Author Archives: across editor

Affinity Outlets bag a slew of new lettings at all four UK centers

Affinity Staffordshire has reached 100 percent occupancy following the confirmation of three lettings to clothing and fashion brands, including to classic British brand Jaeger which is taking 1,456 sq ft, marking its fourth Affinity Outlet location.   Luxury and everyday Scottish … Continue reading

Capitol Park Križevci has recently opend three stores

In anticipation of the grand opening scheduled for Autumn 2019, Capitol Park Križevci welcomed their first buyers with the opening of the first phase with three stores within the center. Poseidon Group Corporate Affairs director James Gunn emphasized the value … Continue reading

Inditex and TEG’s successful cooperation with well-known brands as Zara and Massimo Dutti

In fact, if you compare them today to 10 or 15 years ago, Albanians dress better, with more reasonable prices and with international brands, just like all other Europeans. This is undoubtedly possible thanks to the successful cooperation between the … Continue reading

Supernova Group: upcoming projects

Koprivnica: Supernova Koprivnica in a new and extended edition The finalization of the extension and refursbishment of Supernova Koprivnica (18.500 sq m GLA) shopping park by additional 500 sq m completed in late spring/early summer 2019. The new brands Orsay … Continue reading

Hammerson plc announced the appointment of Adam Metz as a Non-Executive Director

Metz has built a very successful career in the US over 30 years and will bring to Hammerson wide-ranging experience in retail and commercial real estate spanning the US, Europe and Asia, having acted as both an executive and non-executive … Continue reading

Eurovea’s Record Month

“June 2019 set Eurovea’s highest monthly visitor numbers since we opened in March 2010  – with over 1,254,000 visitors! Eurovea remains popular due to its prime location, fine atmosphere, contemporary architecture, and quality shopping,” observed Olga Hammer, Eurovea’s PR & … Continue reading

Robert Noel, Chief Executive, announces intention to retire from Landsec

Landsec announces that Robert Noel, Chief Executive, has informed the Board of his intention to retire from Landsec during 2020. The Board will commence a formal search process to identify and appoint his successor. Noel said: “I’ve been fortunate to … Continue reading

McArthurGlen celebrates start of construction on its new luxury designer outlet west of Paris

Following site preparation works which began in February 2019, McArthurGlen, Europe’s leading designer outlet group, celebrated the start of construction on its new luxury centre near Paris in Normandy with a laying of the first stone ceremony on Saturday July … Continue reading

HMSHost will be part of the new Manchester Airport Terminal

HMSHost International, global market leader in the food and hospitality industry for people on the move, is expanding its operations in the UK with 5 stores to open in the new ‘super terminal’ at Manchester Airport. Manchester Airport revealed the … Continue reading

Honfleur Normandy Outlet is pursuing its strategy to attract French and overseas tourists

Since it was first opened, Honfleur Normandy Outlet has been a firm favourite with French and overseas tourists. Located in the heart of a major tourist region, the outlet is rolling out a vigorous strategy with multiple promotional actions to … Continue reading

MEC operates new center in Munich-Allach

After a total of four years of construction, the EVER.S shopping center will celebrate its opening on July 18th, 2019. The 14,300 sq m district centre in Munich-Allach was developed by MOEG GmbH. MEC METRO-ECE Centermanagement GmbH & Co. KG … Continue reading

Capitol Park Kutina opens in October

Capitol Park Kutina, opening in October 2019, will see the reconstruction of a previous Super Konzum building near the city center to become a new shopping destination for the more than 13,000 residents of Kutina. The 2,000 sq m Capitol Park … Continue reading

A new ambition for Better Places 2030, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield’s CSR strategy

With this strategy, the Group became the first listed real estate company to address, in addition to its own direct emissions, the various indirect emissions resulting from construction works, tenant energy consumption and transportation of visitors to access its assets. … Continue reading

CACI research reveals brands need physical stores to drive online sales

According to the research, retailers that do not maintain a bricks and mortar store in a catchment alongside a transactional website typically experience 50% lower online sales compared to those retailers that do have a physical presence. By analysing data … Continue reading

First phase of Wembley Park market launches with eclectic brand mix

The first phase of Wembley Park Market launched with an emphasis on local makers and eco-friendly retail, with seven independent, creative retailers taking space. The 4,000 sq ft Market is located in the heart of Wembley Park, the £3bn urban … Continue reading

Hyprop’s the Mall of Sofia 12000 sq m extension complete

In line with Hyprop’s strategy to own shopping centers that dominate in terms of size, the extension will add 40 new stores, an increase from 182 to 222, making it the second largest shopping center in Bulgaria at 62 000 sq … Continue reading

Designer Outlet Zaragoza appoints Rossy de Palma as brand ambassador

Designer Outlet Zaragoza will be the new shopping destination, a meeting point for families and friends and part of an innovative shopping and entertainment complex with more than 70,000 sq m gross lettable area. The Designer Outlet Zaragoza invited representatives … Continue reading

NEINVER reports 8% sales growth across its outlet portfolio in H1 2019

“Our outlet portfolio has shown a strong performance during the first half of the year in all the markets in which we operate,” said Carlos González, Neinver’s Managing Director. “In addition to intensive brand and retail management, our growth strategy … Continue reading

The Ten Commandments

1st Commandment: You Shall Be authentic and Unique! The European shopping center industry is going–to use a Chinese proverb–trough interesting times. Retail is changing more significantly than ever before, as an almost saturated market is under further pressure from the … Continue reading

The Future Began Yesterday

By Thomas Seikmann The development towards an entirely new world will exponentially increase in speed in a very short period of time and will present us with the most far-reaching changes in history. In the past, this was always the … Continue reading