All too often companies claim to be the biggest or the best at something. However, when it comes to the Indianapolis based Simon Property Group these adjectives, while true, don’t seem to do this company enough justice. Simon Property Group is easily one of the best Indianapolis businesses and one of the headliners when it comes to the largest public Indianapolis companies. The key to their success is nothing more than offering the public an outstanding product, the much beloved Simon Malls.
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The company started out in 1960 as Melvin Simon and Associates, an Indianapolis real estate company that specialized in retail real estate. In 1993 the company went public and became the present day Simon Property Group. They are the largest real estate company in the United States today. And have over 380 properties world-wide in places like North America, Europe and Asia. The Simon malls have an astounding 262 million square feet of retail space. For those of whom math is not a strong suite, just know that that is a lot retail space.
There are five distinctive real estate platforms in which the Simon Property Group own, develop, and manage. These are regional malls, premium outlet centers, community lifestyle centers, The Mills and international properties. Their ultimate goal in all of their ventures is simple, the success of their customer’s business.
What does all of this mean to Indianapolis residents? Quite a lot actually, Simon Property Group employees over 5,000 individuals world-wide with the greatest concentration of those workers found in their corporate headquarters here in Indy. This does not take into account the number jobs in Indianapolis that are created by the stores who lease space in all of the Simon Malls.
In fact it would be very hard to go shopping in Indianapolis without visiting a Simon Mall. In the state of Indiana there are 23 Simon Malls alone. The Circle Centre Mall in downtown Indianapolis might be the most perused of all of the Indianapolis Simon Property Groups locations, but it is by no means the only one. There is the Fashion Mall at Keystone Crossing, Castleton Square Mall, and Washington Square Mall all within the city limits for you to shop until you drop.
The Clay Terrace Mall in Carmel, Indiana offers a unique outdoor shopping experience and also houses some of the best restaurants in Indianapolis. Just north of the city past the Verizon Wireless Music Center on I-69, the Hamilton Town Center in Noblesville, Indiana can be found, it is yet another outstanding outdoor Simon Mall. For those on the Circle City‘s south side is the aptly named Greenwood Park Mall in Greenwood, Indiana.
If you have ever been to any of these Simon Mall locations then you know just how well they present their shopping centers. In fact Simon Property Group was just named the top-ranked real estate company in Fortune’s 500 “List of America’s Most Admired Companies.” With locations in 39 states in the US chances are that if you shop you shop in a Simon Mall.
Simon Property Group realize that with so many Simon Malls to choose from picking just one is too hard. To fix this problem they teamed up with Visa to bring you the Simon Malls gift card which can be used at any of their retail locations. No matter if you are an avid window-shopper or in need of some major retail therapy, Simon Property Group and their Simon Malls has the cure for what ails you.
Simon Property Group Inc.
225 W Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46204