)
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Consumers are always looking for an enhanced shopping experience and once again this fall Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) delivers with Simon Fashion Now(TM), a free, high-energy celebration of style at all price ranges coming to six premier shopping centers. Runway shows, which feature production values similar to the famous fashion industry shows, will take place at signature Simon properties from coast-to-coast. However,... 
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08/06/09Simon Property Group Sells $500 Million of 5-Year Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its majority-owned partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P., has agreed to sell $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 6.75% senior unsecured notes due 2014 in an underwritten offering through Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman, Sachs & Co., and UBS Securities LLC, as joint book-running managers. The notes were priced at 105.029... 
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08/06/09Simon Property Group To Reopen 5-Year Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug 06, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its majority-owned partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P., subject to market conditions, intends to issue $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 6.75% notes due 2014. The issue would be a re-opening of the 6.75% notes due 2014 issued on May 15, 2009. Assuming a successful re-opening, there would be $1.1 billion of this series of senior notes outstandin... 
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08/06/09Simon Property Group Opens Cincinnati Premium Outlets(R)
MONROE, Ohio, Aug 06, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate announced today that its Chelsea outlet division opened Cincinnati Premium Outlets(R). Located on a 117-acre site in Monroe, north of Cincinnati, off Interstate 75 at exit 29 (Ohio 63) in Warren County, Cincinnati Premium Outlets contains 400,000 square feet of gross leasable area and 100 designer and name-b... 
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08/04/09Simon Property Group Announces Second Quarter Results
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug 04, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended June 30, 2009. Funds from operations ("FFO") for the quarter were $313.1 million, or $0.96 per share diluted. Results for the quarter were impacted by a non-cash impairment charge of $0.42 per share. Excluding the impact of this charge, FFO was $453.6 million, or $1.38 per share diluted. FFO for the second quarter of 2008 ... 
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07/09/09Simon's Chelsea Division Opens Ami Premium Outlets(R) in Japan
INDIANAPOLIS, July 9, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its 40%-owned joint venture, Chelsea Japan Co., Ltd., opened Ami Premium Outlets, the joint venture's eighth Premium Outlet Center(R) in Japan. Phase I, comprising 225,000 square feet of gross leasable area (GLA), opens with 100 tenants, including global brands, domestic brands and restaurants. The center is expandable to approximately 360,000 square feet of GLA. Ami Premi... 
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06/29/09Simon dTOUR Live(R) Presented by ABC Family Links Teens with Music, Fashion, and Extreme Sports
Free 10-City Concert Series at Simon Malls for Teens This Summer INDIANAPOLIS, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- This summer, Simon malls across the country will "take it to the extreme" with BMX bike demos, hot music acts, and interactive games and contests all wrapped into one cool event set to energize teens. Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer, and manager of high quality retail real estate released details on the 2009 Simon d... 
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06/24/09Simon Adds Leasing, Management, and Marketing Duties at Two Centers
-- Nation's Largest U.S. Retail REIT Brings its Expertise to GalleriaINDIANAPOLIS, June 24, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- - Nation's Largest U.S. Retail REIT Brings its Expertise to Galleria Dallas and Novi Town Center - Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, announced today that it will assume leasing, management, and marketing duties of two high-quality shopping centers, Galleria Dallas and Nov... 
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06/16/09Simon Property Group Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended June 30, 2009, will be released before the market opens on August 4, 2009. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on August 4th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investor Relations tab), www.earnings.co... 
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06/12/09Simon Property Group Announces Results of Dividend Elections and Details of Common Stock Dividend Payable on June 19, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS, June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today reported results of the stockholders' elections relating to the dividend announced on May 1, 2009. The quarterly dividend of $0.60 per share of common stock is payable on June 19, 2009 to stockholders of record on May 14, 2009. Summarized results of the dividend elections are as follows: -- Holders of 22.6 million shares elected to receive the dividend al... 
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05/28/09Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentation at NAREIT's Investor Forum
INDIANAPOLIS, May 28, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that members of senior management including David Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Richard S. Sokolov, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in a company roundtable presentation to the investment community at NAREIT's Investor Forum in New York on Thursday, June 4, 2009 at 8:45 a.m. Eastern Daylight ... 
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05/28/09Rising Country Artist Katie Armiger to Launch 24-City Summer Concert Tour at Simon Property Group Malls Across the Nation
Seventeen-year-old Singer/Songwriter to Showcase Her Critically Acclaimed Second Album "Believe" on Her First National Tour with The Simon dTOUR -Country Music Tour INDIANAPOLIS, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For music fans, the summer's next sensation could be as close as the neighborhood mall as Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), Great American Country (GAC) Television, F.Y.E., and Cold River Records today announced Katie Armiger will headline her first tour making stops... 
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05/12/09Simon Property Group Provides Update on 2009 Capital Market Activities
INDIANAPOLIS, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today provided an update on its 2009 capital market activities. Over the course of the last eight weeks, the Company and its majority-owned partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P., have raised approximately $3.1 billion of capital. This total includes proceeds from the 23 million share common stock offering completed earlier today and the $600 million senior notes offering scheduled to clo... 
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05/11/09Simon Property Group Sells $600 Million of Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its majority-owned partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P., has agreed to sell $600 million of its 6.75% senior unsecured notes due 2014 in an underwritten public offering through Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman, Sachs & Co., and UBS Securities LLC, as joint book-running managers. The notes were priced at 98.960% of the principal a... 
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05/07/09Simon Property Group Announces Terms of Public Offering of Common Stock
INDIANAPOLIS, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it had increased the public offering of common stock announced yesterday to 20,000,000 shares. The public offering price is $50.00 per share. Merrill Lynch & Co., J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. and Morgan Stanley are the joint book-running managers of the offering. The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase 3,000,000 additional shares of common stock to co... 
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05/06/09Simon Property Group Announces Offering of Common Stock
INDIANAPOLIS, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it intends to conduct, subject to market and other conditions, an offering of 14,000,000 shares of common stock. The Company expects to grant the underwriters an overallotment option to purchase 2,100,000 additional shares of common stock. The Company intends to use the net proceeds for general corporate purposes. Merrill Lynch & Co., J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., and Morg... 
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05/01/09Simon Property Group Announces First Quarter Results
INDIANAPOLIS, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2009: -- Funds from operations ("FFO") for the quarter increased 13.5% to $476.8 million from $420.1 million in the first quarter of 2008. On a diluted per share basis the increase was 10.3% to $1.61 from $1.46 in 2008. -- Net income available to common stockholders for the quar... 
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04/27/09Simon Property Group Entertains Shoppers With Over Eleven Thousand Events in 2009
--Nation's Largest Mall Operator Unveils Unmatched Lineup of Marketing EventsINDIANAPOLIS, April 27, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, announced today plans to enhance its already comprehensive marketing activities with the execution of over 11,000 events and activities in 2009. These free events are scheduled throughout the year and span a number of different c... 
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04/23/09Simon Expands Camarillo Premium Outlets(R)
INDIANAPOLIS, April 23, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced that it opened The Promenade at Camarillo Premium Outlets(R) this morning in Camarillo, California. The 220,000 square-foot expansion brings the property to a total of 674,000 square feet of gross leasable area (GLA) and 160 stores. A ribbon cutting ceremony with company and city officials was held kicking off a four-day 'Expansion Celebration' which will run through Sunday, April ... 
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04/08/09Simon Property Group Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended March 31, 2009, will be released before the market opens on May 1, 2009. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on May 1st at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investor Relations tab), www.earnings.com and... 
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03/31/09Simon Property Group Completes Two Secured Financings
INDIANAPOLIS, March 31, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today the completion of two asset financings: -- On March 20th, the Company completed a $97.5 million mortgage financing for Woodland Hills Mall in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The interest rate on the 10-year loan is 7.79%. The previous loan on this property was a $78.6 million, 7% mortgage. -- Today, the Company completed a $100 million mortgage ... 
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03/25/09Simon Property Group Announces Closing of Concurrent Equity and Debt Offerings
INDIANAPOLIS, March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it and its majority-owned operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P., have closed the equity and debt offerings announced last week. Simon also announced that the underwriters of the equity offering exercised their over-allotment option in full. As a result, the Company sold a total of 17,250,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $31.50... 
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03/20/09Simon Property Group Sells $650 Million of Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it has agreed to sell $650 million of senior notes of its majority-owned partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P., in an underwritten public offering through Banc of America Securities LLC, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. as joint book-running managers and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and Greenwich Capital Markets, Inc. as co-managers. T... 
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03/20/09Simon Property Group Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock
INDIANAPOLIS, March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today the pricing of its public offering of 15,000,000 shares of common stock at a price of $31.50 per share. Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman, Sachs & Co. and UBS Investment Bank acted as joint book-running managers of the offering. The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase 2,250,000 additional shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any. ... 
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03/19/09Simon Property Group Announces Concurrent Offerings of Common Stock and Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it and its majority-owned operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P., intend to conduct, subject to market and other conditions, concurrent offerings of approximately 15,000,000 shares of common stock and approximately $500 million principal amount of senior notes due 2019. The completion of either offering is not conditioned on the success of the other. The ... 
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03/13/09Simon Property Group Announces Results of Dividend Elections and Details of Common Stock Dividend Payable on March 18, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today reported results of the stockholders' elections relating to the dividend announced on January 30, 2009. The quarterly dividend of $0.90 per share of common stock is payable on March 18, 2009 to stockholders of record on February 12, 2009. Summarized results of the dividend elections are as follows: -- Holders of 15.2 million shares elected to receive the... 
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03/05/09Simon Property Group Finishes #1 Again as FORTUNE's Most Admired Real Estate Company
INDIANAPOLIS, March 5, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, has been named America's Most Admired Company in the real estate industry according to FORTUNE magazine. As part of FORTUNE's 27th annual list of America's Most Admired Companies in its March 16th issue, SPG emerged as the industry leader for the third time this decade. Simon Property Group, Inc. is a... 
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03/02/09Simon Fashion Now(TM) Brings Accessible Fashion and Free Entertainment to Consumers at Simon Malls Across the Nation
Fashion shows and events offer spring style at an array of price points INDIANAPOLIS, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon malls around the country are rolling out the runway to showcase this year's brightest spring styles at Simon Fashion Now(TM). Simon Fashion Now(TM) is a series of vibrant fashion shows designed and presented by Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate. A celebration... 
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02/27/09Simon Property Group to Present at Citi Investment Research 2009 Global Property CEO Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that members of senior management including David Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Richard S. Sokolov, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in a company roundtable presentation to the investment community at the Citi Investment Research 2009 Global Property CEO Conference on Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at 9:05... 
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02/04/09Simon Completes Solar Panel Installation at The Shops at Mission Viejo
- Largest Solar Installation by a Mall Owner in U.S. - INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, has just last month completed the largest solar installation by a mall owner in the U.S. Simon Property Group entered into a power purchase agreement with Element Markets, a Houston-based developer of clean energy, for the output of a 173kW solar fa... 
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01/30/09Simon Property Group Announces Fourth Quarter Results and Quarterly Dividends and Provides 2009 Guidance
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2008: -- Funds from operations ("FFO") for the quarter increased 6.5% to $540.5 million from $507.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2007. On a diluted per share basis the increase was 5.7% to $1.86 from $1.76 in 2007. Included in fourth quarter 2008 FFO was an impairment charge of $21.2 millio... 
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01/12/09Simon Property Group Announces Reporting Information for 2008 Distributions
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 12, 2009--Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE:SPG) today announced 2008 year-end tax reporting information. Simon Property Group, Inc. Common Stock CUSIP 828806109 Ticker Symbol: SPG Record Record Record Record % of 2/15 5/16 8/15 11/14 Annual Dividend ... 
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01/06/09Simon Property Group Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2008, will be released before the market opens on January 30, 2009. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on January 30th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com ... 
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11/25/08Simon Malls Launch 'Black Friday' and the 2008 Holiday Season, with Value, Variety, and Fun for Consumers Nationwide
A New Initiative and an Array of Perks Await Shoppers When Doors Open at 5 A.M. at Most Simon Properties the Day After ThanksgivingINDIANAPOLIS, Nov 25, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Early-bird shopping on the Friday after Thanksgiving is an annual tradition for holiday bargain hunters across the country. This year Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) is opening its malls extra early to help consumers get an even faster jump on their holiday gift lists. Most Simon malls will ... 
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11/13/08Nation's Largest Mall Operator Launches Marketing Program to Help Consumers Make the Most of the Holiday Season
Campaign Emphasizes What Consumers Want: Retailer Sales, Convenience, Quality Stores and Brands, and a Festive Holiday Mall Environment INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 13, 2008--With nearly every American consumer planning to shop at a mall this holiday season, the nation's largest mall operator, Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), is launching a campaign designed to capture that holiday spirit and help consumers make the most of the hol... 
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11/13/08Simon's Chelsea Division Opens Jersey Shore Premium Outlets(R)
TINTON FALLS, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 13, 2008--Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its Chelsea outlet division opened Jersey Shore Premium Outlets(R). Located directly off the Garden State Parkway at exit 100A on Route 66 East in Tinton Falls, Jersey Shore Premium Outlets contains 435,000 square feet of gross leasable area and 120 designer and name-brand outlet stores. The Grand Opening celebration runs through Sunday, November 16 and features live ent... 
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11/06/08Simon's Chelsea Division Expands Orlando Premium Outlets(R)
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 6, 2008--Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its Chelsea outlet division opened the second phase of Orlando Premium Outlets(R), in Orlando, Florida. The 114,000 square-foot expansion brings the property to a total of 550,000 square feet of gross leasable area (GLA) and 150 stores. It also includes the construction of a four-level parking garage which opened in 2007 in advance of the expansion. The center is located off ... 
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11/03/08Simon Property Group Announces Third Quarter Results and Quarterly Dividends
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Simon Property Group, Inc. (the “Company” or “Simon”) (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended September 30, 2008: Funds from operations (“FFO”) for the quarter increased 10.8% to $463.9 million from $418.7 million in the third quarter of 2007. On a diluted per share basis the increase was 10.3% to $1.61 from $1.46 in 2007. FFO for the ni... 
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10/16/08Simon's Chelsea Division Opens Sendai-Izumi Premium Outlets(R) in Japan
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its Chelsea division opened Sendai-Izumi Premium Outlets, the seventh Premium Outlet Center(R) in Japan. The center, which serves the Sendai market of northern Honshu Island, is located in Izumi Park Town, approximately three miles from Izumi Interchange on the Tohoku Expressway and is easily accessible from downtown Sendai via Ohira-Sendai Road (Route 264). A major upgrade of Ohira-Senda... 
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10/07/08Simon's Chelsea Outlet Division Begins Construction of Ami Premium Outlets(R)
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), announced today that its 40%-owned joint venture, Chelsea Japan Co., Ltd., began construction of Ami Premium Outlets, the joint venture's eighth project. Phase I, comprising 225,000 square feet of gross leasable area (GLA), is scheduled to open in the summer of 2009 with approximately 100 tenants, including global brands, domestic brands and restaurants. The center is expandable to approximately 360,000 square f... 
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09/30/08Holders of Simon Property Group Series I Preferred Stock May Elect to Convert During 2008 Fourth Fiscal Quarter
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced that holders of the Company's Series I 6% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE:SPGPrI) ("Preferred Stock") may elect to convert their shares during the quarter beginning on October 1, 2008 and ending on December 31, 2008 because the closing sale price of the Company's Common Stock exceeded $78.10, or 125% of the applicable conversion price, for at least 20 trading days in a ... 
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09/19/08Simon Property Group Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Sep 19, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended September 30, 2008, will be released before the market opens on November 3, 2008. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on November 3rd at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investor... 
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09/09/08Simon Property Group Rolls Out Simon Fashion Now Across Runways in Six States
Stylist Robert Verdi Signs On For Tour Stops INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate announces the launch of Simon Fashion Now in six states across the U.S. Simon Fashion Now is a celebration of style featuring runway fashion shows, the latest trends in cosmetics and the season's must-have accessories at signature Simon properties includ... 
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08/18/08Simon Property Group Class C Shareholder to Convert Holdings into Common Shares
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced that an entity controlled by Edward J. DeBartolo, Jr. has elected to convert its holdings of 4,000 shares of Class C common stock into 4,000 Class A common shares as permitted in the Company's charter. The shares held by Mr. DeBartolo's entity represented all of the outstanding Class C common shares. Upon conversion, all shares of Class C common stock were retired an... 
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07/31/08Visa Olympic Games-Themed Giftcards Available at Simon Malls
Limited Edition Giftcards and Coca-Cola Enable Consumers to Live the Excitement with Interactive CD, Prizes INDIANAPOLIS, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) has teamed with marketing allies Visa U.S.A. and Coca-Cola to create an innovative marketing campaign -- "The Gift That Takes The Gold" -- that promotes Coke and Visa's 2008 Olympic sponsorships exclusively at Simon Malls across the country. (Photo: http://www.new... 
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07/28/08Simon Property Group Announces Second Quarter Results and Quarterly Dividends
INDIANAPOLIS, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended June 30, 2008: -- Funds from operations ("FFO") for the quarter increased 14.7% to $427.9 million from $373.0 million in the second quarter of 2007. On a diluted per share basis the increase was 13.7% to $1.49 from $1.31 in 2007. FFO for the six months increased 10.8% to $847.9 million from $765.4 million in 2007. On a dilu... 
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07/15/08Simon's Chelsea Division Expands Sano Premium Outlets(R)
INDIANAPOLIS, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate announced today that its Chelsea outlet division opened the fourth phase of Sano Premium Outlets, near Tokyo, Japan. The 73,000 square-foot expansion brings the property to a total of 393,000 square feet of gross leasable area (GLA) containing 175 retail and restaurant tenants. Sano Premium Outlets opened in ... 
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07/14/08Simon Malls Brings Ticketmaster to Consumers
Ticket-buying convenience launched for Simon mall shoppers INDIANAPOLIS, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ticketmaster (Nasdaq: IACI), the world's connection to live entertainment, and Simon Property Group Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high-quality shopping centers, today announced the launch of a program in which Ticketmaster will have an on-mall retail location at Simon's Gift Services Booth. The program will be Ticketmaster's... 
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06/30/08Holders of Simon Property Group Series I Preferred Stock May Elect to Convert During 2008 Third Fiscal Quarter
INDIANAPOLIS, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the Company) (NYSE: SPG) today announced that holders of the Company's Series I 6% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE: SPGPrI) (Preferred Stock) may elect to convert their shares during the quarter beginning on July 1, 2008 and ending on September 30, 2008 because the closing sale price of the Company's Common Stock exceeded $78.30, or 125% of the applicable conversion price, for at least 20 trading da... 
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06/25/08Simon Breaks Ground on Cincinnati Premium Outlets(R)
MONROE, Ohio, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate announced that its Chelsea outlet division held ceremonies today to mark the start of construction of Cincinnati Premium Outlets(R), a 400,000 square-foot upscale outlet shopping center serving the greater Cincinnati market. The center will be located on a 117-acre site in Monroe, north of Cincinnati, off Inte... 
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06/23/08Simon Deploys Revolutionary Law Enforcement Vehicles in Malls
- T3 Series Aids in Safety and is Environmentally Friendly - INDIANAPOLIS, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, and T3 Motion, Inc., manufacturers of the revolutionary T3 Series law enforcement vehicles, announced today the deployment of these vehicles at various Simon properties nationwide. The three-wheeled T3 makes officers more visible. The nine-i... 
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06/10/08Simon Property Group Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, June 10, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended June 30, 2008, will be released before the market opens on July 28, 2008. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on July 28th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investor Relations t... 
