Monthly Archives: September 2019

The fashion and lifestyle label BALR. opens first flagship store at Centro Oberhausen, Germany

BALR. was founded in 2013 by the Dutch professional football player Demy de Zeeuw, among others, with the aim of making the characteristic lifestyle of well-known sports stars accessible to a broad public. In addition to football, the brand also … Continue reading

New Head of Marketing at London Designer Outlet

LDO is managed by Realm and is owned by Quintain, the developer behind the transformation of Wembley Park. LDO is one of a small number of ‘new wave’ outlet centers, benefitting from the appeal of major retail brands, a choice … Continue reading

KGAL appoints new Head of Research

Drwenski was born in Hamburg and holds a degree in economic geography. He has worked in the real estate sector since 2000, beginning his career in European research at Jones Lang LaSalle in Hamburg and London. In 2007, he started … Continue reading

Retail Parks: The Sleeping Beauties

News about plans for and openings of retail parks are currently coming up all over the industry. For example, Immofinanz recently opened its tenth Stop Shop in Serbia, specifically in the city of Sremska Mitrovica. Stop Shop is a well-known … Continue reading

BEHF Architects has been awarded the Prix Versailles 2019 – Europe 2019 Special Prize Interior

Discerned at the headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris, The Prix Versailles comprises a series of awards for the most remarkable commercial structures, from the point of view of both the interior and … Continue reading

Too Faced Flagship Store glitters at Liverpool One

The new 1,000 sq ft Too Faced store joins a host of international beauty meccas at the destination including Morphe, Molton Brown and one-stop cosmetics hub Beauty Bazaar, Harvey Nichols. Established in 1998 by Jerrod Blandino and Jeremy Johnson, Too … Continue reading

NewRiver reels in the blockbusters Wakefield’s first cinema

The introduction of a 11,650 sq ft state-of-the-art cinema within three traditional retail units, forms part of NewRiver’s continued active and innovative asset management strategy. It is the result of advanced new projection technology, which requires less ceiling height than … Continue reading

It Is No Longer Just about Retail

By Hans Touw At the end of 2018, Redevco stepped into the residential market with a new residential real estate fund and seed capital of some €500 million. More capital is expected to become available, due to heightened interest from … Continue reading

Ivanhoé Cambridge appointed Audrey Camus as Vice President, Development and Asset Management, Europe

The appointment rounds out the company’s European executive team, alongside Arnaud Malbos for investments and Stanislas Henry, for operations and strategic partnerships, respectively. Audrey Camus will be based in Paris and will take up her duties on September 9. “I … Continue reading

Retail: breathing life into city centers

New strategies for department stores, ways towards vibrant city centers and innovative concepts for stationary brand environments—these are among the topics at Grand Plaza, the trade platform at EXPO REAL. Four new exhibitors are presenting here, almost all the big … Continue reading

Affinity Outlets bag a slew of new lettings at all four UK centers

Affinity Staffordshire has reached 100 percent occupancy following the confirmation of three lettings to clothing and fashion brands, including to classic British brand Jaeger which is taking 1,456 sq ft, marking its fourth Affinity Outlet location.   Luxury and everyday Scottish … Continue reading

The Boulevard attracts iconic denim retailer

Levi’s, the original blue jeans creator is set to open its doors in October 2019, joining established brands including GUESS, Nike and Skechers in a 2600 sq ft unit and creating 15 part-time and full-time jobs in the area. The … Continue reading

CKL appoints new F&B leasing team for Kensington Roof Gardens

Part of CKL’s wider Kensington Estate, which includes the former Derry & Toms and Barkers department store, P-THREE and Cushman & Wakefield are actively seeking an operator that will celebrate the Grade II* listed gardens, restoring the venue to its … Continue reading

Real I.S. and MEC rent to TK Maxx in Shopping Cité Baden-Baden

The off-price company will offer brands from the areas of women’s, men’s and children’s fashion, as well as accessories, shoes and home accessories up to 60 % cheaper (in terms of RRP). The acquisition talks and rental contract negotiations with TK Maxx … Continue reading

Sian Bowen joins RivingtonHark

Her appointment emphasises the continuing expansion of the Placemaking & Asset Management capabilities of the company. At RivingtonHark, she will be responsible for asset management initiatives including the securing of new retailers, restaurants and new creative initiatives for retail destinations. … Continue reading

Toolbox Group makes key appointment to lead Mallcomm’s expansion in North and South America

Randall was formerly the Westfield Senior Vice President of Technology, Products and Services. As Executive Vice President of the Americas, Randall will lead a growing team which will be based in Los Angeles with satellites planned across the territory. The … Continue reading

Wereldhave awarded top sustainability score sixth year in a row

This accomplishment shows Wereldhave executes on its sustainability ambitions, including implementation and measurement. CEO Matthijs Storm: “Commercial real estate plays a vital role in solving environmental & social challenges that impact everyday life. We are happy to notice an increasing positive … Continue reading

50 years of Duty Free: Gebr. Heinemann and Cologne Bonn Airport celebrate anniversary

It all began with a sort of small kiosk with a service counter: 50 years ago, Gebr. Heinemann opened its first Duty Free shops worldwide at Cologne Bonn Airport. This formed a solid basis for a forward-looking partnership. The Hamburg … Continue reading

Fashion expansion at London Designer Outlet

International retailer, Dune London is to open a 1,335 sq ft unit stocking its range of footwear and accessories. Having opened its first store in London in 1993, it now has stores across the UK and overseas, seeing significant growth … Continue reading

Amsterdam The Style Outlets obtains BREEAM New Construction certification in the design phase

Neptune, a joint venture between Neinver and Nuveen Real Estate, has obtained the BREEAM New Construction certification in the design phase for Amsterdam The Style Outlets in the Netherlands. The outlet center, whose foundation stone was laid in June of … Continue reading