LATEST TRENDS AND PROGRESSES IN ASSET AND CENTER MANAGEMENT

Management

The Power of Greenery in Malls

After quite a difficult time in Europe, when the main objective of the managers of most shopping centers was to try to sell every square meter of commercial space to tenants, including areas within shopping arcades, things are, in my opinion, back on track – the green track.

Boring Remains Sexy

Five Theses on the Potential of Retail Parks in Germany

People in the European Retail Real Estate Industry

Recruitments, promotions and appointments in the European Retail Real Estate Industry.

The heartbeat of leisure ecosystems

Anticipating the needs and expectations of customers.

Spectacular launch of the Westfield brand

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield launches the Westfield brand across ten flagship destinations in Continental Europe with concerts by John Legend, Rita Ora, Aya Nakamura, and Kendji Girac.

The launch of „It’s All About Stories“

ECE and Pop up My Brand recently launched a new store concept at Limbecker Platz Essen, Germany. The themes of „It’s All About Stories“ rotate every two months. It is a platform for showcasing brands and presenting products.

“We Continuously Reinvent Ourselves”

What is the key to long-term success in retail real estate? Marcus Wild, CEO of SES Spar European Shopping Centers, knows the answer.

Meeting the rising expectations of consumers

According to Markus Bötsch, CSO of Jack Wolfskin, the availability of products across all channels is essential.

How shopping centers have evolved into omnichannel platforms

Digital Mall - find it online, buy it offline.

"We make brick-and-mortar products viewable online"

As Chief Digital Officer of ECE, Philipp Sepehr is responsible for ECE's "Digital Innovation & Analytics" unit. In this interview, the 36-year-old reveals how the collaboration with OTTO came about, what both companies expect to gain from it, and why the Stocksquare joint venture was founded.

Bridging the gap between onlie and offline retail

The ECE and OTTO shopping realms have been interlinked.

ECE Special: Connecting stationary and online shopping

Bridging the Gap Between Online and Offline Retail.

Lease.IT: Digitalization of Leasing in the Retail Sector

Leasing lies at the core of the shopping center business. Wolf Theiss has developed a web-based software platform, Lease.IT, that simplifies and accelerates the rental process.

“Marketing activities targeted the wrong audience“

In April 2018, the ownership structure of Westgate Shopping City in Zagreb changed. Focus Invest is now its sole owner and center management will be handled by F.O. / Group. ACROSS talked with Denis Cupic, Head of Asset Management at Westgate, about the new positioning of the once ailing mall.

People in the European Retail Real Estate Industry

Recruitments, promotions and appointments in the European Retail Real Estate Industry.

Cineplexx expands in Romania

The Austrian company already opened three movie theaters in the Southeast European country, with more to follow.

Innovative Security Approach – Proactive Behavioral Analysis

The issue of security at shopping centers has become increasingly important. A proactive concept that relies on behavioral analysis and is backed by years of considerable success preventing terrorism and crime, has proven itself to be professional, deterrent, precise, and efficient.

“Retail Can Play an Active Role in Shaping Change”

In an interview with ACROSS, Christine Hager, Managing Director / Head of Shopping Center Asset Management at redos Group, calls for even closer cooperation among owners, operators, and tenants.

What Does Sustainability Mean for Retail Real Estate?

According to a recent survey conducted by Ingka Centres, 90% of respondents confirmed their willingness to change their behavior in an effort to combat climate change, but many, ultimately, have remained inactive. This reality is primarily attributed to the fact that most people do not know what they can do, which demonstrates the important role organizations play with regard to helping individuals drive change.

The Ten Commandments

Location marketing becomes increasingly important. This is the way to sustainably boost a shopping center’s frequency and revenue.