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06/02/08Simon dTOUR Live Presented by ABC Family Connects Pop Stars and Top Brands at Simon Malls
Free Concert Event Combines Music, Fashion, TechnologyINDIANAPOLIS, June 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Teens coast-to-coast will enjoy some of their favorite pop-music stars while exploring what's new in technology, fashion and fun during the 2008 Simon dTOUR Live Presented by ABC Family, a free, live concert and lifestyle event touring 24 Simon malls nationwide this summer, it was announced today. Simon dTOUR Live, developed by Simon Brand Ventures, the business... 
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06/02/08Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentation at NAREIT Investor Forum
INDIANAPOLIS, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in a roundtable discussion at REIT Week 2008: NAREIT's Investor Forum on Thursday, June 5, 2008 in New York beginning at 10:15 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live audio-only webcast will be available online in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.simon.com . An online replay will be avai... 
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05/19/08Simon Property Group Announces Domain II
- More World-Class Retail and Restaurants Will Open in Austin - - The Westin at The Domain Will Debut Too - AUSTIN, Texas, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, announced today a second phase of its Domain project, a tremendously successful mixed-use shopping center which opened in March 2007 and has since garnered much acclaim as Aus... 
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05/13/08Simon Property Group Sells $1.5 Billion of Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it has agreed to sell $1.5 billion of senior notes of its majority-owned partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P., in an underwritten public offering through Banc of America Securities LLC, Citi Markets & Banking, Deutsche Bank Securities and Goldman, Sachs & Co., as joint book-running managers, and Daiwa Securities America Inc., ING Wholesale, Piper Jaffray and Scotia C... 
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05/02/08Hamilton Town Center Opens In Noblesville
- Simon Property Group and Gershman Brown Crowley Debut Hamilton County Shopping, Eating and Entertainment Landmark - NOBLESVILLE, Ind., May 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, and Gershman Brown Crowley, Inc., today announced the opening of Hamilton Town Center, a 950,000 square foot open-air retail center in Noblesville, IN. Hamilton Town Cent... 
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05/01/08Simon Property Group's Pier Park Opens in Panama City Beach
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, today announced the opening of Pier Park, a 900,000 square-foot, open-air lifestyle center that combines the best in shopping, dining and entertainment -- all situated across the street from some of the world's most beautiful beaches. Pier Park is anchored by Dillard's, Target, JCPenney, Borders, Old ... 
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04/29/08Simon Property Group Announces First Quarter Results and Quarterly Dividends
INDIANAPOLIS, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2008: -- Funds from operations ("FFO") for the quarter increased 7.1% to $420.1 million from $392.4 million in the first quarter of 2007. On a diluted per share basis the increase was 6.6% to $1.46 from $1.37 in 2007. -- Net income available to common stockholders for the quarter decreased ... 
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04/08/08Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentation at 2008 Credit Suisse Global Real Estate Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will provide an overview of the Company's business and strategies at the 2008 Credit Suisse Global Real Estate Conference on Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at 8:40 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast of Mr. Sterrett's presentation will be available online in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.s... 
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04/01/08Holders of Simon Property Group Series I Preferred Stock May Elect to Convert During 2008 Second Fiscal Quarter
INDIANAPOLIS, April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced that holders of the Company's Series I 6% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE: SPG-PI) ("Preferred Stock") may elect to convert their shares during the quarter beginning on April 1, 2008 and ending on June 30, 2008 because the closing sale price of the Company's Common Stock exceeded $78.54, or 125% of the applicable conversion price, for at least 20 trad... 
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03/27/08Boston Area Simon Malls Undergo Major Development Projects
Change is in Store as Expansions, Renovations and New Retailers Come to Simon Malls BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 27, 2008--Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) is undergoing large-scale renovations and expansions at several Boston-area properties. The $450 million investment in the region exemplifies Simon Malls as the leading retail provider in New England. "This is an exciting time for Simon properties across Massachusetts as we both commence and c... 
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03/27/08Simon Property Group Opens Houston Premium Outlets(R)
CYPRESS, Texas, March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its Chelsea outlet division opened Houston Premium Outlets(R), in Cypress, Texas. Located approximately 30 miles west of Houston off US Route 290 at the new Fairfield Place Drive exit, Houston Premium Outlets contains 427,000 square feet of gross leasable area and 120 designer and brand-name outlet stores. The Grand Opening celebration runs through Sunday, March 30 and fe... 
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03/25/08Simon Property Group Expands Gotemba Premium Outlets(R)
INDIANAPOLIS, March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its Chelsea outlet division opened the third phase of Gotemba Premium Outlets(R), near Tokyo, Japan. The 95,000 square-foot expansion brings the property to a total of 485,000 square feet of gross leasable area (GLA) containing 200 retail and restaurant tenants. The largest outlet center in Japan, Gotemba Premium Outlets is located approximately 60 miles west of Tokyo on th... 
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03/20/08Simon Property Group Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended March 31, 2008, will be released before the market opens on April 29, 2008. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on April 29th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at http://www.simon.com (Investor Relations tab), http... 
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03/13/08Simon Property Group's Giftcard Program Receives Best Retail Gift Card Award
INDIANAPOLIS, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Simon Giftcard Program has been awarded the distinction of Best in Category in the Retail Gift Card Program category at the 2008 Prepaid Card Expo in Las Vegas. The award is sponsored by Paybefore, the nation's leading provider of information to the rapidly growing prepaid and stored value card industry. At the 2007 Prepaid Card Expo, the inaugural year for both the industry meeting and the Paybefore Awards, the Simon Visa Giftc... 
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03/04/08EPA Names Simon Property Group 2008 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year
Simon Earns Prestigious Award for Protecting the Environment Through Energy Efficiency INDIANAPOLIS, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) as a 2008 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for outstanding energy management and reductions in greenhouse gas emissions at its malls across the country. Simon Property Group is the first REIT to win the award in the last ... 
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03/03/08Simon Property Group to Present at Citi Investment Research 2008 Global Property CEO Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that members of senior management including David Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Richard S. Sokolov, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in a company roundtable presentation to the investment community at the Citi Investment Research 2008 Global Property CEO Conference on Tuesday, March 4, 2008 at 11:0... 
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02/01/08Simon Property Group Announces Fourth Quarter Results, Declares Increase in Common Stock Dividend and Provides 2008 FFO and Earnings Guidance
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2007: -- Funds from operations ("FFO") of the Simon portfolio for the quarter increased 12.7% to $507.7 million from $450.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2006. On a diluted per share basis the increase was 12.1% to $1.76 from $1.57 in 2006. Included in FFO for the qua... 
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01/10/08Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentation at Deutsche Bank 2008 Real Estate Outlook Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that its chief financial officer, Stephen E. Sterrett, will participate in a panel discussion at the Deutsche Bank 2008 Real Estate Outlook Conference on Thursday, January 10, 2008 beginning at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The live webcast, including a question and answer session, will be available online in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.simon... 
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01/09/08Simon Property Group Announces Reporting Information for 2007 Distributions
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced 2007 year-end tax reporting information. Simon Property Group, Inc. Common Stock CUSIP 828806109 Ticker Symbol: SPG Record Record Record Record % of 2/14 5/17 8/17 11/16 Annual Dividend Dates Pmt 2/28 Pmt 5/31 Pmt 8/31 Pmt 11/30 Totals Total ... 
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12/31/07Holders of Simon Property Group Series I Preferred Stock May Elect to Convert During 2008 First Fiscal Quarter
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced that holders of the Company's Series I 6% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE: SPGPrI) ("Preferred Stock") may elect to convert their shares during the quarter beginning on January 2, 2008 and ending on March 31, 2008 because the closing sale price of the Company's Common Stock exceeded $78.71, or 125% of the applicable conversion price, for at least 20 trading... 
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12/13/07Simon Property Group Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2007, will be released before the market opens on February 1, 2008. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on February 1st at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investor Relations tab... 
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12/07/07Simon Property Group Announces Write-Off of Arizona Land Investment and Provides Updated Guidance
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it expects to record a non-cash impairment charge during the fourth quarter of 2007 to write-off the value of its entire equity investment in a joint venture created to develop a master planned community of residential units in northwest Phoenix, Arizona. The Company's share of the impairment charge, net of tax benefits, will be approximately $26 million, and is expected to reduce... 
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12/03/07Simon Property Group To Webcast Management Presentations
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it will provide an online simulcast of presentations to the investment community by Richard S. Sokolov, President and Chief Operating Officer: - Bank of America's 2007 Consumer Holiday Mall Tour at 7:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, December 4th. - Wachovia Securities 11th Annual Real Estate, Gaming & Lodging Securities Conference at 3:55 p.m. Eastern Time... 
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11/19/07Simon Property Group Wins Top Real Estate Industry Award For Energy Efficiency
- Second Consecutive Year that Nation's Leading Retail Developer Takes Gold Award - INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For the second consecutive year Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, has been selected to receive the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) Leader in the Light Gold Award. The award was presented to Simon of... 
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11/15/07Simon Opens Palms Crossing in McAllen, Texas
- New Community Center Offers Wide Array of Anchors, Shops and Restaurants - McALLEN, Texas, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, opened Palms Crossing this morning. Palms Crossing is a 396,000 square foot community center, located adjacent to the new McAllen Convention Center. Palms Crossing is anchored by Babies "R" Us, Barnes & Noble, Beall's, Cavender's... 
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11/08/07Simon's Chelsea Division Opens Philadelphia Premium Outlets(R)
LIMERICK, Pa., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chelsea Property Group, a division of Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, opened Philadelphia Premium Outlets(R) this morning in Limerick, Pennsylvania. Located 35 miles northwest of downtown Philadelphia off of Route 422 at the Sanatoga exit, Philadelphia Premium Outlets features 120 designer and name- brand outlet stores. The center covers 425,00... 
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11/07/07Simon Property Group Teams Up with Boston Celtics to Offer New Gift Card
Portion of Proceeds to be Donated to Shamrock Foundation, Simon Youth Foundation INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) and the Boston Celtics have teamed up to present the Simon Boston Celtics Giftcard(TM), just in time for the 2007-08 season. As part of this new relationship, a portion of the proceeds will go to the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation and the Simon Youth Foundation, both of which provide ed... 
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10/30/07Simon Property Group and American Express Team Up To Create the Simon American Express® Giftcard
INDIANAPOLIS and NEW YORK – October 30, 2007 -- Simon Property Group (NYSE:SPG), which markets the nation's largest bank-issued gift card program, and American Express (NYSE: AXP), the nation's largest issuer of open-system gift cards, announced today that they have joined forces to introduce the Simon American Express Giftcard, an open-system gift card, just in time for the 2007 holiday shopping season. “We are excited to team up with American Express to create a gift card product that... 
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10/29/07Simon Property Group Announces Third Quarter Results and Quarterly Dividends
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended September 30, 2007: -- Funds from operations ("FFO") of the Simon portfolio for the quarter increased 13.3% to $418.7 million from $369.5 million in the third quarter of 2006. On a diluted per share basis the increase was 12.3% to $1.46 from $1.30 in 2006. FFO of the Simon portfolio for the nine ... 
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10/25/07Simon Property Group Names David Simon Chairman of the Board
Melvin Simon and Herbert Simon to Become Chairmen Emeriti INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that CEO David Simon has been named Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective as of October 25, 2007. Melvin Simon and Herbert Simon, who had been serving as Co-Chairmen of the Board, have been named Chairmen Emeriti, also effective as of October 25, 2007. David Simon will also continue... 
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10/11/07Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Jersey Shore Premium Outlets(R)
- Simon's Chelsea Division to Open Upscale Outlet Center in Fall 2008 -TINTON FALLS, N.J., Oct 11, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced that its Chelsea Property Group subsidiary held a groundbreaking ceremony this morning for its newest development project, Jersey Shore Premium Outlets(R). The 435,000 square-foot outlet center will offer an upscale outlet shopping experience for area residents and visitors. Officials from... 
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10/04/07Simon Property Group Announces $500 Million Increase in Revolving Corporate Credit Facility
Borrowing Capacity of Facility Increased to $3.5 Billion INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it has successfully implemented the $500 million accordion feature in its existing unsecured corporate credit facility, thereby increasing the Company's revolving borrowing capacity from $3.0 billion to $3.5 billion. The expanded credit facility includes a larger $875 million multi-currency tranch... 
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10/04/07CORRECTING and REPLACING Webcast Alert: Simon Property Group Announces Its REIT/Real Estate On-line Forum Presentation
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct 04, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The first graph of the release dated October 3, 2007 should read: Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will provide an overview of the Company's business and strategies as part of the REIT/Real Estate On-line Forum on October 4, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time (sted Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will p... 
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10/03/07Webcast Alert: Simon Property Group Announces Its REIT/Real Estate On-line Forum Presentation
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 3, 2007--Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will provide an overview of the Company's business and strategies as part of the REIT/Real Estate On-line Forum on October 4, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time. To access the presentation, log on to the web at the address below: http://www.investorcalendar.com/ClientPage.asp?ID=121538 If you are unable to participate during th... 
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10/02/07Simon Property Group Completes Redemption of 7.89% Series G Cumulative Step-Up Premium Rate Preferred Stock
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today the completion of the redemption of all 3,000,000 of the outstanding shares of its 7.89% Series G Cumulative Step-Up Premium Rate Preferred Stock (NYSE: SPGPrG) (CUSIP 828806505). The Series G Preferred was redeemed at a redemption price of $50.00 per share plus accrued and unpaid distributions to the redemption date, or a total of $50.011 per share. The Company sold a new issue of p... 
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09/28/07Holders of Simon Property Group Series I Preferred Stock May Elect to Convert During 2007 Fourth Fiscal Quarter
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced that holders of the Company's Series I 6% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE: SPGPrI) ("Preferred Stock") may elect to convert their shares during the quarter beginning on October 1, 2007 and ending on December 31, 2007 because the closing sale price of the Company's Common Stock exceeded $78.88, or 125% of the applicable conversion price, for at least 20 tra... 
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09/20/07Simon Property Group Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended September 30, 2007, will be released before the market opens on October 29, 2007. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on October 29th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investor Relations tab), www.e... 
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09/19/07Fashion Valley Adds Unique Luxury Stores to Strengthen Position as San Diego County's High Fashion Leader
- Simon Announces CH Carolina Herrera, Tourneau, Hermes, Michael Kors and More - SAN DIEGO, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, announced today a wave of exciting tenants, almost all of them completely new to San Diego County, that will be coming to Fashion Valley. These new retailers position Fashion Valley as the unquestio... 
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09/18/07Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentation at Merrill Lynch Global Real Estate Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that David Simon, Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a company roundtable discussion at the Merrill Lynch Global Real Estate Conference on Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at 2:45 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast of Mr. Simon's roundtable discussion will be available online in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.simon.com. An ... 
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09/06/07Simon Property Group and ConEdison Solutions Announce Energy Efficiency Program
- Partnering to Provide Energy Savings - INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 6, 2007--Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate announced today that it was expanding its energy efficiency program at Simon properties nationwide by teaming with ConEdison Solutions, one of America's leading energy services companies, to provide performance contracting services. Energy efficiency programs will incl... 
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08/29/07Simon Property Group Announces Redemption of 7.89% Series G Cumulative Step-Up Premium Rate Preferred Stock
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug 29, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it will redeem all of the outstanding shares of its 7.89% Series G Cumulative Step-Up Premium Rate Preferred Stock (NYSE: SPGPrG) (CUSIP 828806505) on October 2, 2007. The Series G Preferred will be redeemed at a redemption price of $50.00 per share plus accrued and unpaid distributions to the redemption date, or a total of $50.011 per share. The notice ... 
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08/28/07Lehigh Valley Lifestyle Expansion to Open Beginning This Month
WHITEHALL, Pa., Aug 28, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) and Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE: PEI) (PREIT) announced further details today on the Grand Opening of the lifestyle expansion at Lehigh Valley Mall and the renovations to the existing mall. Exciting new retailers will open their doors from the end of August through October with the Grand Opening scheduled for October 26 -- October 28. The redevelopment ... 
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08/23/07Simon Property Group Acquires The Shops at Las Americas
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of The Shops at Las Americas, an upscale outlet center in Southern California, from a joint venture between Stoltz Real Estate Partners and institutional investors advised by Pacific Coast Capital. The center will be renamed Las Americas Premium Outlets(R) and... 
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08/22/07Simon Property Group Announces Completion of Retail Syndication of Senior Loan Facility for The Mills Limited Partnership
$1.025 Billion Facility Matures in 2012INDIANAPOLIS, Aug 22, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. ("Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced the syndication of a senior loan facility for The Mills Limited Partnership ("TMLP"), an entity owned by SPG- FCM Ventures, LLC (a joint venture between a Simon subsidiary and funds managed by Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C.). The facility was initially closed for $925 million in June of 2007 by JPMorgan Chas... 
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07/30/07Simon Property Group Announces Second Quarter Results and Quarterly Dividends
INDIANAPOLIS, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended June 30, 2007: - Funds from operations ("FFO") of the Simon portfolio for the quarter increased 4.1% to $373.0 million from $358.4 million in the second quarter of 2006. On a diluted per share basis the increase was 4.0% to $1.31 from $1.26 in 2006. FFO of the Simon portfolio for the six months ... 
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07/26/07Simon Property Group Announces $1 Billion Common Stock Repurchase Program
INDIANAPOLIS, July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced that the Company's Board of Directors authorized a common stock repurchase program during its regular quarterly meeting earlier today. Under the program, the Company may purchase up to $1 billion of its common stock over the next 24 months as market conditions warrant. The shares may be repurchased in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions. Simon Property Group, Inc. ... 
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07/26/07Simon Property Group Opens Porta di Roma Shopping Center in Rome, Italy
Center Developed and Owned through the Company's Gallerie Commerciali Italia Joint VentureINDIANAPOLIS, July 26, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that the Porta di Roma shopping center in Rome, Italy has been opened to the public. The center is the joint development of the Lamaro Group, a major Rome-based construction and development organization, and Gallerie Commerciali Italia ("GCI"), SPG's Italian joint venture... 
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07/25/07Local Favorites Coming to Simon's Pier Park Development
PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL (July 25, 2007) – Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) announced a group of exciting local and regional retailers that have decided to join the outstanding merchandise mix at Pier Park in Panama City Beach. Pier Park visitors will find their favorite stores in a dramatic setting including: Bebo'z Collectable's, Del Sol, Emerald Coast Photography, Fish Tales Gallery, Fresh Produce, Irene and Co., Resort Wear and Boutique, Jake at the Beach – A Life is Good Genuine Nei... 
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07/05/07Simon Property Group Opens Kobe-Sanda Premium Outlets(R) in Japan
INDIANAPOLIS, July 5, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its Chelsea division opened Kobe-Sanda Premium Outlets, the sixth Premium Outlet Center(R) in Japan and the second in the Kansai region. The project is located 22 miles (a 50-minute drive) north of downtown Kobe and 30 miles northwest of central Osaka. It is accessible via the region's three most heavily traveled major highways -- the Chugoku Expressway... 
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07/05/07Emerging Pop Singing Talent, Hot Brands Connect with Teens Across the Country at Simon DTour Live! Presented by ABC Family
Free Concert Series at Simon Malls Features Plain White T's, Lloyd, and Brooke Hogan, Among Others INDIANAPOLIS, July 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon malls will be transformed into a sizzling hot entertainment venue this summer as Simon Brand Ventures, the business-to-consumer arm of Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) launches Simon DTour Live! (R) Presented by ABC Family, a free, live concert and lifestyle event at 20 Simon malls across the country t... 
