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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…

October 10, 2014
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Q&A With US Law Conference Speaker Aubrey Waddell

Tell us about yourself and what you do. I wear a number of hats. I spend my workdays negotiating global real estate outsourcing contracts for JLL, and managing claims that inevitably arise out of those services. I also do a fair amount of compliance and ethics training for our firm. When I’m not working for…

October 6, 2014
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America’s Foremost Marketplace

By Jesse Tron @JesseTronPR Without a doubt we are experiencing one of the most profound periods of evolution within our industry since the advent of the first suburban malls in the mid 1950’s. Both technology and the quest for experience have changed the way the consumer shops and so to how the shopping center has…

October 3, 2014
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ICSC Foundation Commemorates 25th Anniversary

 The ICSC Foundation released its 2013 annual report which looks back at their 25th anniversary year. Highlights include: Awards of 54 scholarships to professionals, students and to increase industry diversity representing $171,500 in industry education Presentstions of 6 global Community Support Awards with $35,000 in community grants paid to charities the shopping center industry cares…