Monthly Archives: April 2018

A reference in particular the river Dniper

ACROSS: Rive Gauche in Ukraine is the first project Leslie Jones Architecture has worked on with international development company Immochan. Could you tell us a bit more about the overall experience? SIMON SCOTT: Although I have personally had discussions in … Continue reading


By Arn Willems About a decade ago, we were able to secure the country’s first Zara store at one of our regional malls. Needless to say, it was one of their best performing stores in Europe for quite a while, … Continue reading

Whoever wants to get out, should do so!

By John Amram Naturally, business plans and investment approaches of individual market players can vary greatly. Therefore, it is equally difficult to make general statements concerning an ideal ourse of action. It is now consequently even more important for participants … Continue reading

Knowing where the wind blows

By Bastian Stahra Most people instinctively take detours around very windy streets and open spaces. When avoiding them is not possible, for example, because they are on the only route to and from work, people generally try to get out … Continue reading

Outlet segment performs better than the general retail sector

On the occasion of “20 years Designer Outlet Parndorf”, McArthurGlen recently held a press conference at the renowned Hotel Sacher in Vienna. Henrik Madsen, Managing Director McArthurGlen Northern Europe and member of the ACROSS Advisory Board, said at this event: … Continue reading

Takeover-wave in the international shopping center industry

The British shopping center specialist Hammerson has rejected a new and improved takeover offer by Klépierre. On Wednesday in London, the Brits announced that Klépierre now offers 635 Pence per Hammerson-share, half in cash and half in their own new … Continue reading

Developers continue to push pop-up spaces

On April 5, 2018, one of Sweden’s largest real estate investment companies, AMF Fastigheter launched its new retail concept in the heart of Stockholm’s Mood district, The Lobby. The new model, which is the next generation of the retail pop … Continue reading

A Greek tragedy – with a happy ending?

The Greek real estate group Lamda Development announced its Hellinikon project in Athens with a strong statement: “The development of the former Hellinikon airport constitutes the largest urban regeneration project in Europe, designed to add significant new investments and uses … Continue reading

Ikea finds its way into the city

On their quest for new ideas, the popular furniture store invited nine architects to make their proposals. Ikea’s architects liked the proposal of Viennese architects “Querkraft” so much that they invited them to develop a concept that is now the … Continue reading