DALLAS-- The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE: HHC) today announced the purchase of the 70 Corporate Center office building. The nine-story building, located in downtown Columbia, MD, contains 169,700 square feet of Class A office space. The Howard Hughes Corporation is the master developer for the redevelopment of downtown Columbia. The company is currently working to further expand and redevelop the acclaimed community, bringing additional lifestyle amenities and other services, including the recent announcement of Whole Foods Market.

“This well-located, notable office building serves as a strong addition to our holdings in downtown Columbia,” said John DeWolf, Senior Vice President of Development for The Howard Hughes Corporation. “The purchase of 70 Corporate Center helps solidify our company’s commitment to downtown Columbia and its future redevelopment.”

Built in 1992, the office building at the northeast corner of Broken Land Parkway and Little Patuxent Parkway is adjacent to The Mall of Columbia. The building offers further opportunity for creating a more vibrant downtown with additional office tenants as well as a possible restaurant and entertainment venue to help create more options for business lunches and after work gatherings in the area.

About The Howard Hughes Corporation

The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate throughout the U.S. Our properties include master planned communities, operating properties, development opportunities and other unique assets spanning 18 states from New York to Hawaii. The Howard Hughes Corporation is traded on the New York Stock Exchange as HHC and is headquartered in Dallas, TX. For additional information about HHC, visit www.howardhughes.com.

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