March 2019

Multi Corporation and Gemo Holding have sold Forum Poprad in Poprad. The asset has been acquired by the real estate fund of ZFP Investments and MAT Corporation, part of the DBK group.

Lend Lease Retail Partnership (LLRP), a fund managed by Lendlease, has officially announced the opening of the debut restaurant for Jamaya, an authentic jerk and Jamaican fried chicken concept, located in the Upper Jubilee space of Touchwood Shopping Centre, Solihull.

The cornerstone ceremony for Galeria Chełm, the first shopping centre in the town of Chełm, was held on Friday, 22 March 2019. Held near the intersection of Lubelska street and Rejowiecka street, the ceremony was attended by representatives of the local government, the project investors Acteeum Group and Equilis Europe SA, prospective tenants as well as other companies involved in the development.

A connected, future-ready, liveable urban core – that’s the vision for the city of Wolfsburg’s Nordkopf district. The development project is now picking up speed. The plans for the inner city areas to the south and the west of the Wolfsburg train station will be designed by the SIGNA Group, which has been signed as an investor and a project developer for the entire area. The Austrian SIGNA Group and Wolfsburg AG are concluding a project development agreement for this purpose. The next step for the project partners will be to develop an overall concept to be put to the Wolfsburg City Council and all other involved parties for approval.

NEINVER, the leading outlet operator in Poland and Spain, has officially opened Silesia Outlet in Gliwice. The scheme becomes the fifth outlet centre operated by the company in the Polish market, where it introduced the outlet concept over 15 years ago and runs four FACTORY centres in Warwaw (Ursus and Annopol), Krakow and Poznan.

Sloane Stanley has announced the signing of The Cherry Moon, a fashion e-tailer for luxury and emerging independent brands. Located at 366-368 King’s Road, the brand will launch their bricks and mortar debut in April.

The redesigning and upgrading of the shopping and experience center in Leipzig/Halle will be carried out at a cost of 40 million euros.

According to Frank van Dongen and Willem-Joost de Vries of Dutch design company TconcepT, such a transformation is necessary. An essential factor in understanding this kind of placemaking is the human scale.

Eperia has expanded by 11,000 sq m, offering even more fashion brands and entertainment options in the city of Prešov, which is located in the eastern part of Slovakia.

The McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Parndorf starts this year’s spring season in a colorful way with its Spring Late Night Shopping on March 21, 2019. Discounts of up to 80 percent on luxury, lifestyle, designer labels like Patrizia Pepe, Aigner, Coach, Nike and many more, extended shopping hours from 8.30am to 9pm, and a diverse program for the entire family bring 58,000 visitors to Designer Outlet Parndorf.

The parameters for successful shopping center marketing are changing, reports Guido Beddig, Managing Partner at Kintyre Investments, in an interview with ACROSS. The marketing team must be familiar with the new media.

2 April 2019 it is 40 years since the first JYSK store opened in Aarhus. Since then expansion has been a cornerstone in JYSK, and therefore the anniversary is celebrated with the opening of the company’s first store in Ireland.

The Management Board of CCC published preliminary financial data for the fourth quarter of 2018. In accordance with the undertaken strategic decision regarding the disposal of shares of CCC Germany, the presented information refers to the continued operations. The Group consistently implements the commercial space growth plan, by which a platform for further development of sales potential is being built. In the fourth quarter of 2018, one-fifth of the Group’s sales came from the e-commerce channel. The operating costs of stores and the level of inventory per square meter are successively falling. Efforts to improve working capital are continued successfully.

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