Retail Properties of America, Inc., formerly Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust, Inc., is a fully integrated real estate company that owns and operates shopping centers and single-user retail properties. As of December 31, 2010, its retail operating portfolio consisted of 266 properties with approximately 35,766,000 square feet of gross leasable area (GLA), was diversified across 37 states and includes power centers, community centers, neighborhood centers and lifestyle centers, as well as single-user retail properties. The Company's retail properties are located in retail districts. In August 2012, the Company sold a 1.04-million-square-foot Cost Plus Distribution Center in Stockton. In September 2012, it disposed 13 former Mervyns locations. In October 2012, it sold 18 non-core and non-strategic assets.