October 2016

The Scottish city has witnessed the highest number of new restaurant openings in the United Kingdom outside London. Anne Murray, Group Manager Inward Investment at InvestGlasgow, is helping retailers to use this to counter competition from the internet.

Events and highlights with some top-selling ideas for business. That is what Frankfurt’s Christmasworld, the international trade fair for seasonal and festive decoration, provides. It runs from January 27 to 31, 2017.

We know that as consumer habits in the UK and beyond evolve, our customers no longer see leisure, shopping and dining as completely distinct activities. And they’ll also not think twice about switching back and forth between online and offline channels to explore, share ideas or buy.

Bayerische Versorgungskammer acquired the Stafa Tower last June. Immediately prior to the transaction, BEHF Corporate Architects refurbished and modernized the 100-year-old Viennese building.

In November 2008, immediately after the bankruptcy of the US investment bank Lehman Brothers, two Austrian investors, Thomas Seikmann and Manfred Schlager, opened Croatia’s first outlet center: Roses Designer Outlet in Zagreb. After years in a difficult market environment, they have managed to establish the retail property firmly in the market.

While the threat from e-commerce is a dominant theme for retail real estate in the Nordics, the well-located retail centers in Nordic capital city regions driven by local supply offer a more positive outlook.

On June 23, 2016, the people of Britain voted to leave the European Union. More than 30 million people voted, with a much higher than expected turn out, especially in the younger voters.

How the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union will affect the British shopping center industry.

ACROSS asked local industry players how they assess the Brexit’s impact on the British retail real estate market. Here are their statements.

Brexit is no longer just a word—since June 23rd, it has been a real threat. While British exit advocates celebrate the country’s seeming newfound sovereignty, the shock is all the more severe for Brexit opponents. No wonder, since it means the wholesale redefinition of the closely linked economic relations between the UK and the EU.

Located in the city of Loulé in southern Portugal, MAR Shopping Algarve will be a meeting place with a total of 83,000 sq m, including a mall, an open-air leisure area, and the Designer Outlet Algarve.

Sonae Sierra and Caelum Development opened the ParkLake shopping center on September 1. The Romanian capital’s retail real estate market has now increased by 70,000 sq m GLA.

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