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06/29/07Holders of Simon Property Group Series I Preferred Stock May Elect to Convert During 2007 Third Fiscal Quarter
INDIANAPOLIS, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced that holders of the Company's Series I 6% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE: SPGPrI) ("Preferred Stock") may elect to convert their shares during the quarter beginning on July 2, 2007 and ending on September 28, 2007 because the closing sale price of the Company's Common Stock exceeded $79.02, or 125% of the applicable conversion price, for at least 20 tradin... 
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06/25/07Simon Property Group To Webcast Management Presentation at 17th Annual Wachovia Securities Nantucket Equity Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, June 25, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that Michael P. McCarty, Senior Vice President of Research and Corporate Communications, will provide an overview of the Company's business and strategies at the 17th Annual Wachovia Securities Nantucket Equity Conference on Wednesday, June 27, 2007 at 11:45 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast of Mr. McCarty's presentation will be available online in... 
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06/19/07Simon Property Group Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, June 19, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended June 30, 2007, will be released before the market opens on July 30, 2007. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on July 30th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investor Relations t... 
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06/01/07Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentation at NAREIT Investor Forum
INDIANAPOLIS, June 1, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it will webcast its company presentation to the investment community at the 2007 NAREIT (National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts) Investor Forum on Wednesday, June 6, 2007 in New York beginning at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. David Simon, Chief Executive Officer, Richard Sokolov, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Stephen Sterret... 
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06/01/07Simon Property Group Opens First Premium Outlet Center(R) in South Korea
INDIANAPOLIS, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its Chelsea division opened Yeoju Premium Outlets, the first Premium Outlet Center(R) in South Korea. The project is located on Expressway 50 -- a heavily traveled east-west highway -- approximately 36 miles southeast of Seoul in Gyeonggi Province. Population within a 40-mile radius of Yeoju Premium Outlets is approximately nine million people. The 250,000 square-foot first... 
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05/18/07Dillard's, Dick's and Village Road Show First to Domain II
- Simon Property Group to Build Second Phase of Successful Project - AUSTIN, Texas, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Building on the success of Phase I of The Domain, Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that plans are well underway for Phase II, scheduled to open in spring 2009. Phase II of The Domain will feature Dillard's, Dick's Sporting Goods and a Village Road Show Gold Class Cinema complex. There will also be an additional 300,000 square feet of retail and... 
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04/27/07Simon Property Group Announces First Quarter Results and Quarterly Dividends
INDIANAPOLIS, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2007: -- Funds from operations ("FFO") of the Simon portfolio for the quarter increased 9.3% to $392.4 million from $358.9 million in the first quarter of 2006. On a diluted per share basis the increase was 8.7% to $1.37 from $1.26 in 2006. -- Net income available to common stockholders f... 
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04/11/07Simon Property Group Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, April 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended March 31, 2007, will be released before the market opens on April 27, 2007. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on April 27th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Investor Relations tab), www.earnings.... 
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04/06/07Simon Property Group and Farallon Capital Management Complete Acquisition of The Mills Corporation
INDIANAPOLIS and SAN FRANCISCO, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) ("SPG") and Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C. ("Farallon"), announced that the acquisition of The Mills Corporation (NYSE: MLS) ("The Mills") by SPG-FCM Ventures, LLC, a joint venture between an entity owned by SPG and funds managed by Farallon, was completed on April 3, 2007. The acquisition was completed by means of a merger of a subsidiary of SPG-FCM Ventures and The Mills, fol... 
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04/03/07Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentation at Credit Suisse 2007 Real Estate Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, April 3, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will provide an overview of the Company's business and strategies at the Credit Suisse 2007 Real Estate Conference on Wednesday, April 11, 2007 at 3:15 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast of Mr. Sterrett's presentation will be available online in the Investor Relations section of the Company's websit... 
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03/30/07Holders Of Simon Property Group Series I Preferred Stock May Elect To Convert During 2007 Second Fiscal Quarter
INDIANAPOLIS, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced that holders of the Company's Series I 6% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE: SPGPrI) ("Preferred Stock") may elect to convert their shares during the quarter beginning on April 2, 2007 and ending on June 29, 2007 because the closing sale price of the Company's Common Stock exceeded $79.16, or 125% of the applicable conversion price, for at least 20 trading d... 
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03/29/07Tender Offer for Mills Common Shares Successfully Completed
INDIANAPOLIS and SAN FRANCISCO, March 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) ("SPG") and Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C. ("Farallon"), today announced that the $25.25 per share cash tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of The Mills Corporation (NYSE: MLS) ("The Mills") by SPG-FCM Ventures, LLC, a joint venture between an entity owned by SPG and funds managed by Farallon, has been successfully completed. A total of 48,935,908 Mill... 
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03/15/07Construction Begins on Houston Premium Outlets(R)
- Simon's Chelsea Division to Open Upscale Outlet Center in Spring 2008 -CYPRESS, Texas, March 15, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its Chelsea Property Group division began construction on Houston Premium Outlets(R). The 430,000 square-foot outlet center will bring upscale outlet shopping to the Houston market. The 75 acre property is located in northwest Houston off of U.S. Highway 290 between Mason Road an... 
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03/09/07Simon Property Group Announces Opening of The Domain
- 700,000 Square Feet of Luxury Retail and Mixed-Use Debuts in Austin - AUSTIN, Texas, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced the opening of The Domain in Austin, Texas, which combines 700,000 square feet of luxury fashion and restaurant space, 75,000 square feet of Class A office space and 390 apartments catering to Austin's growing population. The Domain is anchored by central Texas' first Neiman Marcus and Macy's. Of The Doma... 
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03/02/07Simon Property Group to Present at Citigroup 2007 Global Property CEO Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that members of senior management including David Simon, Chief Executive Officer, Richard S. Sokolov, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in a company roundtable presentation to the investment community at the Citigroup 2007 Global Property CEO Conference on Wednesday, March 7, 2007 at 7:45 a.m. Eastern Standard Tim... 
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03/01/07Simon and Farallon Commence Tender Offer to Acquire The Mills Common Shares for $25.25 Per Share in Cash
INDIANAPOLIS and SAN FRANCISCO, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) ("SPG") and Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C. ("Farallon"), today announced that a joint venture between an entity owned by SPG and funds managed by Farallon has commenced a tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of The Mills Corporation (NYSE: MLS) ("The Mills") common stock for $25.25 per share in cash. The tender offer (the "Offer") is being made pursuant to... 
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02/20/07Simon Property Group Resolves Claims in New Hampshire Giftcard Litigation
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced a voluntary settlement with the New Hampshire Attorney General's office that resolves a major element of the litigation regarding the Simon Visa Giftcard program. In August 2006, the federal District Court in New Hampshire held that all Simon Visa Giftcards issued after September 1, 2005 comply with applicable law. The Court made no decision regarding the Bank of America-issued S... 
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02/16/07Simon Property Group and Farallon Capital Agree to Acquire The Mills For $25.25 Per Common Share
Cash Tender Offer for The Mills Common Shares to Commence by End of February INDIANAPOLIS, SAN FRANCISCO and CHEVY CHASE, Md., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) ("SPG"), Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C. ("Farallon"), and The Mills Corporation (NYSE: MLS) ("The Mills") today announced that a joint venture between an entity owned by SPG and funds managed by Farallon has entered into a definitive merger agreement with The Mills under which it wil... 
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02/05/07Simon and Farallon Propose to Acquire Mills for $24.00 Per Share in Cash
Offer Provides Higher Price Than Brookfield Asset Management Agreement and Expedited Timetable INDIANAPOLIS and SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) ("SPG") and Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C. ("Farallon") today announced they have sent a letter to the Board of Directors of The Mills Corporation (NYSE: MLS) ("Mills") proposing to enter into a merger agreement to acquire Mills for $24.00 per share in ca... 
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02/02/07Simon Property Group Announces Fourth Quarter Results and Declares 10.5% Increase in Common Stock Dividend
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2006: - Funds from operations ("FFO") of the Simon portfolio for the quarter increased 7.5% to $450.4 million from $419.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2005. On a diluted per share basis the increase was 6.8% to $1.57 from $1.47 in 2005. FFO of the Simon portfolio for ... 
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01/12/07Simon Property Group Provides 2007 FFO and Earnings Guidance
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan 12, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today provided guidance for 2007 funds from operations ("FFO") per share and net income per share. The Company estimates that diluted FFO will be within a range of $5.70 to $5.80 per share for the year ending December 31, 2007, and diluted net income per share will be within a range of $1.82 to $1.92. The Company's 2007 guidance estimates are based ... 
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01/12/07Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentation at Deutsche Bank Real Estate & Lodging Outlook Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that its chief financial officer, Stephen E. Sterrett, will participate in a panel discussion at the Deutsche Bank 2007 Real Estate & Lodging Outlook Conference on Thursday, January 18, 2007 beginning at 10:15 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. The live webcast, including a question and answer session, will be available online in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at... 
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01/09/07Simon Property Group Announces Reporting Information for 2006 Distributions
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan 09, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced 2006 year-end tax reporting information. Simon Property Group, Inc. Common Stock CUSIP 828806109 Ticker Symbol: SPG Record 2/17 Record 5/17 Record 8/17 Record 11/16 % of Dividend Annual Dates Pmt 2/28 Pmt 5/31 Pmt 8/31 ... 
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12/29/06Holders of Simon Property Group Series I Preferred Stock May Elect To Convert During 2007 First Fiscal Quarter
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec 29, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced that holders of the Company's Series I 6% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE: SPGPrI) ("Preferred Stock") may elect to convert their shares during the quarter beginning on January 2, 2007 and ending on March 30, 2007 because the closing sale price of the Company's Common Stock exceeded $79.27, or 125% of the applicable conversion price... 
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12/21/06Simon Property Group Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec 21, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended December 31, 2006, will be released before the market opens on February 2, 2007. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on February 2nd at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at http://www.simon.com (Inves... 
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12/12/06Simon Property Group Announces Closing on Issuance of $1.25 Billion of Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) announced today the closing of an offering of $1.25 billion of senior notes by its operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"). The offering consisted of $600 million of 5.00% notes due 2012 and $650 million of 5.25% notes due 2016. The Operating Partnership intends to use the proceeds to pay off the $660 million U.S. dollar balance of it... 
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12/01/06Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentations
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec 01, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it will provide an online simulcast of the following presentations to the investment community on December 5, 2006: * David Simon, Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a panel discussion at the Bear Stearns Real Estate: Year Ahead Conference at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. * Richard S. Sokolov, President and Chief Operating ... 
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11/29/06Nordstrom to Open at Simon's Fashion Mall at Keystone in Indianapolis
SEATTLE, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN), a leading fashion specialty retailer, announced it has signed a letter of intent with Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of quality retail real estate, to open a new Nordstrom store at Fashion Mall at Keystone in Indianapolis. The brand new two-level, 130,000 square foot store will be located in the space currently occupied by Parisian. Par... 
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11/10/06Simon Property Group Opens Coconut Point
- Signature Mixed-Use Project Debuts in Estero, Florida - ESTERO, Fla., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Coconut Point, Simon Property Group's (NYSE: SPG) eagerly-anticipated 1.2 million square-foot, open-air shopping center complex with village, lakefront and community center areas, opened this morning to enthusiastic shoppers. Coconut Point becomes the latest link in Simon's rich history of innovation and creativity in developing the highest quality retail properties in N... 
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11/06/06Construction Begins for Kobe Sanda Premium Outlets and Expansion of Gotemba Premium Outlets Announced
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), announced today that its 40%-owned joint venture, Chelsea Japan Co., Ltd., has commenced construction of Kobe Sanda Premium Outlets. The project is the sixth Premium Outlet Center(R) for the joint venture since its establishment in 1999, and is located approximately 22 miles (a 50-minute drive) north of central Kobe. Phase I, containing approximately 200,000 square feet of gross leasable area, is s... 
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11/02/06Simon's Chelsea Division Opens Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets
Big Crowds from Texas and Mexico MERCEDES, Texas, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chelsea Property Group, a division of Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, opened Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets(R) this morning in Mercedes, Texas. Located 20 miles east of McAllen and 10 miles from the Mexican border on 54 acres, Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets features 100 designer an... 
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10/31/06Simon Property Group Announces Dates For Series I Preferred Stock Dividend
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct 31, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today corrected the previously reported record and payment dates for its 6% Series I Convertible Perpetual Preferred (NYSE: SPGPrI) dividend. The dividend of $0.75 per share is payable on November 30, 2006 to stockholders of record on November 16, 2006. About Simon Simon Property Group, Inc., an S&P 500 company headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, is a real estate inv... 
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10/31/06Simon Malls to Open Early Across the U.S. to Launch the Holiday Shopping Season
$500,000 sweepstakes and retailer specials await early shoppersINDIANAPOLIS, Oct 31, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- To welcome the Holiday Shopping Season, America's largest mall owner and operator -- Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) -- will throw open the doors of its shopping centers at 5 a.m. with retailers opening between 5 a.m. and 6 a.m. on Friday, November 24 -- the day after Thanksgiving -- to give consumers an early jump on their holiday shopping, it was ann... 
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10/30/06Simon Property Group Announces Third Quarter Results and Quarterly Dividends
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct 30, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended September 30, 2006: * Funds from operations ("FFO") of the Simon portfolio for the quarter increased 9.4% to $369.5 million from $337.7 million in the third quarter of 2005. On a diluted per share basis the increase was 9.2% to $1.30 from $1.19 in 2005. FFO of the Simon portfolio for the nine months ... 
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10/25/06Lifestyle Expansion Planned at Lehigh Valley Mall
Major Renovation of Existing Mall also Planned WHITEHALL, Pa., Oct 25, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) and Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:PEI) (PREIT) announced that construction has begun on an approximately 110,000 square foot lifestyle expansion of Lehigh Valley Mall in Whitehall, Pennsylvania (Allentown). The new addition is scheduled to open in August 2007. The redevelopment efforts will be managed by Kravco Simon Company, the property man... 
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10/04/06Simon Property Group Completes Redemption of 8-3/4% Series F Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today the completion of the redemption of all 8,000,000 of the outstanding shares of its 8-3/4% Series F Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (NYSE: SPGPrF) (CUSIP 828806604) ("Series F Preferred Stock"). The Series F Preferred Stock was redeemed at a redemption price of $25.00 per share plus accrued and unpaid distributions to the redemption date, or a total of $25.01823 per share. The Co... 
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10/04/06Webcast Alert: Simon Property Group Announces Its InformedInvestors.com REIT/Real Estate On-line Forum Webcast
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 4, 2006--Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it will webcast its company presentation given by Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, on October 5, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time as part of the InformedInvestors.com REIT/Real Estate Online Forum. To access the presentation, log on to the web at the address below: http://www.vcall.com/EventPage.asp?ID=109553 If you are unable to participate durin... 
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09/29/06Holders of Simon Property Group Series I Preferred Stock May Elect to Convert During 2006 Fourth Fiscal Quarter
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced that holders of the Company's Series I 6% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE: SPGPrI) ("Preferred Stock") may elect to convert their shares during the quarter beginning on October 2, 2006 and ending on December 29, 2006 because the closing sale price of the Company's Common Stock exceeded $79.37, or 125% of the applicable conversion price, for at least 20 tra... 
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09/20/06Construction Begins for Philadelphia Premium Outlets(R)
Simon's Chelsea Division Breaks Ground on Upscale Outlet CenterLIMERICK TOWNSHIP, Pa., Sept 20, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its Chelsea Property Group division broke ground on Philadelphia Premium Outlets(R) in a ceremony held this morning. Officials from Roseland, NJ-based Chelsea Property Group were on-hand as construction began on the 430,000-square-foot upscale, fashion-oriented manufacturers' outl... 
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09/14/06Simon Property Group Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended September 30, 2006, will be released after the market closes on October 30, 2006. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on October 31st at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at http://www.simon.com (Investor Relations tab)... 
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09/14/06Simon Property Group Introduces 'Simon Pink Ribbon Giftcard' to Support Breast Cancer Research and Education
Each Purchase of the New Gift Card Will Support the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation are teaming up to offer consumers a new way to support breast cancer research and education through purchase of the new Simon Pink Ribbon Giftcard. Beginning September 15, 2006, for every Simon Pink Ribbon Giftcard purchased, Simon... 
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09/12/06Southern Theatres Starts Construction at Pier Park
- Sixteen-Screen Multiplex to be Largest in Area - PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL (September 12, 2006) – Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) announced today that Southern Theatres, LLC has begun construction on the Grand 16 Theatre at Pier Park in Panama City Beach, FL. The 16 screen-3,200-seat multiplex movie theatre will be the largest in the Panama City Beach, Panama City, Destin and Ft. Walton area. The Pier Park Grand Theatre will include stadium seating, digital sound, high back rocker seats ... 
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08/30/06Simon Property Group Announces Redemption of 8 3/4% Series F Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug 30, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it will redeem all 8,000,000 of the outstanding shares of its 8 3/4% Series F Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (NYSE: SPGPrF) (CUSIP 828806604) on October 4, 2006. The Series F Preferred will be redeemed at a redemption price of $25.00 per share plus accrued and unpaid distributions to the redemption date, or a total of $25.01823 per share. The not... 
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08/29/06Simon Property Group Announces Closing on Issuance of $1.1 Billion of Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) announced today the closing of an offering of $1.1 billion of senior notes by its subsidiary operating partnership, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"). The offering consisted of $600 million of 5.60% notes due 2011 and $500 million of 5.875% notes due 2017. The Operating Partnership intends to use the net offering proceeds to reduce the outstanding balance of it... 
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08/04/06Simon's Chelsea Division Opens Round Rock Premium Outlets(R)
125 Stores Open to Big Crowds in Bright Texas Sunshine ROUND ROCK, Texas, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chelsea Property Group, a division of Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the nation's largest real estate retail developer, opened Round Rock Premium Outlets(R) yesterday morning in Round Rock, Texas. Located just 20 minutes north of Austin on 80 acres, Round Rock Premium Outlets features 125 designer and name- branded outlet stores. It is Chelsea's 41st Premium... 
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08/04/06Simon Malls Are Hot Venue for Rising Stars Like Singer Mya, MTV's Cheyenne, Girl Group Cherish, Others
Simon DTour Live Combines Singing Sensations and Teen Entertainment INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Teens will soon be flocking to 23 Simon malls around the country as Simon Brand Ventures, the business-to-consumer arm of Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) launches Simon DTour Live(R), a free live concert series featuring the hottest emerging singing talent, teen-oriented entertainment and retail brands. Now in its fourth year, Simon DTour Live has bec... 
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07/31/06Simon Property Group Announces Second Quarter Results and Quarterly Dividends
INDIANAPOLIS, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended June 30, 2006: * Funds from operations ("FFO") of the Simon portfolio for the quarter increased 6.9% to $358.4 million from $335.2 million in the second quarter of 2005. On a diluted per share basis the increase was 6.8% to $1.26 from $1.18 in 2005. FFO of the Simon portfolio for the six month... 
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07/17/06Simon Property Group's 'Feelin' Groovy' - Presented by Radio Disney - Geared to Helping Kids Feel Good About Themselves
Radio Disney DJs, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Winx Club Fairies, Cabbage Patch Kids to Visit Children at 63 Simon Malls INDIANAPOLIS, July 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) announced today that 63 Simon Malls around the country will play host to Feelin' Groovy, an event designed to encourage kids' eagerness to learn, strengthen their safety awareness skills, and build their confidence when faced with new and different situations. Pre... 
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06/30/06Holders of Simon Property Group Series I Preferred Stock May Elect to Convert During 2006 Third Fiscal Quarter
INDIANAPOLIS, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced that holders of the Company's Series I 6% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock ("Preferred Stock") may elect to convert their shares during the quarter beginning on July 3, 2006 and ending on September 29, 2006 because the closing sale price of the Company's Common Stock exceeded $79.48, or 125% of the applicable conversion price, for at least 20 trading days in a per... 
