Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc., a Maryland corporation, together with MHC Operating Limited Partnership (the “Operating Partnership”) and its other consolidated subsidiaries (the “Subsidiaries”), are referred to herein as the “Company” or “ELS.” ELS elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (“REIT”), for U.S. federal income tax purposes commencing with its taxable year ended December 31, 1993. The Company is a fully integrated owner and operator of lifestyle-oriented properties (“Properties”). The Company leases individual developed areas (“sites”) with access to utilities for placement of factory built homes, cottages, cabins or recreational vehicles (“RVs”). Customers may lease individual sites or enter right-to-use contracts providing the customer access to specific Properties for limited stays. ... More ...