Cincinnati Retail Team Promotes University Square at the Loop at International RECon Trade Convention (ICSC) in Las Vegas May 22-25

Published on May 13, 2011

Cassidy Turley, one of Cincinnati’s largest local commercial real estate brokerage firms, will be sending four retail brokers to the premiere event for retail real estate professionals RECon, The Global Retail Real Estate Convention, May 22-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Brokers representing Cassidy Turley’s Cincinnati and Dayton offices at the convention include John Heekin, Mike Heekin and Andrew Sellet. Rob Taylor who focuses on retail investments will also attend. The Cincinnati team will join more than 100 brokers and professionals from other Cassidy Turley offices around the country.  

While at the show, the brokers will promote University Square at the Loop a new retail, residential and office project that will break ground later this summer next to the University of Cincinnati's main urban campus. The project consists of 161 residential units that will be built over 80,300 square feet of restaurant and retail space, a 100 room hotel, 716 space parking garage, and 44,000 square feet of Class A office space.
“We currently have 12 letters of intent out for this project and are very close to some major tenant announcements. The amount of interest around this project has been intense,” said John Heekin a Senior Vice President with Cassidy Turley.

RECon is the premiere event for retail real estate professionals with nearly 30,000 attendees and one thousand exhibitors featuring unparalleled networking, negotiating, deal making, and educational opportunities, hosted by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).  Cassidy Turley’s new booth will be located in Central Hall of the Convention Center at the address of C-187 L St.  On Sunday, May 22, Cassidy Turley will host a by-invitation-only business development event at the Wynn Hotel. 500 industry professionals are expected.

About ICSC
Founded in 1957, the International Council of Shopping Centers is the global trade association for the shopping center industry.  Its 60,000 members in the U.S., Canada and more than 80 other countries include shopping enter owners, developers, managers, marketing specialists, investors, lenders, retailers and other professionals as well as academics and public officials.  As the global industry trade association, ICSC links with more than 25 national and regional shopping center councils throughout the world.  For more information, visit

About Cassidy Turley
Cassidy Turley is a leading commercial real estate services provider with 3,000 professionals in 60 offices nationwide.  The firm completed transactions valued at more than $17 billion in 2010, manages 430 million square feet on behalf of private, institutional and corporate clients, and supports more than 25,000 domestic corporate services locations. 

Cassidy Turley serves owners, investors and occupiers with a full spectrum of integrated commercial real estate services, including capital markets, corporate services, project leasing, property management, project and development services, and tenant representation. In 2010, the firm enhanced its global service delivery through its partnership with GVA, the founder and shareholder of GVA Worldwide, which serves key markets in more than 25 countries.

The Cincinnati Business Courier 2011 Book of Lists ranks Cassidy Turley as the #2 Tri-State commercial real estate firm.  Please visit for more information.

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