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06/22/06Simon Property Group Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended June 30, 2006, will be released after the market closes on July 31, 2006. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on August 1st at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at http://www.simon.com (Investor Relations tab), http://ww... 
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06/02/06Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentation at NAREIT Investor Forum
INDIANAPOLIS, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it will webcast its company presentation to the investment community at the 2006 NAREIT (National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts) Investor Forum on Tuesday, June 6, 2006 in New York beginning at 3:10 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. David Simon, Chief Executive Officer, Richard Sokolov, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Stephen Sterrett, Chief Financial Offic... 
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05/19/06Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom Coming to Quaker Bridge Mall
- Additional Small Shop Space and Parking Area Also Announced - LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), and Kravco Simon Company announced today that two of America's premier retailers, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom, plan to join the retail lineup at Quaker Bridge Mall in Lawrenceville, N.J. "This is a milestone event for Quaker Bridge Mall," said Richard S. Sokolov, president and chief operating officer of SPG, the country... 
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05/15/06Simon Property Group Announces Closing on Issuance of $800 Million of Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) announced today the closing of an offering of $800 million of senior notes by its operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"). The offering consisted of $400 million of 5.75% notes due 2012 and $400 million of 6.10% notes due 2016. The Operating Partnership intends to use the proceeds to reduce the outstanding balance of its existing $3 b... 
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05/12/06Simon Property Group Announces $250 Million Common Stock Repurchase Program
INDIANAPOLIS, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a common stock repurchase program under which the Company may purchase up to $250 million of its common stock over the next twelve months as market conditions warrant. The shares may be repurchased in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions. This program replaces the common stock repurchase program which the Board authorized in... 
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05/12/06Simon Property Group and Publicis Groupe Launch
OnSpot Digital Network, Major New Digital Channel
First National Mall-based Digital Broadcast Network Aims to Revolutionize the Shopping Experience by Driving Marketing Closer to Upscale ConsumersPARIS and INDIANAPOLIS, May 12, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Publicis Groupe (NYSE: PUB), the world's fourth largest communications company, and Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the largest publicly traded retail real estate company in North America, announced today the launch of a new, high- definition digital netw... 
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05/01/06Simon Purchases Seven Federated Buildings
- Also Announces Significant Redevelopment Plans at Each Property - INDIANAPOLIS, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, announced today that it had signed a definitive agreement with Federated Department Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FD) to buy seven Federated buildings at seven SPG properties. Closing is expected to occur in July, 2006. Following is the list of bui... 
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04/28/06Simon Property Group Announces Strong First Quarter Results
INDIANAPOLIS, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2006: * Funds from operations ("FFO") of the Simon portfolio increased 12.3% to $358.9 million from $319.6 million in the first quarter of 2005. On a diluted per share basis the increase was 12.5% to $1.26 from $1.12 in 2005. * Net income available to common stockholders increased 82.1% to $104.0 million f... 
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04/11/06Simon Property Group Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, April 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended March 31, 2006, will be released before the market opens on April 28, 2006. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on April 28th at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at http://www.simon.com (Investor Relations tab), http://... 
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04/05/06Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentation at Credit Suisse Real Estate Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that its Vice President of Investor Relations, Shelly J. Doran, will provide an overview of the Company's business and strategies at the Credit Suisse 2006 Real Estate Conference on Thursday, April 6, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast of Ms. Doran's presentation will be available online in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at http://w... 
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03/31/06Holders of Simon Property Group Series I Preferred Stock May Elect to Convert During 2006 Second Fiscal Quarter
INDIANAPOLIS, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced that holders of the Company's Series I 6% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock ("Preferred Stock") may elect to convert their shares during the quarter beginning on April 3, 2006 and ending on June 30, 2006 because the closing sale price of the Company's Common Stock exceeded $79.59, or 125% of the applicable conversion price, for at least 20 trading days in a period... 
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03/28/06Books Come to Life at Simon Malls as Simon Kidgits Club Book Blast Gets Underway at 88 Malls and Simon Kidgits Club Publishes Its First Book!
Celebrity Readings of Popular Children's Books, Character Appearances and Children's Book Drive Help Make Reading a 'Blast' INDIANAPOLIS, March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) continues to support children's literacy by again hosting Simon Kidgits Club(R) Book Blast!, a free event that attracts tens of thousands of kids, all celebrating the joy of reading through April 29 at nearly 100 Simon malls around the country. Content partner Harper Co... 
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03/28/06Simon Inks National ATM Pact With Bank of America
INDIANAPOLIS, March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the nation's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, announced today a new strategic agreement with Bank of America to place more than 360 of the bank's ATMs in 160 malls in 31 states. The installations will be largely completed by June of this year. Financial and other details about the agreement were not released. "As the largest financial institution ATM... 
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03/24/06Super Chefs Yan, Moulton, Esposito, and the Pences Sign On with Simon Super Chefs Live!
Signature mall event draws DASANI, Jacob's Creek, Bertolli Frozen Dinners, Uncle Ben's Brand, Waldenbooks, B. Dalton Bookseller, Barnes & Noble, Borders Express and other brands as key sponsors INDIANAPOLIS, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nationally-celebrated chefs Martin Yan, Sara Moulton, Mary Ann Esposito, and John and Caprial Pence will headline the 2006 edition of Simon Super Chefs Live! at Simon malls across the country from late March through mid-Au... 
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03/23/06Nordstrom to Open at Ross Park Mall in Pittsburgh
SEATTLE, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN), a leading fashion specialty retailer announced it has signed a letter of intent with Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of quality retail real estate, to open a new Nordstrom store at Ross Park Mall in Pittsburgh. The brand new two-level, 144,000 square foot store will be built on the site where the Macy's store is currently located. This will... 
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03/22/06Nordstrom to Build New Store at Tacoma Mall
Simon Announces a Multi-Year, Multi-Million Dollar Lifestyle Expansion Adding 105,000 Square Feet of Retail and Restaurants SEATTLE, March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN), a leading fashion specialty retailer, announced it has signed a letter of intent with Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of quality retail real estate, to relocate and build a new store at the Tacoma Mall. ... 
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03/03/06Simon Property Group to Present at Citigroup REIT CEO Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, March 3, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that members of senior management including David Simon, Chief Executive Officer, Richard S. Sokolov, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in a company roundtable presentation to the investment community at the Citigroup 2006 REIT CEO Conference on Tuesday, March 7, 2006 at 10:15 a.m. Easter... 
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03/02/06Coach and Simon Announce Program to Advance Store Growth
Twenty New Coach Stores to Open at Simon Properties Over Two Years NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 2, 2006--Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH), a leading marketer of modern classic American accessories and Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, announced today that they have formed an alliance to open or expand Coach retail stores in Simon's premiere malls and lifestyle centers over the next two years. Th... 
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02/22/06Simon Property Group Ranked #1 Most Admired Real Estate Company In FORTUNE's Annual Survey
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) has been named America's Most Admired Company in the real estate industry according to FORTUNE magazine. As part of FORTUNE's 24th annual list of America's Most Admired Companies in its March 6th issue, SPG emerged as the industry leader for the second time in the past four years. "This recognition means a great deal," said David Simon, chief executive officer of SPG, "and is a direct result of ... 
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02/06/06Simon Property Group Announces Strong Fourth Quarter Results and Declares 8.6% Increase in Common Stock Dividend
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb 06, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2005: * Diluted funds from operations ("FFO") of the Simon portfolio for the quarter increased 9.0% to $433.2 million from $397.6 million in 2004. On a per share basis the increase was 8.1% to $1.47 from $1.36 in the fourth quarter of 2004. Diluted FFO of the Simon portf... 
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01/11/06Toll Brothers, Meritage Homes and Simon Property Group Joint Venture Purchases 5,485-Acre Land Parcel in Phoenix's Northwest Valley
-- $312 Million Transaction Is Largest In Arizona History -- Horsham, PA, January 11, 2006 -- A joint venture consisting of Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE: TOL), which is the managing member; Meritage Homes Corp. (NYSE: MTH); and Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) has purchased a 5,485-acre land parcel in northwest Phoenix from DaimlerChrysler Corporation for $312 million. According to research published by The Arizona Republic, this represents the largest dollar value land transaction record... 
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01/11/06Simon Property Group Provides 2006 FFO and Earnings Guidance
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today provided estimates of 2006 funds from operations ("FFO") per share and net income per share. The Company expects diluted FFO to be within a range of $5.20 to $5.32 per share for the year ending December 31, 2006, and diluted net income per share to be within a range of $1.71 to $1.83. The Company considers FFO a key measure of its operating performance that is not s... 
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01/09/06Simon Property Group Announces Reporting Information for 2005 Distributions
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan 09, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced 2005 year-end tax reporting information. Simon Property Group, Inc. Common Stock CUSIP 828806109 Ticker Symbol: SPG % of Record 2/21 Record 5/17 Record 8/17 Record 11/16 Annual Dividend Pmt 2/28 Pmt 5/31 Pmt 8/31 Pmt 11... 
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12/22/05Simon Property Group Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec 22, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2005, will be released before the market opens on February 6, 2006. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on February 6th at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at http://www.simo... 
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12/15/05Simon Property Group Announces Favorable Modifications to Corporate Credit Facility
New $3.0 Billion Facility Matures in 2010INDIANAPOLIS, Dec 15, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company")(NYSE: SPG) today announced that it has entered into a new unsecured corporate credit facility which increases the Company's revolving borrowing capacity from $2.0 to $3.0 billion. The facility, which can be increased to $3.5 billion during its term, will mature in January of 2010 and contains a one-year extension at the Company's so... 
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12/05/05Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentations
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it will provide an online simulcast of its presentations to the investment community: * Richard S. Sokolov, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at Bank of America's Retail REITs Mall Tour 2005 on December 7, 2005 at 7:30 a.m. Eastern Time. * Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will present at Wachovia Securities 9th Annual Real Estate... 
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11/22/05Simon Property Group Acquires 50% Stake in Santa Rosa's Coddingtown Mall
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. ("Simon") (NYSE: SPG), announced today that it has acquired a 50% interest in Coddingtown Mall from Codding Enterprises, a holding company for the Codding family. The cost to acquire this 50% ownership interest was approximately $37 million, including the assumption of approximately $10.5 million of existing mortgage debt. Coddingtown Mall is an 827,000 square-foot center located in Santa Rosa, CA, approxi... 
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11/18/05Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust and Kravco Simon Complete the Acquisition of Springfield Mall
PHILADELPHIA, PA, November 18, 2005 - Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust ("PREIT") (NYSE: PEI) and Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) ("Simon") announced today that they have completed the previously-announced acquisition of Springfield Mall in Springfield, Pennsylvania for approximately $103.5 million. PREIT and an affiliate of Kravco Simon Investments, L.P., each have a 50% ownership interest in the property. Springfield Mall is a 590,000 square foot regional mall located approximate... 
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11/15/05Simon Property Group Launches $500,000 Instant-Win Holiday Giftcard Sweepstakes
Double-Win for Consumers, Retailers with Simon Visa Giftcard PromotionINDIANAPOLIS, Nov 15, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Simon Brand Ventures, the business-to-consumer arm of Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), is launching the Simon Visa Giftcard instant-win sweepstakes, a newly developed promotion with thousands of valuable prizes funded by Visa and a multitude of valuable discounts and special offers provided by ... 
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11/15/05Simon Property Group Announces Closing of Private Offering of $1.1 Billion of Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) announced today the closing of a private offering of $1.1 billion of senior notes by its operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"). The offering consisted of $500 million of 5.375% notes due 2011 and $600 million of 5.750% notes due 2015. The notes were offered in a private placement within the United States to qualified institutional... 
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11/01/05Simon Property Group and Smart Sign Launch Outdoor Digital Media
INDIANAPOLIS and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Brand Ventures (SBV), the business-to-consumer arm of Simon Property Group, Inc., (NYSE: SPG) and Smart Sign Media, LLC, in association with LED Partners VI, LLC, announced today the launch of one of the world's most technologically advanced outdoor digital video systems at Lenox Square Mall in Atlanta and Westminster Mall in Westminster (Orange County), CA beginning Nov. 1. This digital outdoor medium is ... 
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10/27/05Simon Property Group Announces Strong Third Quarter Results and Declares Quarterly Dividends
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct 27, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2005: * Diluted funds from operations ("FFO") of the Simon portfolio for the quarter increased 26.7% to $351.9 million from $277.7 million in 2004. On a per share basis the increase to $1.19 from $1.04 in the third quarter of 2004 was 14.4%. Diluted FFO of the Simon por... 
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10/21/05Ivanhoe Cambridge Partners With Simon Property Group in Europe Through Acquisition of Interest in ERE
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct 21, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) ("Simon") and Ivanhoe Cambridge Inc. ("Ivanhoe Cambridge") announced today that Ivanhoe Cambridge has acquired an ownership interest in European Retail Enterprises ("ERE"), a European joint venture in which Simon has an interest. ERE owns Groupe B.E.G. ("BEG"), a Paris-based developer, owner and manager of retail properties with over 40 years of experience in France, Italy, ... 
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10/07/05Simon Property Group Announces the Opening of Firewheel Town Center in Garland, Texas
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced the opening of Firewheel Town Center, a 785,000 square foot open-air regional shopping center located 15 miles northeast of downtown Dallas in Garland, Texas. Firewheel features Foley's, Dillard's, Barnes & Noble, Circuit City, Linens 'n Things, Old Navy, DSW, and Pier One Imports. An 18-screen AMC Theater is scheduled to open in December of 2005. Restaurants complementing the retail... 
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09/29/05Construction Begins for Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets(R)
Simon's Chelsea Division Breaks Ground on The Valley's First Outlet Center MERCEDES, Texas, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its Chelsea Property Group division broke ground on Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets(R) in a ceremony held this morning. The project will be the first outlet center in The Valley and will position Mercedes, Texas as a destination for upscale outlet shopping. Officials from Roseland, NJ-based Ch... 
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09/19/05Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust and Kravco Simon to Acquire Springfield Mall
PHILADELPHIA, PA, September 19, 2005 - Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust ("PREIT") (NYSE: PEI) and Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) ("Simon") announced today that they have entered into agreements under which PREIT and Kravco Simon Investments, L.P., a Simon affiliate, will acquire Springfield Mall in Springfield, Pennsylvania for approximately $103.5 million. PREIT and Kravco Simon will each have a 50% ownership interest in the property. Springfield Mall is a 590,000 square foot reg... 
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09/07/05Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentation at Banc of America Securities Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) chief executive officer, David Simon, will provide an update on the Company's business and strategies at the Banc of America Securities Investment Conference on Tuesday, September 20, 2005 beginning at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast of Mr. Simon's presentation, as well as a breakout session that will follow, will be available online in the Investor Relations section of the Compa... 
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09/06/05Simon Property Group Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended September 30, 2005, will be released after the market closes on October 27, 2005. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on October 28th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at http://www.simon.com (About Simon tab), http://w... 
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08/03/05Simon Ignites Youth Events With Hot Pop Talent For Teens, Radio Disney For Children
'Simon DTour Live' and 'Feelin' Groovy' Crank Up the Volume on Experiential Marketing INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Brand Ventures, the business-to-consumer arm of Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), today announced the August 2005 launch of two major marketing events targeting teens and children: Simon DTour Live(TM), a national roadie trip of hot pop stars and hip brands, and Feelin' Groovy, an upbeat national celebration of 'health an... 
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07/28/05Simon Property Group Announces Second Quarter FFO Per Share Growth of 16.8% and Declares Quarterly Dividends
INDIANAPOLIS, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2005: * Net income available to common stockholders for the quarter increased 119.0% to $154.8 million from $70.7 million in 2004. On a diluted per share basis the increase was 105.9% to $0.70 from $0.34 in the second quarter of 2004. Net income available to common stockholders for the six months in... 
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07/25/05Simon, SZITIC CP and MSREF Join Forces to Develop Retail in China
INDIANAPOLIS, SHENZHEN, China and HONG KONG, July 25 /PRNewswire- FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), America's largest owner, developer and manager of retail real estate, has signed a Co-operation Framework Agreement with the Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds ("MSREF") and SZITIC Commercial Property Co. Ltd ("SZITIC CP"), retail property subsidiary of the Chinese state-owned trust and investment firm, Shenzhen International Trust & Investment Co., Ltd ("SZITIC"), to devel... 
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07/21/05Simon Property Group's Phipps Plaza Enters into Marketing Alliance with GM Naming Cadillac 'Official Vehicle of Phipps Plaza'
Deal Positions Mall as Major Marketing Platform for Luxury Auto Brand INDIANAPOLIS, July 21, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG), the nation's largest owner, developer, manager and marketer of retail real estate, announced today a strategic alliance between Phipps Plaza, Atlanta's premier upscale shopping destination, and General Motors' Cadillac division. The program, which will utilize Atlanta as a test market, promises to combine the similarities ... 
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07/14/05Simon Announces Lifestyle Component at Edison Mall
- Multi-Million Dollar Renovation to be Complete in 2006 - FT. MYERS, Fla., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate announced today that it would create a 43,000 square foot lifestyle component at Edison Mall in Fort Myers, FL. This new development, which will face U.S. 41, will include upscale retail tenants and interesting restaurant concepts. Ft. Myers' la... 
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06/07/05Simon Property Group Announces Closing of Private Offering of $1 Billion of Senior Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, June 7, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) announced today the closing of a private offering of $1 billion of senior notes by its operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"). The offering consisted of $400 million of 4.60% notes due 2010 and $600 million of 5.10% notes due 2015. The notes were offered in a private placement within the United States to qualified instit... 
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06/07/05Simon Property Group Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended June 30, 2005, will be released before the market opens on July 28, 2005. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on July 28th at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at http://www.simon.com (About Simon tab), http://www.fulldisclo... 
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06/02/05Simon Property Group Sells Chicago Office Buildings
INDIANAPOLIS, June 2, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it has sold its Chicago office buildings -- three buildings at Riverway and two buildings at O'Hare International Center -- for $257 million. In addition, the Company expects to complete the sale of land at Riverway underlying two additional buildings owned by the current ground lessees for $19 million within the next 60 days. Net proceeds from th... 
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05/31/05Simon Property Group To Webcast Management Presentation At NAREIT Institutional Investor Forum
INDIANAPOLIS, May 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it will webcast its company presentation to the investment community at the 2005 NAREIT (National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts) Institutional Investor Forum on Thursday, June 9, 2005 in New York beginning at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. David Simon, Chief Executive Officer, Richard Sokolov, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Stephen Sterrett, Chief F... 
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05/23/05Simon Opens Office in Hong Kong
INDIANAPOLIS, May 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it will open a regional office in Hong Kong next month. Operating as Simon/Chelsea International Ltd., a newly formed subsidiary, the office will be responsible for Simon's retail real estate activities in east and southeast Asia. Chelsea Property Group, Simon's wholly-owned outlet division, currently operates five Premium Outlet(R) centers in Japan in partnership with Mitsubi... 
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05/13/05Simon Property Group Announces $250 Million Common Stock Repurchase Program
INDIANAPOLIS, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a common stock repurchase program under which the Company may purchase up to $250 million of its common stock over the next twelve months as market conditions warrant. The shares may be repurchased in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions. Simon Property Group, Inc., headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, is a real estat... 
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05/06/05Seattle Premium Outlets(R) Opens to Big Crowds
- Simon's Chelsea Division Brings Upscale Outlet Retailing to Washington - INDIANAPOLIS, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its Chelsea Property Group division has successfully opened Seattle Premium Outlets(R). The center, located just 30 minutes north of Seattle in the Tulalip Tribes' Quil Ceda Village, drew larger-than-expected crowds to its 100 stores under bright blue skies. "We had a terrific day," said Michele Rot... 
