“This is our third year doing The Retail Bus Tour as a Vendor. On our 1st Tour we landed business with Redevco Property Management and we continue to be their Electric Company. This is to mention only one of the new customers that we have gotten from the Retail Bus Tour.”
“I have been on the Retail Bus Tour in South FL and Atlanta and couldn’t recommend it more. There is no other way I could see the number of locations I see in these markets in one day AND have the added benefit of networking with other industry leaders at the same time. The Retail Bus Tour is fun, it’s informative and you won’t find another venue like it.”
“The Retail Bus Tour was a great experience and I would recommend it to all other brokers so they learn more about their markets and create new relationships and opportunities for future business.”
“I just completed a 10-year bank lease that was initiated during last year’s Retail Bus Tour. Needless to say, these Tours have been an incredible value to me and my business!”
“We have closed 2 deals that began on The Retail Bus Tour and have planted the seeds for others. This event is a huge value – worth every penny!”
“After attending the last Retail Bus Tour, I met a broker for the first time and only 4 weeks later, I had a lease signed by his retail client at one of my centers! I cannot think of a better use of my time for networking and marketing retail properties.”
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The Retail Bus Tour is a unique and exciting marketing and networking event specifically designed for the shopping center industry.
During this all-day event, you will be with property owners, brokers, managers, retail tenants and service providers visiting and learning about many major shopping centers. Our “on-board” moderators will guide attendees through a tour of approximately 40 retail properties, providing detailed information for each featured property. You will also have the opportunity to network, in a casual, fun atmosphere with over 150 industry professionals. The event will include raffle and trivia prizes, a sponsored breakfast and lunch and will conclude with a cocktail and networking reception. Attendees will also receive a Backpack filled with great give-away items provided by our sponsors along with a Tourbook complete with market information, property data and brochures for all centers showcased on the Tour, Expanding Retailers in the market and contact information for all attendees.
If you are in the retail real estate business, this event should not be missed!!