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January 16, 2015
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10 Reasons to Attend #RECon15

Reconnect with prosperity and profits at ICSC’s RECon 2015! RECon is the world’s largest retail real estate exhibition and conference and is a must-attend event for shopping center industry executives, retailers, financial companies, and product and service suppliers. If you’re in the shopping center industry, you can’t afford not to attend RECon. When over 34,000…

November 21, 2014
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Thank You For Supporting the ICSC Foundation

With the upcoming U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, the ICSC Foundation would like to acknowledge the ICSC members for making this past year truly successful. Their generosity has allowed the foundation to increase the quantity and the amount of our retail real estate scholarships. A few works of thanks to the student who were impacted by our…

November 21, 2014
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Bigger Speakers, Bigger Venue…Bigger Apple? ICSC New York Deal Making Announces Speaker Lineup

NEW YORK, November 11, 2014 – Expect bigger speakers, a bigger venue, and bigger attendance – all in the Big Apple – at the International Council of Shopping Centers New York National Deal Making Conference, December 8-9 at the Jacob K. Javits Center, New York. Last year’s conference saw an attendance spike of nearly 10%…

November 7, 2014
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A Tale of Connection & Conversation in NYC

By Sarah Hill, MBA Student, Baylor University I’m still in graduate school, but I’ve already learned how important networking and connections can be in the fields of retailing and real estate. For years, my undergraduate alma mater, Union University in Tennessee, has been visiting ICSC each fall when we participate in a study tour and…

October 24, 2014
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ICSC’s Next Gen Comes Together for Next GENerosity

45 events all across North America Over 3,250 participants All coming together to network for a cause As Next GENerosity week comes to a close, congratulations go out to the Next Generation community and its committee leadership for an incredible campaign. For the past year, Next Gen and the ICSC Foundation have been collaborating on…

October 17, 2014
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Celebrating One Year of #MindfulMalls

Loading Thanks to all who sent us what you're doing for your communities! Keep the photos & videos coming! #MindfulMalls #ICSCFoundation #ICSC #RoundTwo @AtlanticStation @ShopCapCentre @mvdshopping View on Instagram Last year the ICSC Foundation launched #MindfulMalls, a Twitter campaign to promote and recognize the incredible generosity and community spirit within the shopping center industry. They…

October 15, 2014
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Q&A With US Law Conference Speaker Scott Fisher

Tell us about yourself and what you do. I’m a partner in the real estate group at Arnall Golden Gregory LLP in Atlanta and just celebrated my 35 year anniversary at the firm. During that time I’ve represented owners and developers of virtually every type of commercial real estate and have negotiated countless purchase agreements,…

October 14, 2014
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Q&A With US Law Conference Speaker Lee Samuelson

Tell us about yourself and what you do. I am a Partner in Hogan Lovells Real Estate practice. I help clients in structuring and executing the full spectrum of real estate transactions, with a particular focus on Shopping Centers over the years. My clients include public and private owners, developers, lenders, and investors. My background…

October 13, 2014
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Q&A With US Law Conference Speaker Kevin Shepherd

Tell us about yourself and what you do. I’m a farm boy from Kansas who now practices commercial real estate law in Baltimore. I handle transactions for pension funds, REITs, and institutional investors (both regionally and nationally), and have the good fortune to work with the top talent in the industry. When not representing my…