SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Macerich Company ("Macerich" or the "Company") (NYSE: MAC) hereby gives notice that due to the continuing public health impact of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and to support the health and well-being of the Company's stockholders and employees, the Company will change the format of its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") to be a virtual meeting format only. As previously announced, the Annual Meeting will take place on June 18, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time.
Attending the Virtual Annual Meeting as a Stockholder of Record
To access the Annual Meeting, visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/MAC2020 and enter your 16-digit control number included on the proxy notice, proxy card or the voting instruction form previously distributed to you.
Attending the Virtual Annual Meeting as a Beneficial Owner
If your shares are held in "street name" through a broker, bank or other nominee, and you do not have a control number, in order to participate in the virtual-only Annual Meeting, you must first obtain a legal proxy from your broker, bank or other nominee reflecting the number of shares of the Company's common stock you held as of the record date, your name and email address.
Asking Questions and Voting
Stockholders will be able to vote electronically and submit questions during the virtual Annual Meeting. As described in the proxy materials for the Annual Meeting, you are entitled to vote in the Annual Meeting if you were a stockholder as of the close of business on March 23, 2020.
The proxy card included with the proxy materials previously distributed on or about April 29, 2020 will not be updated to reflect the change in location and may continue to be used to vote your shares in connection with the Annual Meeting. The Company encourages eligible stockholders to vote on the proposals prior to the Annual Meeting using the instructions provided in the proxy materials previously distributed.
Assistance with the Virtual Annual Meeting
A support line will be available on the meeting website for any questions on how to participate in the Annual Meeting.
Macerich is a fully integrated, self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust, which focuses on the acquisition, leasing, management, development and redevelopment of regional malls throughout the United States.
Macerich currently owns 51 million square feet of real estate consisting primarily of interests in 47 regional shopping centers. Macerich specializes in successful retail properties in many of the country's most attractive, densely populated markets with significant presence on the West Coast and in Arizona, Chicago and the New York Metro area to Washington, DC corridor. A recognized leader in sustainability, Macerich has achieved the #1 GRESB ranking in the North American Retail Sector for five straight years (2015-2019). Additional information about Macerich can be obtained from the Company's website at www.macerich.com.
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SOURCE The Macerich Company
Jean Wood, Vice President, Investor Relations, 424-229-3366, Website: http://www.macerich.com