November 2021

Redevco has created a NextGen board with eight members representing various functions across the organization and each of its six European offices. NextGen’s remit will include offering a fresh perspective on the company’s vision, mission, strategy, and culture.

The global clash of digitalization and the pandemic is shaping the economic development of the 20s of this century. It has also led to profound structural changes of historic proportions. The consequences for retail and its accompanying services are equally dynamic and controversial. Food purchases at brick-and-mortar stores increased by 10 percent or more across Europe in 2020 as a result of the pandemic. At the same time, purchases of consumer durables, such as clothing, home electronics, home accessories, toys, sports, and leisure items increasingly shifted from offline to online retail.

During the pandemic, Kaufland’s more than 1,350 large supermarkets established themselves as reliable and footfall-generating food anchors in the European shopping plaza landscape. In an in-depth interview with ACROSS, Dr. Angelus Bernreuther, Head of Institutional Investor Relationship Management and Real Estate at Kaufland, describes the success strategies that lead to a win-win alliance between shopping places and their anchor tenant Kaufland:

The ACROSS editorial team has discovered a very innovative store concept in Germany: The Event PopUp Store was developed as a high-tech retail theater concept by the agency von7 and designers from K.U.L.T.OBJEKT. The idea is to make stationary stores more individual and emotional and connect them with the online world.

The Acquisition is to be implemented by means of a statutory merger between the Company and Newco under Part 18B of the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991, as amended (the “Merger”).

EDGE announces the successful delivery of its eye-catching 75,000 sq m mixed-use development Valley, designed by MVRDV, to owner RJB Group of Companies. EDGE has won the tender in 2015 and started construction in 2017 with the ambitious goal to bring a new dynamism to Amsterdam’s Zuidas.

Deutsche Immobilien Group (DI Group) welcomes EDEKA as new tenant at its property in Dülmen (NRW). The food retailer, which has signed a long-term lease, will take over the 9,346 sq m space on November 30.

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