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February 25, 2015
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Learn About VIVA Finalist: Fashion Outlets of Chicago

So tell us about who you are and what you do? My name is Jeff Gunning, and I lead RTKL's Commercial Practice Group in the Americas. I am based in our Dallas office. RTKL is a global firm, and I have the privilege of working with talented architects and designers worldwide, creating experiential places that…

February 18, 2015
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Learn About VIVA Finalist: Shops Around Lenox

So tell us about who you are and what you do? Healey Weatherholtz Properties (HWP), in partnership with institutional and individual investors transforms properties in collaboration with innovative merchants, architects and artists. ASD I SKY is a national architecture, interiors and graphic design firm. HWP and ASD I SKY began collaborating in 2009 and have…

January 23, 2015
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Win A Free #RECon15 Badge!

RECon 2015 is looking to be better than ever and we are giving away four free full-conference badges! How could you get one of these hot-ticket items? It’s simple, each week we will be posting a trivia questions on Twitter using the hashtag #REConTrivia, if you answer the question correctly and use the hashtag in…

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…

May 30, 2014
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RECon Zero…. “RETurn of the RECap”

By Jesse Tron (@JesseTronPR) I hope you all had a restful and relaxing (and much deserved) long weekend filled with lazy days at the pool or the beach, cook-outs…or at least catching up on all that email and getting yourself back to “Inbox Zero” nirvana. For the record, Biz told me he completes “Inbox Zero”…

May 29, 2014
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Livin’ Large: Luxury Retail Market

Designer goods have always held a prominent place on the richest streets in America. On the Las Vegas strip at the ICSC conference, thousands of high street retailers are gathering to determine the best strategies to serve the shopping elite. Experts say now more than ever, luxury brands are including a mix of both physical…

May 28, 2014
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Don’t Panic, It’s Just a Store Closing

Are store closings and retailers shrinking footprints leading to the downfall of the retail industry? Don't bet on it. Office Depot and JLL Retail's CEO Greg Maloney weigh-in along with ICSC's Jesse Tron who says, closing underperforming stores is business as usual for many retailers during this time. It's nothing more than the retail life…