Mauro Abruzzese is an Italian retail and shopping center expert who develops projects in Kosovo for OCM International. In this interview, the CEO and Managing Director explains how the individual SEE markets are developing, what makes them different, what the local consumers are like, and what investors should consider before entering the market.
The GRAI 1|2023 shows: Positive labor market data and trade turnover stabilize the EU-15 index. Furthermore, trends pointing upwards in six markets. The most substantial growth is visible in Italy and Poland.
On May 10, 2023, the Austrian retail and retail real estate industry came together at the 25th RegioPlan Retail Symposium. The event highlighted current and expected market conditions, trends and investments and offered a valuable platform for industry experts to connect.
A small retailer in southern Germany has become one of Europe’s leading food retailers with major expansion plans: This week Kaufland opened in Bucharest its 1500th store – a great milestone in the Kaufland success story. Angelus Bernreuther, Head of Investor Relationship Management, looks back at Kaufland’s corporate history and explains how, starting with its solid roots, the future of the company is being shaped, especially during challenging times.
With a total of 44.2 billion euros invested over the last 12 months, investment in retail assets in Europe continues to rally. This significant increase of +20% is higher than for offices or logistics.
From Tokyo to Warsaw! is the overall message global apparel retailer UNIQLO wishes to convey as it welcomes first customers to its new store in Domy Towarowe Wars Sawa Junior. The two-storey store with a wide choice of clothing and accessories for women, men, kids, and babies has been inaugurated on October 27.
Pradera secures first place for Pradera European Retail Parks SCSp (‘PERP’) in its peer group in the core European retail warehouse sector and maintains four green stars for recording a score of 82 points in the 2022 Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (‘GRESB’) real estate assessment.
People are key to the success of a retail company. However, in order to ensure operational excellence, new approaches to employer branding are needed in the retail sector. The shortage of skilled workers has been a topic of discussion for some time. The effects of the pandemic have exacerbated the situation in many industries.
The Austrians, ImRaum Immobilien and ROS Retail Outlet Shopping, cooperate on Designer Outlet Luxemburg, the premium outlet village located in Messancy, Belgium, at the crossroads of Luxembourg, France and close to Germany.
The 24th Retail Symposium showed that – despite the turbulent times – the Austrian retail and retail property sector is by no means pessimistic about the future. The industry rather works on new concepts and possibilities to tackle new challenges with determination.
In view of the war events in Ukraine with incomprehensible suffering for the civilian population, the retail alliance “Leben gehört ins Zentrum” (“Life belongs in the center”) together with the German Council of Shopping Places have launched a broad Ukraine donation campaign. The donations will be used for medical supplies. The campaign is launched in cooperation with the University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein.
Retail Real Estate: It is an asset class that has undergone a number of radical changes in recent years. Steffen Hofmann and Klaus Mennickheim, who run their own advisory firm, have built up an excellent international reputation as leading independent advisors. In an interview with ACROSS, they explain why specialist knowledge is so important right now, why the “retail bashing” that can often be heard falls far short of the mark, and why they have decided to rename their successful company at this point in time.
The pandemic might be a topic causing fatigue for some, but the fluctuations and changes in the market are exciting to experience and full of positive developments. How have we survived this ever-changing world? What has changed, what can we learn? Let’s look at the fast and exciting flow of 2021 in this overview of the Turkish retail real estate market.
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