Pop-Up Restaurants

Pop up restaurants are all the rage in the U.K. but they are also gaining ground in the U.S. and have been making a splash in cities like Chicago, San Francisco, New York, and Kansas City.Pop-up restaurants, also known as temporary supper clubs, are a good way to test the waters and the area before […]

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“Lousy deals at low rents, is a good thing!”

ICSC NextGen Tampa – Recap of ReCon Las Vegas 2012   Speakers:  John Crossman, Crossman & Company George McBee, GMM Consulting, LLC Jay Miller, Equity Incorporated Mitchell Rice, RMC Property Group Paul Rutledge, Casto Lifestyle Properties     I had the pleasure of listening to an ICSC panel in Tampa, Florida with a great group […]

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Tampa Commercial Real Estate News

Resort idea just a pie in the Skyway? Tampa businessman Bill Blanchard’s proposal to build a resort on the south end of the Sunshine Skyway has been met with much resistance. “We’re looking at nearly a 10 to 1 trade here,” says Blanchard. “We give up close to 1,000 acres of mostly pristine mangrove country […]

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Florida retailing song remains the same

All I wanted was four pairs of socks. Gift card in hand, I asked the Nordstrom clerk where I could find them. Not here, came the answer. But he could find them lickity split at another store, he said, whipping out the latest in retail technology,  iPad. Several apologies, two cash registers and 15 minutes […]

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