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04/28/05Simon Property Group Announces First Quarter Results and Declares Dividends
INDIANAPOLIS, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2005: * Net income available to common stockholders for the quarter increased 18.0% to $57.1 million from $48.4 million in 2004. On a diluted per share basis the increase was 8.3% to $0.26 from $0.24 in the first quarter of 2004. * Diluted funds from operations ("FFO") of the Simon portfolio for the quarter... 
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04/19/05Chelsea, Unit of Simon, Forms Joint Venture With Shinsegae
- Partnership to Develop Premium Outlet(R) Centers in South Korea - INDIANAPOLIS, April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chelsea Property Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), announced today that it signed an agreement with Seoul-based Shinsegae Co., Ltd. and Shinsegae International Co., Ltd. (together, "Shinsegae") to jointly develop Premium Outlet(R) centers in South Korea. The joint venture, known as Shinsegae Chelsea Co., Ltd., will adapt ... 
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04/14/05Neiman Marcus to Expand at Lenox Square
- Simon Property Group Also Announces 35,000 Square Foot Addition to Iconic Atlanta Property - INDIANAPOLIS, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced two significant expansions at Lenox Square, its extremely successful mall located in the Buckhead section of Atlanta. Neiman Marcus will add 52,000 square feet to its existing 153,722 square foot store. In addition, 35,000 square feet of small shops will be added in an ... 
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04/14/05Barneys Opening Flagship at Simon's Copley Place
- 46,000 Square Foot Store to Debut in Spring of 2006 - INDIANAPOLIS, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), America's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate announced today that Barneys New York will open a flagship store at its Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts. The two-level, 46,000 square foot store is scheduled to open in the spring of 2006. It represents Barneys New York's first new flagship store in ove... 
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04/08/05Simon Property Group Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial and operational results for the quarter ended March 31, 2005, will be released after the market close on April 28, 2005. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on April 29th at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at http://www.simon.com (About Simon tab), http://www.fulldi... 
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04/04/05Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentation at Credit Suisse First Boston Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, April 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that its president and chief operating officer, Richard Sokolov, will provide an update on the company's business and strategies at the Credit Suisse First Boston 2005 Real Estate Conference on Wednesday, April 6, 2005 at 2:45 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast of Mr. Sokolov's presentation will be available online in the Presentations and Other Company Reports tab of the ... 
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03/30/05Simon Super Chefs Live! Returns For Encore Performance
Coast-to-Coast Tour Features Celebrity Chefs Alton Brown, Sara Moulton, Giada De Laurentiis, Jacques and Claudine Pepin and More Jacob's Creek, Bertolli, Dasani and KitchenAid to Serve as Major Sponsors INDIANAPOLIS, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Brand Ventures (SBV), the business-to-consumer arm of Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG), is sticking with its winning recipe and offering second helpings of Simon Super Chefs Live! -- a coast-to-coast mall t... 
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03/21/05Coca-Cola Presents 2004-2005 Past American Idol Finalists at Simon Malls
Leading Soft Drink and Leading Mall Owner and Marketer Bring TV's Red Hot Show Directly to Fans with a Multifaceted, Interactive Experience INDIANAPOLIS, and ATLANTA, March 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Reality TV gets much more "real" in malls across the country this Spring, as Simon Brand Ventures, the business-to-consumer arm of Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), and Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) launch a multi-mall event featuring live performances by 2004-2005 past American Idol ... 
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03/18/05Simon Property Group Announces the Opening of St. Johns Town Center in Jacksonville, Florida
INDIANAPOLIS, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced the opening of St. Johns Town Center, a 1.5 million square foot open-air retail project comprised of a town center with a mainstreet design and a community center. St. Johns features Dillard's, Barnes & Noble, Dick's Sporting Goods, Target, Ashley Furniture, Designer Shoe Warehouse, JoAnn Fabrics, Old Navy, PetsMart, Pier One, Ross Dress for Less and Staples. Restaurants complementing ... 
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03/04/05Simon Opens Toki Premium Outlets(R)
- First Phase of Project Fully Leased To 85 Upscale Brands - - Nagoya-area Development is Part of Chelsea Japan's Fifth Center in Five Years - ROSELAND, N.J., March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its Chelsea Property Group division has opened Toki Premium Outlets(R), a new outlet center serving the greater Nagoya market. The new project is a development of Chelsea's Tokyo-ba... 
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03/03/05Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentation at Smith Barney REIT CEO Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it will webcast its company roundtable presentation to the investment community at the Smith Barney 2005 REIT CEO Conference on Tuesday, March 8, 2005 at 8:45 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. Members of senior management including David Simon, Chief Executive Officer, Richard S. Sokolov, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Stephen E. Sterrett, Chief Financial Officer, will pa... 
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03/01/05Simon Property Group Resolves Giftcard Issues With New York Attorney General
INDIANAPOLIS, March 1, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it has voluntarily entered into a consent agreement with the New York Attorney General that will resolve the dispute regarding the Simon Visa Giftcard program. "The consent agreement provides for a quick and effective resolution of this matter," said Stewart Stockdale, chief marketing officer of Simon Property Group and president of Sim... 
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02/22/05Simon Property Group and Lamar Advertising Company Announce National Alliance
Outdoor Advertising Integral Part of Simon's Media Strategy INDIANAPOLIS and BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Brand Ventures (SBV), the business-to-consumer arm of Simon Property Group, Inc., (NYSE: SPG) and Lamar Advertising Company (Nasdaq: LAMR), the third largest outdoor advertising company in the U.S., have announced an exclusive partnership to develop, place and market free-standing, static outdoor advertising units at Simon's vast portfolio of shopping... 
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02/10/05Simon Property Group Announces Fourth Quarter Results and Declares 7.7% Increase in Common Stock Dividends
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the fourth quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2004: -- Diluted funds from operations ("FFO") of the Simon portfolio for the quarter increased 18.8% to $397.6 million from $334.8 million in 2003. On a per share basis the increase was 7.9% to $1.36 per share from $1.26 per share in the fourth quarter of 2003. Results for the quarter i... 
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01/13/05Simon Property Group Schedules 2004 Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call and Provides 2005 FFO and Earnings Guidance
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan 13, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2004, will be released before the market opening on February 10, 2005. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on February 10th at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at http://www.... 
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01/11/05Simon Property Group Refinances Corporate Credit Facility
New $2.0 Billion Facility Matures in 2008 INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company")(NYSE: SPG) today announced that it has closed a three-year refinancing of its existing unsecured corporate credit facility, expanding the facility from $1.25 to $2.0 billion. The facility, which can be increased to $2.5 billion during its term, now matures in January of 2008 and contains a one-year extension at the Company's sole option. The facility'... 
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01/10/05Simon Property Group Announces Reporting Information For 2004 Distributions
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan 10, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced 2004 year-end tax reporting information. In October 2004, Simon Property Group acquired Chelsea Property Group (formerly NYSE: CPG). This announcement includes the tax reporting information for: -- Simon Property Group 2004 distributions paid to common stockholders and preferred stockholders, and -- Chelsea Property Group 2004 dist... 
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01/06/05Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentation at Deutsche Bank Real Estate Outlook Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that its president and chief operating officer, Richard Sokolov, will participate on a panel at the Deutsche Bank 2005 Real Estate Outlook Conference on Thursday, January 13, 2005 beginning at 11:15 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. The live webcast will be available online in the Presentations and Other Company Reports tab of the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at htt... 
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12/14/04Hauser Industries Joins SBN's Preferred Vendors
- Custom Interior and Exterior Seating Manufacturer Has More Than 50 Years of Experience - INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Business Network(R), the business-to-business division of Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), announced today the addition of Hauser Industries to its list of over 100 preferred vendors of products and services. Hauser Industries, located in Waterloo, Ontario Canada, is a manufacturer of custom interior and ext... 
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12/13/04Simon Property Group To Partner With Acequia
- Irrigation Management Services For Simon Malls Nationwide - INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the nation's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate announced today that its business to business division, Simon Business Network(R), has entered into a new strategic partnership with Acequia, L.P., a manager of large commercial and institutional landscape irrigation systems, to provide irrigation manag... 
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12/10/04Simon Property Group Brings Unique Retail Concept to Mexico
Chelsea Property Group, a Simon Subsidiary, Opens Premium Outlets Punta Norte (mr) ROSELAND, N.J., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Chelsea Property Group, has opened the first Premium Outlet center in Mexico, Premium Outlets Punta Norte. The center is owned by Premium Outlets de Mexico, a joint venture company led by Chelsea Property Group and Sordo Madal... 
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11/17/04Simon Property Group, in Association With Visa, Cotton Incorporated and American Airlines, Presents 'Simon Evening of Giving'
Go Shopping. Make A Difference. INDIANAPOLIS, Nov 17, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced their 2004 Simon Evening of Giving(TM) -- a festive night of private shopping at 63 Simon malls that benefits local charities and rewards consumers with retailer offers, gifts with purchase, prizes, refreshments and entertainment. Held annually for over a decade on the Sunday prior to Thanksgiving, Simon Evening of Giving raises million... 
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10/27/04Simon Property Group Announces Third Quarter Results and Declares Dividends
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct 27, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2004: * Diluted funds from operations ("FFO") of the Simon portfolio for the quarter increased 12.6% to $277.7 million from $246.7 million in 2003. On a per share basis the increase was 11.8% to $1.04 per share from $0.93 per share in the third quarter of 2003. Diluted FFO of the Si... 
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10/14/04Simon Property Group Completes Acquisition of Chelsea Property Group
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) ("Simon") announced today the completion of its acquisition of Chelsea Property Group, Inc. ("Chelsea"). Chelsea common shareholders will receive merger consideration of $36.00 in cash; 0.2936 of a share of Simon common stock; and 0.3000 of a share of Simon 6% Series I convertible perpetual preferred stock for each share of Chelsea common stock. This is a taxable transaction to Chelsea common shar... 
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10/04/04Simon Property Group Announces Dividend Related to Merger
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced a partial quarterly dividend on its common stock designed to align the time periods of dividend payments for Simon Property Group and Chelsea Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: CPG) under the definitive merger agreement entered into by the two companies. Payment of the dividend is subject to completion of the merger. The dividend record date will be the last business day prior to the effe... 
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09/14/04Simon Property Group to Webcast Management Presentation at Banc of America Securities Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, Sep 14, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) chief executive officer, David Simon, will provide an update on the company's business and strategies at the Banc of America Securities Investment Conference on Wednesday, September 22, 2004 beginning at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast of Mr. Simon's presentation, as well as a breakout session that will follow, will be available online in the Presentations and Other... 
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09/10/04Scarborough Research and Arbitron, in conjunction with Simon Property Group, announce new initiative to develop reach and frequency metrics for the shopping center industry
NEW YORK, September 10, 2004 - Scarborough Research and Arbitron Inc. (NYSE: ARB) announced today that the two companies will begin a series of initiatives designed to significantly enhance Scarborough's shopping center audience measurements and metrics. The goal is to enhance the planning and buying of advertising in shopping centers. Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG), a current Scarborough client and recognized industry pioneer, has led industry efforts to systematically improve measurem... 
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09/08/04Simon Property Group Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2004, will be released after the market close on October 27, 2004. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on October 28th at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (About Simon tab), www.fulldisclosure.com and www.s... 
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08/25/04Simon, IU and Purdue Introduce Strategic Marketing Alliance to Promote Co-Branded Gift Cards
Affinity card is perfect for Hoosier and Boilermaker students and fans INDIANAPOLIS, Aug 25, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Fierce rivals in athletics, Indiana's two Big Ten universities, Indiana University and Purdue University, are teaming up for the first time in their prestigious histories to jointly market a product -- the Simon Giftcard. Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it is introducing the Simon Indiana University and Simon Purdue University G... 
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08/11/04Simon Property Group Announces Completion of $900 Million Sale of Senior Unsecured Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) (the "Company") announced today that its partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P., has completed the sale of $900 million of debt securities. The issue included the following tranches of senior unsecured notes: $400 million of 4.875% Notes due 2010 $500 million of 5.625% Notes due 2014 The all-in effective yield is 4.965% for the six-year notes and 5.675% for the ten-year... 
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08/06/04Simon Property Group Announces Completion of Court-Ordered Sale of Partnership Interest in Mall of America
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) announced that the Court-ordered sale of its 27.5% partnership interest in Mall of America to Triple Five of Minnesota, Inc. was completed today. The Company has not recorded a contribution to net income and funds from operations for Mall of America since the court's decision in September 2003, and the Company will recognize no additional gain or loss from this forced sale. The Com... 
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07/28/04Simon Property Group Announces Second Quarter Results and Declares Quarterly Dividends
INDIANAPOLIS, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2004: -- Diluted funds from operations ("FFO") of the Simon portfolio for the quarter increased 5.5% to $268.5 million from $254.5 million in 2003. On a per share basis the increase was 5.2% to $1.01 per share from $0.96 per share in the second quarter of 2003. Diluted FFO of the Simon portfolio for the six mon... 
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07/28/04Simon Takes Aim at Marketing Bulls-Eye With Signature Events for Teens, Women
"Simon DTour Live" and "Simon Mall for You" Bring Interactive Branding to the Next Level INDIANAPOLIS, Jul 28, 2004 (PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX) -- Simon Brand Ventures, the business-to-consumer arm of Simon Property Group, Inc. , today announced the August 2004 launch of major marketing events targeting teens and women: Simon DTour Live(TM), a national road trip of hip teen music and brands; and Simon Mall for You(TM), a uniquely branded tour about relaxation, fashion and rejuvenation -- ... 
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07/26/04Neiman Marcus is Coming to SouthPark in Charlotte
INDIANAPOLIS, July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that Neiman Marcus is joining the outstanding retail lineup at SouthPark in Charlotte, North Carolina. The legendary Dallas-based retailer is scheduled to occupy 80,000 square feet on two levels and joins in SouthPark's expansion, which began in 2001. "Neiman Marcus is very excited to become a part of the Charlotte community, and join the strong lineup of tenants at SouthPark," sai... 
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06/25/04Simon Property Group Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2004, will be released after the market close on July 28, 2004. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on July 29th at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at http://www.simon.com (About Simon tab), http://www.fulldisclosure.com and h... 
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06/21/04Simon Property Group to Acquire Chelsea Property Group
INDIANAPOLIS, June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) ("Simon") and Chelsea Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: CPG) ("Chelsea") announced today that they have signed a definitive merger agreement whereby Simon will acquire all of the outstanding common stock and operating partnership units of Chelsea in a transaction valued at approximately $3.5 billion. Simon will also assume Chelsea's existing indebtedness and preferred stock, which totaled approximately $1.3 bi... 
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06/03/04Simon Property Group Management Presentation at NAREIT Institutional Investor Forum
INDIANAPOLIS, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it will webcast its company presentation to the investment community at the 2004 NAREIT (National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts) Institutional Investor Forum on Tuesday, June 8, 2004 in New York beginning at 2:35 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. David Simon (Chief Executive Officer), Richard Sokolov (President and Chief Operating Officer), and Stephen Sterrett (Chief F... 
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06/01/04Energy Management Pact Announced by Simon Property Group and Ameresco
INDIANAPOLIS, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the nation's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate announced today that its business to business division, Simon Business Network(R), has entered into a new strategic partnership with Ameresco, Inc., a Framingham, MA-based energy provider company. The agreement calls for Ameresco to identify, design, and install energy- efficient projects at selected SPG properties... 
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05/27/04Simon Property Group's Headquarters to Remain Downtown
Office Tower Planned for Capitol Commons Site INDIANAPOLIS, May 27, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it intends to relocate its international headquarters in August 2006. Plans call for Duke Realty Corporation to build a 12- to 14-story tower at the Capitol Commons site in downtown Indianapolis, on the southwest corner of Washington Street and Capitol Avenue. Subject to further procedural steps, SPG officials expect ... 
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05/20/04Simon Malls, an Attractive Alternative to Traditional Advertising
New Arbitron Study Shows Simon Rivals Print, Radio and TV INDIANAPOLIS, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Brand Ventures -- the business-to-consumer arm of Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG), the largest shopping mall owner, developer, manager and marketer in America -- provides an attractive alternative to traditional advertising. To prove the effectiveness of mall marketing, Simon worked with Arbitron, Inc. to develop a study detailing consumer profiles -- the format used ... 
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05/06/04Simon Property Group Announces Strong First Quarter Results And Declares Quarterly Dividends
INDIANAPOLIS, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2004: Diluted funds from operations ("FFO") of the Simon portfolio for the quarter increased 9.2% to $254.3 million from $232.8 million in 2003. On a per share basis the increase was 7.9% to $0.96 per share from $0.89 per share in the first quarter of 2003. Net income available to common sha... 
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05/06/04Simon Property Group Announces $250 Million Common Stock Repurchase Program
INDIANAPOLIS, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a common stock repurchase program under which the company may purchase up to $250 million of its common stock over the next twelve months as market conditions warrant. The shares may be repurchased in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions. Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, is a... 
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05/05/04Simon Property Group Announces Coconut Point 166-Acre Mixed-Use Project to Feature 1.2 Million Square Feet of Retail Space
INDIANAPOLIS, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) announced proceeding with the construction of Coconut Point today, green-lighting a much-anticipated 166-acre, mixed-use project in Estero/Bonita Springs, Florida, in one of the country's fastest-growing areas -- the west coast of Florida halfway between Ft. Myers and Naples. Coconut Point is a 500-acre community jointly planned and permitted by Oakbrook Properties and Simon. The Town Center will be the h... 
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05/04/04Simon Property Group Purchases 100% Stake in Puerto Rico's Plaza Carolina and Additional Interests in Bangor Mall and Montgomery Mall
INDIANAPOLIS, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) (the "Company" or "Simon") announced today that it has completed the purchase of a 100% interest in Plaza Carolina in San Juan, Puerto Rico for $309 million from a partnership owned 50% by the California Public Employees' Retirement System ("CalPERS") and 50% by the State of Michigan Treasury ("Michigan"). Credit Suisse First Boston principled the private placement of a five-year, $260 million loan in con... 
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04/19/04Simon Property Group Signs Letter of Intent to Purchase Property From St. Joe to Develop Retail and Entertainment Complex at Panama City Beach
St. Joe and Simon to Jointly Develop Pier Park INDIANAPOLIS and JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) and The St. Joe Company (NYSE: JOE) announced today that they have agreed in principle to jointly develop Pier Park in Panama City Beach. SPG will purchase property from JOE to develop a retail, restaurant and entertainment project. Under the terms of the Letter of Intent, SPG would initially purchase approximately 90 ac... 
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04/15/04Environmental Services Program Announced By Simon Property Group and Waste Management
INDIANAPOLIS, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the nation's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate announced today that its business to business division, Simon Business Network(R), has entered into a new strategic partnership with Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WMI), the waste industry's leading provider of waste management services. The partnership includes waste removal and management for more than 190 Simon mall... 
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04/12/04Simon Super Chefs Live! To Tour Simon Malls Coast-To-Coast
'Food-As-Entertainment' Celebration to Feature Popular TV Chefs Alton Brown, Mary Ann Esposito, Sara Moulton, Jacques Pepin and Others INDIANAPOLIS, April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Start your spatulas! Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) is inviting food fans across the country to get up close and personal with some of today's most popular TV chefs during Simon Super Chefs Live! - a unique culinary experience aimed at Americans' ever-growing fascination with food as an entertai... 
