International Council of Shopping Centers‘ RECon was slammin’ this year with 33,500 people in attendance at the annual Las Vegas retail convention. The total attendance reached a post-recession high, a convention spokesperson told Commercial Observer. There were more than 1,100 exhibitors and tons of overlapping parties. Check out some of the photos we snapped while galavanting around the convention center and some of the corporate carouses.
Brothers Gene Spiegelman of Cushman & Wakefield (left) and Lee Spiegelman of Ripco at the Cushman party poolside at the Four Seasons Hotel.
Robert Futterman of RKF.
Massy Knakal Realty Services' Bob Knakal (left) and Eastern Consolidated's David Schechtman.
Ripco's Peter Ripka holding his company's schwag.
Robin Abrams from Lansco.
Massey Knakal Realty Services' James Nelson and Shannon Krause.
Muss Development's Jason Muss.
Winick Realty Group's Jeff Winick at his booth.
Stephen Ross of Related Companies in his booth.
Grabbing a bite with Douglas Elliman's Faith Hope Consolo at Society Café Encore.
CBRE's Spencer Levy.
Jason Vacker of Meringoff Properties between parties.
Massey Knakal Realty Services' Paul Massey (left), Robert Knakal and their coach Rod Santomassimo (in the middle).
Top-level execs from Jersey Mike's Subs at their booth.
The Cushman & Wakefield party at the Four Seasons.
CBRE party at XS at Encore.
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank Marquee party.
The NY Developers group party at the Bellagio.
David Eisenberg of Floored demonstrating the 3-D modeling of Related’s 26-acre Hudson Yards at the Related booth.
Pool champ Jeanette Lee playing at the Bass Pro Shops booth.
Spirit Halloween booth.
General Growth Properties booth.
Vornado Realty Trust booth.
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank booth.