NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- I just got back from my annual trip to Las Vegas to attend ReCon 2013. At that event, which I call the Super Bowl of shopping centers, I interviewed the CEOs of many leading retail real estate investment trusts, and got to understand firsthand how the retail market is performing and got a feel for the pulse of the overall consumer landscape.One of my favorite regional mall REITs is Taubman Centers (TCO - Get Report). Not nearly as big as Simon Property Group (SPG - Get Report) -- the $86.6 billion gorilla (market cap) -- Taubman is a smaller sister with a total capitalization of around $11 billion.
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