CEO Of America’s Biggest Mall Owner Says Some Retailers Are Excited For Growth Opportunities In 2021

Simon Property Group, the biggest mall owner in the country, is expecting this year to be better than last, as some retailers start to think about opening new stores in its malls, and tenants are in a better position to pay their rent on time. “The [retailers] that want to grow their business are excited,” CEO David Simon said Monday evening during a call with analysts. “The healthy retailers that believe in their business — believe in their plans — are making deals.” He later listed Kohl’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods and Primark as three examples of retailers that his team is in talks with for new locations. Read more at CNBC.