THE WEINGARTEN STORY

THE WEINGARTEN STORY

THE WEINGARTEN STORY

THE WEINGARTEN STORY

Dates back to the 1800’s when Harris Weingarten left Poland to seek new opportunities in America. Eventually opening a dry-goods market in Houston, Texas, Harris and his family launched the successful supermarket chain Weingarten’s.

Dates back to the 1800’s when Harris Weingarten left Poland to seek new opportunities in America. Eventually opening a dry-goods market in Houston, Texas, Harris and his family launched the successful supermarket chain Weingarten’s.

Harris Weingarten
Weingarten Grocery Store 1900s
Weingarten Delivery Truck
REAL ESTATE INTEREST

Harris’ eldest son, Joe, founded Weingarten Markets Realty in 1948. This real estate enterprise initially built the family’s new grocery stores, but quickly expanded into developing shopping centers. In 1962, Harris’ grandson Stanford Alexander was named President of Weingarten Markets Realty. In 1980, the family sold the supermarket chain, which had more than 100 grocery stores in five states.

Harris’ eldest son, Joe, founded Weingarten Markets Realty in 1948. This real estate enterprise initially built the family’s new grocery stores, but quickly expanded into developing shopping centers. In 1962, Harris’ grandson Stanford Alexander was named President of Weingarten Markets Realty. In 1980, the family sold the supermarket chain, which had more than 100 grocery stores in five states.

Weingarten Grand Open

Stanford Alexander

BECOMING A REIT

Weingarten Markets Realty restructured to a real estate investment trust (REIT) in 1984, becoming Weingarten Realty Investors. On August 16, 1985, the Company held its initial public offering and was listed as “WRI” on the New York Stock Exchange. Today, Stanford’s son, Drew Alexander, is Weingarten Realty’s Chairman, President and CEO guiding the company to be the premier REIT offering Real Estate for Everyday Retail.

Weingarten Markets Realty restructured to a real estate investment trust (REIT) in 1984, becoming Weingarten Realty Investors. On August 16, 1985, the Company held its initial public offering and was listed as “WRI” on the New York Stock Exchange. Today, Stanford’s son, Drew Alexander, is Weingarten Realty’s Chairman, President and CEO guiding the company to be the premier REIT offering Real Estate for Everyday Retail.

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New York Stock Exchange Certificate
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REAL ESTATE FOR EVERYDAY RETAIL

Weingarten Realty (NYSE: WRI) is one of the nation’s premier real estate investment trusts (REIT). We own, manage, acquire, develop and redevelop strategically located neighborhood and community shopping centers. The vast majority of our shopping centers are anchored by a supermarket or a national value-oriented retailer. These anchors, combined with convenient locations, attractive and well-maintained properties and a strong tenant mix, help to ensure the long-term success of our merchants and the viability of our portfolio.

Our national footprint encompasses major metropolitan markets across the United States. We concentrate our growth in the areas we currently serve, allowing us to effectively lease and manage our assets through our regional offices. We offer Real Estate for Everyday Retail, so we stay abreast of changing demographics in order to offer our communities the products and services they each desire.

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162

Properties

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31 M

SF Total

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80% ABR

Grocery-Anchored
Centers

MEET THE MANAGEMENT TEAM

The Weingarten Realty Senior Management Team has over 35 years of experience working with each other to build the Company into one of the premier REITs in the nation. The Management Team’s longevity has established the stable foundation while embracing innovation to carry the Company into the future.

JOIN THE TEAM

Weingarten Realty offers opportunities to join our team of associates who are among the best of the best in the commercial real estate industry. The Company offers excellent health and wellness benefits, an outstanding retirement and savings program, and many other benefits for personal and career growth.

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CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY

Corporate responsibility is prevalent in the daily practices at Weingarten Realty. We not only see this as a requirement, but as a duty to our associates, patrons, tenants, investors, and properties. We commit ourselves to being a corporate partner of the environment and the communities we serve.

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