10. Realty Income
A Realty Income property in Tampa, Fla.
Realty Income's retail portfolio totals 47,512,200 sq. ft. of space.
Santa Monica Place in Santa Monica, Calif.
West Coast-based mall REIT Macerich owned 54,342,000 sq. ft. of retail as of year-end 2014.
8. WP Glimcher
Polaris Fashion Place in Columbus, Ohio
Now merged with Washington Prime Group, a Simon Property Group spinoff, and sporting the new moniker WP Glimcher, as of December 2015 Glimcher owned 68,000,000 sq. ft. of retail space.
7. CBL & Associates Properties
Oak Park Mall in Overland Park, Kansas
CBL & Associates' portfolio includes Oak Park Marl in its 74,416,030-sq.-ft. property portfolio.
Victory Square in Savannah, Ga.
Brixmor's U.S. portfolio totals 86,828,506 sq. ft. of retail space.
SanTan Village Marketplace, Phoenix
Shopping center operator DDR Corp. owned 87,300,000 sq. ft. of retail at the end of last year.
4. Kimco Realty
Forest Park in Greenville, S.C.
Another REIT with a focus on shopping centers, Kimco owns 96,100,000 sq. ft. of retail space.
3. American Realty Capital Properties
American Realty Capital Properties, a major player in the net lease sector, owned 105,279,381 sq. ft. of space as of December 2014.
2. General Growth Properties
Ala Moana Center in Honolulu
General Growth Properties held on to its spot in the rankings since last year, with 128,843,893 sq. ft. of retail.
1. Simon Property Group
The Forum Shops at Caesars in Las Vegas
The undisputed behemoth of the U.S. retail sector, Simon Property Group took the number one spot once again, with 183,023,480 sq. ft. of space.