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July 11, 2013
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Reis Reports: Q1 2013 Retail Trends

Video by Reis View our latest video installment for recent trends in the Office market. Reis VP of Economics & Research, Dr. Victor Calanog, summarizes recent trends in rent, vacancy, new construction, job growth and more. Decline in vacancy rate to 10.6% at the national level. Asking and effective rents rose by 0.4%. Retail is…

July 10, 2013
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E-fairness could lead to more tenants for shopping centers: Panelists

If web-based retailers are required to collect sales taxes the same way their brick-and-mortar competitors do, landlords are likely to have a slew of new tenants to choose from as these chains launch their own physical stores to stay competitive, experts noted at ICSC’s very first SCTLive event, on Tuesday in New York City. The…

July 9, 2013
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ICSC Industry Snapshot – July 9

The ICSC Industry Snapshot is a bi-weekly report presented as an info-graphic; produced by ICSC’s Communications department. This dashboard presents an overview of key industry metrics in an easy to follow and visually pleasing format, so that the user can quickly navigate it and take away a high-level view of industry performance. Furthermore, the dashboard…

July 9, 2013
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Introducing the ICSC Foundation Community Support Awards

While our industry was dealt quite the blow during the economic recession, and we’re well on our way to recovery, albeit it a slow and cautious one, we never lost sight of what is truly important and what makes our shopping centers and our industry great –our communities. Throughout the hardships of the last few…