The Retail Bus Tour Arrives in South Florida

Boca Raton, FL – August 9, 2010 -- The Retail Bus Tour, Inc. (www.retailbustour.com) is bringing a new marketing and networking event specifically designed for the shopping center industry.  The company has announced the first Tour will be taking place in Broward County, South Florida on October 21, 2010.

During this full-day event, property owners, brokers and retail tenants will visit and learn about many major shopping centers in the Broward County market area.  An estimated 150 industry professionals will ride on chartered buses, each with an "on-board" moderator guiding attendees through approximately 40 retail properties, providing detailed information on each property, including rental rates, existing and upcoming vacancies and future redevelopment plans. The Bus Tour will include a sponsored breakfast and lunch and will conclude with a cocktail and networking reception for all registered participants.  All attendees will receive a Backpack filled with give-away items provided by various sponsors along with a Tour-Book complete with brochures and detailed descriptions of the centers showcased on the Tour.  

Many shopping center owners and real estate brokers are currently wrestling with increasing vacancies, with vacancy rates exceeding 15% or more in some areas.  According to Gary Broidis, Partner and a twenty (20) year industry veteran, “the Retail Bus Tour provides property owners and their representatives a new platform to showcase their properties to real estate industry professionals as well as retail company representatives.  Additionally, this venue provides a networking opportunity for all industry personnel to share ideas and market information.”

Registration for this event has started and can be completed at: www.retailbustour.com.  Additional Bus Tours have been scheduled for Miami-Dade County and Palm Beach County and future dates and further information can be viewed at the company’s website.

About The Retail Bus Tour, Inc. – founded in 2010, the company’s goal is to provide an effective and interesting property marketing and networking venue exclusively serving the retail real estate industry.  The company will initially be conducting Tours in the tri-county region of South Florida followed by statewide and national expansion shortly thereafter.