Dubroff: Simon, Macerich brawl over mall empires could squeeze the little guy
With one company potentially controlling that much retail square footage on the Highway 101 corridor, from Ventura County to Pismo Beach, the opportunity for leverage clearly will lie in the hands of Simon Property.
Simon bid shakes up mall ownership
Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group isn’t satisfied with its 3.6 percent ownership stake in its real estate investment trust competitor Macerich Co.
Tri-county malls could change ownership in hostile takeover bid
If the deal moves forward, a number of tri-county properties would wind up under the Simon banner, including the The Oaks, Pacific View Mall and La Cumbre Plaza in Santa Barbara.
Tri-county shopping centers lead California’s retail rebound
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