Michigan’s Premier Mall Developer Defines Success in Tough Times


April 17, 2009 – Managing Partner of the Forbes Company, LLC Nathan Forbes will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming International Council of Shopping Centers Continuing Education Program at the Rock Financial Showplace in Novi, MI on Wednesday April 29 at 12:00 noon. Mr. Forbes session entitled “Retail Success Amid New Realities” gives new insight on the success of his properties – namely The Somerset Collection in Troy, MI and The Gardens of the Palm Beaches, in Palm Beach, FL. The daylong program, which begins at 7:30 am features executives in the real estate industry- along with economic forecasters from Michigan.

Nathan Forbes is the managing partner of The Forbes Company, a national recognized developer, owner, and manager of luxury shopping destinations throughout the United States. Newer developments include The Mall of Millenia in Orlando, FL & the Waterside Shops in Naples, FL. As the highly regarded expert of luxury retail development, Woman’s Wear Daily featured Mr. Forbes and The Forbes Company’s formula for creating luxury retail properties in its Oct 16, 2006 issue.

Mr. Forbes, 46, earned a Bachelor of arts degree from the University of Michigan and serves on many prestigious Boards such as University of Michigan Capital Campaign Committee, Karmanos Cancer Institute & Karmanos Cancer Center & JARC. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Inc. and the Young President’s Organization and was a Detroit Newsmaker of the Year finalist.

These meetings are open to the general public. For more information on this program please go to www.icsc.org, or contact Cindy Ciura, CC Consulting at 248-515-7171, or cindy@ccofdetroit.com.

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