Tools and information to support your business goals.
ICSC champions small and emerging businesses in getting from business plan to brick-and-mortar. We are committed to fostering their sustainability and growth with practical resources and educational opportunities.
Introducing our latest small business toolkit, Setting Up Shop: A Commercial Space Readiness Guidebook. This essential resource is designed to help small business owners understand and apply real estate concepts to advance their goals by providing an overview of the steps to launching a new brick-and-mortar space.
COVID-19 Resources for Small Businesses
ICSC is tracking COVID-19 developments on behalf of the retail real estate industry.Learn more
Join the Small Business Resources group in ICSC's Virtual Community to connect with peers and discuss the business issues, trends and best practices impacting small businesses today.Join the discussion
ICSC members are a community of professionals who are passionate about marketplaces and spaces, and includes owners, operators, service providers, vendors and tenants from retail, food and beverage, health and wellness, entertainment and beyond.Join now
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic there have been various forms of support for significantly impacted businesses.Read More
“We need further support of our tenants so they can pay their vendors, their employees and us."Read more
Brixmor is helping independent restaurant tenants at its 400 shopping centers adapt to the post-quarantine market.Read More
Analysis finds over 2 million small businesses at risk of closing.Read more
Real estate investment firm Jamestown has created a $50 million fund to offer relief to small-business tenants.Read more
PREIT has launched a Shop Local page on its malls’ websites to promote small-business tenants’ e-commerce platforms.Read more
Small businesses play an outsize role in many shopping centers by helping distinguish one property from the next.Read more
The CARES Act provided nearly $280 billion of tax relief for businesses struggling during the COVID-19 crisis.Read more
The program is designed to supplement other available sources of emergency help, such as the SBA.Read more
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