Weingarten Realty Investors is a publicly traded real estate investment trust that invests in shopping centers in the Southern United States and with grocery stores as the anchor stores. As of December 31, 2016, the company owned interests in 220 properties comprising 4.7 million square feet. During 2016, 20.5% of the company's revenues were generated from properties in the Houston area and 30% of the company's revenues were generated from properties in Texas. The company's largest tenant, accounted for 3.1% of revenue in 2016. In the 1880s, Harris Weingarten, an immigrant from Poland, started a grocery business in Houston called Weingarten's. In 1948, Joe Weingarten, the eldest son of Harris Weingarten founded Weingarten Realty to build stores for his father's business. In 1980, Safeway Inc. purchased the grocery operations. In 1985, the company became a public company via an initial public offering. In 2002, the company acquired 3 shopping centers for $46.2 million. In 2012, the company sold all of its industrial assets for $382.4 million.
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American Beauty: Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack album to the 1999 film starring Kevin Spacey and Annette Bening. The soundtrack album was produced by Chris Douridas, Sam Mendes, Michael Ostin, was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media in the year 2000, the first year to offer this award; the soundtrack features two tracks from the film's score, composed by Thomas Newman, which won several awards. Elliott Smith's cover of the Beatles song "Because" was the featured over the end credits for the film; the track "Dead Already" was featured in the 2005 film Madagascar. Newman's "Any Other Name" and "Dead Already" were sampled by Jakatta for his house track "American Dream" in 2000; the opening track "Dead Already" was used by the band Genesis during their 2007 Turn It On Again Tour as their intro music. Missing from the soundtrack album is Annie Lennox's rendition of Neil Young's "Don't Let It Bring You Down".
It is available on her 1995 album Medusa. "Dead Already" – Thomas Newman "Because" – Elliott Smith "Free to Go" – The Folk Implosion "All Right Now" – Free "Use Me" – Bill Withers "Cancer for the Cure" – Eels "The Seeker" – The Who "Don’t Rain on My Parade" – Bobby Darin "Open the Door" – Betty Carter "We Haven't Turned Around" – Gomez "Bali Ha'i" – Peggy Lee "Any Other Name" – Thomas Newman