Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust is an integrated, self-administered equity real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company�s primary business is the ownership and management of shopping centers located in metropolitan markets in the Eastern and Midwestern United States. As of September 30, 2014, its property portfolio consists of 70 wholly owned shopping centers and one office building consisting of approximately 14.5 million million square feet. It owns 20% of Ramco 450 Venture LLC, an entity that owns eight shopping centers consisting approximately 1.6 million square feet and 30% of Ramco/Lion Venture L.P., an entity that owns three shopping centers comprising approximately 0.8 million square feet. The Company�s properties are located in Michigan, Florida, Ohio, Georgia, Missouri, Colorado, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Tennessee. Its core portfolio which includes joint venture properties, was 95.4% leased at September 30, 2014.