Taubman Malls Offer Tenants Free Basic Internet Access

            Taubman Malls Offer Tenants Free Basic Internet Access

The First in the Regional Shopping Center Industry to Provide Free Service to

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., May 19, 2014

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Recognizing the
importance of connectivity to retailing success, Taubman, through its
preferred vendor, Single Digits, will offer free basic Internet access to all
tenants in 20 of the regional and super regional malls it manages across the
United States. Beginning this summer, a business-class T1 equivalent service
will be offered free of charge to tenants - - large or small - - leasing space
in Taubman owned and managed properties, the most productive in the publicly
held U.S. regional mall industry.

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"We know that the best retailers are pursuing omni-channel customer engagement
strategies," said Taubman Chief Technology Officer Michael Osment, "and that
requires fast, secure Internet access to execute both customer-facing programs
and back-of-the-store operations."

Over the last several years, major mall operators, including Taubman, have
offered a range of digital services to tenants and shoppers in their
properties, including free consumer Wi Fi. But this is the first time tenants
have been offered Business Class Internet access free of charge. "Being the
first in our industry to provide access to this service for free at nearly all
of our shopping centers is consistent with our historic commitment to maximize
the productivity and shopper appeal of our retailers' brick and mortar

Osment estimates that this new offering will reduce costs for tenants using
the service by approximately $100 to $200 per month. This makes it possible
for even the smallest tenants in kiosks or temporary inline space to connect
efficiently with their customers. Retailers requiring even faster speeds will
be able to upgrade at discounted rates through Single Digits, a leading
high-speed Internet service management and support company. "We have a
fiber-optic infrastructure in place to meet or exceed whatever level of
service our retailers require," said Osment. 

For more information about the Taubman program, visit

About Single Digits

Single Digits, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise-class voice and data
solutions combining traditional telecommunications with cutting edge
technology capabilities such as wireless analytics, hosted applications, DAS,
and MPLS interconnection.

About Taubman

Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE:TCO) is an S&P MidCap 400 Real Estate Investment
Trust engaged in the ownership, management and/or leasing of 27 regional,
super-regional and outlet shopping centers in the U.S. and Asia. Taubman is
currently developing six properties in the U.S. and Asia totaling 5.6 million
square feet. Taubman, with over 60 years of experience in the shopping center
industry, is headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Mich.,and Taubman Asia is
headquartered in Hong Kong. www.taubman.com.

For ease of use, references in this press release to "Taubman Centers,"
"company," "Taubman" or an operating platform mean Taubman Centers, Inc.
and/or one or more of a number of separate, affiliated entities. Business is
actually conducted by an affiliated entity rather than Taubman Centers, Inc.
itself or the named operating platform.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning
of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These statements reflect
management's current views with respect to future events and financial
performance. The forward-looking statements included in this release are made
as of the date hereof. Except as required by law, we assume no obligation to
update these forward-looking statements, even if new information becomes
available in the future. Actual results may differ materially from those
expected because of various risks and uncertainties. You should review the
company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including "Risk
Factors" in its most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent
quarterly reports, for a discussion of such risks and uncertainties.

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SOURCE Taubman Centers, Inc.

Website: http://www.taubman.com
Contact: Barbara Baker, Taubman, Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Investor
Relations, 248-258-7367, bbaker@taubman.com
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