Monthly Archives: October 2012

Putting the Gen-Y in inGENuitY

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As the most analyzed American generation to date, Baby Boomers seem to get all of the love. It’s a generation that is treasured within our American history. Although born in 1982, I feel like I have lived since the 60’s, as there seems to be no limits to the documentaries, books, TV specials and VH1 Behind the Music episodes.   Rest assured… Read More

Positive & Productive week at ICSC Chicago

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Positive & Productive was the theme of last week’s ICSC Deal Making Conference at Chicago’s Navy Pier.  While the consensus was that attendance was down,  all agreed on one key item – that retailers’ outlooks remain positive.   The timing of the San Diego/Chicago/Atlanta/New York conferences is problematic for retailers and they have to choose which events are best for them bringing… Read More

Chicago ICSC Deal-Making is positive and upbeat

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As the first day of the Chicago ICSC deal-making conference wraps up, I can reflect on the mood of the show as being positive and upbeat.  We’ve already met with several retailers that are looking to expand their retail footprint, including Rue 21, Children’s Place and Ulta, to name a few.  Some retailers are looking to backfill for 2012, however the majority… Read More

See you at Navy Pier – ICSC Chicago Deal Making

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We are looking forward to a busy and productive ICSC Chicago Deal Making taking place at Navy Pier Oct. 3 – 4.  We have over 10 agency leasing and tenant representative specialists who will be meeting with retailers and clients.  We are excited this year to showcase JLL’s new local market structure for the Midwest Region with special focus on key markets… Read More