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04/07/04Simon Property Group Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2004, will be released after the market close on May 6, 2004. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on May 7th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (About Simon tab), www.companyboardroom.com and www.streetevents.... 
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04/06/04T.J. Maxx, Linens 'n Things, Michaels Coming to Wolf Ranch
INDIANAPOLIS, Apr 6, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that T.J. Maxx, Linens 'n Things, and Michaels are coming to its Wolf Ranch development in Georgetown, TX. This exciting group of retailers joins lead anchor Target whose 124,000 square foot store is scheduled to open in July 2005, prior to the Texas 'Tax-Free' weekend. Wolf Ranch is a 750,000 square foot retail-shopping complex located at the southwest corner of I-35 ... 
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03/05/04Lee County Commissioners Approve Plans for Coconut Point
INDIANAPOLIS, March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lee County (FL) commissioners unanimously approved the Development Agreement last week addressing the allocations for offsite improvements for the planned Coconut Point project being co-developed by Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) and Oakbrook Properties. Coconut Point is a planned 500-acre, mixed-use town center site located in Estero, FL. Phase I of the Town Center at Coconut Point is scheduled to open in October 2005 with Phase II... 
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02/27/04Simon Property Group Management Presentation At Smith Barney REIT CEO Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it will webcast its company roundtable presentation to the investment community at the Smith Barney 2004 REIT CEO Conference on Tuesday, March 2, 2004 at 8:45 a.m. EST. David Simon, Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a roundtable discussion with Smith Barney analysts. The live audio-only webcast will be available online in the Presentations tab of the Investor Relati... 
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02/26/04Simon Breaks Ground On Firewheel Town Center
GARLAND, Texas, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) broke ground on its Firewheel Town Center in a ceremony held here this morning and announced that Dillard's, Foley's and AMC Theaters will be the lead anchors of the project. The first phase of the Firewheel Town Center, scheduled to open in the fall of 2005, will include approximately 750,000 square feet of retail/entertainment uses and 75,000 square feet of high-end office space in an open-air... 
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02/23/04Simon Announces Kerasotes Theatres Coming to Muncie Plaza
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb 23, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that Kerasotes Theatres is coming to Muncie Plaza. Kerasotes will build a 12-screen movie complex, a ShowPlace 12. Construction on the new theatre, which will occupy 43,000 square feet, is scheduled to commence this summer and be complete in the summer of 2005. "We're very pleased to have Kerasotes come to Muncie Plaza," said Scott Richardson, development director at ... 
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02/23/04Simon Introduces First Pro Sports Co-Branded Affinity Gift Cards
Simon Pacers and Simon Spurs Giftcards are Newest Way for Fans to Show Team Spirit INDIANAPOLIS, Feb 23, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- With gift card popularity on the rise, Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) (Simon) has taken its highly successful gift card program to the next level by introducing the nation's first professional sports co-branded affinity gift cards. Simon is launching co-branded affinity gift cards with two of the National Basketball Association's top te... 
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02/20/04Simon in Partnership to Acquire The Domain
Neiman Marcus to Place its First Full-Line Store in Austin at The Domain INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it is under contract to acquire The Domain shopping center site in Austin, Texas in partnership with Endeavor Real Estate Group, and that Neiman Marcus has selected The Domain as the location for its first full-line store in the Austin market. The legendary Dallas-based retailer is scheduled to occupy abou... 
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02/17/04Simon to Explore Options For Summit Site; Referendum Not Needed
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it would continue to explore all possible options for the sale or development of the Summit site in Little Rock, Arkansas. SPG has advised the city of Little Rock that it will not proceed with the development plan which has been subject to litigation and an impending referendum. "We are uncertain at this time about the best use for this site," said Tom Schneider, an executive... 
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02/05/04Simon Property Group Announces Fourth Quarter Results And Declares 8.3% Increase in Common Stock Dividend
Click here for a PDF version INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2003: * Diluted funds from operations ("FFO") per share for the quarter increased 6%, to $1.26 from $1.19 (as restated). * Diluted earnings per share for the quarter increased 60%, to $0.83 from $0.52. * Diluted FFO per share for the twelve months increase... 
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01/23/04Simon Property Group Management Presentation At CSFB REIT Conference to be Webcast
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it will provide an online simulcast of its presentation to the investment community at the Credit Suisse First Boston 2004 REIT Conference. Stephen E. Sterrett, SPG's Chief Financial Officer, will conduct the presentation on January 27, 2004 beginning at 2:15 p.m. Eastern Time. The live audio broadcast of SPG's presentation will be available online at www.simon.com (About Sim... 
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01/20/04Simon Property Group Announces Completion Of $500 Million Sale of Senior Unsecured Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) (the "Company") announced today that its partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P., has completed the sale of $500 million of debt securities. The issue included the following tranches of senior unsecured notes: $300 million of 3.75% Notes due 2009 $200 million of 4.90% Notes due 2014 Concurrent with the bond pricing, the Company swapp... 
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01/19/04Simon Property Group Enters Into Agreement With City of McAllen - Studying Retail Development
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) (Simon) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the city of McAllen, Texas (the City) to control 70 acres for the purpose of developing Palms Crossing, a 650,000 square foot mixed-use project and has commenced customary due diligence procedures. The property is located on the northeast corner of Ware Road and Expressway 83. Simon is embarking on a due diligence period on a Maste... 
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01/13/04Nordstrom is Coming to Phipps Plaza
SEATTLE, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nordstrom, Inc., a leading fashion specialty retailer, (NYSE: JWN) and Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), announced that they have signed a letter of intent to open at Phipps Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia. Nordstrom will take over space previously occupied by Lord and Taylor, a division of the May Department Stores Company. The Seattle-based retailer is scheduled to occupy about 135,000 square feet at Phipps Plaza where it will join Parisi... 
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01/09/04Neiman Marcus is Coming to Town Center at Boca
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that Neiman Marcus is joining the outstanding retail lineup at Town Center at Boca in Boca Raton, Florida. The legendary Dallas-based retailer is scheduled to occupy about 130,000 square feet and will join Bloomingdale's, Burdines, Nordstrom, Saks, and Sears as anchors. Neiman Marcus will take over space previously occupied by Lord and Taylor, a division of the May Department Stores Compa... 
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01/08/04Simon Property Group Provides 2004 FFO and Earnings Guidance
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01/07/04Simon Property Group Announces Reporting Information for 2003 Distributions
Click here for a PDF version INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced 2003 year-end tax reporting information. Simon Property Group, Inc. Common Stock CUSIP 828806109 Ticker Symbol: SPG Declaration 2/5 Declaration 5/7 Declaration 7/30 Record 2/18 Record 5/16 Record 8/15 Dividend Dates Payment 2/28 ... 
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12/30/03Nordstrom Coming to Dadeland Mall in Miami
SEATTLE, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN), a leading fashion specialty retailer, and Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), announced that they have signed a letter of intent to open a Nordstrom store at Dadeland Mall in Miami, Fla. Nordstrom will take over space previously occupied by the May Department Stores Company's Lord and Taylor store. Nordstrom at Dadeland Mall will be a two-level store with approximately 150,000 square feet. It... 
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12/30/03Simon Property Group Announces Completion of Joint Venture with Rinascente for the Ownership and Development of Shopping Malls
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced the closing of their joint venture with Rinascente Group. Gallerie Commerciali Italia S.p.A ("GCI") was created for the ownership, management and development of shopping malls in Italy. The Rinascente Group contributed its existing shopping center assets and development opportunities to GCI, and then sold 49% of the new company to an affiliate of Simon Property Group. The initial ... 
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12/23/03Simon Enters Into Definitive Agreement To Jointly Own and Operate Gateway Shopping Centers
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) and SMP Interests, Inc. announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement to jointly own and operate the Gateway Shopping Centers in Austin, Texas. This transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2004. The Gateway Shopping Centers are a 484,000 square-foot complex consisting of Gateway Square, Gateway Market, G... 
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12/22/03Port St. Lucie Family to Celebrate the Holidays in a Florida Mansion Complete with Chef, Shopping Spree, $30,000 Room Make Over
(DECEMBER 22, 2003) – What motivated millions of Simon Mall shoppers to participate in the “Thank You Very Much” holiday sweepstakes? Was it (A) The $30,000 room makeover? (B) A holiday feast prepared by a five-star gourmet chef? Or (C) The 18-room ocean-front Florida mansion? For one woman from Port St. Lucie, the motivation was simple: (D) All of the above. Miriam Negron, 21 years old, has won the Simon “Thank You Very Much” Sweepstakes and will be awarded a once-in-a-lifetime grand priz... 
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12/18/03Simon Property Group Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec 18, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via Comtex/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2003, will be released after the market close on February 5, 2004. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on February 6th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (About Simon tab), www.companyboardroo... 
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12/16/03Simon Property Group Completes Redemption of Series B Convertible Preferred Stock
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that the holders of all but 18,340 shares of its approximately 4.3 million shares of 6.5% Series B Convertible Preferred Stock (NYSE: SPGPrB) (CUSIP 828806406) (the "Preferred Stock") called for redemption on December 15, 2003, exercised their right to convert their Preferred Stock into common stock of SPG prior to the redemption. The Company issued approximately 11.1 million shares of co... 
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12/15/03Simon Property Group Sells Bergen Mall in Paramus, New Jersey
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it has sold its 100% interest in Bergen Mall for approximately $145 million. The transaction generated a gain on the sale of real estate of approximately $50 million. This sale has been included as part of a Section 1031 "like kind exchange" which will defer the recognition of the gain for tax purposes. Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), headquartered in ... 
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12/02/03Simon Property Group and MCI Enter Into Strategic Marketing Alliance
Telecom Leader Chooses Simon as a Strategic Partner to Market its Neighborhood(TM) Service Plans INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MCI has selected Simon Malls as its "neighborhood" of choice. Simon Brand Ventures, the business-to-consumer arm of Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), today announced that they have entered into an integrated marketing alliance with MCI (WCOEQ, MCWEQ). Under the agreement, MCI will incorporate assets and resource... 
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11/21/03Muvico to Develop 20-Plex at Coconut Point
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) and Muvico Theaters, Inc. announced today that Muvico will build a 20-screen megaplex theater at Simon's new development, Coconut Point. Located in Bonita Springs, FL., Coconut Point is a planned 500-acre mixed-use town center site. Muvico's 20-screen movie theater -- consisting of 93,000 square feet -- will be unique to the area, featuring exciting themed architecture and the same innovative, signature... 
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11/17/03An American Partner for Rinascente for the Ownership and Development of Shopping Malls
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Rinascente Group and Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement to form a joint venture for the ownership, management and development of shopping malls in Italy. The agreement foresees the creation of a joint stock company to be called "Gallerie Commerciali Italia S.p.A" ("GCI"), to which the Rinascente Group will contribute its existing shopping mall assets and development ... 
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11/13/03Simon Property Group Issues Updated Release on Redemption of Series B Convertible Preferred Stock
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it will redeem all 4,316,329 of the outstanding shares of its 6.5% Series B Convertible Preferred Stock (NYSE: SPGPrB) (CUSIP 828806406) on December 15, 2003. The Series B Preferred will be redeemed at a redemption price of 105% of the liquidation value plus accrued and unpaid distributions to the redemption date or $106.34 per share. The notice of redemption will be mailed to recor... 
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11/12/03Simon Malls Set to Reward Holiday Shoppers
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amidst a climate of optimism surrounding the upcoming holiday season, Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG), with the largest collection of malls in the country, plans to reward its shoppers this season by giving them the chance to win a "champagne wishes and caviar dreams" holiday through the Simon "Thank You Very Much" Sweepstakes -- complete with use of a Florida mansion, a personal gourmet chef and shopping sprees worth $5,000. "We grea... 
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11/11/03Simon Property Group Announces Increased Ownership in Kravco
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it has completed an initial series of transactions to increase its ownership interests in Kravco Investments L.P. (KI), a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based owner of seven regional malls, and Kravco Company (KC), its affiliated property management company. Definitive documents have been executed for the remaining transactions, which should be completed within the next ... 
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10/30/03Simon Property Group Announces Third Quarter Results And Declares Quarterly Dividends
Click here for PDF INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced diluted funds from operations ("FFO") per share for the third quarter of 2003 of $0.93, compared to $0.93 (as restated) for the third quarter of 2002. Diluted earnings per share for the third quarter was $0.22 per share, compared to $0.32 for the third quarter of 2002. Third quarter 2003 results were impacted by the following events: ... 
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09/19/03Simon Property Group Launches New 'More Choices' Brand Campaign
Unprecedented Campaign Changes the Face of Mall Advertising INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As the bull sizes up the heifer; as the hound looks longingly at the hydrant; so too go shoppers with a passion for "more choices" in their mall. That's the positioning of a groundbreaking new advertising campaign from Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), which has staked its claim as a category leader and champion of mall shopping. The provocative television spots, ... 
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09/12/03Simon Property Group Clarifies Federal Court Ruling
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In an effort to correct misconceptions in the media and investment community regarding Wednesday's ruling in the Mall of America partnership litigation, Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) reiterated today that the decision of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota found that persons and entities OTHER THAN SPG had violated fiduciary duties owed to Triple Five of Minnesota, Inc. Further, SPG intends to appeal the ... 
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09/11/03Simon Property Group Comments on Federal Court Decision
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that on September 10, 2003, the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota issued an order in an action commenced by Triple Five of Minnesota, Inc. challenging a 1999 restructuring transaction involving various Mall of America partnerships. Triple Five claimed it was denied the opportunity to participate in that restructuring transaction which involved a sale by Teachers ... 
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09/05/03Terron Schaefer Named Worldwide Creative Director at Simon Property Group
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) today announced the appointment of Terron Schaefer to the newly- created post of worldwide creative director. Schaefer's role will be to provide creative support across the Simon organization that will enhance the company's continuing leadership in cutting edge retail real estate strategies. Chief among Schaefer's duties will be to further the organization's creative capabilities as it relates to retaile... 
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08/28/03Simon Property Group to Broadcast Investor Presentation Live on the Internet
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it will provide an online simulcast of its presentation to the investment community at the Banc of America Securities 33rd Annual Investment Conference on September 16, 2003 in San Francisco, California, beginning at 9:00 a.m. PDT. The live audio broadcast of SPG's presentation will be available online at www.simon.com (About Simon tab). An online replay of this presentation ... 
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08/26/03Simon and University of Texas Introduce Co-Branded Gift Card
First-of-its-kind affinity gift card is perfect for Longhorn and shopping fans alike INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) has introduced the country's first university affinity gift card, expected to be a hit among Texas Longhorn fans. The University of Texas-Austin and Simon are launching a co-branded gift card -- the first of its kind. The Simon Giftcard is already the largest Visa gift card pr... 
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08/25/03Simon Property Group Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 25, 2003--Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) announced today that financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2003, will be released after the market close on October 30, 2003. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on October 31st at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (About Simon tab), www.companyboardroom.com and www.s... 
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08/20/03Simon Property Group Purchases Stanford Shopping Center from Stanford University
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug 20, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it has completed its previously announced purchase of a 100 percent stake in Stanford Shopping Center for $333 million from Stanford University. As required under its Founding Grant, Stanford University will continue to hold, as lessor, a long-term ground lease underlying the asset. SPG also closed today on a $220 million, 3.60% interest only, 5-year fixed-rate mortgage arr... 
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08/08/03Simon DTour Live Brings Music and Fun to the Mall, Delivering Teen Segment to Top Brands
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced a national teen tour, Simon DTour Live, to launch August 15 in Atlanta and travel exclusively to Simon Malls across the country. Simon DTour Live, a key pillar of Simon's teen platform, is a proprietary teen marketing program that integrates tailored brand sponsorships with on-site contests, events and entertainment supported by online, in-school, traditional and location-based media... 
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07/31/03Simon Property Group Announces Dates for Common Stock Dividend
INDIANAPOLIS, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) common stock dividend declared today of $0.60 per share will be paid on August 29, 2003 to shareholders of record on August 15, 2003. Dates for the Company's preferred stock included in today's earnings release were correct. Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, is a real estate investment trust engaged in the ownership and management of income-producing ... 
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07/31/03Simon Property Group Announces Second Quarter Results and Declares Quarterly Dividends
Click here for PDF INDIANAPOLIS, Jul 31, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced diluted funds from operations ("FFO") per share of $0.96, a 19% increase, and diluted earnings per share of $0.26, a 73% decline, for the quarter ended June 30, 2003. Net income available to common shareholders totaled $50.3 million in the second quarter of 2003 as compared to $173.2 million in 2002. Diluted earnings per sh... 
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07/01/03Simon Property Group To Purchase Stanford Shopping Center In Palo Alto, California
--> INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Jul 1, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it has agreed to purchase a 100 percent stake in Stanford Shopping Center for $333 million. Stanford University, as required under its Founding Grant, will continue to hold, as lessor, a long-term ground lease underlying the asset. This transaction, which is subject to customary due diligence and closing conditions, is expected to close in early August,... 
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06/20/03Simon Property Group Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
--> INDIANAPOLIS, June 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2003, will be released the morning of July 31, 2003. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on July 31st at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (About Simon tab), www.companyboardroom.com and www.str... 
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06/09/03Simon Malls Launch New National Club for Kids
--> Simon Kidgits Club Provides Platform to Reach Valuable Demographic INDIANAPOLIS, Jun 9, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Just in time for summer, Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) has introduced a new children's club, Simon Kidgits Club, designed to build consumer loyalty and reinforce the mall as a family destination, especially among the powerful 25- to 49-year-old female audience. The Simon Kidgits Club offers programs focused on health and wellness, e... 
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05/29/03Simon Property Group To Broadcast Investor Presentation Live on the Internet
--> INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2003--Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) today announced that it will provide an online simulcast of its presentation to the investment community at the 2003 NAREIT Institutional Investor Forum on June 4, 2003 in New York beginning at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time The live audio broadcast of SPG's presentation will be available online at www.simon.com (About Simon tab). An online replay of this presentation will be availabl... 
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05/07/03Simon Property Group Announces Strong First Quarter Results and Quarterly Dividends
Click here for PDF INDIANAPOLIS, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2003. Net income available to common shareholders increased 84% for the quarter to $55.1 million from $30.0 million in 2002. Diluted earnings per share increased 71% to $0.29 per share from $0.17 in 2002. Diluted funds from operations ("FFO") for the quarter increased 22% to $17... 
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05/01/03Simon Property Group Signs Agreement with Tecient Business Network
INDIANAPOLIS, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it entered into an agreement to become a shareholder in Tecient Business Network. Tecient, based in London, is an independent services company focusing on the creation of new cost savings for property owners and their tenants worldwide with an initial focus in Europe and Australia. Other Tecient shareholders include Grosvenor Ltd., AMP New Ventures Limited and Corpnex Ltd. Created to ... 
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04/17/03Simon Property Group Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Apr 17, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2003, will be released the morning of May 7, 2003. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on May 8th at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.simon.com (Corporate Info tab), www.companyboardroom.com and www.streete... 
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04/03/03Coca-Cola 'Behind-The-Scenes With American Idol' Tour Kicks Off
Coca-Cola Brings TV's Hottest Show Directly to its Fans with a Multifaceted, Interactive Experience Exclusively at Simon Malls INDIANAPOLIS and ATLANTA, Apr 3, 2003 /PRNewswire-Firstcall via COMTEX/ -- Reality TV is getting even more "real" this spring exclusively in Simon Malls across the country, as Coca-Cola embarks on a 21-mall "Behind-the-Scenes with American Idol" tour that launches simultaneously in early April from New York and Miami. The tour brings the excitement of the pop c... 
