Cornell University and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) organized the first Retail Real Estate Case Competition (RRECC) for teams of undergraduate students from five prominent universities (the University of Guelph, plus Cornell University, the University of Colorado, the University of Connecticut and Ryerson University). The case involved an older shopping center that needed upgrading and new thinking.
The University of Guelph was represented by Daniel Adams, Tyler Corlett, Sam Ives and Sam Rolph. Despite the fact that they had full time jobs, which limited their preparation time, our team took first place. It is a good feeling to leave Las Vegas with an extra $10,000 (US!). Continue reading