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September 27, 2011

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Build Your Business at RECon 2012!

Build your Business at ICSC RECon 2012! Register today at http://bit.ly/oblb9U Tweet

May 2, 2011

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ADA update could trip landlords

For the first time in two decades, the Americans with Disabilities Act has been revamped, meaning it is time again for retail owners to size up their properties accordingly and steer clear of costly noncompliance sanctions. Because the ADA is … Continue reading

April 18, 2011

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Easton Town Center is emulated the world over

By Dees Stribling If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, there was nary a more sincerely flattered project than the 1.7 million-square-foot retail component of Easton Town Center during the building boom of a few years ago. Today, 10 … Continue reading

April 11, 2011

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Limiting Liability: Landlords and Tenants Work Together to Create Safer Shopping Centers

By María Bird Picó Declining sales and property values and a generally sour economy offered developers little scope for revenue growth at the end of 2009. But U.S. landlord Developers Diversified Realty saw one area, at least, where it could … Continue reading

March 23, 2011

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The Slow but Steady Recovery of Las Vegas

By Dees Stribling As ICSC members finalize their travel plans to Las Vegas for RECon 2011 this May, their destination city is on a path of its own. One of the U.S. markets hit hardest by the recession, Las Vegas … Continue reading

March 22, 2011

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Who’s coming to Vegas?!?!

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March 17, 2011

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Retailer Closure Announcements on Wane, ICSC says

Nearly 700 U.S. stores and restaurants announced closure plans during the fourth quarter. That figure may seem large, but it is a big improvement over the comparable period a year before. These 700 units comprise some 10.4 million square feet … Continue reading

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