THE GREAT MALL MAKEOVER: Rethinking retail

Valley Partnership has announced the topic for its upcoming
monthly breakfast on Friday, Nov. 20. This month’s program will feature a discussion on how
the metropolitan Phoenix retail market continues to adjust to a changing economy.
The panel will feature Warren Fink, Chief Operating Officer, Carlyle Development Group;
Chris Gerardo, Director of Leasing for the Southwest Region, Whitestone REIT; Jeff Moloznik,
Vice President of Development, RED Development; and Christine Mackay, Economic
Development Director, City of Phoenix. Moderating the panel will be Scott Nelson, Vice
President of Development, Macerich.
“The traditional shopping hubs – malls and power centers – have gone through many
changes in the last several years,” said Cheryl Lombard, CEO and President of Valley
Partnership. “Everything from e-commerce to a demand for a more urban lifestyle has had a
major effect on the traditional regional, enclosed mall.
“Valley Partnership is proud to feature creative and responsive leaders – real estate professionals
and municipal leaders alike – that recognize the opportunity to create viable mixed-use
projects that are community-centric and more focused on consumers’ daily needs and
Registration begins at 7 a.m.; program begins at 7:45 a.m. To register, please visit and click on the “Monthly Breakfast” tab. For more information,
please contact Cecilia Riviere at 602.266.7844 or

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