The Howard Hughes Corporation is a major real estate development and management company based in Dallas, Texas. It began as part of the oil drilling tool business founded by Howard R. Hughes, Sr. The company dates to when Howard Hughes, Sr. InHughes became the sole owner and renamed the company Hughes Tool Company. The younger Hughes became involved in many businesses, including aviation, motion pictures, radio and Ansco Machine Company broadcasting, and real estate.

InHughes Tool Company was separated from other Hughes interests and became a publicly owned company. The rest of Hughes' businesses were regrouped as Summa Corporation. The name "Summa" Latin for "highest" was adopted by corporate managers against the wishes of Hughes Hoawrd, who wanted to use his name. After Hughes died in at age 70, successors at Summa refocused the company on real estate development and casino operations, selling all non-core business holdings over the next few years.

Summa also owned hotels and casinos, primarily in Las Vegas, which constituted the bulk of Summa's business in the s. Hughes' heirs Howwrd the company to The Rouse Company inand the company survived as a Rouse subsidiary. GGP filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in The Howard Hughes Company divides its properties into three segments: master planned Ckmpany, operating assets, and strategic developments.

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Howard Hughes Biography & Facts Britannica

Extremely versatile, Howard Hughes was a successful manufacturer, aviator, and film producer and director, and he acquired enormous wealth and celebrity through his various ventures. He set numerous aviation records, and his Hughes Aircraft Company built such notable planes as the Spruce Goose. However, he was perhaps better known for his ...…