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SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (January 20, 2015) – Simon (NYSE: SPG), a global leader in retail real
estate, announced today new design enhancements for Woodfield Mall, one of the largest
shopping destinations in the United States with nearly 300 retail, dining and entertainment
options. Starting this month, Woodfield Mall will create an even better shopping experience with
the transformation of its Grand Court, plus a variety of design and comfort upgrades.
This style evolution will include a contemporary and streamlined facelift of the Grand Court with new glass railings and ceramic flooring. It will become easier to navigate the various elevations of the mall with the addition of a new large capacity elevator and two escalators, as well as the replacement of two existing elevators. Also, there will be aesthetically appealing cosmetic finishes throughout the property such as new carpet on the upper level, plush seating areas and improved interior and exterior directional signage.

“Woodfield Mall is committed to providing local residents and Chicagoland visitors with the best
possible shopping experience,” said David Gott, general manager at Woodfield Mall. “This
exciting development will greatly improve traffic flow through the Grand Court and provide our
fashion – forward guests with a warm and comfortable environment to shop, dine and play.”
All work will be completed with minimal interference for shoppers. Construction is scheduled to
be completed during late 2015.

“The Village of Schaumburg has experienced tremendous growth in recent years and Woodfield
Mall has been a strong presence in that evolution,” said Al Larson, Village president, Village of Schaumburg. “Simon’s commitment to the region is a strong economic indicator and signals a
high level of consumer and development confidence in our beautiful village.”

In 2014, Woodfield Mall experienced a retail boom as the center welcomed more than a dozen
new retail and dining options, including lululemon athletica, Columbia Sportswear, White Barn
Candle Company, Arhaus, Sperry Top-Sider, Ecco, Tilly’s, Dunkin’ Donuts and more. New retailers will be announced as the project progresses.
For more information, visit or call (847) 330-1537. Like us on
Facebook at and follow us on Twitter @WoodfieldMall and on Instagram @WoodfieldMall.

About Woodfield Mall Woodfield Mall, one of the largest shopping destinations in the United States, provides Chicago area residents and visitors with a distinctive collection of nearly 300 retail stores. The mega mall showcases five major anchors, including Lord & Taylor, Macy’s, Nordstrom, JCPenney and Sears, plus popular stores Michael Kors, COACH, Apple, White House/Black Market, BOSS Hugo Boss, Anthropologie, Tumi, Lacoste, AIX Armani Exchange and J.Crew. Shoppers enjoy a delicious array of dining options such as Ricky B’s Prime Burger House, Texas de Brazil, The Cheesecake Factory, P.F. Chang’s and Stir Crazy. Woodfield Mall, at 5 Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, Illinois, is located about 25 miles from downtown Chicago and in close proximity to O’Hare International Airport. Mall hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays. For additional information, please contact Woodfield Mall at (847) 330-1537 or visit Like us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter @WoodfieldMall and on Instagram @WoodfieldMall.

About Simon Simon is a global leader in retail real estate ownership, management and development and a S&P100 company (Simon Property Group, NYSE:SPG). Our industry – leading retail properties and investments across North America, Europe and Asia provide shopping experiences for millions of consumers every day and generate billions in annual retail sales. For more information, visit

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