Author Archives: Anna Doplmayr

Europe’s retail markets emerging from crisis: Retail Attractiveness Index (GRAI) shows clear signs of recovery

Attractiveness Index for 15 European countries reaches three-year high  Germany, Czech Republic and Poland are new top trio in index Sharpest rise in Spain European retail markets turned the corner in the third quarter of 2021. The Retail Attractiveness Index, … Continue reading

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Expansion Construction Progress

In September 2021, an important event called “How We Grow” kicked off in the Slovakian capital of Bratislava. Eurovea representatives invited selected guests, including more than 80 different retailers, to take part in a tour of the expansion and progress … Continue reading

Neinver achieves 5 Star Rating in 2021 GRESB Benchmark

The company has achieved a 5-star rating in the 2021 Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB), the main global environmental, social and governance (ESG) benchmark for real estate investments across the world.  Neinver has increased its overall score to 92/100, … Continue reading

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Unlocking the Value of Parking Assets as Key Components of Wider Shopping Experiences

By Neil Churchill Though often unloved by users, shopping center parking garages have been beloved by investors for their dependability as a revenue stream. For the first time ever, that dependability was challenged as a result of the onset of … Continue reading

Consumers Love Brands, Brands Love Brands – Start Being a Brand

By Caroline von Westerholt Nowadays, as retail real estate is shipping within uncertain waters, budgets are generally kept short. Nevertheless, marketing efforts of any kind, digital or analogue, are broadened to gain any possible customer. Landlords, real estate management companies, … Continue reading

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Shopping with All Five Senses

By Gregory Fonseca The impact of technology, e-commerce, millennial habits, and the impact of Covid-19 have all contributed to, if not accelerated, the shift from brick-and-mortar to digital shopping. The advent of online consumer shopping began in 1979, when English … Continue reading

Pepco opens at six SES shopping locations all over Austria

On Thursday, October 21, a Pepco store will open at Fischapark Wiener Neustadt. In November, two stores will launch in Murpark and Citypark Graz. On November 18, another store will follow in Mariandl Krems. At the beginning of December, the … Continue reading

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A brave new retail world?

By Joost Koomen As ECSP celebrated its first anniversary on 8 October, it is encouraging to see that most COVID-19 restrictions are finally being lifted across Europe, and that the retail industry is starting to reengage via several big events … Continue reading

VIA Outlets Rebrands Toward Digital Transformation

The new branding clarifies the brand’s purpose in terms of redefining the outlet shopping experience and it aligns its mission and brand experience with digital transformation and sustainability. All of that will work in tandem with the company’s 3-R strategy: … Continue reading

Mall of Qatar selects Coniq to design first ever customer loyalty program

Coniq has been selected by the Mall of Qatar to develop and launch a new loyalty program designed specifically to increase customer visits, dwell time and sales. Located in Doha, the Mall opened in 2017 and presents a prestigious and unique shopping destination … Continue reading

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Waste Your Time @H&M Mitte Garten

Retail Column by Heidemarie Kriz, Point of Sale Doctor and Retail Architect (KRIZH, POSitive Affairs) This address has been a popular meeting place for Berliners for around 100 years. It currently houses a store, a café, a garden, a platform … Continue reading

New appointments in GTC Poland: Commercial and Development Directors

Maciej K. Król can boast over 20 years of experience in IT, corporate marketing, and investment consulting on the real estate market, optimization of business processes, and restructuring. He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) … Continue reading

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St James Quarter adds fashion brand Reiss

The design-led brand will take a unit on level three, where it will neighbor similar high-end brands including the likes of Kooples, Aesop, Russell & Bromley, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, and H Beauty.  Reiss is a global fashion brand offering … Continue reading

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AG Real Estate officially launches “Click2Shop”

Developed in cooperation with Wishibam, the e-shop platform will complement the physical offer of the aforementioned shopping centers and enable customers to anticipate their purchases and prepare their visits 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  The flexibility of … Continue reading

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Paris-Proofing Retail Property: Who Needs to Do What and by When?

By Caroline Milne and Zsolt Toth BPIE is hosting a webinar discussing this very topic head on, together with experts from leading retail property companies. To learn more about the best strategies and their common vision register now: The challenge … Continue reading

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Görtz presents its store of the future–a commitment to brick-and-mortar retail

Eight km of hornbeam hedges and more than 30,000 plants characterize Europe’s largest green facade, which is an essential component of the redesigned Kö-Bogen II commercial and office building in the center of Düsseldorf. It is seen as a possible … Continue reading

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People in move

Søren Rodian Olsen Appointed as Chair of ULI Poland

Søren Rodian Olsen’s appointment was announced during the National Council’s Annual Conference today. Dorota Wysokińska-Kuzdra, outgoing chair of ULI Poland, said: “I am delighted to welcome Søren as my successor and we can expect a very bright future for ULI Poland … Continue reading

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NEPI Rockcastle launches loyalty mobile app SPOT in Romania

The application allows customers to use the benefits accumulated in any of the  15 shopping centers* in Romania–depending on their shopping preferences.  The new application is unique in the Romanian retail market but also in Europe and aims to offer … Continue reading

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Evolve Estates acquires main retail center in Halifax

Evolve, which has invested £120 million this year in its retail portfolio, has added the Woolshops, a shopping center in the West Yorkshire town that is anchored by Marks & Spencer, for an undisclosed sum, following a five-way competitive bid. … Continue reading

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