ICSC Las Vegas is on the horizon and we couldn’t be more excited! With a jam-packed itinerary featuring the biggest names and brightest minds in the industry, ICSC Vegas promises to be the highlight of the year for the Commercial Real Estate World.

Before setting off for Nevada, our retail team spends months prepping to ensure that everything is smooth and productive.

“First, I look at the portfolio that I am managing and make sure to brush up on key aspects of each center. While doing this, I zone in on what is needed the most (i.e. filling the vacancies) and try to see what prospective tenants would be a good fit. Thereafter, I will schedule meetings with whoever is representing those tenants and make sure that I have a very structured calendar so that I know where and when I am meeting with each person,” said Leasing Representative Akiel Pyant.

Saturday night kicks off with an arrival and team dinner, but Sunday is when things really start to rev up. Rappaport CEO and author of Investing in Retail Properties, Gary Rappaport, will take the stage at the Wynn Hotel to present his professional development workshop: Investing in Retail Properties and Structuring Partnerships. This event comes in advance of the third edition release of Investing in Retail Properties, to be released this fall. More information on this must-see presentation can be found here.

In the evening, Rappaport’s marketing team will be attending the MAXI Awards Dinner where they will be celebrating Rappaport’s first MAXI nomination for Best Community Event.

“MAXI Awards at ICSC Las Vegas is the ultimate platform for marketing peeps to showcase their best work, and being nominated for a MAXI is a testament to the hard work and dedication of a great team. I’m proud of our team for earning a nomination in the Best Community Event category, and I can’t wait to join them in the evening to celebrate this milestone achievement,” said Rappaport VP of Marketing, Dee Singletary.

On Monday, the first day of the show floor, our team will be taking meetings and exploring the latest trends and concepts in retail real estate. Come find us at booth #1526!

“Every year, I get a chance to broaden my horizon and learn something new: what are current trends that are affecting the market? What are some innovative strategies that are becoming game-changers for the industry? What challenges do we face that can affect commercial real estate and what should we look out for? I love getting equipped with such a variety of information because – ultimately – it will make me a better real estate professional overall,” said Pyant.

On Monday night, Team Rappaport will be cutting loose as one of the founding sponsors at “Retail Revelry in the DMV,” a party celebrating all of the retail real estate professionals working in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.

ICSC Las Vegas is an incredible opportunity for commercial real estate professionals to get ahead of the curve, foster relationships, and build new connections. From meeting new people and learning from industry leaders, to enjoying award ceremonies and show floor events, the opportunities for growth are endless. Don’t miss your chance to network with the DMV’s most trusted retail advisors! Book your meetings here.



Author Camille Seldin

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