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June 8, 2012
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Congrats to Broken Arrow Economic Development Corporation!

Congratulations to the winner of our Why I Love Bricks & Mortar Video Contest, Broken Arrow Economic Development Corporation. We had a lot of great submissions, be sure to check out our honorable mentions: Matthew Abnet, Linear Retail, and Forest City. Thanks to all who participated. Check out the winning video and honorable mentions above.

February 13, 2012
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RECon Keynote Speakers No Longer A “Secret”

ICSC Taps Four Unique “Outliers”   NEW YORK, February 13, 2012 – Malcolm Gladwell, bestselling author and one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people will be the opening keynote speaker on Sunday, May 20, 2012 at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) annual RECon conference.  Gladwell has an incomparable gift for interpreting new…

November 10, 2011
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Google+ Unveils Brand Pages

This past Monday Google launched its Google+ Pages for Businesses after launching four months ago. From the official Google Blog: “For businesses and brands, Google+ pages help you connect with the customers and fans who love you. Not only can they recommend you with a +1, or add you to a circle to listen long-term.…

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…

July 8, 2011
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Industry Loses A Friend, Past ICSC Chairman John Ingram Dies

John M. Ingram, a retired development and retailing executive and former chairman of ICSC, has died. He was 76. Ingram served as ICSC’s 42nd chairman for the 2001-02 term while a vice chairman of The Mills Corp, Arlington, Va., creator of the value-oriented megamall concept. In addition to his role at Mills, Ingram was also…

July 1, 2011
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ICSC Student Comments About RECon

What are you doing for your future and how are you assuring your success? If you are looking for opportunities, connections and knowledge, read on. In real estate, it is not always what you know, but who you know. Business transactions are done with mutual trust and established relationships. When you are in college the…

June 10, 2011
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RECon: A View from a Newcomer

Emily Corbin, marketing & real estate student, Sam Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas My Father, a small carwash developer based in Arkansas, is always traveling and going to different meetings or conferences across the United States to promote his business. Since I was young, he has asked me to go with him, but…