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Join our Corporate Challenge

Be a part of something Big! Join our cause as we raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Chattanooga to support their mission of helping youth reach their full potential.

For 66 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As a member agency of the oldest and largest youth mentoring organization in the United States, they make meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 14, in Hamilton, Marion, Bradley, Walker, Catoosa and Dade counties. They develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people in our community.

Click here to support BBBS Chattanooga.

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Carolinas Retail Enters Its Expansion Phase

Retail in the Carolinas has entered its expansion phase, and we are excited to be part of it all. Featured in the latest SERB issue, our CEO Stephen Lebovitz emphasizes that "Carolinas markets other than Charlotte are starting to get attention from top-notch retailers."

For CBL, that is particularly true at our Friendly Center and Mayfaire Town Center properties.

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The Sustainability Communicator

Ahead of Earth Day, our VP ESG Derek Young chatted with The Sustainability Communicator podcast to unpack SEC's new climate rule. Covering the background and key aspects of the new rule, including the requirement for companies to report on climate-related risks and their management, the conversation also touches on the impact of this rule on companies' sustainability strategies and communication. Derek further emphasizes the importance of accuracy, completeness and comparability in the two types of reporting now required.

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Inventory Insider

“We are excited to partner with Adeptmind to launch Inventory Insider at two of our top properties,” said Stephen Lebovitz, chief executive officer, CBL Properties. “The way people shop has changed significantly over the last several years with advanced research on local product availability being a key part of the shopping experience. Inventory Insider enables us to add this capability to our websites and gives our customers a seamless way to browse the entire mall online.”

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Retailers and AI

AI is the hottest topic on the block — and it can likely improve your guest experience. For retailers, there are many possibilities to use the technology to their advantage, from forecasting to personalized customer interaction and more.

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#StandUpToJewishHate

Over the last several years, incidents of antisemitic speech, harassment, vandalism, and violence have increased significantly. According to the American Jewish Committee, 1 in 4 American Jews have been the targets of antisemitism in the past 12 months. Due to current events, these and other heinous acts of hatred across the country are happening at an even greater rate. CBL’s legacy is one of inclusiveness, respect, tolerance, and equity and as a company, we stand up against antisemitism and all forms of hate and extremism. #🟦 #StandUptoJewishHate

Learn more: https://www.standuptojewishhate.org/

Back on Track with ICSC

It's true, we still love the mall 💙 After decades in the business, our commitment to creating spaces that foster community and grow local economies through the mall continues stronger than ever.

Father and son duo Stephen and Charles Lebovitz recently spoke to JLL's "Where We Buy" podcast, sharing the CBL story and discussing how the mall industry has changed throughout the years.

Be sure to listen for valuable insights and why we continue to innovate

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Back on Track with ICSC

Our CEO and COO had the pleasure of speaking with ICSC regarding CBL's positive leasing momentum. From restructuring to how the company has evolved, Stephen and Katie discussed CBL's current landscape and more.

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Holiday shopping off to early start, according to survey

Our POP-UP program gives small businesses the opportunity to test a new market, gain exposure and experiment with a physical space in high-traffic areas of our properties. This allows businesses such as Spuds TCG in Pearland Town Center to thrive in their own communities.

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Pearland Town Center program creates low-risk opportunities

Our POP-UP program gives small businesses the opportunity to test a new market, gain exposure and experiment with a physical space in high-traffic areas of our properties. This allows businesses such as Spuds TCG in Pearland Town Center to thrive in their own communities.

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VA set to open outpatient clinic in Monroeville

We are excited to announce The Monroeville Multi-Specialty VA Outpatient Clinic behind our Monroeville Mall officially soft opened late last month. Serving about 400 veterans daily, the clinic is the largest community-based outpatient center in the region.

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Influencers in Retail

We're thrilled to have been honored by GlobeSt as one of the Top Influencers in Retail! 🏆

For four decades, we have evolved alongside the retail landscape and taken part in shaping the industry. With 94 properties across 22 states, we are inviting everyone to Meet Us at the Mall as we redefine the meaning malls have as the heart of the communities they serve.

