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February 26, 2013
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The Marketplace Fairness Act is Back

By Michael Kercheval This month, brick-and-mortar retailers have reason to celebrate. Thanks to a bi-partisan group of U.S. Senators and Representatives, the Marketplace Fairness Act is back. The legislation, which was introduced earlier this month by Senators Mike Enzi (R-WY), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), and Representatives Steve Womack (R-AR),…

December 5, 2012
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JLL Video NY Conf Video Blogs

Jones Lang LaSalle spoke with several of the attendees at the New York National Conference about the latest and greatest going on in the industry. Check out the videos below and special thanks to JLL for guest video blogging from the New York National Conference. Possible Hiccups on the Horizon for Retail Paul Berkman EVP…

December 3, 2012
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Videos from the NYConf

The New York National Conference is off to a great start with over 7,000 attendees coming together for networking and dealmaking. Jones Lang LaSalle was on hand to speak with some of the attendees. Special thanks to JLL for guest video blogging the latest and greatest from the New York National Conference. A Retail Portfolio…

November 12, 2012
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ICSC Wins a 2012 MARCOM Award!

We are excited to announce that ICSC has won a 2012 MARCOM Gold award for the ICSC Mobile App! A huge thank you to Steven So, Nippun Dhiman, Nate Lockard, Nancy Xu, Jennifer Giraldo, Sarah Malcolm, and Robert Pimpsner. The MARCOM Awards is a creative competition for any individual or company involved in the concept,…

May 15, 2012
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Cities court retail development at RECon

Despite tightened budgets among local governments nationwide, representatives of municipalities and economic development groups are heading to RECon in force to court retail development at the Cities of the World Pavilion. Hundreds of city representatives attend RECon each year, and many of them rent exhibit space to showcase their incentive programs and other opportunities for…

May 8, 2012
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RECon 2012 registration outpaces 2011

RECon registration is up this year over last year, reflecting a business climate that is improving steadily, if not as quickly as everyone might like. The number of registrants approached 26,000 by week’s end; there were fewer than 25,000 by this time last year. Expectations are that several thousand more will register at the show…