Equity One Inc - The Gallery Westbury Plaza HD

| July 26, 2011

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We strive to be the most sustainably profitable owner and operator of shopping real estate in the most attractive markets of the United States. Our portfolio represents one of the highest quality collections of retail assets in the market today and is focused on urban communities and is concentrated in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and South Florida. As of June 30, 2015, our consolidated shopping center portfolio comprised 124 properties, with a total market capitalization (including debt and equity) of $4.6 billion.

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