THE WOODLANDS, Texas. September 4, 2008 ~ The Woodlands Mall and other Houston-area shopping centers owned by General Growth Properties (NYSE: GGP) are teaming up with the American Red Cross to help raise money for assistance to victims of this year's hurricanes, including Hurricane Gustav.
The Woodlands Mall, Baybrook Mall, First Colony Mall and Willowbrook Mall are displaying hurricane relief donation signage throughout the malls, encouraging shoppers to donate through the malls’ websites (see below) or via 800-HELP-NOW, the Red Cross’s phone number. No funds will be accepted at the malls. Donations enable the Red Cross to provide shelter, food, counseling and other assistance to victims of this year's hurricanes, including the most recent storm, Hurricane Gustav.
GGP shopping centers are located throughout greater Houston including:
General Growth Properties: Baybrook Mall, Deerbrook Mall, First Colony Mall, The Woodlands Mall and Willowbrook Mall are owned and managed by General Growth Properties, Inc., one of the largest U.S.-based publicly traded real estate investment trusts (REIT), based upon market capitalization. Best-known for its ownership or management of more than 200 shopping malls in 45 states, General Growth is also a leading developer of master-planned communities and mixed-use properties. It has ownership interest in master-planned communities in Texas, Maryland and Nevada and in smaller mixed-use projects under development in additional locations. Its shopping center portfolio totals approximately 200 million square feet of retail space accommodating more than 24,000 retail stores nationwide. General Growth’s international portfolio includes ownership and management interest in shopping centers in Brazil and Turkey. General Growth Properties, Inc. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GGP. For more information, please visit the company web site at http://www.ggp.com.
- The Woodlands Mall: 281.363.3409; www.thewoodlandsmall.com; located in The Woodlands at I-45 north at Lake Woodlands Drive; and
- Baybrook Mall: 281.488.4620, www.baybrookmall.com; located at I-45 south at Bay area Boulevard in Friendswood;
- First Colony Mall: 281.565.6255, www.firstcolonymall.com; located in Sugar Land U.S. 59 south and Texas 6;
- Willowbrook Mall: 281.890.MALL; www.shopwillowbrookmall.com; located in north Houston at FM 1960 and Texas 249.