Advisory firm JLL summarizes H1 2018 on the retail market in Poland.
NEINVER, a leading investor, developer and operator in the European outlet centres sector, the market leader in Spain and Poland, has announced the appointment of Vanessa Gelado, currently the Group’s Fund and Strategy Director, as Investment Director.
CBRE has appointed Neil Churchill as centre director for Festival Place, Basingstoke, the largest retail and dining destination in North Hampshire.
For many years, shopping centers have constituted a popular and successful asset class that – provided the assets have been well managed – have offered stable returns and high value stability.
EXPO REAL is Europe's largest real estate and investment trade fair.
MPC Properties, one of the largest investors in Southeast Europe, is investing 250 million euros in new development projects, all located in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia.
A new collaboration with SES promotes cooperation between Austrian police and retail. Shopping centers in general are focusing more and more on security.
The department store chain, which was founded in 1849 in Scotland’s Glasgow, is in serious financial trouble.
In mid-March, Cineplexx opened a multiplex movie theater with five screens and over 800 seats in Parndorf, Burgenland. Immediate neighbors include McArthurGlen's Designer Outlet Parndorf and FOP Management GmbH's Parndorf Fashion Outlet.
According to Adam Pearce, Managing Partner at Kintyre, the currently inflated investment market for retail assets is not substantiated by the underlying trading environment for traditional brick-and-mortar retailers.
The capital of the Lombardy region is recognized as one of the most famous fashion hot-spots in the world and it is Italy’s industrial, commercial, and financial heart. The city continues to attract new businesses and investments – and new shopping centers.
Those who want to exploit successful Food & Beverage (F&B) locations at high traffic locations would do well to immerse themselves in the needs of the guests. This statement may seem obvious, but it’s really not that simple.
Recruitments, promotions and appointments in the European Retail Real Estate Industry.
Department stores are a key part of the retail mix in Europe. With bleak news about the sector blowing across the Atlantic, we thought it was time to take a close look at just how things were faring here in Europe. ICSC’s research has uncovered both shared challenges and fundamental differences.
With the advent of e-commerce, stores are being used by retailers to differentiate themselves from e-commerce platforms, providing shopping experiences that cannot be reproduced at home.
Until recently, securing a renowned global fashion brand as a shopping mall anchor was often considered a guarantee for success. This was particularly the case in CEE, where many such retailers were just beginning to enter the market.
In the words of the ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus, “The only constant is change.” Applied in more modern terms: Only one who remains flexible and adapts his or her decisions to the constant change, can achieve ideal results in the long term. This is also true for participants in the German real estate sector.
The award-winning Marketplace format will be heading to Prague in October for the inaugural event focusing on the Central and Eastern retail property market.
The UK’s most effective retail property deal-making event.
The two-day event will take place on 6 – 7 September at the GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute in Rüschlikon, Zurich.
Retail World 2018, which will be held at the Maritim Hotel in Berlin from November 14 to 15, 2018, will offer insights from top-notch experts in the retail industry, creative out-of-the-box thinkers, and successful pioneers who have had an uncanny impact on the future progress of the industry.
Since its inception more than 20 years ago, Mapic has continued to attract the world’s leading retailers, developers, mall operators, and, more recently, major ecommerce retailers.
The Retail Innovation Forum, organized by ICSC, will be held at the Movenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Center from September 26 to 27, 2018.
EuropaCity is on hold after a court decision, according to various press reports. The developers of this big project near Paris say it is not on hold.
At the beginning of the year, Austrian property specialist Supernova acquired Centar Kaptol in Zagreb, Croatia. BEHF Architects has been commissioned to comprehensively refurbish the center.
Quartier du Flon is a contemporary area of 55,000 sq m, located in the heart of Lausanne, which has developed into a vibrant shopping and entertainment area.
An ambitious plan: ECE plans to build no less than the most modern and attractive shopping center in Hungary. The opening is scheduled to take place in 2021.
Unibail-Rodamco is developing the southern Überseequartier, an integrated district of HafenCity within Hamburg.
