Retail anchor's announced for Vegas construction project

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 13, 2008--General Growth Properties, the largest shopping center owner and developer in Las Vegas, announced today the addition of two anchors to the retail line-up at The Shops at Summerlin Centre, the 1.5-million-square-foot regional retail center currently under development in the heart of the valley's premier master-planned community. Macy's and Dillard's join previously-announced anchor Nordstrom, along with specialty home furnishings department store Crate and Barrel as confirmed retailers.

According to John Bucksbaum, chairman and chief executive officer of General Growth, parent company of The Howard Hughes Corporation, The Shops at Summerlin Centre is currently scheduled to open on October 16, 2009, and is expected to include more than 100 retailers, more than ten restaurants and commercial office space.