Is Simon Property Group in Trouble?

Liz Brumer-Smith, The Motley Fool
·3-min read

Many investors are letting out a sigh of relief as signs point to recovery for commercial real estate (CRE) after the COVID-19 pandemic. Occupancy, rental collections, and rental rates are rising again for many sectors, but signs aren't positive for all real estate investment trusts (REITs). Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG), the world's largest mall operator, has battled numerous challenges, including retail store closures, which has plummeted the company's share prices and put its future into question.