LATEST TRENDS AND PROGRESSES IN ASSET AND CENTER MANAGEMENT
Not every development is successful in the booming outlet center market. This is particularly true if the projects were not developed by one of the Big 3 in the outlet center industry. The necessary outlet-specific expertise is underestimated by many developers who are attracted by and wish to benefit from the theoretically high leasing levels in the outlet asset class.
A change in ownership has taken place at the mall in Zagreb, Croatia. Denis Cupic, Head of Asset Management, comments on the background as well as the effects on tenants and customers.
Holistic consulting and servicing of retail real estate is becoming increasingly important in the industry. The Austrian Centerprise Group has dedicated itself precisely to this purpose, even beyond national borders.
A new collaboration with SES promotes cooperation between Austrian police and retail. Shopping centers in general are focusing more and more on security.
ECE is already on the way to establish its shopping centers as places for shopping, dining, sports, and leisure.
Food services and drinks represent more than 70% of retail investment in this southern European country.
The “Freeport Outlets” have become “Affinity Outlets”, “Puerto Venecia” is now called “intu Puerto Venecia”. These are just two current examples that show that retail properties are regularly rebranding themselves.
Fashion House Group, part of the Liebrecht & wooD Group, registered its best results in the last seven years for Fashion House Outlet Centre Bucharest.
With these spaces, they give online brands the opportunity to launch a test balloon and find their footing in stationary retail. But also car companies like Tesla and Volvo work with this retail format.
Indoor surfing and shopping seem to be perfectly suited to one another.
Shopping without leisure is about to become a thing of the past. But how do visitors want to entertain themselves? The increasingly frequent answer is jumping and bouncing, apparently.
With today’s consumer looking for the 'experience', shopping centers can tap into emotions through attractive lighting displays and decorations that tell stories and actively engage them.
The world's first modular hotel on top of a shopping center is built in Berlin.
As a response to past years’ incidents and to meet the rapid changes of risks that are affecting the industry’s security landscape, the Nordic Council of Shopping Centers (NCSC) recently released a “Guide to Shopping Center Risk and Security”.
In her role as PR & Marketing Manager of Eurovea, Olga Hammer relies heavily on events. One reason is that as a result of exceptional and meaningful leisure activities, people are more willing to accept Eurovea as a "good neighbor".
The way malls co-exist with their immediate surroundings is currently undergoing a fundamental structural change–on a multitude of levels.
In every article that I read, in every discussion that I have, and in every forum that I attend, everyone continuously repeats that the times of those traditional concrete boxes full of standardized shops are over.
Grosvenor Europe knows that, with the rise of e-commerce, it is essential to provide a full shopping, leisure, and dining experience to meet guests’ needs. They are thus implementing appropriate measures - for example in Sweden.
Most people who have worked in the hospitality industry understand the “full service” circle. This describes how we have to work hard for our guests to provide them with exactly what they want, whether in a restaurant, bar, or hotel, by working as a team.
theleisureway column by Gastón Gaitán.