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March 11, 2011

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Commercial Lending Rebounds, Open-Air Conference

Commercial real estate finance has regrouped amid improving economic conditions and there’s now an abundance of lenders chasing down a growing number of mostly Class A retail real estate purchases, said a panel of high-profile lenders Thursday at the ICSC … Continue reading

March 9, 2011

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Paris’ Biggest Retail Center to Get Major Overhaul

By Bennett Voyles Le Forum des Halles is the biggest shopping center in central Paris. It is one of Europe’s most profitable. And it is roundly hated by many Parisians, who regard the three-decade-old, nearly 650,000-square-foot center as cramped, unsafe … Continue reading

January 17, 2011

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The Real Estate Associate Program….

Many of us are enjoying a day off of work to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Perhaps we will take a moment to consider his good works and legacy, as well as the monumental Civil Rights … Continue reading

January 14, 2011

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Thinking Outside the Box….

Traditional retailers have faced weighty challenges in recent years. Between the sluggish economy and growth of online shopping, bricks and mortar companies have had to be creative about how to draw new shoppers to their stores, while also encouraging store … Continue reading