CBRE BRINGS ‘RETAIL SCIENCE’ TO 2015 ICSC FLORIDA CONFERENCE

CBRE retail professionals from around the state are available for media interviews

Orlando, FL – August 24, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — CBRE returns to the annual International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Florida Conference this year with a new booth and a fresh perspective on Florida retail. CBRE’s innovative “Retail Science” market strategy features industry-leading research and a global team of retail experts analyzing both current and future trends. The 2015 ICSC Florida Conference & Deal Making takes place on August 30th-September 1st at the Orlando Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Conference attendees can discover new market opportunities and connect with CBRE retail professionals from around the state by visiting CBRE’s booth – #2343, located in the South Concourse, Level 1.

CBRE’s retail experts will be available for media interviews before, during or after the event upon request. For on-site interviews, please contact Daniel Jimenez, CBRE Communications Specialist, at 407-924-3445 (cell).   

WHAT:           International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Florida Conference

WHEN:          Aug 30th – Sept 1st, 2015

WHERE:        Orlando Convention Center, South Concourse, Level 1 – CBRE Booth #2343
9899 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819

WHO:            CBRE Florida retail leasing and sales specialists from Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville, Miami, Fort Lauderdale
and Palm Beach.

MEDIA CONTACT:   Daniel Jimenez, Communications Specialist. Cell: 407-924-3445.

The Florida retail market continues to strengthen and expand, according to CBRE’s Q2 2015 Florida Retail MarketView.  Download the full report here. Report Highlights:

  • Grocery users, such as Aldi, Trader Joe’s and Lucky’s Market, continue to expand and compete for market share in South and West-Central Florida.
  • New-to-market retailers are entering the state with aggressive expansion plans. For example, Extreme-value retailer Five Below entered Florida in 2015 and new retail users are also entering the market from Puerto Rico.
  • Non-traditional users of retail space, such as hospitals and schools, are helping to fill vacancy at existing centers. Across the state, available big-box spaces and vacant shopping centers continue to attract service-oriented users who desire close proximity to customers.

About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2014 revenue).  The Company has more than 52,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 370 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.

Contact:
Melinda Sherwood
305.381.6453
melinda.sherwood (at) cbre (dot) com
Daniel Jimenez
407.924.3445 (cell)
danieljimenez (at) cbre (dot) com

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CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm (in terms of 2011 revenue). The Company has approximately 34,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting.

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Robert W. McGrath
Senior Director, Corporate Communications

+1 212 9846515
+1 800 7996523 FREE

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