Rouse and Company

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Rouse and Company

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Rouse Company established in 1939 and was purchased by General Growth Properties Inc. in 2004.


Rouse Company was an American real estate development and management firm based in Columbia, Maryland, founded by James W. Rouse in 1939. The company specialized in developing suburban enclosed-malls and planned communities. It was one of the largest publicly held firms of its kind in the U.S. until 2004, when it was purchased by General Growth Properties Inc.


Columbia, Maryland

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