CBL& Associates Properties, Inc.
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Why CBL’s Managemnet Was Optimisitc in 3Q15 Earnings Call
CBL & Associates’ management scheduled a conference call to discuss its 3Q15 earnings. The company’s FFO per share was below analyst estimates.
CBL & Associates Properties: Cost Structure Analysis
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How CBL Plans to Increase Shareholder Returns
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What Companies are CBL & Associates’ Top Tenants?
CBL’s top tenants include several big brands, which contributed around 20% of the company’s total revenue in 2014.
A Look Into CBL & Associates’ Retail Mall Business
CBL & Associates’ retail mall business comprises four main property portfolios—shopping malls, associated centers, community centers, and office buildings.
CBL & Associates Properties: A Must-Know Company Overview
CBL & Associates Properties is the fifth-largest retail mall REIT (real estate investment trust) in the United States.
Why Long-Term Anchor Tenant Leases Are Beneficial to Macerich
Approximately 41% of Macerich’s anchor tenant leases are for more than five years. These long-term leases for anchor tenants bode well for retail REITs.
A Breakdown of Macerich’s Retail Mall Business
By the end of fiscal 2014, Macerich either owned or had ownership interest in 60 shopping centers consisting of approximately 55 million square feet of GLA.
General Growth Properties’ Top Tenants in Retail
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