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ICSC ReCon

Our staff recently attended the ICSC Recon conference in Las Vegas. This annual event is the global convention for the shopping center industry and is attended by retailers and real estate professionals from around the world. This year's event had more than 30,000 attendees from 50 countries and every continent but Antarctica! With over 1,000 exhibitors this was the largest attendance in the past 3 years. The opening keynote featured Malcolm Gladwell, author of the bestselling books Blink, Tipping Point, and Outliers. His comments were fascinating and spoke to the importance of community connectedness and sense of place in today's era of social isolation.

In addition to the conference, we had 11 scheduled meetings with local and national brokers, developers and retailers and spoke to many others on the show floor. We met with the owners of the largest retail developments in Nampa including the Nampa Gateway Center, Treasure Valley Marketplace, and the Karcher Mall. The mood of developers and retailers was upbeat and extremely positive and we learned of several new projects planned for our area in the coming months.




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