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30+ Years as the Source of Major Shopping Center Data for the US and Canadaspacer2013 issue 27

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Crowdfunding: It’s not Just for Donut Shops or Indie Films Anymore

Surf Muffins Bakery started from the baker Christine Mineart's passion to create inspired and wholesome treats that fueled an active lifestyle. The muffin that everything began with was the Dawn Patrol Muffin, packed with fruits, veggies, nuts and whole grains it was the perfect muffin to have after an early morning surf session. More at Kickstarter.com. Image: Kickstarter.com/Surf Muffins BakeryTechnology is changing the way Americans do business...not only in the way people shop, but how projects get off the ground in the first place. According to a recent article in the Silicon Valley Business Journal, the Prune Tree shopping center in Salinas, CA, could be the first shopping center purchased by a crowdfunding company, Realty Mogul of Beverly Hills. You’ve probably seen how people try to get their small companies off the ground by taking to the internet for donations (even famous movie stars look for alternative funding sources). SVBJ reporter Nathan Donato-Weinstein notes that the difference between random internet donors and the Prune Tree’s backers is that those who want in on Realty Mogul’s projects must be “accredited investors.”

More Reasons Why Digital Marketing Is Right for Retail — Infographic

For the third year, IgnitionOne released its holiday shopping infographic, accumulating data from the last several Thanksgiving Weekends. The infographic sheds light on important statistics around the kick-off to the holiday shopping season, giving marketers an idea of what to anticipate for the upcoming holiday weekend. / Image: IgnitionOne / visual.ly / Designed by Keith BrownJust in case you needed more evidence to prove digital marketing/retailing can be of value to your shopping enterprise, IgnitionOne, a digital marketing technology provider, has released its third annual holiday shopping infographic, which takes data from the last several Thanksgiving shopping weekends (not including 2013). Check out the infographic, noting that last year’s increases were slightly off due to Hurricane Sandy, but are predicted to grow this season, particularly with many retailers who are starting the weekend shopping sales earlier than in the past.

$390 Million in Tax Breaks?
It’s the American Dream (Meadowlands)

American Dream | Meadowlands™ under construction in the New Jersey Meadowlands. When complete, it will be one of the largest and most unique shopping, entertainment and tourism centers in the world. Image: American Dream © 2011With a mall construction project on their hands that’s more than a decade in the works, the American Dream (Meadowlands) formerly known as “Xanadu” is thankful this holiday season for an early Christmas present — $390 million in tax breaks — from the state of New Jersey. Though the timeline for the 80%-complete mall is not yet finalized (it is not expected to be ready for business for another two years) it is once again, according to TheRealDeal.com, igniting the flame that it is one day expected to boast “2.9 million square feet of retail, entertainment, dining and attraction space” and more.

DMM Spotlight #27 - White Mountain Mall, Rock Springs, WY. Click for a free PDF of this Spotlight Report.

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Visit DMM’s Booth at ICSC’s 2013 NY National Conference & Deal Making Show

Make sure to stop by the DMM Booth (#562) in the Sheraton Hotel during the ICSC’s 2013 NY National Conference & Deal Making Show, December 9th and 10th. Learn all about how DMM and ShoppingCenters.com have grown to become the industry source for comprehensive and accurate retail data. DMM’s comprehensive database is a reliable reference tool that can assist you in identifying opportunities and making decisions for your business! Held annually, the ICSC’s annual event is a great opportunity for owners, developers, retailers, brokers, lenders, municipalities, property asset managers and product and service providers to gather under one roof to exhibit, make deals and form successful business partnerships.

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