Nordstrom to Open First Full-Line Store in Greater Milwaukee Area at Mayfair

 Nordstrom to Open First Full-Line Store in Greater Milwaukee Area at Mayfair

PR Newswire

SEATTLE, Nov. 29, 2012

SEATTLE, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Seattle-based Nordstrom (NYSE: JWN)
today announced plans to open its first full-line store at Mayfair, the
largest mixed-use shopping center in Wisconsin, owned by General Growth
Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP). The store is scheduled to open in fall 2015.

The company plans to open an approximately 140,000-square-foot, three-level
store. Nordstrom will join Macy's, Boston Store, Crate & Barrel and the Apple
Store at Mayfair.

"We've heard from customers in the Milwaukee area for years that they would
appreciate a store in their community," said Erik Nordstrom. "We're glad we
have an opportunity to serve our customers, as well as those new to Nordstrom,
in such a strong location as Mayfair."

Located in Wauwatosa, Wis., Mayfair is home to more than 160 sought-after
retail brands and includes an outdoor streetscape with popular retail and
restaurant tenants, including The Cheesecake Factory, P.F. Chang's China
Bistro and Maggiano's Little Italy. The property resides in Milwaukee's
rapidly expanding trade area and is the centerpiece of an 86-acre business

Erik Nordstrom continued, "GGP is a terrific partner for us. They operate
great shopping destinations with a quality tenant mix. That's important to us
in terms of giving customers a reason to shop at one particular location over

"Nordstrom mirrors GGP's goal to provide an unparalleled experience for our
customers and the community. Their reputation, quality merchandise and
exceptional customer service complements GGP's retail strategy," said Sandeep
Mathrani, CEO, GGP. "We're excited to provide shoppers with yet another
sought-after retail option at Mayfair."

About Nordstrom
Nordstrom, Inc. is one of the leading fashion specialty retailers based in the
U.S. Founded in 1901 as a shoe store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 240
stores in 31 states, including 117 full-line stores, 119 Nordstrom Racks, two
Jeffrey boutiques, one treasure&bond store and one clearance store. Nordstrom
also serves customers through and through its catalogs.
Additionally, the Company operates in the online private sale marketplace
through its subsidiary HauteLook. Nordstrom, Inc.'s common stock is publicly
traded on the NYSE under the symbol JWN.

About GGP
General Growth Properties, Inc. is a fully integrated, self-managed and
self-administered real estate investment trust focused on owning, managing,
leasing and redeveloping regional malls throughout the United States and
Brazil. GGP currently owns or has an interest in, 143 regional shopping malls
comprising approximately 135 million square feet of gross leasable area. GGP
is headquartered in Chicago, Ill. and publicly traded on the NYSE under the
symbol GGP. For further information please visit

Media Contacts
Nordstrom:Colin Johnson, (206) 303-3036,

GGP: Lesley Cheers, (312) 960-2646,


SOURCE Nordstrom, Inc.; General Growth Properties, Inc.

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