Monthly Archives: February 2019

Cushman & Wakefield Welcomes Back Gilliard to London Retail Team

Gilliard, who previously worked for Cushman & Wakefield for five years, joins from JLL where he was a director in the firm’s London retail team. He has more than a decade of experience working on a wide variety of projects … Continue reading

Market Halls launches new concept – The Hall – at intu Lakeside

Market Halls opened two major central London sites in Fulham and Victoria last year and its first out-of-town concept, The Hall, will launch as part of a 175,000 sq ft leisure development at intu Lakeside this spring. The Hall will … Continue reading

Back to work!

“The best way to encourage footfall is to start transforming and repurposing malls into multifunctional spaces. People are looking for places to spend time together or to work out of the office, and creating a coworking area seems to be the … Continue reading

Construction of Galeria Chełm has started

The project will be covered with an overall budget of approximately EUR 30 million. and is scheduled for opening in the first quarter of 2020. “We are delighted that the long-awaited moment of transition from the “paper” stage of the … Continue reading

City Point Bochum shopping centre turns 30: That calls for a celebration!

City Point Bochum emerged from what was originally a Wertheim department store that opened in 1957. It was converted into a shopping centre on 2 March 1989 and expanded in 1992. The shopping centre is located at Kortumstraße 89, with … Continue reading

Starting Shot in Changsha

Ingka Centres has announced that it is investing €2 bn to launch three new urban mixed-use projects in China, in the cities of Changsha, Shanghai, and Xi’an. These IKEA-anchored projects will have a combined GLA of 450,000 sq m and … Continue reading

Swiss eyewear brand VIU signs for London flagship store

The shop at 5-6 Upper James Street on the northside of Golden Square will be the brand’s first outlet in the UK. It already has a 30-store network across Switzerland, Germany, Scandinavia and Austria. Matt Paulson-Ellis of Levy Real Estate … Continue reading


France, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal and Spain all posted record levels of investment in 2018 with Spain and Portugal both registering increases of more than 50% on 2017 (56.9% and 51.4% respectively). Spain performed particularly well in the latter half … Continue reading

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield brings NFL stars to Germany

A few weeks ago, more than a million American Football fans in Germany watched the Super Bowl – now the NFL stars are paying them a visit in Oberhausen. Together with the organization American Football Without Barriers (AFWB) and NFL … Continue reading

Mipim: Projects Everywhere You Look

La Promenade Carabiniers Wavre, Belgium                            (Booth P1B14) La Promenade Carabiniers is located in the heart of Wavre, which is close to Brussels and on the main communication route to the south of Belgium. Wavre is a dynamic economic center and … Continue reading

Shopping and Skiing

Full planning consent has recently been approved for a £270 million regional shopping and leisure destination in Swindon, located in the county of Wiltshire in southwest England. Phase 1 of North Star Village, developed by SevenCapital, received the go ahead … Continue reading


Bolstering the existing range of eclectic boutiques across the seven interconnecting streets, Seven Dials welcomes: The Cambridge Satchel Company – the iconic British men’s and women’s accessories brand inspired by traditional schoolbags; Nappa Dori – the luxury lifestyle label which … Continue reading

Echo Investment changes former Karol Scheibler’s factory

Nicklas Lindberg, chief executive officer at Echo Investment, in the presence of Hanna Zdanowska, the Mayor of the city of Łódź, presented a project of the investment on February 13, 2019. Implementation of the so-called ‘Destinations,’ i.e., city-building projects, the … Continue reading


The Wardrobe Workshop is a retailer which adopts a unique two-way platform merging independent brands with revived pre-loved fashion, in one space. Combatting the fast fashion model, the brand’s strategy is focused on sustainability and the environmental impact of retail. … Continue reading

Echo Investment issues up to PLN 40 mln bonds for individual investors

The interest rate on J and J2-series bonds is established based on the WIBOR 6M rate increased by a 3.4% margin and the bonds have 4,5-year maturity. The sale starts on 18th February and is scheduled to 1st March, 2019. … Continue reading


Mr Stech will assume the responsibilities for the Netherlands and Belgium in addition to his role as Managing Director of Multi Germany. He will succeed Françoise Dechesne, who has fulfilled this position since October 2015 and will continue her career … Continue reading


The 3,000 sq ft flagship will be the brand’s second store outside London and will offer Morphe’s full range of professional-grade make up and brushes at affordable prices. Established in LA in 2008, Morphe is recognised by beauty bloggers and … Continue reading

What are Weekends Made for?

By Carmen Chieregato Small family stores usually decide to remain closed, as they have always done, while high street retailers, shopping centers, and hyper/supermarkets have eagerly taken advantage of the opportunity, opening 7 days a week throughout the year. Nevertheless, … Continue reading

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield Germany is Top Employer 2019

“A successful talent management is the key for our long-term corporate success,” says Bruno Bittis, Director of Human Resources at Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield Germany. “The Top Employer certification is thus a precious approval of our efforts and at the same time a … Continue reading

Kati Kivimäki is the new Managing Director of Mall of Tripla, Helsinki

Kivimäki is a trade and marketing professional whose career has led her to accumulate diverse experience in the shopping centre business, retail, fashion and e-commerce. She will come to Tripla from Shopping Centre Mylly, which she has been managing since … Continue reading