An S&P 100 company, Simon Property Group, Inc. is a global leader in the retail real estate industry and currently owns or has interest in more than 325 retail real estate properties in North America, Asia and Europe. DPWPR’s long-standing relationship with Simon began in 1999 when the firm became public relations counsel for The Galleria under Hines Interest’s ownership. Today DPWPR is agency of record for Simon’s Southwest and Florida Regions, representing 47 properties.  Across these regions, DPWPR develops and manages strategic planning, multi-market promotions, branding, public relations, media relations and crisis communications. Annually, DPWPR coordinates marketing summits to train and inspire mall-marketing directors.  Daily, DPWPR captures top-of-mind awareness for current initiatives and new retailers, positions Simon malls market-by-market as preferred retail sources and community centers and provides crisis management.  DPWPR’s style savvy is evident in Simon’s signature fashion initiatives, notably as special counsel across the Simon franchise, elevating its Simon Fashion Now event into promotion.