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State of the Industry: ICSC RECon 2015 Edition | The Dealmakers' annual report surveys thousands of retail real estate executives nationwide about trends and the health of the shopping center industry. Retailers are reshaping leasing parameters from shifts in primary lease terms to capital expenditures for store build-outs... more >>>
Observations and Conversations - May 22, 2015 | RECon is the catalyst for refilling the pipeline of deals; it's as important to our industry as Christmas is to retailers. Make the most of it!.... more>>>
Observations and Conversations - March 27, 2015 | The best advice that I've heard about being a minor partner in the ownership of any kind of business, no matter if it's a shopping center or a start-up venture; don't invest money that you can't afford to lose.... more>>>
Observations and Conversations - February 20, 2015 | I recently butted heads with an old timer in the business because he was obnoxious and a bully. If you don't remember, Ted Kraus, my late husband and partner, was known... more >>>
State of the Industry: ICSC New York Conference Edition | Welcome to The Dealmakers' State of the Industry Report. Industry experts were asked about their observations of trends, new retail concepts, growth-oriented chains and changes in lease negotiations.... more >>>

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City Gear and The Vault operate 125 locations throughout AL, AR, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MO, MS, OH, OK, TN and TX. The stores, offering urban apparel, footwear and accessories, occupy spaces of 4,000 sq.ft. to 5,000 sq.ft. in enclosed malls and community, lifestyle and neighborhood shopping centers. Plans call for 18 to 20 openings throughout the existing markets, in addition to KS, during the coming 18 months... more >>>


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