John Crossman Discusses Future of Retail at RECon

Las Vegas, Nevada – John Crossman, president of Crossman & Company, one of the Southeast’s largest retail leasing, property management and investment sales firms, will address the future of real estate as a part of an expert panel during the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) RECon in Las Vegas May 22-25.

The panel will delve into critical topics such as retailer trends, response to shifting demographics, technology and its impact on retail and how landlords plan to respond.

“We live in interesting times. The face of retail leasing and property management is evolving. We are responding to important issues affecting the commercial real estate industry and emerging markets, as well as development and investment trends,” noted Crossman.

Crossman has been an active member of ICSC for over two decades, having served on the RECon Advisory Board and the CRP/ CSM Admissions and Governing Committee. He has been consistently recognized in the industry for community service, social media, education initiatives, and a strong commitment to diversity.

An active speaker and writer, he has been featured in The Wall Street Journal,, and Shopping Centers Today. Crossman & Company will be in booth SMR 221 during RECon, located in the Convention Center’s South Meeting Hall.

Serving Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia, Crossman & Company now has 25,678,368 square feet under leasing and management comprising of 347 properties and recently opened a new office in Miami.

The RECon session features an executive discussion by industry leaders on the future of retail. retailers and one of the United States’ largest shopping center owners will discuss what the future of retail leasing and property management will look like.

Other panelists include Paul Ajdaharian, CLS Executive Vice President, WP GLIMCHER; David Krueger Senior Vice President, Ulta Beauty and Allyn Taylor Chief Development Officer, Zoës Kitchen.

The program is scheduled for Monday, May 23 at 4 p.m. in Ballroom A of the Westgate Resort next door to the Las Vegas Convention Center. For more information, visit or call (407) 423-5400.

About Crossman & Company

Crossman & Company is the premier real estate firm focused on serving retail landlords exclusively throughout the Southeast – with offices in Atlanta, Boca Raton, Miami, and Orlando – representing more than 340 shopping centers and 25 million square feet in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Miami. The company was founded in 1990 with the goal of providing exemplary service to our clients around four core values: Maintain enthusiastically satisfied clients; Demonstrate servant leadership; Practice kindness, openness and humility; and Develop new talent. For more information, visit the company’s website at


EDITOR’S NOTE: To arrange an interview with John Crossman or for more information on Crossman & Company at RECon contact Megan Bobiak at or (407) 581-6247.