The Howard Hughes Corporation® Announces Board-Approved $250 Million Share Buyback Program
HOUSTON, March 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) today announced that the company's Board of Directors has approved a $250 million share buyback program. This marks the second buyback in recent months for the company, following November's announcement of another $250 million stock repurchase.
"This stock buyback follows our recent fourth quarter report of the best results in the history of our company," said David R. O'Reilly, Chief Executive Officer of The Howard Hughes Corporation. "Today's announcement—on the heels of November's buyback and the unprecedented value creation across the HHC portfolio—is a testament to our strong balance sheet and our commitment to unlocking shareholder value as we repurchase HHC stock at a meaningful discount to the underlying net asset value of the company."
About The Howard Hughes Corporation®
The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages, and develops commercial, residential, and mixed-use real estate throughout the U.S. Its award-winning assets include the country's preeminent portfolio of master planned communities, as well as operating properties and development opportunities including: the Seaport in New York City; Downtown Columbia®, Maryland; The Woodlands®, The Woodlands Hills®, and Bridgeland® in the Greater Houston, Texas area; Summerlin®, Las Vegas; Ward Village® in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi; and Douglas Ranch in Phoenix. The Howard Hughes Corporation's portfolio is strategically positioned to meet and accelerate development based on market demand, resulting in one of the strongest real estate platforms in the country. Dedicated to innovative placemaking, the company is recognized for its ongoing commitment to design excellence and to the cultural life of its communities. The Howard Hughes Corporation is traded on the New York Stock Exchange as HHC. For additional information, visit www.howardhughes.com.
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The Howard Hughes Corporation
Cristina Carlson, 646-822-6910
Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Communications
For HHC Investor Relations
John Saxon, 281-929-7808
Chief of Staff
Carlos Olea, 281-475-2143
Chief Financial Officer
SOURCE The Howard Hughes Corporation