Simon Property Group founder dies

09/16/2009 | SCT Newswire

Melvin Simon, a commercial real estate pioneer who founded Simon Property Group with his younger brothers, has died at the age of 82. Simon helped lead the movement toward enclosed malls, fueled substantial growth in commercial real estate industry, and was known for his understanding of how merchants' operated. "Melvin understood that it was all about the merchants, and the company still behaves that way," a Simon Property Group veteran said.

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