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October 14, 2011
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Kerry Cavanaugh applies lessons learned in the consumer-goods marketing business to shopping centers

By Jesse Serwer Divergent as consumer-goods and retail real estate businesses may be, Kerry Cavanaugh sees parallels between them. “Consumer products [is] focused on improving consumers’ lives. Commercial retail centers are really big consumer products,” Cavanaugh said. “For the consumer to spend money there and come out of her way to spend time at the…

September 2, 2011
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GENERAL GROWTH PROPERTIES PARTNERS WITH 9/11 DAY OF SERVICE AND REMEMBRANCE TO COMMEMORATE 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

General Growth Properties, along with more than 130 of its malls, is encouraging employees and local residents in communities across the country to join them as they take pause to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of September 11.   In partnership with the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance, GGP is performing acts of service and…

July 20, 2011
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ICSC Intern takes Chicago!

As a small-town girl from Pennsylvania and rising junior at Cornell University, interning in the meetings department at ICSC in New York couldn’t have been a more exciting opportunity. Like many, working in the City every day and joining the fast pace of the crowd has been a goal since I was old enough to…

February 24, 2011
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ICSC Scholarship Winner Tatijana Stafets is Excited About Retail!

By Jesse Serwer Tatijana Stafets, a 2010 winner of the ICSC Foundation’s Charles Grossman Graduate Scholarship, was in the fifth year of a six-year architecture program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign when she decided she was more interested in the business side of real estate than in the design side. “I thought it…

December 13, 2010
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Hundreds Gather for Faith Hope Consolo-Hosted Seminar with Lord & Taylor at ICSC’s NY National Conference

Queen of Retail Organizes Women in Real Estate Special Interest Group Celebration, Followed by Presentation, "Lord & Taylor: REMaking Their Legend and Yours"   NEW YORK (December 10, 2010) – More than 300 retail and real estate industry leaders convened for a Women in Real Estate Special Interest Group (SIG) event hosted by Faith Hope…