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General Growth Properties Announces Vice President of Investor Relations

<p class='bwalignc'> <b>Andrew Joa </b>Named Vice President of Investor Relations </p>

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

General Growth Properties Announces Vice President of Investor Relations20:12 EDT Wednesday, June 01, 2011 CHICAGO (Business Wire) -- General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP) (“GGP” or the “Company”) today announced Andrew Joa has been named vice president of investor relations. Mr. Joa brings nearly two decades of industry experience in both the private and public sectors of real estate. In his role as vice president of investor relations for GGP, Mr. Joa will be responsible for managing and fostering relationships with the global investment community. Until Mr. Joa's tenure at GGP begins Tuesday, June 14, 2011, he serves as vice president of investor relations for Chicago-based real estate private equity firm Callahan Capital Partners, where he leads the company's investor relations efforts. Prior to Callahan, Mr. Joa was director of investor relations at Trizec Properties, Inc., a publicly-listed U.S. office REIT. During his 10-year tenure at Trizec, Mr. Joa also held positions in financial planning and corporate development where he worked on numerous corporate transactions, including the sale of the Hahn retail portfolio to The Rouse Co. and Westfield America. Mr. Joa began his real estate career at Markborough Properties, a publicly-listed Canadian shopping center company. ABOUT GGP GGP is one of the nation's largest shopping center owners. GGP has ownership and management interest in 169 regional and super regional shopping malls in 43 states. The company portfolio totals 172 million square feet of space. A publicly-traded real estate investment trust (REIT), GGP is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GGP. General Growth Properties, Inc.David Keating, vice president of corporate communications(312) 960-6325david.keating@ggp.com