Monthly Archives: December 2016

The security dilemma

BY ALEXANDER OTTO The present security situation in Western Europe is different to the one five years ago. Though the probability of a major attack is still extremely low, we have experienced a new type of terror in our societies. … Continue reading

Hungary surges ahead

BY TIBOR TATÁR Following the global financial crisis of 2009 and the inevitable slump that followed, the Hungarian economy has finally been granted a long-awaited upgrade to its credit rating after almost five years. Fitch, Moody’s, and S&P have all … Continue reading

The Cinema Year 2017

BY CHRISTOF PAPOUSEK Buzzing successes will characterize the upcoming movie year, such as Fifty Shades of Grey – Fifty Shades Darker, Fast and Furious 8, Despicable Me 3, Pirates of the Caribbean 5 – Salazar’s Revenge, Transformers 5 – The … Continue reading

ACROSS’s Advisory Board Grows

What unites? — in alphabetical order— Christoph Achammer, Chairman of the Board at ATP architects engineers. Image: ATP Joanna Fisher, Managing Director Center Management at ECE. Image: ECE Henrik Madsen, Managing Director Northern Europe at McArthurGlen. Image: McArthurGlen Dietmar Reindl, … Continue reading

Project & Openings Europe

BELGRADE PLAZA, SERBIA The mall will be an addition to the Serbian capital and its neighboring municipalities, as well as the first modern-style shopping and entertainment center in the Palilula district. The project is located between two streets, Višnjička Street … Continue reading

Fresh wind

BY REINHARD WINIWARTER Big Data, retail technology, the rise of online retail, the return of retail to city centers, the security of shopping centers, and constantly changing consumer purchasing behavior and how we react to it are just some of … Continue reading

Cineplexx opened in Serbia and Kosovo

Together with Cineplexx International, the leading Austrian cinema operator is further expanding its operations within the SEE region. After just six months of construction, Cineplexx opened a state-of-the-art multiplex cinema in the third-largest Serbian city of Niš in mid-November. The … Continue reading

Retail Asset Management as a Holistic Approach

ACROSS: MAPIC 2016 is just over. What brought this year’s event in Cannes for TH Real Estate? STEPHAN AUSTRUP: TH Real Estate holds a large retail portfolio, therefore, as one of the key events for the retail industry, MAPIC presents … Continue reading

Are refurbishment projects able to shape the future of the shopping center industry?

BY TONI T. JÖRGENS With the growing impact of re-development projects compared to new builds, refurbished shopping centers will play an important role as the shopping center industry undergoes fundamental changes in customer behavior and business models. How can re-development … Continue reading

Projects & Openings International

AL KOUT MALL, KUWAIT The new shopping center is part of the larger Al Kout development in the Ahmadi Governorate. When completed, it will offer six different experiences including hospitality, shopping, marina, a fishing wharf, leisure, and entertainment. It has … Continue reading