General Growth Properties, Inc. (GGP) along with its employees invest in the futures of students from Perspectives High School of Technology (TECH) in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood by partnering with BBBS on a new Workplace Mentoring Program. The program takes place at GGP’s corporate headquarts downtown every other Tuesday after school. GGP employees are matched in 1:1 mentoring relationships with students from TECH where they work on social skill building, academic skill building and college/career planning.
General Growth Properties, Inc. 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, and publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol GGP. GGP malls offer a mix of some of the most popular and unique retailers in the world. Some of GGP’s unparalleled shopping locales include Ala Moana Center (Honolulu), Tysons Galleria (Washington D.C.), Glendale Galleria (Los Angeles) and Water Tower Place (Chicago). GGP malls are more than just places to shop; they serve as entertainment hot spots, offering movie theaters, restaurants, ice skating rinks and numerous family activities.
GGP’s mission is to own and operate best-in-class retail properties that provide an outstanding environment and experience for our Communities, Retailers, Employees, Consumers and Shareholders.
About Perspectives High School of Technology
Located in the former Calumet High School building in the Auburn Gresham community, Perspectives High School of Technology (TECH) is one of three schools that Perspectives Charter Schools opened in 2007. TECH seeks to integrate the use and understanding of technology throughout our college preparatory curriculum, providing students with a competitive advantage in college and beyond. Students take advanced technology courses in a modern computing environment that supports server-based computing as well as web-based applications. Our tools include tablet computing, traditional desktops, and both wired/fixed and wireless/mobile thin clients.