January 2021

PATRIZIA AG has appointed Mathieu Elshout to the newly created position of Head of Sustainability and Impact Investing, in a strategic hiring move that strengthens the development of new impact fund products and further drives the integration of sustainability into the company’s core investment processes.

The new FC Bayern World opened on December 10, 2020 in the heart of Munich. The retail space was designed and the construction work was implemented by umdasch The Store Makers. The store plays in the retail-champions league across a total area of over 1,000 sq m.

After the two shopping center openings in the Serbian capital, the focus shifts slightly to secondary cities and the wider Belgrade region, putting retail parks in the spotlight.

Sponda has appointed Victor Persson as its new Chief Operating Officer and Janne Tallqvist as its new Chief Financial Officer. Both also join as members of the company’s executive board.

The Board of C&A AG is pleased to announce the appointment of Hein Schumacher as Non-Executive Director, effective 25 January 2021. Hein Schumacher is CEO of the global dairy company FrieslandCampina.

Benoy is to deliver a new masterplan and architectural scheme for Orpington town centre in Kent. Centering on the town’s Walnut’s Shopping Centre, the project will deliver an elegant, vibrant and sustainable town centre, offering an improved range of facilities and acting as a community and cultural hub for locals and tourists alike.

KGAL enhances focus on technology application and digital transformation – KGAL GmbH & Co. KG has announced the appointment of Dr. Anke Sax as Chief Operations Officer (COO) and Chief Technology Officer (CTO), with responsibility for the organisation and operations of the KGAL Group and the expansion of its digitalisation strategy.

Cécile Pouzadoux, 43, is set to take the helm of Redevco France’s Portfolio team, after serving more than two years as the company’s Financial Director. She will report directly to Thierry Cahierre, Managing Director of Redevco France and Head of Global Asset Management for the pan-European real estate investment group, Redevco.

“By messaging the store in advance via the app, shoppers can ask to view or try on specific items in their sizes and preferred colors, thus giving them exactly what they want without wasting any time.”

Previous year successes of Acteeum – i.e. the opening of Galeria Chełm and starting construction of Galeria Andrychów in the Power Center format, show that despite challenges related to the coronavirus epidemic, the market welcomes new, well-thought-through projects in good locations. Acteeum is consistently expanding its portfolio throughout Poland preparing the new project – Ostróda Power Center.

In January 2021 Linstow Center Management changed its name to Linstow Baltic, thus marking the implementation of a new diversified business strategy in Baltic States. The company’s priority will be to develop sustainable multi-segment real estate projects, including office buildings, shopping malls, hotels, parking lots and more.

JSE-listed EPP announced the appointment of Agata Sekuła as the company’s Executive Management Team Member responsible for sales and acquisitions. Agata will join EPP from 1 March 2021 and be responsible for executing the EPP’s divestment and investment plans, with particular focus on acquiring institutional co-investors for EPP’s retail portfolio.

M7 Real Estate the pan-European investor and asset manager specialising in multi-tenanted regional real estate has, on behalf of M7 Real Estate Investment Partners VIII Propco Ltd (“M7 REIP VIII”), regeared a lease on c. 62,000 sq ft in the centre of St Helens, at Chalon Way with The Range.

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