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Refurbishment with potential

At the beginning of the year, Austrian property specialist Supernova acquired Centar Kaptol in Zagreb, Croatia. BEHF Architects has been commissioned to comprehensively refurbish the center.

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Quartier du Flon - Constantly evolving

Quartier du Flon is a contemporary area of 55,000 sq m, located in the heart of Lausanne, which has developed into a vibrant shopping and entertainment area.

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A new mall for Budapest

An ambitious plan: ECE plans to build no less than the most modern and attractive shopping center in Hungary. The opening is scheduled to take place in 2021.

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Innovation and tradition combined in one quarter

Unibail-Rodamco is developing the southern Überseequartier, an integrated district of HafenCity within Hamburg.

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SES continues to expand in Slovenia

ACROSS speaks with Marcus Wild, CEO of SES Spar European Shopping Centers, about the company's recipe for success and how Slovenia’s market leader intends to consolidate its position there.

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Westfield London becomes the largest mall in Europe

Commerz Real and Westfield Corporation are investing around £600 million into the expansion. When completed, the shopping center will comprise approximately 241,500 sq m.

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“Our Russian portfolio has already withstood many crises”

Atrium's focus is on Poland, where banning Sunday trading has been planned. CEO Liad Barzilai and COO Scott Dwyer are relaxed about this issue. And they are satisfied with their Russian portfolio.

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Projects & Openings Europe

FRANCE: The new Prado opened in Marseille – UNITED KINGDOM: Axiom shopping and entertainment development in West Yorkshire – BELGIUM: Les Bastions in Tournai opened its doors to the public. – GERMANY: Hansa Center – POLAND: Janki – AUSTRIA: Murpark – SERBIA: Stop Shop Požarevac and Vršac – UKRAINE Rive Gauche.

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Why Nicosia Mall Is Flying High

The warm Cypriot sun is shining brightly on the Mediterranean island’s ambitious shopping, leisure, and dining development – Nicosia Mall – which will open its doors to visitors in November of this year.

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PROJECTS & OPENINGS INTERNATIONAL

New Zealand – Sylvia Park | United Arab Emirates – Aljada | Canada – McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Vancouver Airport

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A reference in particular the river Dniper

Leslie Jones Architecture in London and Urban Experts in Kiev have been appointed by international developers Immochan Ukraine to design the interior of Rive Gauche shopping and entertainment complex in Kiev. With nearly 400 shopping centers managed in 12 countries across Europe and Asia, Immochan is one of today’s leading European commercial real estate companies for shopping centers. Simon Scott, Head of International Business at Leslie Jones Architecture, reveals details about Rive Gauche’s interior design.

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A Greek tragedy – with a happy ending?

According to the developer, Europe’s biggest urban regeneration project is about to take shape on the area of the former Hellinikon airport – including a shopping center. Implementing this project, however, is very challenging.

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New shopping centers to be opened in Germany

2017 did not see any traditional new openings in Germany. Eight new centers are scheduled to enter the market this year, reports the EHI Retail Institute.

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PROJECTS & OPENINGS EUROPE

Benoy’s project Vadistanbul mall north of Istanbul | Galeries Lafayette Flagship Store Luxembourg | Kongahälla Shopping in Kungälv located north of Gothenburg | Belgrade Waterfront project in Serbia | ECE´s Hessen-Center in Frankfurt | The redevelopment of the Whitgift mall by the Croydon Partnership – a joint venture between Westfield and Hammerson.

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PROJECTS & OPENINGS INTERNATIONAL

Ivanhoé Cambridge announced a large-scale redevelopment project for the Montreal Eaton Centre. | Galeries Lafayette has signed the lease for a major new store in Shanghai, China in partnership with I.T. Limited, which is scheduled to open in late 2018. | The first phase of Grandscape in Dallas, Texas will open in May 2019.

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From retail to hotel real estate

New perspectives regarding conversion and development potential are opening up for inner-city retail shops and department stores.

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"We are not portfolio holders"

INVESTER United Benefits is one of the most active players on the Austrian real estate market. ACROSS spoke to INVESTER co-founder Franz Alexander Kollitsch and Thomas Seikmann, managing director of the company's own center management company Ekazent, about the company's retail activities.

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BELGRADE - AN INSIDER TIP ON THE DANUBE?

The Serbian capital tends to be viewed as more of an insider tip than a universally acknowledged hotspot, among expansion-minded European retailers. This is partly due to the city’s challenging retail conditions.

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THREE RETAIL REAL ESTATE TRENDS THAT WILL CONTINUE TO DOMINATE IN 2018

What does the future of shopping look like? Dirk Hünerbein, Senior Project Partner and Head of Retail at Drees & Sommer, reflects on central trends in the retail real estate industry.

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PROJECT EXHIBITION ON THE CÔTE D’AZUR

Mipim is here again! This year, the who-is-who of the global real estate industry comes together in Cannes, France from March 13 to 16. Innovative retail properties as well as projects with retail components are presented at this trade fair–and we selected some of them here for you.