Ashley Center in Epsom appointed new managing agent LSH Belfast

Lambert Smith Hampton’s Belfast based property management team has been appointed as the managing agent on The Ashley Center in Epsom by CBRE Investment Management.

Willem Jan van de Water starts as ESG Project Manager

Real estate investor Altera Vastgoed welcomes Willem Jan van de Water to the team.

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Hajir Hajji is the new CEO of Action and successor of Sander van der Laan

The Board of Directors announces that Sander van der Laan will be stepping down as CEO of Action to be succeeded by Hajir Hajji, currently Commercial Director and member of the executive management team.

Smart shopping, safe spaces, and strong resilience

Neinver is celebrating its 25th anniversary and operates 21 centers –17 are outlet centers–with 1,600 stores located in Spain, France, Germany, Poland, Italy and the Netherlands. Their new Leasing & Retail Director, Joan Rouras, talks with ACROSS about the perks of the outlet center concept, possible future challenges, and his new role to maximize the performance of their 800 brand partners.

EHI Retail Institute under new leadership

Markus Tkotz, Managing Director of Markant AG, was unanimously elected as the new President of the EHI Retail Institute for a term of three years.

GTC Hungary promotes Ede Gulyás to Country Manager

Globe Trade Center announces the promotion of Ede Gulyás to the position of County Manager, Hungary.

Creating places people want to visit

“We are all convinced that placemaking makes brick-and-mortar retail attractive, forward-looking, and an experience.”

Challenging times for Russian superregional malls

“The pandemic has intensified global digitalization, which is another challenge that the Russian mall industry is facing.”

Flagship destination Westfield Centro: rebranding as a strong signal

“What makes the rebranding special is that it combines the international appeal of the brand with the local heritage – the locally grown tradition.”

BAML appoints new management team

Ballymore Asset Management Limited (BAML) has appointed Tony Hymers as Managing Director and Ross MacCaskill as Finance Director.

CBRE becomes largest shopping center manager in Iberia

CBRE reaches the number of 50 shopping centers under management and leasing in 2021, amounting to 2.3 million sq m throughout the Iberian portfolio.

Sonae Sierra begins a new cycle, renewing strategy and talent

Sonae Sierra’s new strategy focuses on the real estate investment management business and on the development of differentiating sustainable urban projects for integrated uses (residential, offices, commercial and leisure).

We are living in a complex world – new challenges for retail parks!

“Strong food retailers are an important building block for success in all our centers.”

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

“In today’s world, consumers expect quick and effortless service, and parking needs to reflect those changes”

New appointments in GTC Poland: Commercial and Development Directors

GTC Poland continues to expand its personnel and strengthens the business development department. Maciej K. Król joined the company as Commercial Director, while Yacine Diallo was appointed as Development Director.

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“Upbeat Sounds, Such as Pop, Soul, and Funk, Are in High Demand”

Shopping areas, which owe their appeal, in part, to the vibrant atmospheres that are generated by larger crowds, are currently constrained by the safety measures that have been put into place as a result of Covid-19. Well-curated music can be used to fill the vacuum. Arndt-Helge Grap, Managing Director of Radiopark, understands this, and much more, all too well.

Modern Lighting for Shopping Centers

Anticipatory planning of natural lighting not only reduces energy consumption, but it also increases the quality of stay for people at shopping centers.