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Variety, convenience, promotions make malls top shopping destination: Report
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Mobile Trackers Infiltrate the Food Court as Firms Fight for More Shopper Data
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Victory Real Estate Group to build $100M retail project in north Fort Worth
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#RECON15 Recap: ICSC Foundation Community Support Awards
We came, we saw, and on May 17th, 2015 we recognized four winners of the 2015 Community Support Awards. Whether you were able to attend #RECON15 in person or followed us along on Twitter, Youtube or Periscope, you may still require a refresher on who won the Community Support Awards after all of ...
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Check out Suburban Retail: Why and How by Karim Fadel, Founder and Principal of Unison Realty Partners
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Retailers bet on new technology
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Serving the Global Retail Real Estate Industry
Founded in 1957, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) is the global trade association of the shopping center industry. 

Its 60,000 members in the U.S., Canada and more than 80 other countries include shopping center owners, developers, managers, marketing specialists, investors, lenders, retailers and other professionals as well as academics and public officials. 

As the global industry trade association, ICSC links with more than 25 national and regional shopping center councils throughout the world.

- Mission Statement - 

The purpose of the Council is to advance the shopping center industry and to promote its role in the commercial distribution of consumer goods and services by:

  1. Providing educational programs and publications in all aspects of shopping center development, finance, management, marketing and other specialized areas of professional interest;
  2. Conducting meetings and other programs designed to promote the exchange of ideas among members and to facilitate the conduct of their business;
  3. Collecting and disseminating information pertaining to the shopping center industry, including statistical data and other statistical research;
  4. Developing and maintaining professional certification programs to encourage high standards for shopping center professionals;
  5. Advocating the interest of the shopping center industry to local, state/provincial, federal and international governmental bodies; and
  6. Publicizing to the general public promotional and educational shopping center business information.