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October 19, 2011
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Introducing the ICSC Social Media iPhone App

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and Mobile Fringe have teamed up to create the first ever ICSC Social Media App. This is a full-featured iPhone (and iPod touch) application for the Retail Real Estate industry with a lot of personality! This application delivers the latest coverage in ICSC social media feeds, technology and social…

September 1, 2011
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 (Tarrytown, NY) August 30, 2011 ñ DLC Management Corp, a national owner and operator of open-air shopping centers, announces a new social media initiative that is launching today. After unveiling several new mobile tools earlier this year at the ICSC RECon show and illustrating its commitment to embracing mobile media (including a mobile-optimized version of its website…

August 17, 2011
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Social Media Spotlight: North American Properties

Greg Fitzgerald, the Digital Media Specialist for North American Properties supplied us with our first edition of Social Media Spotlight, highlighting the success that North American Properties has had through the use of social media. North American Properties (NAP) acquired Midtown Atlanta’s 130-acre, mixed-use Atlantic Station property in January of 2011, and social media has…

July 7, 2011
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City gives retailers free rent to encourage growth

by Jesse Serwer The city of West Palm Beach, Fla., and a local landlord have devised a novel way to drum up interest in its downtown, while also incubating local business: they are giving away free rent for a year to the company with the most impressive plan for a store on its Clematis Street…

May 24, 2011
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The Social Media Pavilion at ICSC RECon

For executives looking to integrate rapidly evolving social-media technology into their daily work, the Social Media Pavilion, located at S222 Q Street, is probably the place to be. The pavilion, sponsored by Cohn Marketing, is where they can explore ways that social technologies are applied in retail real estate and shopping centers both locally and…

May 18, 2011
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How can a Canadian shopping centre professional based in India, help over 5000 needy young musicians in South Africa through his volunteer involvement with a California drum and bugle corps? “Facebook and the power of social media” says Phil McArthur, Senior Vice President of Ivanhoe Cambridge India. McArthur has always believed that shopping centers make…

January 20, 2011
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Conference on Open Air Centers

Conference on Open Air Centers 9 - 11 March, 2011 - Dallas, TX Join us in Dallas for the only ICSC Conference in 2011 featuring all-Open Air formats. Here are just Five Great Reasons to sign up: 1. Access to Top Executives: Leading developers, key capital market figures and retailers such as Target, Barclay’s Capital,…