ACROSS speaks with Marcus Wild, CEO of SES Spar European Shopping Centers, about the company's recipe for success and how Slovenia’s market leader intends to consolidate its position there.
Food services and drinks represent more than 70% of retail investment in this southern European country.
The “Freeport Outlets” have become “Affinity Outlets”, “Puerto Venecia” is now called “intu Puerto Venecia”. These are just two current examples that show that retail properties are regularly rebranding themselves.
With these spaces, they give online brands the opportunity to launch a test balloon and find their footing in stationary retail. But also car companies like Tesla and Volvo work with this retail format.
Indoor surfing and shopping seem to be perfectly suited to one another.
Shopping without leisure is about to become a thing of the past. But how do visitors want to entertain themselves? The increasingly frequent answer is jumping and bouncing, apparently.
With today’s consumer looking for the 'experience', shopping centers can tap into emotions through attractive lighting displays and decorations that tell stories and actively engage them.
According to Bernd Albl, Managing Director Digital Retail at Umdasch, at the end of the day, consumers no longer distinguish between online and in-store shopping. Seamless Shopping is the keyword.
The Swedish furniture giant may still be in the planning stage for this project, but worldwide first Ikea city-location at Vienna’s Western Train Station is already beginning to take shape.
Umdasch was responsible for concept, planning, general contracting, shopfitting and digital retail.
The meaning and impact of digitization on retail parks in five core theses.
The winners of this year’s “Real Estate Marketing Award 2017” were again honored at the international real estate fair Expo Real in Munich. The winners in the “retail” category are Union Investment Real Estate/Sonae Sierra/21Media for their “First Store by Alexa,” a new competition concept for innovative store ideas.
BWT, Europe’s leading company for water technology, with headquarters in Austria, entrusted Umdasch Shopfitting with the design of its first bricks-and-mortar brand world.
In the 1980s, the retail format of designer outlets arrived in Europe. Now, the time for expansions and refurbishments, with a focus on food & beverage and leisure, has come.
The beginning of construction on the £90 million expansion of McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Ashford was officially celebrated at the end of March 2018.
Fashion House Group, part of the Liebrecht & wooD Group, registered its best results in the last seven years for Fashion House Outlet Centre Bucharest.
Billund Designer Outlet is relaunched.
McArthurGlen celebrates the 20th anniversary of its outlet center in Parndorf, Burgenland (Austria). Generally, the company focuses on a comprehensive entertainment experience.
The opening of the outlet center’s 120 shops on a total area of 20,000 sq m is scheduled for the first quarter of 2019.
The European retail real estate industry was on a particularly intensive shopping spree over the last days and weeks.
Hammerson, the British real estate group, rejected yet another takeover offer by the French Klépierre Group, as the industry in general seems to be particularly interested in mergers right now.
An exclusive ACROSS interview with Steffen Hofmann and Klaus Mennickheim, Managing Partners of iMallinvest Europe GmbH.
Retail: Nuanced investment approach in a global upturn.
The challenges of valuating retail properties.
Industry peers discussing latest market trends and tackling challenges with confidence.
Union Investment’s new “Global Retail Attractiveness Index“ (GRAI), which analyzes the environments for retail investments in 17 countries around the world, recently showed that Poland is one of the most dynamic European markets. The latest data confirms this assessment.
Cushman & Wakefield recently published the “Turkey – Retail Market Snapshot – First Quarter 2018”. The acceleration in the country‘s investment market signals that further consolidation in the shopping center market can be expected.
GfK study on key retail indicators: 2017 review and 2018 forecast.
Liviu Tudor outlines two current areas of focus for retail developments in the CEE-country: the construction of retail parks in small cities and the extension of existing commercial areas in larger cities.
Recruitments, promotions and appointments in the European Retail Real Estate Industry.
According to the current "Shopping Centre Market Report Switzerland 2018", the country's malls have an average age of 30. A number of refurbishments are pending. But that alone will not be sufficient for future market success.