InterContinental Hotels Group
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has over 180 hotels, located in more than 60 countries across the globe. With over 60 years of expertise, the Intercontinental® brand is recognized as one of the world’s leading luxury hotel and resort brands.
Chick-fil-A is an American fast food restaurant chain headquartered in the Atlanta suburb of College Park, Georgia, specializing in chicken sandwiches. Founded in 1946, it has been associated with the Southern United States, where it has become a cultural icon. Chick-fil-A has more than 1,850 restaurants in 41 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, and has announced plans for accelerated growth in the West, Midwest and Northeastern U.S. through 2015 and 2016 as well as international expansion to Canada, Philippines, and South Korea starting in 2015.
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is an American global hospitality company. It is owned by the Blackstone Group, an American private equity firm. As of March 2014, Hilton brands encompass 4,112 hotels with over 680,117 rooms in 91 countries. Prior to their December 2013 IPO, Hilton was ranked as the 38th largest privately held company in the United States by Forbes. The company owns, manages, and/or franchises a portfolio of brands, which includes Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton, Hilton Grand Vacations and Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts.
General Growth Properties
General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP) is an S&P 500 company focused exclusively on owning, managing, leasing, and redeveloping high quality retail properties throughout the United States. GGP is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
Simon Property Group
Simon Property Group Inc (NYSE:SPG) is an equity real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets across the globe. It engages in investment, ownership, and management of properties. It primarily invests in regional malls, Premium Outlets, The Mills, and community/lifestyle centers to create its portfolio. Simon Property Group, Inc. was founded in 1960 and is based in Indianapolis, Indiana, with additional offices in Delaware, United States; and New York, New York.