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On November 15th at Syracuse University, The New York State Urban Council will hold a comprehensive educational and networking opportunity entitled “Retail Roundtable.” Details and registration information on the event can be found below.

New York State Urban Council Retail Roundtable – November 15th, Syracuse, NY

Please join commercial brokers, developers, retailers, and economic development professionals in this FREE event highlighting the issues impacting downtown redevelopment in New York State.

Speakers include Howard F. Carr, New York State Government Relations Committee Chair, the Howard Group;Michelle Mooney, ICSC New York Alliance Public Sector Co-Chair, the National Development Council; and developers Robert Doucette, Paramount Realty and Armory Development and Management; and Joseph Hucko, Washington Street Partners, as well as other industry professionals who will discuss:

* What is the downtown development value proposition?
* What are the emerging trends in the retail marketplace?
* What are the common criteria used by retailers to select downtown locations?
* What types of local, regional and national retailers excel in downtown settings?
* What are some of the most effective ways to market downtown retail spaces?

Location: Syracuse University Warehouse – 4th Floor, 350 W. Fayette Street, Syracuse, NY 13202
Date: Tuesday, 11/15/11
Time: 8:30 am -12:00 pm
Admission: FREE
Contact: Heather Carrington, Downtown Committee of Syracuse, Inc., (315) 470-1958
For More information: http://www.nysurbancouncil.com/documents/news/247.pdf

Event Sponsors:

ICSC Alliance Program
The Alliance Program is a special ICSC initiative that provides forums for the public and private sectors to network, share ideas, discuss industry issues and explore retail development opportunities. ICSC Alliance meetings are both time and cost effective opportunities for public officials, developers, retailers and other industry leaders to grow their relationships and learn from one another.

The New York State Urban Council
The New York State Urban Council is a statewide not-for-profit organization created to facilitate and encourage the revitalization and development of central business districts in cities, towns and villages across New York State. With assistance from the Empire State Development Corporation, the New York State Urban Council was created in 1991, as a unique forum for downtown practitioners and economic development professionals. Today, its membership has grown into an organization of more than 400 members, representing those who are directly involved in the revitalization of communities and downtowns throughout the state.