Monthly Archives: March 2017

HB Reavis set to begin work on Stanica NIVY a new supra regional shopping destination for Bratislava

The project will play a significant role in reviving this part of the city and will create a new social hub with an excellent retail mix, outstanding services along with a fantastic food offer. Designed by London architects Benoy and … Continue reading


I entitled my last article “It’s all about stomachs.” I explored the reasoning, logic, and planning around a foodservice offer that could fully deliver for guests, finding the right product, at the right price, in the right place. This time, … Continue reading

A Whole 105,000 sq m More

At the beginning of February, Horus Group announced the commencement of construction on a large shopping mall named Salaris on the Kiyevskoye highway. And “large” is no hyperbole: Set to become the “gate” to New Moscow, Salaris will boast around … Continue reading

“In perfect harmony with its surroundings”

In an interview with ACROSS, Jorge Morgadinho, Director Conceptual Design & Architecture, explained how he is making use of the unique location on the Danube. ACROSS: Eurovea is being enlarged by 25,000 sq m of prime retail space GLA. How … Continue reading

Shopping at the Station

Major train stations have long been established locations for retail and catering thanks to their extremely high traveler and visitor frequency. What’s special about this is that the properties were designed primarily to serve a transport function, with the shopping … Continue reading

Uplace Brussels’s Long Road to Building Permission

Relax in the wellness area. Watch a movie in the cinema complex. See a concert or a play in the 3,000-seat theater. Eat and drink in one of the 50 innovative bars and restaurants. Experience entertainment attractions new to Belgium. … Continue reading

A Philosophical Temple of Consumption

45,000 sq m of built-up area and 1,250 parking spots with the opening planned for October 2019. Those are some of the key data about the Zenon Mall of Larnaca, which is being built in the eponymous city, Cyprus’s third-largest. … Continue reading

Retail is leisure and leisure is retail

BY GASTÓN GAITÁN It leads me to think about his book Celebrating the Third Place. Third places are cafés, bakeries, or any hangout that is not your home or the office. I can’t resist the Cheers reference: “Where everybody knows … Continue reading

Patrick Delcol joins the ACROSS Advisory Board

Delcol has been working in the real estate sector for over twenty years. In the course of his career he held managing posts in renowned international organizations operating on the real estate market, which included advisory firms, developers, and construction companies. … Continue reading

The Rise of People Power

Last March in this same column (ACROSS 1|2016 Commentary by James Turner), I pondered the changes that were occurring in the global political landscape. We had a seemingly impossible set of outcomes relating to the then-distant and seemingly preposterous prospects of … Continue reading

Retail Technology: From ESL to viPOS

Umdasch Shopfitting has been building successful stores of all sizes since 1868. The family-owned Austrian company presented its EuroShop customers and guests with a place of inspiration for the future of retail and sparked discussions in a down-to-earth atmosphere. There … Continue reading

Southern Italy: a New Gold Nugget

BY ROBERTO ZOIA New centers, including large ones, were opened during the year. A significant number of extensions and restructurings were also recorded, with new ones added to the pipeline. This ensures that Italian centers, some of which were conceived … Continue reading

Everything’s New at Fashion Outlet Parndorf

Parndorf Fashion Outlet is part of the largest outlet destination in Europe and is located in close proximity to McArthurGlen Designer Outlet. Since autumn 2016, the project has been undergoing a radical facelift. On top of three additional entrances, a … Continue reading

“In principle, our STOP SHOP concept is suitable for every country”

  ACROSS: Part of your brand strategy is to continue to grow with the retail brands STOP SHOP and VIVO! in Europe. What advantages are there to marketing retail properties under a uniform umbrella brand? Dietmar Reindl: Our brand provides … Continue reading


  Atrium Liad Barzilai Atrium European Real Estate Limited has announced that Josip Kardun, CEO of the Atrium Group, has resigned from his role to pursue other business interests. Kardun will remain in the position until he leaves the Group … Continue reading