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03/31/03Simon Property Group To Broadcast Investor Presentation Live on the Internet
INDIANAPOLIS, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it will provide an online simulcast of its presentation to the investment community at the Banc of America Securities 2003 Consumer Conference on April 2, 2003 in New York beginning at 2:40 p.m. EST. The live audio broadcast of SPG's presentation will be available online at www.simon.com (Corporate Info tab). An online replay of this presentation will be available through Ap... 
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03/18/03Simon Property Group Announces Completion of $500 Million Sale of Senior Unsecured Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, Mar 18, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) (the "Company") announced today that its partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P., has completed the sale of $500 million of debt securities. The issue included the following tranches of senior unsecured notes: $300 million of 4.875% Notes due 2010 $200 million of 5.450% Notes due 2013 Including the effect of hedging activiti... 
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03/13/03Simon Property Group Senior Management To Present at REIT CEO Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, Mar 13, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that members of its senior management team will present at the Salomon Smith Barney 2003 REIT CEO Conference on March 18, 2003 in Naples, Florida, beginning at 8:45 a.m. Eastern Time. Investors can listen to the presentation by dialing (212) 547-0138 and entering the passcode: REIT 1. A replay of this presentation will be available from March 20th to April 20th by dialing ... 
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02/25/03Simon Property Group and Park Place Entertainment Execute Ground Lease for Major Expansion of The Forum Shops at Caesars
Construction Underway with Completion Scheduled for Fall 2004 LAS VEGAS, Feb 25, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) and Park Place Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: PPE), parent company of Caesars Palace, today announced that the two parties have executed a ground lease for prized property fronting Las Vegas Blvd on the Las Vegas Strip. This lease execution allows for commencement of construction on the expansion of The Forum Shops at Ca... 
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02/19/03Simon Property Group Ranked #1 Most Admired Real Estate Company by Fortune
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb 19, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) has been recognized as the top ranked real estate company in Fortune's 2003 List of America's Most Admired Companies. These rankings were based upon surveys of 10,000 executives, directors, and securities analysts who rated companies within each industry using eight criteria - social responsibility, innovation, long-term investment value, use of corporate assets, employee ... 
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02/06/03Simon Property Group Announces 8% Increase in 2002 FFO Per Share and Declares 9.1% Increase in Common Stock Dividend
Click here for a printer friendly version (PDF). INDIANAPOLIS, Feb 6, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2002. Diluted funds from operations for the quarter increased 11% to $232.9 million from $209.9 million in 2001. On a per share basis, the increase was 4.5% to $1.17 per share from $1.12 per share in 2001. Net income availab... 
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02/03/03Jackson Hewitt Inc. Announces Renewed and Expanded Strategic Marketing Alliance With Simon Property Group
- Jackson Hewitt Inc. Again Taps Nation's Largest Mall Owner To Reach Its Target Audience - PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb 3, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ --Jackson Hewitt Inc., a subsidiary of Cendant Corporation (NYSE: CD), with more than 4,100 Jackson Hewitt Tax Service(R) locations nationwide, announced today that it has entered into an expanded marketing alliance with Simon Brand Ventures, the strategic marketing division of Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) (Simon), the nation'... 
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01/13/03Simon Gift Card Sales Soar During Holiday Season
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sales of the Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) Gift Card were very positive during the recently completed 2002 holiday season. In the 47 malls that offered the card in December, sales were up 30 percent compared to the sale of Simon gift certificates at those same properties in December 2001. "We are very excited about the successful results of the extended Simon Gift Card pilot in the 4th quarter 2002. It has pr... 
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01/09/03Simon Property Group Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2002, will be released after the New York Stock Exchange closes trading on February 6, 2003. The Company will host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on February 7th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.shopsimon.com (C... 
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01/09/03Simon Property Group Announces Reporting Information for 2002 Distributions
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01/03/03Simon Property Group Announces Elimination of Paired Share Structure
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) (the "Company") today announced that it has eliminated its paired share structure. Effective December 31, 2002, SPG Realty Consultants, Inc. was merged into SPG, ending the "paired share" REIT structure that SPG had gained from its 1998 combination with Corporate Property Investors, Inc. All of the outstanding stock of SPG Realty Consultants was previously held in trust for the benefit of ... 
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12/31/02Simon Property Group Announces Changes in Senior Leadership Roles
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that William J. "Jerry" Garvey is retiring as executive vice president and director of development. Garvey joined Simon Property Group's predecessor, Melvin Simon & Associates, Inc., in 1979 as vice president of development. Prior to joining Simon, he held several positions with May Department Stores, including vice chairman of May Centers, Inc., its shopping center developm... 
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12/18/02KONE Inc. and Simon Business Network Form Agreement to Maintain Elevators and Escalators at Simon Malls Nationwide
MOLINE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 18, 2002--Indianapolis based Simon Business Network (SBN), today awarded its coveted Seal of Superiority to KONE Inc. and welcomed the elevator and escalator manufacturer to its elite list of service partners. Under the new agreement, KONE will assume responsibility for the maintenance of all elevators and escalators in Simon Property Group (NYSE:SPG) shopping centers in the U.S. Currently, Simon Property Group, the largest owner of shoppi... 
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12/16/02Simon Business Network Awards Its 'Seal of Superiority' To PCL Construction Services, Inc.
BURNSVILLE, MINNESOTA, December 16, 2002 – Simon Business Network™, the business to business division of Simon Property Group (NYSE:SPG), the nation's largest mall owner and manager of Mall of America in Bloomington, has recognized PCL Construction Services, Inc. with the Simon Business Network “Seal of Superiority” for outstanding quality service. PCL provides retail store and restaurant construction and remodels to SimonTM mall properties in the United States and Canada. Simon Business ... 
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12/10/02Simon Property Group and Coca-Cola Enter into Marketing Alliance
INDIANAPOLIS and ATLANTA, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Brand Ventures (SBV), the marketing division of Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) and The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) today announced that they have agreed to enter into a multi-year comprehensive marketing alliance. The agreement, which begins in January 2003, covers vending, sponsorships, promotion and on-mall advertising across the vast Simon franchise. Coca-Cola will employ major marketing i... 
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11/26/02Airborne Express Named Preferred Carrier by Simon Property Group
Click here for printer friendly PDF. SEATTLE - November 26, 2002 - Airborne, Inc. (NYSE:ABF) (www.airborne.com) announced today that long-time customer Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), has signed a national agreement making Airborne Express its preferred carrier for all domestic express, ground and international express shipments. "Simon Business Network, the business-to-business division of Simon Property Group, has been carefully evaluating major carriers on a variety of facto... 
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11/18/02Simon Brand Ventures and Hasbro Offer Shoppers Gifts and Savings This Holiday Season
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Brand Ventures, the strategic business initiative of Simon Property Group, the nation's largest mall owner and manager, is working with Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS), a worldwide leader in children's and family leisure time entertainment products, to help spread the joy of the holiday season to shoppers this year through a promotion that will provide shoppers with free gifts and savings. Children who visit Santa Claus at partic... 
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10/31/02Simon Property Group Announces 8% Increase in Third Quarter FFO Per Share and Declares Common and Preferred Stock Dividends
Click here for a printer friendly version (PDF). INDIANAPOLIS, Oct 31, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2002. Diluted funds from operations for the quarter increased 14.3% to $186.1 million from $162.8 million in 2001. On a per share basis, the increase was 8.0% to $0.94 per share from $0.87 per share in 2001. Net income available to common share... 
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10/02/02Saks Fifth Avenue To Replace Jacobson's At The Fashion Mall At Keystone
Legendary Upscale Retailer to Make its Indiana Debut in Fall, 2003 INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG)("Simon") announced today that it has signed an agreement with Saks Incorporated (NYSE: SKS), the parent company of Saks Fifth Avenue, to locate a Saks store at The Fashion Mall at Keystone as an anchor tenant, replacing Jacobson's, which closed on September 15 as part of the chain's liquidation. Plans call for... 
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10/01/02Simon Property Group Launches New Simon Visa Gift Card
- The Simon prepaid gift card is on track to becoming the largest Visa prepaid consumer gift card program in the country - INDIANAPOLIS, Oct 1, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the nation's largest owner and manager of shopping malls, has announced an extended launch of its new Simon Visa Gift Card, one of the nation's first instant issue, non-personalized gift cards. Building off of a successful year-long pilot program at four Simo... 
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09/25/02Simon Property Group Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Sep 25, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2002, will be released before the New York Stock Exchange commences trading on October 31, 2002. The Company will also host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on October 31st at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.shopsimon.com ... 
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09/11/02Simon Property Group to Broadcast Investor Presentation Live on the Internet
INDIANAPOLIS, Sep 11, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it will provide an online simulcast of its presentation to the investment community at the Banc of America Securities 32nd Annual Investment Conference on September 25, 2002 in San Francisco, California, beginning at 2:15 p.m. EDT. The live audio broadcast of SPG's presentation will be available online at www.shopsimon.com (Corporate Info tab). An online replay of ... 
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09/04/02Stewart Stockdale Named Chief Marketing Officer of Simon Property Group and President of Simon Brand Ventures
INDIANAPOLIS, Sep 4, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Stewart Stockdale has been named to the newly-created post of chief marketing officer of Simon Property Group, Inc. and president of Simon Brand Ventures. As the chief marketing officer, Stockdale will be responsible for all marketing related businesses within Simon Property Group including Simon Brand Ventures, corporate marketing, shopping center marketing, and Shopsimon.com. "We're delighted to have someone of Stewart's c... 
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08/21/02Simon Property Group Announces Completion of $500 Million Sale of Senior Unsecured Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug 21, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) (the "Company") announced today that its partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P., has completed the sale of $500 million of debt securities. The issue included the following tranches of senior unsecured notes: $150 million of 5.375% Notes due 2008 $350 million of 6.350% Notes due 2012 All securities in this offering are rated Baa1 by Moody's Investors Service and BBB... 
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08/14/02Simon Property Group Executive Officers Certify Financial Statements
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug 14, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced that Chief Executive Officer David Simon and Chief Financial Officer Stephen E. Sterrett have signed and are filing today sworn statements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) affirming the accuracy of SEC filings made by the Company in 2002. Filings include the Company's Form 10-K for 2001, the first quarter 2002 Form 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K and the ... 
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07/31/02Simon Property Group Announces 12.7% Increase in Second Quarter FFO and Declares Common and Preferred Stock Dividends
INDIANAPOLIS, Jul 31, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2002. Diluted funds from operations for the quarter increased 14.2% to $167.9 million from $147.0 million in 2001. On a per share basis, the increase was 12.7% to $0.89 per share from $0.79 per share in 2001. Net income available to common shareholders increased to $173.2 million from $36.7 million in 20... 
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07/02/02Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients Memorialized in National Exhibit Commissioned by Simon Property Group
INDIANAPOLIS, Jul 2, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Photographic Exhibit Inspired By Photographer Tom Casalini's Ordinary Heroes Book Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG), the nation's largest owner and manager of shopping malls, has created an original, multi-faceted program entitled "Ordinary Heroes." This national program will celebrate the extraordinary accomplishments of Congressional Medal of Honor recipients through a traveling photographic exhibit, commissioned by Simon ... 
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07/01/02Simon Property Group Completes Common Stock Offering
INDIANAPOLIS, Jul 1, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today the closing of its offering of 9 million shares of common stock. The purpose of the offering was to partially meet the needs of index funds to purchase Simon common stock when the company was added to the S&P 500 Index on June 25, 2002. Net proceeds of approximately $322 million will be used to pay down indebtedness under existing corporate credit facilities. The public ... 
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06/26/02Simon Property Group and Limited Too Conducting Nationwide 'Passion for Fashion Tour 2002'
INDIANAPOLIS, Jun 26, 2002 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- -'Tween Girls Can Participate in a Two-Hour Program of Fun, Fashion, Games and Cool Music - Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG), the nation's largest mall owner and manager, and Limited Too (NYSE: TOO), the hottest store in the mall for 'tween (ages 7 to 14) girls, are teaming up to bring the exclusive Passion for Fashion Tour 2002, an entertaining back-to- school fashion extravaganza, to Simon malls nationwide during July and August. ... 
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06/26/02Simon Property Group Added to S&P 500
INDIANAPOLIS, Jun 26, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- At the close of financial trading yesterday, Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) was added to the S&P 500 Index. SPG is the fourth real estate investment trust (REIT) in the index. "As the largest owner and operator of retail real estate in the world, we are honored to be the first retail REIT included in the index," said David Simon, Chief Executive Officer. "Our addition is a continuing validation of the importance of... 
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06/25/02Simon Property Group Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Jun 25, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2002, will be released during the afternoon on July 31, 2002. The Company will also host its quarterly earnings conference call and an audio webcast on July 31st at 4:00 p.m. EDT. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.shopsimon.com (Corporate Info tab) and www.streetevents.com . If you are una... 
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06/25/02Simon Property Group to Issue up to 9 Million Shares of Common Stock
INDIANAPOLIS, Jun 25, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that as a result of the decision by Standard and Poor's Corporation to include Simon's common stock in the S&P 500 Index, it intends to issue up to 9 million shares of its common stock. The purpose of the offering is to partially meet the anticipated needs of index funds to purchase Simon common stock when the Company is added to the S&P 500 Index at the close of business ... 
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05/31/02Simon Property Group to Broadcast Company Presentation; Tuesday, June 4, 2002 at 3:00 p.m. EDT - 2:00 p.m. CDT -
INDIANAPOLIS, May 31, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) today announced that it will provide an online simulcast of its roundtable discussion with investors at the 2002 NAREIT Institutional Investor Forum in New York City. The presentation will take place on June 4, 2002 at 3:00 p.m. EDT (2:00 p.m. CDT). The live audio broadcast of SPG's presentation will be available online at www.shopsimon.com (Corporate Info tab). The online replay will be available for 3... 
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05/08/02Simon Property Group Announces First Quarter Results and 4.8% Increase in Common Stock Dividend
INDIANAPOLIS, May 8, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2002. Diluted funds from operations increased 7.5% to $148.4 million from $138.0 million in 2001. On a per share basis the increase was 6.8% to $0.79 per share from $0.74 per share in 2001. Net income available to common shareholders decreased 3.0% to $30.0 million from $30.9 million in 2001. Diluted earnings per share... 
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05/06/02Simon Property Group Announces Completion of Rodamco Acquisition
INDIANAPOLIS, May 6, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) reported today that the acquisition of assets from Rodamco North America, N.V. (RNA) by Simon, The Rouse Company (Rouse) and Westfield America Trust (Westfield) was completed on May 3, 2002. The acquired portfolio consists primarily of interests in 13 high-quality, highly-productive regional malls in the United States, as well as ownership interests in other real estate assets. (Note: A de... 
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04/22/02Simon Property Group and Park Place Entertainment Announce Expansion Of The Forum Shops at Caesars
LAS VEGAS, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) and Park Place Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: PPE), parent company of Caesars Palace, today announced plans for the Phase III expansion of The Forum Shops at Caesars. The 200,000-square-foot, three-level expansion will extend from the existing Phase I structure to the Las Vegas Strip, adding an array of upscale specialty retail tenants to further expand its selection of luxury bra... 
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04/18/02Simon Property Group Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Apr 18, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) announced today that financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2002, will be released on May 8, 2002 after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The Company will host its first quarter earnings conference call and an audio webcast on Thursday, May 9, 2002, at 10:00 a.m. EDT. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.shopsimon.com (Corporate I... 
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04/17/02Simon Property Group Announces Promotion of Gary Lewis To Executive Vice President of Leasing
INDIANAPOLIS, Apr 17, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced the promotion of Gary Lewis to Executive Vice President of Leasing. Mr. Lewis replaces James A. Napoli who recently left the Company to spend more time with his family. Mr. Lewis, 43, joined the Company in 1986 and has over 21 years of experience in the retail real estate industry. In his new role he will be responsible for directing the Company's leasing process in a m... 
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04/16/02Simon Property Group Refinances $1.25 Billion Corporate Credit Facility
INDIANAPOLIS, Apr 16, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Obtains Three Year Initial Maturity Plus One Year Option Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it has closed a three year refinancing of its existing $1.25 billion unsecured corporate credit facility. The facility now matures in April 2005 and contains a one-year extension, at the Company's sole option. The facility's interest rate continues to be LIBOR plus 65 basis points and contains the same finan... 
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04/12/02Simon Malls to Play Host to First-Ever Traveling Forensics Lab
INDIANAPOLIS, Apr 12, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- - Court TV's "Mobile Investigation Unit" to Feature State-of-the-Art Investigative and Family Safety Techniques at Each Mall Location - Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG), the nation's largest owner and manager of shopping malls, is partnering with Court TV, the national cable network focused on the American justice system, to exclusively host the first mobile forensics lab, "Mobile Investigative Unit" (MIU), at 16 Simon mall... 
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03/27/02Simon Property Group Secures Terrorism Insurance for Entire Portfolio of Shopping Centers
INDIANAPOLIS, Mar 27, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. ("the Company") (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it has purchased two stand-alone policies of terrorism insurance, each with $100,000,000 aggregate limits. The first policy will insure Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota against damage incurred from acts of terrorism. The second policy will insure the remainder of Simon's shopping center portfolio against similar perils. The policies were p... 
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03/12/02Simon Property Group to Broadcast Investor Presentation Live on the Internet
INDIANAPOLIS, March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it will provide an online simulcast of its roundtable discussion with investors at Salomon Smith Barney's 2002 REIT CEO Conference in Palm Beach, Florida. The presentation will take place on March 19, 2002 at 8:45 a.m. Eastern Time. The live audio broadcast of SPG's presentation will be available online at www.shopsimon.com (Corporate Info tab). The onlin... 
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02/21/02Simon Property Group To Broadcast Investor Presentation Live on the Internet
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb 21, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it will provide an online simulcast of its presentation to the investment community at the Credit Suisse First Boston Real Estate Conference in New York City. The presentation will take place on February 26, 2002 at 2:15 p.m. Eastern Time. The live audio broadcast of SPG's presentation will be available online at www.shopsimon.com (Corporate Info tab). The online r... 
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02/07/02Simon Property Group Announces Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results and Quarterly Dividends
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb 7, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2001. Diluted funds from operations for the quarter increased 9%, to $1.12 per share from $1.03 per share in 2000. Diluted funds from operations for the twelve months increased 7%, to $3.51 per share from $3.28 per share in 2000. Occupancy for mall and freestanding stores in the regional malls at December 31, 2001 was ... 
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02/04/02Compaq Partners With Simon Property Group to Bring Give Thanks America Program to Simon Malls Nationwide
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb 4, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- - Shoppers at 40 Simon Malls Across the Country Can Send Free Personalized Digital Video Messages To Anyone Around the World - Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG), the nation's largest owner and manager of shopping malls, has formed an exclusive partnership with Compaq Computer Corporation, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Defense, to provide shoppers with the opportunity to record and send free personalized digital v... 
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01/31/02Simon Property Group Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan 31, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) (the "Company") announced today that financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2001, will be released before the New York Stock Exchange commences trading on February 7, 2002. The Company will host its fourth quarter earnings conference call and an audio webcast on Thursday, February 7, 2002, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode a... 
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01/28/02Simon Property Group Provides 2002 Guidance
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) announced today that it believes it will report funds from operations (FFO) within a range of $3.72 to $3.82 per share for 2002. Guidance per quarter is as follows: 1st quarter $0.77 to $0.79 2nd quarter $0.84 to $0.86 3rd quarter $0.92 to $0.95 4th quarter $1.19 to $1.22 ... 
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01/13/02Westfield America Trust, Simon Property Group and The Rouse Company Agree to Acquire Rodamco Assets for $5.3 Billion
NEW YORK, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Officials at Westfield America Trust (ASX: WFA), Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) and The Rouse Company (NYSE: RSE) announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement to jointly purchase the assets of Rodamco North America N.V. (Euronext: RNAA) for $5.3 billion. The transaction has been approved by each of the companies' Board of Directors and is subject to customary closing conditions. The transaction is expecte... 