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9.6K tons of Recycled Paper & Cardboard in 2022

On this #EarthDay, we take a look at our ESG accomplishments from 2022 and use them to propel our sustainability efforts in 2023. With more than 9.6K TONS of paper and cardboard recycled last year and 113 active EV charging stations across our portfolio, we are committed to doing more for our communities and planet 🌎

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CBL’s Commitment To Sustainability

What is ESG? How are we working to improve our environment, communities and company? Our newest "Meet Us At The Mall" blog article dives into this important topic.

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CBL Properties Welcomes Derek Young To CBL As Vice President - ESG

We are pleased to welcome Derek Young to CBL Properties as Vice President — ESG. Bringing years of experience in ESG policies, practices and more, Derek has a unique perspective that will further enhance our endeavors.

CBL is committed to reducing our environmental impact and helping protect our planet at every stage. Derek's leadership will allow us to accelerate our efforts and seek new heights.

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GiftAMeal Partners with American Real Estate Investment Trust, CBL Properties

We are fighting hunger one meal at a time with our West County Center partnership with GiftAMeal.

Every picture a guest takes using GiftAMeal QR code, our St. Louis, MO, property will donate a meal just like it to a family in need.

Find out more about the program and its impact

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Stars and Strikes Bowling alley, arcade opens at Coastal Grand Mall

NOW OPEN: Stars and Strikes massive 52,000 SF entertainment center is welcoming guests at our Coastal Grand Mall in Myrtle Beach, SC.

With more than 100 different games, including even axe throwing, this is the facility’s third location. 🪓

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924 United Way Volunteer Hours

Through CBL Cares, a team-member-led program, our teams are making an even bigger impact on our communities via volunteering, financial assistance and more. We are proud to have volunteered 924 hours last year, continuing our legacy of giving back.

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Brownsville artist to unveil mural installation at Sunrise Mall

With a special mural at our Sunrise Mall by Brownsville, TX, native artist Gabriel Trevino, we are proud to showcase the work of local artists, further bringing the community together to celebrate their creativity. 🎨

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CBL Properties and Vision Hospitality Group Announce Development of an Element Hotel by Westin

We are excited to partner with Vision Hospitality Group to bring Element Hotel by Westin to our Mayfaire Town Center in Wilmington, NC.

This new development will continue to enhance our premier tenant mix, and we look forward to offering this unique option to all our guests.

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A Year in Specialty Leasing and Advertising

2022 was a year of great moments for our specialty leasing team. Between Black-Owned Business Expo, POP-UP opportunities and community events, team members were hard at work to bring the best guest experience to our malls.

They have also started implementing new strategies this year and are ready for 2023.

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CBL Properties Earns 2022 Great Place To Work Certification™

“The camaraderie, sense of belonging, respect, and appreciation for one another and our collective dedication to hard work while meaningfully contributing to the communities we serve is clearly reflected in this recognition.” - Stephen D. Lebovitz, CBL Properties CEO

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West County Center tries out 'pop-up eatery' concept

Food concepts in St. Louis, MO, looking to test a new market can now take advantage of our West County Center’s new POP-UP Eatery 🎉 Head to our link hub in bio for more details via @stltoday’s article!

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Live! Casino Pittsburgh unveils new $2.5 million venue

Congratulations Live! Casino at our Westmoreland Mall for the unveiling of such a beautiful event venue. We are excited for the opportunities it’ll bring to the community. Head to the link hub in our bio to read more!

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Tax-Free Weekend

Tax-free weekend is July 29–31, bringing many opportunities for consumers to find great goods and businesses to expand their markets. Our many properties are holding fun activities all weekend long — head to our link hub in bio to find the one closest to you!

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Meet Us at the Mall Podcast: Guest - Al Urbanski

Hosts Stacey Keating and Haley Rennick talk to Chain Store Age journalist Al Urbanski about ICSC, the current retail industry landscape and more in this new episode of Meet Us at the Mall podcast. Head to the link hub in our bio to listen today!

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Four New Stores at Hamilton Place

Four new stores are joining an already impressive roster of tenants at our Hamilton Place in Chattanooga, TN. Soon, guests will benefit from local and national businesses excited to help them in their shopping journeys.

