November 2020

“On high streets, we might expect light, bright, and welcoming spaces designed for casual gamers, which reflect the synergies between gaming and other creative industries.” | By Nicky Wightman

Shopping Centers in the Baltics amid Covid-19: Visitor Footfall Is Down, Though More Is Being Spent per Visit.

Following an investment in the amount of 70 million euros, Supernova Ljubljana Rudnik has entered a new phase of development, becoming one of the largest shopping centers in Slovenia. The completion of all work is scheduled for the second quarter of 2022.

PROPTECH COLUMN | “As digital consumer databases typically reach between 10% and 50% of unique annual physical visitors and beyond, each shopping center would have as strong a value proposition vis-à-vis tenants in the digital space as those with physical stores.” | By Peter Tonstad

“It would have been naive to think that, somehow, the Eastern countries could have transitioned from communism to laid back consumerism without going through the small versus big Kulturkampf that we have all experienced.” | By Michael MacBrien

Six shopping centres managed by Multi Poland have been awarded with Bureau Veritas’ hygiene and safety label, SafeGuard. The SafeGuard certification designates a property that has met stringent sanitary requirements related to minimize the onsite risk of virus spread and is complying with best-in-class hygiene and safety protocols, ensuring a safe reopening of the shopping centres after the current partial lockdown.

HMSHost International and NEINVER are proud to open the first food & beverage stores at Amsterdam The Style Outlets, the newest shopping destination of the Netherlands. From today, shoppers will have the opportunity to enjoy Starbucks, Burger Federation and Pommes Frites while they shop, expanding HMSHost’s footprint in Outlet shopping and giving more opportunities for the company to demonstrate their hospitality strengths.

The shopping center and management division of Abu Dhabi-based Lulu Group International, Line Investments & Property LLC, boasts a portfolio of malls through the Gulf and India. +++ TribecaCity in Mauritius continues to rise up out of the ground, with good progress being made on the scheme’s basement levels. Benoy is delivering architecture, interior design and master planning for the 150,000 sq m project. +++ The Netherlands-based design firm MVRDV has released details about Glass Mural in Detroit, USA.

The opening of the largest inner-city regeneration project in Rotterdam in recent years, Forum Rotterdam, took place on September 24, 2020, with a small gathering and in full compliance with the current Covid-19 guidelines +++ Recently, the refurbishment of TresAguas has completed in the Madrid district of Alcorcón +++ Over the last few decades, Atrium Ljungberg has redeveloped Sickla, a suburb of Stockholm, from an industrial estate into a vibrant, living city district

Maxence Liagre is a global real estate expert with more than 20-year experience managing and leading shopping centers around the world.

VIA Outlets – Europe’s fastest growing owner-operator of premium fashion outlet destinations – has been awarded a 5 Star Rating in the 2020 GRESB Real Estate Assessment. The highest GRESB score available, it is a recognition for being an industry leader of sustainability and represents entities placed in the top 20 percent of the benchmark.

According to a recent study commissioned by centre:mk, one of the UK’s top 10 shopping centres, almost a quarter of adults plan to buy a present for themselves as many feel that they simply deserve a treat this year; while 29 per cent are not expecting many gifts from others after an extraordinary year.

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