Monthly Archives: March 2022

Prime Kapital raises €125 million for multi-property financing

The multi-tranche facility is provided by a consortium of four domestic and international banks and was raised on a project finance basis for five new commercial retail properties, which Prime Kapital recently opened in Romania and a sixth one currently … Continue reading

How to Avoid Accusations of Greenwashing While Effectively Marketing Your Green Efforts

By Caroline von Westerholt and Jacqueline Hegenbart, 21Media Sustainable fashion start-ups are not the only ones offering ecologically produced products that rely on socially responsible a-z supply chains – major players, such as H&M and Mediamarkt/Saturn, are doing so as … Continue reading

Multi Corporation completes management buyout

This transaction sees Multi Corporation acquired by Elmar Schoonbrood and Steven Poelman, two experienced current Board Members and Co-CEOs. Elmar recently joined the Board full time and, alongside Steven, will progress plans for the business, which will see it partnering … Continue reading

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MAPIC Italy 2022: We embrace change to create new opportunities for growth!

MAPIC Italy, the business platform dedicated to players in the commercial and retail real estate market in Italy, is back on its usual dates, 18 – 19 May, at Superstudio Maxi in Milan. “The commercial real estate market and the … Continue reading

A creative and innovative universe @ AlphaTauri

Retail Column by Heidemarie Kriz, Point of Sale Doctor and Retail Architect (KRIZH, POSitive Affairs) A star has risen in the fashion sky: the fixed star Aldebaran, a red giant more than 65 light years away in the constellation of … Continue reading

Kaufland Marketplace starts expansion into the Czech Republic and Slovakia

As is already the case in Germany, the plan is to offer a wide selection of items from product worlds, such as homewares, electronics, garden and DIY, kitchen and household, and baby and children goods. “The Czech Republic and Slovakia … Continue reading

Woking’s Victoria Place welcomes Moss Bros

The new concept store is designed to meet the needs of every shopper, including a dedicated style suite with its own fitting room and a cash desk for private appointments. Fitted out in a pared-back and refined style, the store … Continue reading

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This Year Will Be A Time Of Recovery

Last year, we experienced a different and constantly changing pandemic landscape in the commercial real estate market. This required managers to react quickly and to be prepared for the ensuing recession and changes in consumer behavior. How did Multi Corporation … Continue reading

Thalia opens new flagship store at Neumarkt Galerie

During the course of the year, the popular bookstore will extensively modernize its sales area in the center of around 4,000 sq m on three levels – and reopen with an adapted concept under the new Thalia brand name. Thalia … Continue reading

Thomas Hinderling is the new Head of Center & Mixed-Use Site Management

Thomas Hinderling has joined Wincasa in 2017. He played a decisive role in setting up the Mixed-Use Site Management (MUSM) department, which has been in existence for five years, and initially managed the projects in the Zurich area. From 2019, … Continue reading

The retail and the retail real estate industry launches a broad-based donation campaign for Ukraine

The news and images reaching us from Ukraine are shocking and upsetting. In many Ukrainian cities, complete shopping and residential areas have already fallen victim to Russian missile attacks, and hence the health care of the Ukrainian population has been … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Studio Tour leads to sales spike at The Boulevard

The Boulevard, Northern Ireland’s only designer outlet, adjacent to the attraction’s Park and Ride facility, has reported an increase of +8.3% footfall visitors in the opening month alone and saw sales increase by +25.9% compared to the same period in … Continue reading

Retail park The Junction fuels coffee offering

Creating 50 new jobs in the local area with a mix of full and part-time roles, the new 640 s qm sit-in restaurant and drive-thru is the latest tenant to join The Junction’s bustling food and beverage offering point to … Continue reading

DI Group expands “Rathaus Center Pankow” for more than €12 million

In addition, there will be a comprehensive refurbishment of the mall and new access areas to the center in Berlin, including new ceilings, lounge areas, a modern lighting concept, a revised wayfinding system, and upgraded areas in front of the … Continue reading

New M&S flagship leads the opening of €841M Victoria Place Woking

M&S’s new Victoria Place store is a regional flagship occupying 4,645 sq m over two floors.  M&S Woking includes the brand’s trademark range of clothing, homeware and gifts, quality food, a bespoke bakery and a café. Joining M&S are formalwear … Continue reading

Current Brand Trends in Outlets

Across Europe there are several new developments underway with the UK benefitting from proposed new schemes in Grantham, Scotch Corner in northern England and the Cotswold outlet in historic Gloucesteshire. These sites have been identified by operators as pockets of … Continue reading

€12M Dobbies store planned at the Junction Retail & Leisure Park

The €12m project at The Junction, a Lotus Property-owned retail and leisure park, will be Dobbies’ second venture in Northern Ireland, its largest store in Ireland, and one of the largest in its UK portfolio.   Proposals for the store … Continue reading

Andreas Höfner moves up to Managing Director at GARBE

Andreas Höfner joined the company as Head of Strategy in August 2021. The investment specialist has more than twelve years of experience in the conception, investment, and management of alternative investment products. His professional stations led him, among others, to … Continue reading

Transforming the neighborhood of El Terreno, Mallorca

MVRDV and Spanish co-architects GRAS Reynés Arquitectos are transforming the neighborhood of El Terreno in Palma, Mallorca. Their jointly designed plan includes the renovation four existing buildings and aims to add three new ones to reinvigorate El Terreno as a … Continue reading

BELGRADE, SERBIA: REBEC 2022 /// JUNE 13-15, 2022 /// Hybrid Event

REBEC is organized in two days through tens of panels, with a showroom where the most important current real estate projects are presented. Our speakers are top experts and representatives from renowned architects’ studios, consultancies and law firms, as well … Continue reading

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