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MMPI Announces 11 New And 10 Expanded High Point Showrooms

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Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. (MMPI) announced that 11 new and 10 expanded permanent showrooms will debut during the upcoming High Point Market, Oct. 16-22, 2006. These new and expanded permanent showrooms are in addition to the many new exhibitors located on the first floor of the Suites at Market Square. “Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. is proud of the array of top-quality, trend-setting manufacturers that will open new or expanded showrooms during the Fall High Point Market,” said Tom Mitchell, senior vice president and general manager, MMPI High Point. “We strive to provide the destinations of choice for the leaders in the furnishings industry who want only the best in location and service. Our portfolio in High Point – including Suites at Market Square, Market Square, Hamilton Market, the National Furniture Mart, Plaza Suites and Furniture Plaza – will feature a total of 250 showrooms spanning 2.1 million square feet when Market opens on Oct. 16, 2006.” New MMPI-based permanent showrooms that will be open for the High Point Market Fall 2006 market include: - Master Design Furniture – Hamilton Market, 2nd Floor, 50,000 sq.ft. - T. Botero - Hamilton Market , Space # 103, 3,209 sq. ft. - Richter - Market Square, Space # 390, 14,002 sq.ft. - Schou - Market Square, Space # 315 & 316, 2,883 sq.ft. - Victor Mill - Market Square, Space # M-60, 744 sq. ft. - Woodard - Market Square, Space # 200, 577 sq. ft. - Soylu Home - Market Square, Space # 212, 3,248 sq.ft. - U2 Living - Plaza Suites, Space # 413, 2,200 sq.ft. - Meadowbrook Furniture, Plaza Suites, Space # 221, 1,474sq. ft. - Premier Leather - National Furniture Mart, Space # 502, 7,108 sq.ft. - Rubelli - Furniture Plaza, Space# 215, 5,052 sq.ft. - Shadow Mountain - Market Square, Space #394 & 392, 7,000 sq.ft. (tripled their previous square footage) - Cardinal - Market Square, Space # 226 & 228, 5,000 sq.ft. (doubled their former showroom square footage.) - Bauer International - Market Square, Space # 240, 5,000 sq.ft (doubled their square footage.) - Caye - Furniture Plaza, Space # 512, 31,083 sq. ft., increased from 21,219 sq. ft. - Golden Chair - National Furniture Mart, Space # 201, 5,785 sq. ft., increased from 5,134 sq. ft. - Goshen Collection- Plaza Suites, Space #2-555, 8,800 sq.ft. (increased from 3,500 sq. ft.) - Chintaly Imports- Plaza Suites, Space # 2-535, 7,500 sq.ft. (increased from 3,000 sq. ft.) - Opus Designs - Plaza Suites, Space #2-559, 4,400 sq.ft. (doubled their square footage) - McNeilly Champion - Hamilton Market, Space # 107, 5,125 sq.ft, increased from 4,668 sq.ft. IMAX –Suites at Market Square, Space # MS-G 60, 5,500 sq.ft. (added 2,000 sq. ft. to expand their showroom). Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. (MMPI) is a trade show and property management firm, specializing in managing buildings devoted to wholesale showrooms and commercial office space. MMPI produces more than 300 trade shows, market events and conferences each year. MMPI manages The Merchandise Mart and 350 W. Mart Center in Chicago; Market Square, the Suites at Market Square, Hamilton Market, Plaza Suites, Furniture Plaza and the National Furniture Mart in High Point, N.C.; the Architects & Designers Building and 7 W New York in New York; the Boston Design Center in Boston; the L.A. Mart in Los Angeles; and the Washington Design Center and Federal Center Southwest in Washington, D.C. Vornado Realty Trust, owner of MMPI, based in New York City, is a fully integrated equity real estate investment trust. Vornado’s common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange and are traded under the symbol VNO.

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