Monthly Archives: August 2019

Meadowhall’s footfall growth draws in new brands

Four new retailers have signed leases at Meadowhall, Sheffield’s leading shopping and leisure destination, as the center records its twelfth consecutive month of year on year footfall growth. Newbie, the Swedish lifestyle brand for children, will be opening a 900 … Continue reading

Celebrity hype at Designer Outlet Soltau with Linda Evans

The popular Summer Late Night Shopping in Soltau, Germany, took place for the 7th time. The mixture of international and national stars and live concerts as well as the charity tombola was as expected: a special evening for the numerous … Continue reading

Silent Piano Experience at Eurovea Square

Viva Musica! festival, in collaboration with Yamaha Music Europe, as part of its 15th yearly event has prepared a special night-time silent concert, which was held on August 8, 2019 in Bratislava’s much-loved Eurovea Square. Entitled Yamaha Silent Experience, it … Continue reading

LCP adds another shopping center to its retail portfolio

The acquisition of the Pavilion Shopping Centre, in Thornaby-on-Tees, marks a major investment for the company. In the past 12 months, it has acquired 26 centers across the country, from small, local convenience parades to larger shopping schemes. The Pavilion … Continue reading

Castellana Properties acquired Puerta Europa shopping center in Algeciras for €56.8 M

Castellana Properties, specialist in the acquisition, management and rehabilitation of real estate assets in the retail sector and listed in the Alternative Equity Market (MAB), has acquired Puerta Europa shopping center located in Algeciras, Spain, for €56.8 M without transaction … Continue reading

GTC’s Galeria Jurajska was granted BREEAM certificate at the “Excellent” level

Galeria Jurajska, located in Poland, is a key asset in GTC’s international portfolio. Thanks to the growing turnover and rising footfall, the first half of 2019 marked one of the most successful periods in the 10-year history of the mall standing … Continue reading

EfTEN Real Estate Fund 4 acquired shopping centers in Kaunas

The seller of the objects is UAB Sirin Development, which has developed more than 300,000 sq m of commercial and industrial real estate in Lithuania, Latvia and Russia. The company is currently growing and through 2019 plans to invest 100 million euros in logistics parks … Continue reading

Connected Commerce: ECE and OTTO form partnership to link offline and online shopping

Effective immediately, the product ranges of local retailers and name-brand manufacturers can be added to the product offering on The objective of this connected commerce concept is to boost offline sales at ECE shopping centers and beyond through greater … Continue reading

Waterstones to open in Glasgow Silverburn

The 6,000 sq ft unit, located adjacent to New Look, will offer the brand’s comprehensive selection of books, alongside unique stationery and gift collections. Spanning over both the ground and first floor, the new store – designed by an in-house … Continue reading

Animatronic T-Rex descends on Bracknell for second anniversary of The Lexicon

Part of a £768 million investment in the regeneration of Bracknell Forest Borough, the renovated town center includes The Lexicon Bracknell, a brand new, £240 million retail and leisure heart for the town and for East Berkshire. The Lexicon Bracknell … Continue reading

Zsar appointed Steven Cunningham as new CEO

Cunningham has a long history in the fashion business and outlet industry across Europe and the USA. The new CEO is excited about the potential of Zsar and is determined to build a leading designer outlet in northern Europe with … Continue reading

Lifestyle Outlets secured ITV as anchor tenant

Rufus Radcliffe, Chief Marketing Officer, for ITV said: “We are delighted to confirm the Lowry’s new Watergardens development in Manchester will become home to an exciting new leisure attraction, which is set to open next summer, with an ITV big … Continue reading

Hammerson announced appointment of new Premium Outlets MD

In this new position, Simon will take on responsibility for Hammerson’s premium outlets division in addition to his existing Investment responsibilities. Simon will assume his new role once CFO and current Premium Outlets MD, Timon Drakesmith, has left the business, … Continue reading

Ingka Centres unveils new park at Mega Ekaterinburg

The state of the art park is part of Ingka Centres wider vision to transform its shopping centres, which are located across the world, into vibrant ‘meeting places’ for the next generation in a more omni-channel world. The 13,500 sq … Continue reading

Food court reconstruction at Elbląg’s Ogrody shopping mall launched

After the refurbishment of Ogrody completed in 2015, time has come for further changes to accommodate the latest trends in shopping malls development and to the customer’s needs. Ogrody is the largest shopping mall in the region; it is only … Continue reading

Iberia Coop completes sale of AlgarveShopping and Albufeira Retail Park

Iberia Coop – a fund owned in 10% by Sonae Sierra and 90% by international investors – has just reached an agreement for the sale of AlgarveShopping and Albufeira Retail Park to FREY, a French company specialized in the development … Continue reading

The Man from Manufaktura: a fascinating history of Łódź in two acts

The open-air premiere of the show took place on May 18, 2019 in the Manufaktura, a revitalized post-industrial building. The Man from Manufaktura is a unique example of a cooperation on a national and regional scale between city authorities, cultural … Continue reading

Galeria Wiślanka gains key brands

Recently, the group of tenants of Galeria Wiślanka has been expanded by other well-known key brands, including Rossmann and Smyk. The potential of this investment was also noticed by the LPP Group, which will open the Reserved and House shops … Continue reading

Atrium: benefiting from prime portfolio in capital cities

Liad Barzilai, Chief Executive Officer of the Group, commented: “The first half of 2019 has been yet another successful period where we have undertaken effective capital recycling and are seeing the true benefits of the refurbishments, particularly in our Warsaw assets. … Continue reading

Pozega Shopping Capitol to open in October 2019

After the operation of seven retail parks and neighbourhood centers in Croatia, where it has been present for more than a decade, the London-based property investor, developer and asset manager Poseidon Group continues to expand and strengthen its Capitol Park … Continue reading