Sponsorship for Portland WTS

Leland Consulting Group renewed its support of the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Portland Chapter as a 2015 sponsor. WTS is an international organization dedicated to the professional advancement of women in transportation. Locally, the Portland chapter provides scholarships, educational and networking opportunities and mentorship to emerging professionals as well as to middle school and high school aged girls. In recent years, members of the LCG staff have served in leadership roles within the organization and have benefited from the mentoring and networking offerings. To learn more about WTS International, or to find your local chapter, visit their website at: https://www.wtsinterna

American Dream Miami Mega Mall Aims to Defy Grim Fate of Others

Many traditional malls are experiencing sharp declines in sales and attendance resulting in stagnant growth and the emergence of abandoned malls across the country, a much different picture thanthe mid-1990s where close to 150 new malls were under construction each year. Experts cite changes in demographics, retail needs, and a never-ending cycle of new competition as some reasons for the dying of the American mall experience. In a Miami Herald article published earlier this year, Chris Zahas of Leland Consulting Group asserts that it is possible for malls to thrive, but developers need to diversify their on-site offerings with hotels and recreational activities, all while creating true mixe

LCG Sponsors and Serves as Faculty for APA’s Emerging Professionals Institute

The American Planning Association (APA) is a professional organization with approximately 40,000 members, and whose annual national conference attracts over 6,000 planning professionals and planning officials. This year’s annual conference, held in April, was in Seattle, Washington, with a record-breaking attendance of 6,400 from all over the nation and worldwide. The conference offers hundreds of sessions for professional planners at all career levels and areas of expertise. Realizing that young planners are the future of the profession, APA offered a full-day institute for “emerging professionals” – those who were still in school looking for how to succeed in getting that first professiona

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