After traffic was somewhat light on Sunday, the Leasing Mall was its normal bustling self once Monday morning rolled around. The entrance to the Central Hall was jammed with attendees all day.
PREIT's new booth has a ticker line announcing new deals.
Starbucks took the opportunity to put the emphasis on its recent acquisitions, including La Boulange and Teavana.
You can tell the industry is doing well
when there are race cars on the show floor. Bass Pro Shops showcased one of Tony Stewart's cars that the retailer sponsors on the NASCAR circuit.
Waterstone Defeasance gets potential
clients' attention with a drawing for X-Box 1. Its presentations also included sleight of hand and magic tricks interspersed with commentary about the company's services.
OliverMcMillan gives a presentation on
its mixed-use project in Houston, Texas.
DDR Corp. joined the ranks of major players that have taken their booths away from the convention center. Macerich, Simon Property Group and Westfield set up shop at Caesars. DDR operated out of the Bellagio. The REITs had car services shuttling attendees back and forth to the convention center all day. DDR's fleet alone had more than 30 vehicles.
JLL's booth was a center of activity with its tables constantly occupied as deals got discussed.
The dessert selection at the New York Developers party.
A bit of music to finish the night.
As RECon 2014 rolls on, here are more sights from the Leasing Mall and cocktail party circuit. Among the scenes are a magician, a NASCAR and flashy new booths for some companies.
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