Retail as a Catalyst for Economic Development, Second Edition
A total revision of the previous edition that includes nine brand new case studies, this collaboration between ICSC and IEDC (International Economic Development Council) delivers an informative guide for public officials, economic development professionals, public sector developers and retailers looking to forge successful public-private partnerships in invigorating and sustaining retail development. Discover how municipal officials and retail real estate professionals can work together to find a successful common ground. Determine who the key players are from the public sector, the community and the private for-profit sector. Learn how projects are planned and proposed, how to obtain public and private financing, how to resolve project management and operations challenges and how to be innovative amidst evolving trends.