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March 26, 2014
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Industry Infographic – March 26

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…

March 21, 2014
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ICSC Interview with Andrew Silberfein, President and Chief Executive Officer, Rouse Properties Inc.

Interview conducted by Michael Lagazo Rouse (NYSE:RSE) is a publicly traded real estate investment trust headquartered in New York City. Among the country’s largest publicly traded regional mall owners, the Company’s geographically diverse portfolio spans the United States from coast to coast, and includes 34 malls in 21 states encompassing approximately 23.4 million square feet…

March 20, 2014
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Does Congress Hear You? Does It Matter?

It’s less than a week out from ICSC’s Strategic Leadership Summit (SLS) Will you be there? Wait, you’re not even sure what it is? As part of ICSC’s efforts to make sure that our industry is represented before elected officials, each year we organize an opportunity for our members travel to Washington, DC and meet…

March 19, 2014
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RECon Latin America Speaker Brook Scott Q&A

Tell us about yourself… As CBRE’s recent Interim Head of Research and Head of Occupier Research for the Americas, I closely follow the economic and demographic factors and megatrends impacting the retail sector as well as the other major property types. I work with other members of CBRE’s Global Research and Consulting team, a network…

March 18, 2014
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ICSC Interview with Timothy J. Bruce, Executive Vice President of Leasing Redevelopment, Brixmor Property Group Inc.

Interview conducted and condensed by Michael Lagazo Brixmor Property Group Inc. (NYSE: BRX) owns and operates the nation's largest wholly-owned portfolio of grocery-anchored community and neighborhood shopping centers, with 522 properties aggregating approximately 87 million square feet of gross leasable area located primarily across the top 50 U.S. metro markets. On November 4, 2013, Brixmor…

March 14, 2014
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It’s March Madness ICSC Foundation-Style!

March is synonymous with one thing, college basketball. The ICSC Foundation is getting in on the madness and providing you with an easy way to show your school pride while helping the next generation of industry leaders. The ICSC Foundation, led by foundation director John Crossman CCIM, CRX, has made huge strides in their Undergraduate…

March 14, 2014
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Q&A with RECon Latin America Speaker Zia Daniell Wigder

Tell us about yourself... I am a VP and Research Director at Forrester Research focused on global eCommerce issues. I look at how eCommerce is evolving in different international markets and help companies figure out how to take advantage of best practices around the globe. I’m especially interested in the rapidly growing emerging eCommerce markets…

March 12, 2014
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Check out this Q&A with RECon Latin America Speaker Julian Treasure

Tell us about yourself Julian Treasure is founder and chairman of The Sound Agency, a UK-based audio branding consultancy that asks and answers the question: “How does your brand sound?”. For 10 years TSA has been proving that good sound is good business for clients such as Harrods, Nokia, BP and many major shopping malls…

March 10, 2014
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ICSC Offers Job Seekers A Helping Hand

ICSC members around the world know they can visit the association’s online jobs board to post or browse through job listings and résumés. Indeed, this free service has long been one of the most popular features of the ICSC website. But when it comes to finding a job — or finding an ideal job candidate,…