The listing of the top 25 owners of retail real estate was first published in May. The ranking was compiled using responses to NREI's top owners of retail real estate survey, earnings reports and company Web sites. It is based on the total size of the companies' U.S. portfolio as of Dec. 31, 2011.

1. Simon Property Group
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 241.00 million sq. ft.
PH: 317.636.1600
www.simon.com

2. General Growth Properties
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 136.00 million sq. ft.
PH: 312.960.5000
www.ggp.com

3. DDR Corp.
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 119.00 million sq. ft.
PH: 216.755.5500
www.ddr.com

4. Kimco Realty Corp.
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 113.20 million sq. ft.
PH: 516.869.9000
www.kimcorealty.com

5. Brixmor Property Group
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 91.97 million sq. ft.
PH: 212.869.3000
www.brixmor.com

6. The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 90.88 million sq. ft.
PH: 630.218.8000
www.inlandgroup.com

7. CBL & Associates Properties
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 80.19 million sq. ft.
PH: 423.855.0001
www.cblproperties.com

8. Macerich
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 66.37 million sq. ft.
PH: 310.394.6000
www.macerich.com

9. Westfield LLC
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 63.87 million sq. ft.
PH: 310.445.2400
www.westfield.com

10. Weingarten Realty
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 58.49 million sq. ft.
PH: 713.866.6000
www.weingarten.com

11. Regency Centers
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 42.10 million sq. ft.
PH: 904.598.7000
www.regencycenters.com

12. The Cordish Cos.
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 41.00 million sq. ft.
PH: 410.752.5444
www.cordish.com

13. Cole Real Estate Investments
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 38.98 million sq. ft.
PH: 602.778.8700
www.colecapital.com

14. Pennsylvania REIT
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 33.10 million sq. ft.
PH: 215.875.0700
www.preit.com

15t. Benderson Development
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 30.00 million sq. ft.
PH: 841.359.8303
www.benderson.com

15t. The Cafaro Co.
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 30.00 million sq. ft.
PH: 330.747.2661
www.cafarocompany.com

17. Realty Income
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 27.37 million sq. ft.
PH: 760.741.2111
www.realtyincome.com

18. Garden Commercial Properties
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 26.60 million sq. ft.
PH: 973.467.5000
www.gardencommercial.com

19. Vornado Realty Trust
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 25.60 million sq. ft.
PH: 212.894.7000
www.vno.com

20. Phillips Edison & Co.
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 24.92 million sq. ft.
PH: 513.554.1110
www.phillipsedison.com

21. Taubman
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 24.68 million sq. ft.
PH: 248.258.6800
www.taubman.com

22. National Realty & Development Corp.
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 22.00 million sq. ft.
PH: 914.694.4444
www.nrdc.com

23. Glimcher Realty Trust
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 21.50 million sq. ft.
PH: 614.621.9000
www.glimcher.com

24. Rouse Properties
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 21.07 million sq. ft.
PH: 212.608.5108
www.rouseproperties.com

25. CASTO
Total U.S. GLA Owned: 20.89 million sq. ft.
PH: 614.228.5331
www.castoinfo.com