Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust is a fully integrated, self-administered, publicly-traded equity real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company's business is the ownership and management of multi-anchored shopping centers in strategic metropolitan markets throughout the Eastern, Midwestern and Central United States. Its property portfolio consists of 66 wholly owned shopping centers and one office building comprising approximately 13.1 million square feet. In addition, the Company is a co-investor in and manager of two institutional joint ventures that own portfolios of shopping centers. The Company also has ownership interests in five smaller joint ventures that each owns one or two shopping centers. The Company also owns various parcels of developable land. The Company's redevelopment or expansion projects currently in process include: Roseville Towne Center, Merchants' Square shopping center, Expansion at Village Plaza, Expansion at The Shoppes at Fox River II, and Expansion at Harvest Junction North. It competes with many other entities for the acquisition of shopping centers and land suitable for new developments, including other REITs, private institutional investors and other owner-operators of shopping centers.
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