Oscar Rivera to Speak on Property Repositioning, Turnarounds at ICSC Hispanic Markets National Conference

June 22, 2011

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (June 22, 2011) —- Oscar R. Rivera, a partner with the Coral Gables-based law firm of Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, will serve as one of the featured speakers and panelists at the International Council of Shopping Centers’ first Hispanic Markets National Conference, taking place August 1-2, 2011. Rivera will focus his discussion and answer questions from the attendees on “Property Repositioning and Turnaround Strategies for Hispanic Communities.”

“With so many distressed commercial properties in Hispanic communities throughout the country as a result of the recession and slow pace of recovery, my presentation at this upcoming conference will focus on the tactics that owners and developers are using to transform and revitalize these properties,” said Rivera. The conference will take place at the Westin La Cantera Resort in San Antonio, Tex. Founded in 1957, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) is the global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its 60,000 members in the U.S., Canada and more than 80 other countries include shopping center owners, developers, managers, marketing specialists, investors, lenders, retailers and other professionals as well as academics and public officials. Additional information on the organization and the upcoming conference is available at

Founded in 1977, Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel focuses on all aspects of construction law, homeowners and community association matters, real estate, and corporate law. It maintains offices in Coral Gables, Plantation and West Palm Beach, Fla. The firm counsels and represents clients throughout Florida, including more than 500 homeowners and condominium community associations located throughout the state.

Additional information on the law firm is available at or by calling (305) 442-3334 or toll-free at 1-800-737-1390.