March 2017

Construction work recently began on the Salaris shopping center in Salaryevo in southwestern Moscow. The Russian capital is thus receiving one more enormous temple of consumption.

Why malls in and around train stations are attracting growing interest in the retail real estate industry.

Cyprus is getting a new shopping center. The Zenon Mall of Larnaca is set to open its doors in October 2019. The name comes from Zeno, the founder of the Stoic school of philosophy.

I’m with my theleisureway colleagues, Pablo and Carlos, in a place in the old center of Zaragoza. It’s a tapas bar, I confess, but I might justify it by saying that it would tick a lot of boxes as one of Ray Oldenburg’s “Great Good Places.”

Umdasch Shopfitting had a booth at EuroShop, the leading retail trade show in Dusseldorf, once again this year. The topic of digital retail was omnipresent.

In 2016, the Italian shopping center sector continued the positive trend begun in 2015, with retailers’ sales performing well. This confirms that, after years of crisis, the shopping center format is growing once again.

Parndorf Fashion Outlet, located between Vienna and Bratislava, is undergoing a comprehensive relaunch. A new Art Nouveau style, new roads and entrances, new retail space, and a new center management self-run by the owner should multiply customer frequency.

Recruitments, promotions and appointments in the European Retail Real Estate Industry: Atrium European Real Estate, Multi Corporation, Immofinanz, HB Reavis, TriGranit, Commerz Real, BNP Paribas Real Estate, Catella, CBRE Austria, Capital & Regional, Corpus Sireo, Grosvenior, Hines, JLL Germany, Northern Horizon, Strabag PFS, Valad Europe, Echo Polska Properties, and Revo.