Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
BACKGROUND We are a full service, vertically integrated and self-administered REIT that owns, operates, acquires and selectively develops and redevelops primarily neighborhood and community shopping centers located in high-traffic, densely populated, affluent areas with high barriers to entry. We seek to own properties in major cities in the United States that contain submarkets with characteristics comparable to our existing markets. Our shopping centers are often anchored by strong national and local retailers, including supermarket chains, drug stores and other necessity-based retailers. Our remaining tenants consist primarily of specialty retailers and local restaurants. Over our 29-year history, we have acquired, owned and operated retail properties across 19 states. We have elected to be taxed as a REIT for federal income tax purposes. ... More ...