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CityLife Shopping District: Opening in Milan on November 30

The CityLife Shopping District in Lombary’s metropolis will measure 32,000 sq m GLA. Sonae Sierra says it will be Italy’s largest urban mall.

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Swiss Uniqueness

The Freo Group is responsible for the Mall of Switzerland’s project development and marketing. In an interview with ACROSS, Nikolas Löhr, Director of Retail Marketing, explained what makes the shopping center special with respect to its leisure facilities.

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Driving an Urban Renaissance

A city center location is always more complicated, expensive, and time-consuming for new retail projects than an alternative on the periphery. Despite these hurdles, investors and developers have created projects across Europe that not only serve existing markets but are also catalysts for growing demand and transforming cities.

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Projects & Openings Europe

FRANCE Créteil Soleil | GERMANY Löhr-Center and PEP | ITALY Adigeo | POLAND Forum Gdańsk and Janki | RUSSIA Riviera | SERBIA Ada Mall | UNITED KINGDOM Eden Walk and The Glass Works

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“Still space for unique projects”

According to Marcin Materny, member of the management board and managing director of the retail department at Echo Investment, there is no potential for traditional shopping centers in Poland. The reason is that the time has come for focusing on spectacular projects like the company’s “Towarowa 22.”

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“A Huge Amount of Pressure on Physical Retail”

The architecture firm Gensler approaches its work from the assumption that consumers go to physical stores for the experience — and want a seamless brand experience too.

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Quartier du Flon - A Unique Kind of Neighborhood Development

Quartier du Flon in Lausanne is a modern and innovative city quarter that buzzes with energy day and night—and is in the portfolio of the Swiss real estate company Mobimo.

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Projects & Openings International

Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong | Outlet Collection Winnipeg, Canada | Rize Shopping Center, Turkey | Miami Worldcenter, USA

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HB Reavis set to begin work on Stanica NIVY a new supra regional shopping destination for Bratislava

HB Reavis has received the green light to start work this summer on Stanica NIVY, a new supra regional shopping destination and international bus station in Bratislava, after successfully gaining construction consent.

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A Whole 105,000 sq m More

Construction work recently began on the Salaris shopping center in Salaryevo in southwestern Moscow. The Russian capital is thus receiving one more enormous temple of consumption.

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“In perfect harmony with its surroundings”

The mixed-use-property Eurovea in Bratislava is growing by 25,000 sq m of GLA. Sonae Sierra is advising on the expansion.

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The Mall of Switzerland presents leisure for children – Opening of the largest playworld in Switzerland

The Mall of Switzerland combines attractive shopping and pure recreational fun. The children’s playworld is being created at the heart of the leisure offer, which has been specially developed for the mall. It is based on Swiss themes and will fire the enthusiasm of young and old alike.

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Shopping at the Station

Why malls in and around train stations are attracting growing interest in the retail real estate industry.

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A Philosophical Temple of Consumption

Cyprus is getting a new shopping center. The Zenon Mall of Larnaca is set to open its doors in October 2019. The name comes from Zeno, the founder of the Stoic school of philosophy.

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“In principle, our STOP SHOP concept is suitable for every country”

In an interview with ACROSS, Dietmar Reindl, COO of the listed Austrian company IMMOFINANZ, explained the advantages of retail parks and why an umbrella brand strategy in retail properties is surely worthwhile.

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Mipim: Pulling Back the Curtain

Mipim, which takes place in Cannes from March 14 to 19, will once again feature exciting retail real estate developments. Here is a selection of shopping centers and projects with retail components.

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Dine and Drink with the Gods

“Wining, Dining, Shopping” is Wein & Co’s unique concept. The Austrian Wine Merchant recently opened its unusual flagship store in the heart of downtown Vienna.

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Projects & Openings Europe

Hines has secured leading international fashion retailer Primark as the anchor tenant for its mixed-use development in Berlin.

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Projects & Openings International

Designed by Chapman Taylor’s Madrid studio, Mall of Qatar has officially opened its doors to the public after its soft opening on December 10, 2016.

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Innovation at its best: TUI Store in the Mall of Switzerland

While classic travel agencies are suffering from the trend towards online-booking, the world’s leading travel company TUI is following a growth strategy and will be opening its 67th branch in Switzerland in the Mall of Switzerland.