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Growth trend continues at Westmoreland Mall

We love seeing our properties make the news showcasing their growth. Our Westmoreland Mall was recently one of them — check out the story at the link hub in bio to learn more about how we’re continuing to bring value to the mall experience.

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CBL Properties Partners With Susan G. Komen

We are excited to host the MORE THAN PINK walk in partnership with Susan G. Komen this October. Taking place at Hamilton Place in Chattanooga, TN, on October 1 and CoolSprings Galleria in Franklin, TN, on October 15, we will welcome the community to honor and support friends and family impacted by breast cancer. Both walks are part of The Power of ONE Week, a week filled with events to honor those in treatment and celebrate survivorship.

During ICSC Recon, Stephen Lebovitz, CBL Properties CEO, sat down to discuss the strong future of the company with CoStar.

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CBL Properties' CEO, Stephen Lebovitz, recently talked with Chain Store Age about how CBL Properties is evolving over the past few years.

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“There’s no experience like the in-store experience.” We couldn’t agree more with Entrepreneur’s article about the value of brick and mortar. Head to the link hub in our bio to learn more! 📈 Click here to read more.

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CBL has long embraced programs and initiatives that promote environmental stewardship and positively impact the communities in which we work and live. Over the last several years, we have been able to expand and implement important steps in achieving our sustainability goals. Click here to read more.

Our CEO, Stephen Lebovitz, is proud to join more than 2,000 other CEOs that have come together for CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion.

"As shopping center owners and developers, our properties are a hub for community activity and that connection has always been a key ingredient to our success. The tools and resources the CEO Action Pledge provides will allow us to deepen that connection with not only our team members but with our customers," said Lebovitz. Click here to read more.

CBL in the News: BLCK Market

BLCK Market strives to bring value to Black-owned retail businesses by way of financial literacy, wellness and creativity. J.O. Malone’s store continues to make headlines due to the ingenuity of his concept. Click here to read more.

Five Popular Trends for Every Specialty Leasing Program

From showcasing young entrepreneurs to hosting parking lot events, there are numerous ways specialty leasing programs can thrive. Read about five industry trends bound to be successful via CBL’s Specialty Leasing Director Barbara Hale. Click here to read more.

2021: A Year for Specialty Leasing

2021 was a great year for our specialty leasing program, and we’re taking notes from our success as we implement plans for 2022. Learn more via Specialty Leasing and Advertising Director Barbara Hale’s blog. Click here to read more.

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CBL adds 1.7 million sq. ft. of new uses in 2021

Out with the old, and in with the new: Entertainment options continue to be a top priority in our redevelopment plans, and it’s paying off. Since the opening of Live! Casino Pittsburgh, Westmoreland Mall has experienced traffic increases of double digits. Click here to read more.

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As Shopping Malls Lose Their Anchor Tenants, Casinos May Prove To Be A Perfect Substitute

Out with the old, and in with the new: Entertainment options continue to be a top priority in our redevelopment plans, and it’s paying off. Since the opening of Live! Casino Pittsburgh, Westmoreland Mall has experienced traffic increases of double digits. Click here to read more.

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Out of Bankruptcy, CBL Properties Plans To Accelerate Mall Redevelopment Strategy, CEO Says

CBL Properties, the retail real estate investment trust that emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection a month ago, is poised to rev up its mall redevelopment strategy now that its reorganization is behind it. CBL Chief Executive Officer Stephen Lebovitz said the company plans to extend a program to add new uses to its malls to replace shuttered anchor tenants such as Sears and Bon-Ton. Click here to read more.

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Real World Learning at Oak Park Mall

Earlier this month, high school students in the Shawnee Mission School District debuted a digital storefront thanks to a new partnership with @oakparkmall. The partnership, which includes physical product displays with QR codes directing shoppers to learn more about the businesses and products, gives students a real-world taste of entrepreneurship. Click here to read more.

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CBL Cares

This is the season to be grateful. Today, we’re looking back at the impact our teams have made in their communities through our CBL Cares program. This is an employee-led committee that organizes volunteer opportunities and allocates employee-funded donations to non-profit organizations across our portfolio. Click here to learn more.

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