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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

January 25, 2011

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J.C. Penney to close outlets, catalog division, six stores

Picture Source: http://bit.ly/eNiqY3  J.C. Penney Co. is to wind down its catalog and outlet operations, and close down underperforming stores, it announced today. The retailer also said it has taken on two new board members — activist investor William Ackman … Continue reading

January 21, 2011

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Kimco’s Henry Tapped for ICSC Chairmanship

Picture Source- images.businessweek.com David B. Henry, president, vice chairman and CEO of Kimco Realty Corp., North America’s largest owner of neighborhood and community shopping centers, was nominated today to be ICSC chairman for the 2011–2012 term. Henry, an ICSC trustee, … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

January 20, 2011

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NEWLY BRANDED CARIBBEAN CONFERENCE A SUCCESS

New York, January 20, 2011- The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Caribbean Conference was truly a success with close to 400 retail real estate professionals from around the world in attendance. This conference featured professional development opportunities, informative sessions … Continue reading

January 20, 2011

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Department Store Chain Dillard’s to form REIT

image source: http://bit.ly/hKlFiO Department store chain Dillard’s plans to capitalize on its valuable real estate holdings, separating them from its retail operations and putting them into a separate real estate investment trust. The Arkansas-based retailer told the SEC it plans … Continue reading

January 19, 2011

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Retail Drives Caribbean Growth, Conference Hears…

The retail boom taking place in emerging markets has not skipped over the Caribbean region thanks to the continuing and steady growth of tourism and government initiatives to attract private investment, speakers said Tuesday during the first day of ICSC´s … Continue reading