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01/08/02Simon Property Group Announces Reporting Information for 2001 Distributions
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan 8, 2002 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced 2001 year-end tax reporting information. Simon Property Group, Inc. Common Stock Ticker Symbol: SPG CUSIP Declaration Record Payable Distribution Date Date Date Per Share 828806 10 9 02-06-01 02-16-01 02-28-01 $0.5050 828806 10 9 05-08-01 ... 
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01/08/02Jackson Hewitt Inc. Announces Exclusive Strategic Marketing Alliance with Simon Property Group
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan 8, 2002 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- -Jackson Hewitt Inc. Taps Simon Malls to Reach its Target Audience- Jackson Hewitt Inc., a subsidiary of Cendant Corporation (NYSE: CD) and operator of more than 3,300 Jackson Hewitt Tax Service(R) locations nationwide, announced today that it has entered into a marketing alliance with Simon Brand Ventures, the strategic marketing division of Simon Property Group, the nation's largest owner and manager of shopping malls. The ... 
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11/08/01Simon Property Group Announces Strong Third Quarter Results with 9% FFO Growth
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov 8, 2001 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended September 30, 2001. Diluted funds from operations for the quarter increased 8.8%, to $0.87 per share from $0.80 per share in 2000. Diluted funds from operations for the nine months increased 6.2%, to $2.39 per share from $2.25 per share in 2000. As was reported by the Company on October 19th, during the third quarter the Company recor... 
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11/07/01Visa Renews Strategic Marketing Alliance With Simon
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the nation's largest owner and manager of shopping malls, has entered into a renewal of its strategic alliance with Visa U.S.A. Inc. for two years. The agreement is the continuation of a four-year partnership between Simon Brand Ventures, the strategic marketing division of Simon, and Visa. As part of this renewal, Visa will remain Simon's preferred method of payment at more than 170 of it... 
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10/26/01Simon Property Group Announces the Sale of $750 Million of Senior Unsecured Notes
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct 26, 2001 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) (the "Company") announced today that its partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P., has completed the sale of $750 million of 6.375% senior unsecured notes due November 15, 2007. All securities in this offering are rated Baa1 by Moody's Investors Service and BBB by Standard & Poor's. Net proceeds from the offering will be initially used to reduce the outstanding balance of the Company's... 
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10/24/01Simon Property Group and Simon Youth Foundation Name Relief Organizations as Beneficiaries of $1 Million Donation
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc., (NYSE: SPG) (Simon), the nation's largest mall owner and operator, together with the Simon Youth Foundation, today announced the names of several organizations who will be recipient of a donation exceeding $1 million as a means of supporting relief efforts related to the tragic events of September 11. Recipient organizations include: The Red Cross Liberty Fund - Through this fund, the Ameri... 
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10/19/01Simon Property Group Provides Third Quarter FFO Guidance and Announces Technology Charge
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct 19, 2001 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) (the "Company") announced today that it expects to report third quarter funds from operations (FFO) of $0.87 per fully diluted share which is consistent with analysts' current consensus. The Company also announced that it will record a third quarter charge of $16.6 million related to the write- off of its clixnmortar initiative and other miscellaneous technology investments which does not affect FF... 
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10/10/01Leading Shopping Center Owners and Managers Launch Charitable Campaign To Benefit Families of Public Safety Officers Lost in the September 11 Terrorist Attacks
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading shopping center owners and managers across the country today announced the launch of the "United We Stand" charitable campaign at more than 415 shopping centers in 44 states, as well as Washington, D.C. metro area and Puerto Rico. All funds raised during the campaign will be donated to a group of funds that support the families of public safety officers who lost their lives in the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York City, ... 
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10/04/01Simon Property Group Purchases 50% Stake in San Diego's Fashion Valley Mall from Lend Lease's Prime Property Fund
NEW YORK, and INDIANAPOLIS, Oct 4, 2001 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Lend Lease Real Estate Investments, on behalf of its Prime Property Fund, has sold a 50 percent stake in San Diego's Fashion Valley Mall to Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG). Simon has also assumed management responsibilities for the mall. Concurrent with the closing, which occurred on October 1, 2001, the partnership secured a $200 million, 7 year mortgage from Lehman Brothers that bears interest at a fixed rate of 6.... 
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10/01/01Simon Property Group Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) (the "Company") announced today that financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2001, will be released before the New York Stock Exchange commences trading on November 8, 2001. The Company will host its third quarter earnings conference call and an audio webcast on Thursday, November 8, 2001, at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at ww... 
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09/14/01Disaster Relief Efforts Underway at 180 Simon Property Group Malls Nationwide
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc., (NYSE: SPG) (Simon), the nation's largest mall owner and operator, today announced that disaster relief efforts are underway at approximately 180 Simon malls nationwide who are raising funds and collecting goods for local organizations, such as the American Red Cross and Salvation Army, aiding in relief efforts associated with the tragic events of Tuesday. Consumers at the Simon malls in 36 states can visit t... 
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09/06/01Simon Property Group to Broadcast Investor Presentations Live on the Internet
INDIANAPOLIS, Sep 6, 2001 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it will provide an online simulcast of its presentations to the investment community at: * Banc of America Securities 31st Annual Investment Conference on September 12, 2001 in San Francisco, California, beginning at 6:00 p.m. EDT. * Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown's Global Real Estate Securities Conference on September 13, 2001 in Boston, Massachusetts, begi... 
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08/08/01Simon Property Group Announces Second Quarter Results and Quarterly Dividends
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended June 30, 2001. Diluted funds from operations for the quarter increased 5.3%, to $0.79 per share from $0.75 per share in 2000. Diluted funds from operations for the six months increased 5.5%, to $1.53 per share from $1.45 per share in 2000. Total revenue for the six months increased 1.4%, to $978.9 million as compared to $965.5 million in... 
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07/02/01Simon Property Group Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
INDIANAPOLIS, Jul 2, 2001 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) (the "Company") announced today that financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2001, will be released before the New York Stock Exchange commences trading on August 8, 2001. The Company will host its second quarter earnings conference call and an audio webcast on Wednesday, August 8, 2001, at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live webcast will be available in listen-only mode at www.shopsimon.com ... 
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06/28/01Simon Property Group Announces Approval of SPG Properties, Inc. Merger
INDIANAPOLIS, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. ("Simon") (NYSE: SPG) today announced that the merger of SPG Properties, Inc. ("Properties") with and into Simon Property Group, Inc. was approved by the shareholders of Properties. The merger will be effective July 1, 2001. The purpose of the merger is to streamline the Simon Property Group structure by eliminating Properties as a separate subsidiary of Simon. Under the terms of the merger agreement... 
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06/11/01Simon Property Group Announces Election of Mel Bergstein to Company Board of Directors
INDIANAPOLIS, Jun 11, 2001 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced the election of Melvyn E. Bergstein to the Company's Board of Directors. Bergstein is chairman and CEO of DiamondCluster International (Nasdaq: DTPI) (formerly Diamond Technology Partners) and a widely known leader in the business strategy consulting industry. "Throughout Mel's distinguished consulting career, he has consistently demonstrated his acute ability to identify a... 
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05/19/01Nordstrom to Join Barton Creek Square
AUSTIN, Texas, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group (Simon) (NYSE: SPG) today announced it has a signed letter of intent with Seattle- based Nordstrom Inc. to become the sixth anchor at Barton Creek Square Mall occupying the former Montgomery Ward site at the mall. The approximately 145,000-square-foot, two-level store will join existing anchors Dillard's (with two stores), JCPenney, Foley's and Sears, and will be an integral part of the ongoing redevelopment efforts ... 
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05/08/01Simon Property Group Announces First Quarter Results and Quarterly Dividends
INDIANAPOLIS, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2001. Diluted funds from operations increased 4.2%, to $0.74 per share from $0.71 per share in 2000. Total revenue increased 2.7%, to $490.7 million as compared to $477.9 million in 2000. Occupancy for mall and freestanding stores in the regional malls at March 31, 2001 increased 70 basis points to 90.2%, as compared to... 
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05/02/01More Than 165 Simon Malls Nationwide to Host 'The More You Give The More Kids Grow' Campaign to Benefit Youth Programs
INDIANAPOLIS, May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 165 Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) malls in 36 states nationwide will host "The More You Give The More Kids Grow" campaign to benefit local youth programs as part of a national partnership between the Simon Youth Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that provides educational and career development opportunities for youth, and The Salvation Army, one of the largest charitable and service organizations in the world. ... 
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03/19/01Simon Property Group to Broadcast Investor Presentation Live on the Internet
INDIANAPOLIS, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that it will provide an online simulcast of its roundtable discussion with investors at Salomon Smith Barney's 2001 REIT Institutional Investor Forum on March 20, 2001 in Miami, Florida, beginning at 3:45p.m. EST. The live audio broadcast of SPG's presentation will be available online at www.shopsimon.com . The online replay will follow shortly after the presentation and co... 
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02/08/01Simon Property Group Announces Fourth Quarter and Annual Results
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPG) today announced results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2000. Diluted funds from operations for the quarter increased 14%, to $1.03 per share in 2000 from $0.90 per share in 1999. Total revenue for the quarter increased 8%, to $561.3 million as compared to $521.4 million in 1999. Diluted funds from operations for the year increased 10%, to $3.28 per share in 2000 from $2.98 per ... 
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02/06/01Simon Property Group Announces Quarterly Dividends for Common and Preferred Stock
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) today announced that its Board of Directors declared regular quarterly dividends for the Company's common and preferred stock and the preferred stock of its affiliate, SPG Properties, Inc. The common stock dividend of $0.5050 per share will be paid on February 28, 2001 to shareholders of record on February 16, 2001. Simon Property Group's 6.50% Series B Convertible Preferred Stock (NYSE: S... 
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01/25/01Judge Grants Permanent Injunction Against mySimon
Indianapolis, Indiana – January 25, 2001…Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) issued the following statement today in response to Federal Judge David Hamilton’s ruling in SPG’s suit against mySimon, Inc., a subsidiary of CNET Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq:CNET). “Yesterday’s rulings issued by Judge Hamilton in Indianapolis upheld jury findings that mySimon intentionally adopted a name confusingly similar to the Company’s trademark ‘Simon’ name. Those findings led the Court to issue a permane... 
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01/18/01Simon Property Group Announces the Sale of $500 Million of Senior Unsecured Notes
Indianapolis, Indiana – January 18, 2001...Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) (the “Company”) announced today that its partnership subsidiary Simon Property Group, L.P. has completed the private placement of $500 million of debt securities. The issue included the following tranches of senior unsecured notes: $300 million of 7 3/8% Notes due 2006 $200 million of 7 3/4% Notes due 2011 All securities in this offering are rated Baa1 by Moody's Investors Service and BBB ... 
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01/12/01Simon Property Group Announces Fall 2002 Nordstrom Opening Date at the Florida Mall
INDIANAPOLIS – January 12, 2001 . . . Simon Property Group (Simon) today announced an October, 2002 opening date for the Nordstrom store at The Florida Mall in Orlando, becoming the mall’s seventh anchor and completing the expansion of the center. The 180,000-square-foot, two-level store will join existing anchors Dillard’s, Parisian, JCPenney, Sears, Saks Fifth Avenue and the recently-opened Burdines as part of a major redevelopment of the mall. According to Jerry Garvey, executive vi... 
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01/09/01Simon Property Group Announces Reporting Information for 2000 Distributions
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11/07/00Simon Property Group Announces Third Quarter Results
Indianapolis, Indiana – November 7, 2000...Simon Property Group, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE:SPG) today announced results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2000. Diluted funds from operations for the quarter increased 14%, to $0.80 per share in 2000 from $0.70 per share in 1999. Total revenue for the quarter increased 5%, to $493.9 million as compared to $471.2 million in 1999. Diluted funds from operations for the nine months increased 8%, to $2.25 per share in 2000 from $... 
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11/06/00Simon Property Group and Cingular Wireless Form Marketing Alliance To Promote SBC and Bellsouth Wireless Plans
Promotion to Reach More Than 50 Million Shoppers Who Will Make 250 Million Visits to Participating Simon Malls During the Holiday Season INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (November 6, 2000) – Simon Brand Ventures, a strategic business initiative of Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the nation’s largest mall owner and manager, today announced that it has joined forces with Cingular Wireless to launch an integrated promotion to drive awareness of the SBC Family Talk and BellSouth Rollover Mi... 
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10/31/00American Eagle Outfitters Selects MerchantWired as Infrastructure Platform and Long-Term, Scalable Technology Solution
Indianapolis, Indiana – October 31, 2000 – MerchantWired (www.merchantwired.com), a full-service network that is setting the standard for the retail industry, today announced that American Eagle Outfitters (Nasdaq: AEOS) has selected MerchantWired as its broadband infrastructure provider for the national chain of American Eagle Outfitters stores. MerchantWired will connect American Eagle’s network of over 538 stores in 46 states and the District of Columbia. “After reviewing several netw... 
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10/18/00Pacers to sponsor IPS alternative school at Union Station
INDIANAPOLIS – Mayor Bart Peterson, Pacers Sports & Entertainment President Donnie Walsh and Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Duncan N.P. Pritchett, Jr. announced today that the Indiana Pacers would sponsor one of the new IPS alternative schools at Union Station. The new “Pacers Academy” will be a “sports” academy for at-risk middle school students and will target students who have had problems with attendance, academic achievement and appropriate behaviors. Students will re... 
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10/18/00Simon Property Group Announces Quarterly Dividends For Common And Preferred Stock
Indianapolis, Indiana – October 18, 2000 . . . Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) today announced that its Board of Directors declared regular quarterly dividends for the Company's common and preferred stock and the preferred stock of its affiliate, SPG Properties, Inc. The common stock dividend of $0.5050 per share will be paid on November 17, 2000 to shareholders of record on November 3, 2000. Simon Property Group's 6.50% Series B Convertible Preferred Stock (NYSE:SPGPrB) d... 
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09/20/00FacilityPro.com Receives $25 Million Investment From Constellation Real Technologies
First Strategic Investment by Real Estate Consortium Additional $10 Million Investment Led by Austin Ventures Brings FacilityPro.com Second-Round Funding to $35 Million ATLANTA – Sept. 20, 2000 – In its first direct investment since inception, real estate industry consortium Constellation Real Technologies, formerly referred to as Project Constellation, has made an investment of $25 million in FacilityPro.com, a business-to-business (B2B) electronic marketplace for commercial prope... 
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08/03/00Simon Property Group Announces Second Quarter Comparable FFO Per Share Growth of 8.7%
Indianapolis, Indiana – August 3, 2000...Simon Property Group, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE:SPG) today announced results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2000. Diluted funds from operations for the quarter increased 5.6%, to $0.75 per share in 2000 from $0.71 per share in 1999. Total revenue for the quarter increased 7.4%, to $487.7 million as compared to $454.0 million in 1999. Diluted funds from operations for the six months increased 5.1%, to $1.45 per share in 2000 from $1.38 p... 
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08/01/00Peterson gives free Union Station space for two IPS alternative schools
INDIANAPOLIS – Mayor Bart Peterson announced today that the City of Indianapolis would give rent-free space in Union Station to the Indianapolis Public Schools to open two new alternative schools. IPS will run both schools – The Education Resource Center and a “sports” academy – with support from the Simon Youth Foundation. “Historically, people converged on this landmark station, finding new jobs, new lives and new opportunities here in Indianapolis,” Mayor Peterson said. “How approp... 
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07/21/00Simon Property Group Announces Quarterly Dividends For Common And Preferred Stock
Indianapolis, Indiana – July 21, 2000 . . . Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) today announced that its Board of Directors declared regular quarterly dividends for the Company's common and preferred stock and the preferred stock of its affiliate, SPG Properties, Inc. The common stock dividend of $0.5050 per share will be paid on August 18, 2000 to shareholders of record on August 4, 2000. Simon Property Group's 6.50% Series B Convertible Preferred Stock (NYSE:SPGPrB) dividend of $1... 
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06/07/00Anderson Community School Corporation and Simon Youth Foundation Announce Creation of Mounds Mall Education Resource Center
Partnership to Provide Students with Alternative Educational Programs ANDERSON, INDIANA – June 7, 2000 . . . The Simon Youth Foundation and the Anderson Community School Corporation today announced the creation of an Education Resource Center at Mounds Mall, carrying out the Simon Youth Foundation’s mission to foster economic and career development in youth through the implementation of focused and appropriate educational initiatives and programs. The Simon Youth Foundation, whic... 
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05/23/00Simon and Turner Broadcasting Engage ESI and SFX in the Development of Their Mall-Based Entertainment Network
NEW YORK, May 23, 2000 - - Simon Brand Ventures, a strategic business initiative of Simon Property Group, the nation’s largest mall owner and manager, and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company and the leading provider of news, entertainment and sports programming in the television industry, are moving forward in the growth of their mall-based media network. Today they announced that they have engaged Edwin Schlossberg Incorporated (ESI), a New York-based design firm that creat... 
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05/10/00Simon Live Media Network Establishes Headquarters in New York
For More Information, Please Contact: Chuck Kaiser, Edelman Worldwide: (312) 240-2729 INDIANAPOLIS (May 10, 2000) – Simon Live Media Network (SLMN), the experiential marketing division of Simon Brand Ventures, the strategic business unit of the nation’s largest mall owner and manager Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), today announced that it has established its headquarters in New York. SLMN is pioneering a new multi-channel marketing medium for the shopping center i... 
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05/09/00Simon Property Group Announces First Quarter Results
Indianapolis, Indiana – May 9, 2000...Simon Property Group, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE:SPG) today announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2000. The Company's share of diluted funds from operations for the quarter increased 6.0%, to $132.7 million as compared to $125.2 million in 1999. The increase on a per share, diluted basis was 6.0%, to $0.71 per share in 2000 from $0.67 per share in 1999. Total revenue for the quarter increased 7.1%, to $477.9 million as compared to $446.1 milli... 
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05/09/00Merchantwired Goes Live With First Coast -to-Coast Retail Infrastructure Network
Consortium of the Nation’s Largest Mall Owners Creates Retail Extranet Standard MerchantWired Partners with Cisco Systems, IBM and Intermedia Communications to Establish the Infrastructure Standard Indianapolis, Indiana – May 9, 2000 – MerchantWired (www.merchantwired.com), a full-service retail infrastructure that connects the physical and virtual worlds in the retail industry, announced the launch of its nationwide service. Leading a consortium of property owners and infrast... 
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05/04/00Leading Real Estate Companies Announce Formation of Company Focusing On Convergence of Real Estate and Technology
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (May 4, 2000) – Leading real estate companies across a broad range of property sectors announced today the formation of a real estate technology company, currently referred to as Project Constellation. The company intends to form, incubate and sponsor real estate-related Internet, e-commerce and broadband enterprises; acquire interests in existing “best of breed” companies on a synergistic basis; and act as an opportunistic consolidator across property sectors in the emerging ... 
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04/19/00Simon Property Group Announces Quarterly Dividends For Common And Preferred Stock
Indianapolis, Indiana – April 19, 2000 . . . Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) today announced that its Board of Directors declared regular quarterly dividends for the Company's common and preferred stock and the preferred stock of its affiliate, SPG Properties, Inc. The common stock dividend of $0.5050 per share will be paid on May 19, 2000 to shareholders of record on May 5, 2000. Simon Property Group's 6.50% Series B Convertible Preferred Stock (NYSE:SPGPrB) dividend of ... 
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