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10-K
MACERICH CO filed this Form 10-K on 02/23/2018
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The Company is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust ("REIT") and conducts all of its operations through the Operating Partnership and the Company's management companies, Macerich Property Management Company, LLC, a single member Delaware limited liability company, Macerich Management Company, a California corporation, Macerich Arizona Partners LLC, a single member Arizona limited liability company, Macerich Arizona Management LLC, a single member Delaware limited liability company, Macerich Partners of Colorado LLC, a single member Colorado limited liability company, MACW Mall Management, Inc., a New York corporation, and MACW Property Management, LLC, a single member New York limited liability company. All seven of the management companies are owned by the Company and are collectively referred to herein as the "Management Companies."
The Company was organized as a Maryland corporation in September 1993. All references to the Company in this Annual Report on Form 10-K include the Company, those entities owned or controlled by the Company and predecessors of the Company, unless the context indicates otherwise.
Financial information regarding the Company for each of the last three fiscal years is contained in the Company's Consolidated Financial Statements included in "Item 15. Exhibits and Financial Statement Schedule."
Recent Developments
Acquisitions and Dispositions:
On January 18, 2017, the Company sold Cascade Mall, a 589,000 square foot regional shopping center in Burlington, Washington; and Northgate Mall, a 750,000 square foot regional shopping center in San Rafael, California, in a combined transaction for $170.0 million, resulting in a gain on the sale of assets of $59.6 million. The proceeds were used to pay off the mortgage note payable on Northgate Mall and to repurchase shares of the Company's common stock under the 2017 Stock Buyback Program (See "Other Transactions and Events").
On March 17, 2017, the Company's joint venture in Country Club Plaza sold an office building for $78.0 million, resulting in a gain on sale of assets of $4.6 million. The Company's pro rata share of the gain on sale of assets of $2.3 million was included in equity in income of unconsolidated joint ventures. The Company used its share of the proceeds to fund repurchases under the 2017 Stock Buyback Program (See "Other Transactions and Events").
On September 18, 2017, the Company's joint venture in Fashion District Philadelphia sold an office building for $61.5 million, resulting in a gain on sale of assets of $13.1 million. The Company's pro rata share of the gain on sale of assets of $6.5 million was included in equity in income of unconsolidated joint ventures. The Company used its share of the proceeds to fund repurchases under the 2017 Stock Buyback Program (See "Other Transactions and Events").
On November 16, 2017, the Company sold 500 North Michigan Avenue, a 326,000 square foot office building in Chicago, Illinois for $86.4 million, resulting in a gain on sale of assets of $14.6 million. The Company used the proceeds from the sale to pay down its line of credit and for other general corporate purposes.
On December 14, 2017, the Company’s joint venture in Westcor/Queens Creek LLC sold land for $30.5 million, resulting in a gain on sale of assets of $14.9 million. The Company’s share of the gain on sale was $5.4 million. The Company used its portion of the proceeds to pay down its line of credit and for general corporate purposes.
Financing Activity:
On February 1, 2017, the Company's joint venture in West Acres replaced the existing loan on the property with a new $80.0 million loan that bears interest at an effective rate of 4.61% and matures on March 1, 2032. The Company used its share of the excess proceeds to pay down its line of credit and for general corporate purposes.
On March 16, 2017, the Company's joint venture in Kierland Commons replaced the existing loan on the property with a new $225.0 million loan that bears interest at an effective rate of 3.98% and matures on April 1, 2027. The Company used its share of the excess proceeds to pay down its line of credit and for general corporate purposes.
On September 29, 2017, the Company placed a new $110.0 million loan on Green Acres Commons that bears interest at LIBOR plus 2.15% and matures on March 29, 2021, including extension options. The loan can be expanded, depending on certain conditions, up to $130.0 million. The Company used the proceeds to pay down its line of credit and for general corporate purposes.
On October 19, 2017, the Company's joint venture in Chandler Fashion Center and Freehold Raceway Mall replaced the existing loan on Freehold Raceway Mall with a new $400.0 million loan that bears interest at an effective rate of 3.94% and matures on November 1, 2029. The Company used its share of the net proceeds to pay down its line of credit and for general corporate purposes.

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