Monthly Archives: May 2021

The first PUMA store in Aragón, Spain, opened at La Torre Outlet Zaragoza

“PUMA is one of the world’s leading sports brands and its arrival at La Torre Outlet Zaragoza are great news, even more so if we consider that our centre has been appointed to open its first store in the community … Continue reading

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Decathlon launches new format store in Moscow neighborhood center

The pop-up kiosk aims to provide a solution to the following: increasing brand awareness and market share around full format store nearby and also serving as a new meeting place for sporting activities in the neighborhood. Moreover, the pop-up kiosk … Continue reading

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Mallson: “Centrum Łopuszańska 22” in Poland strengthens its entertainment offer

The Center used the period of the pandemic for intensive development. One of the effects of these works is the expansion of the entertainment zone. Fox Games Arcade will open right next to Airo, in a 170 m2 premises. The new entertainment … Continue reading

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12th German Specialty Retail Real Estate Congress /// September 7 – 8, 2021 /// Frankfurt, Germany

For the 12th time, decision-makers will meet to discuss the future of the specialist store type. Participants meet industry leaders from the retail sector, developers, operators, brokers as well as investors at the Steigenberger Airport Hotel in Frankfurt on September … Continue reading

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MAPIC /// November 30-December 2, 2021 /// Cannes, France

MAPIC 2021 will be the first international industry meeting to be held face-to-face, giving professionals in the retail, F&B and leisure industries the first opportunity to get back together since the pandemic erupted. On these same dates, MAPIC will also be … Continue reading

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Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield announces first groundbreaking partnerships in entertainment and convenience retail for Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier

Two unique concepts in the leisure and entertainment offer of the urban flagship destination have been confirmed. The international children’s and family attraction LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre, part of Merlin Entertainments, is opening its first location in Hamburg at Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier. … Continue reading

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Foot Locker opens new community focused store in Plaza de Catalunya Barcelona

Foot Locker Europe has announced the opening of its new store in Plaza Catalunya, Barcelona. The new 550 square metre space offers an elevated retail experience, including technology-driven experiences for its customers, a focus on sustainability, with recycled materials such as … Continue reading

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NREP hires the departing Mayor of Helsinki as Senior Advisor for Urban Development

As Mayor of Helsinki since 2017, Jan Vapaavuori has led a strategy to turn Finland’s capital into ‘the most functional city in the world’. He has generated many urban development initiatives, championed the city’s digital transformation, aligned Helsinki’s development to … Continue reading

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Commercial property giant launches Microshops for start-up retailers

It is billing Microshops as the biggest change in retail for 50 years and has launched it initially in eight towns – Margate, St Helens, Aldershot, Thornaby-on-Tees, Govan Cross, Airdrie, Penicuik and Ipswich – where the company owns and manages … Continue reading

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Increased Investor Appetite for Grocery Real Estate

The European grocery real estate market has remained resilient in the face of economic uncertainty, as the Covid-19 pandemic has provided new opportunities for growth and has increased investor appetite. According to “The European Grocery Real Estate Market”, a new report by Union … Continue reading

Campona, the family experience centre in Hungary, will be refurbished

By fine-tuning its previous plans and responding to the changing market and customer behaviour, its owner, CPI Property Group, is renovating Campona’s entire shopping space and associated service units. The majority of the refurbishment, in line with previous plans, will … Continue reading

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REWE International and LENTA LLC sign purchase agreement for BILLA Russia

REWE International AG is focusing on its international activities in EU markets. “Our strategic target is to achieve in all our markets a top market position and to make use of optimum synergy effects. Taking this into account we constantly examine … Continue reading

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Opening soon: the second stage of Slovakia’s most ecological shopping center

The first modern regional shopping center Eperia Shopping Mall in Prešov, the third-largest city in Slovakia, opened in November 2017. The first stage of developer JTRE’s two-story Eperia delivered almost 100 shops on over  ​​22,000 sq m with renowned fashion brands such … Continue reading

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Mitiska REIM opens new retail park development in Belgium

Developed in partnership with Groupe Bartolas, this new retail park features 18 commercial premises with a gross leasable area (GLA) of 13,350m2. The site is food-anchored by both Lidl and Delhaize supermarkets and other key tenants include Jysk, Extra, ZEB, … Continue reading

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U+I is pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie Christmas as Chief Financial Officer

Jamie has over seventeen years’ experience in the real estate, private equity and financial services sectors, most recently as CFO of RCL Partners, a large family office with international investments across real estate and private equity. Prior to this, he … Continue reading

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OUT NOW: NEW ISSUE „THE NEW ROLE OF RETAIL”

Top-quality industry information is very important, especially in challenging times. Therefore, ACROSS will further expand its reporting, particularly in the online sector. You will find our publication dates for 2021 here. Benefit from our strong presence to further improve the … Continue reading

Future-proofing Retail Involves Continuous Transformation

By Steffen E. Friedlein The coronavirus pandemic still has a firm grip on the retail and shopping center industries. The situation in which we have now found ourselves for more than a year has pushed retailers and tenants, investors and … Continue reading

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Making Europe’s Retail Real Estate Paris-proof

European Council of Shopping Places Column by Joost Koomen Only six months have passed since our launch, and 2021 has already proven to be quite a busy year for the European Council of Shopping Places (ECSP). As we continue to … Continue reading

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Immofinanz announces start of refurbishment of VIVO! Baia Mare in Romania

The new space resulting from the refurbishment and extension of the mall will be occupied by a leading domestic food retailer as well as prominent fashion and sports brands, some of which will be making their debut in the local … Continue reading

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The Trafford Centre appoints Pradera Lateral as Asset Manager

The Trafford Centre comprises around 1.9 million sq ft of GLA, making it the third largest regional shopping centre in the UK by area. It is anchored by Selfridges, John Lewis and Marks & Spencer with around 200 other stores, … Continue reading

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