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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.

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WHERE THE MANY PEOPLE MEET IN SOUTHERN PORTUGAL

On October 26, IKEA Centres opened MAR Shopping Algarve, their second shopping center in Portugal, a vibrant meeting place, designed to surprise.

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Retail park Liptovský Mikuláš: H&M is the anchor tenant

The Austrian company Soravia is developing the retail park Liptovský Mikuláš in central Slovakia. The opening is scheduled for September 2018.

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“We don’t want to rush with the leasing”

Belgrade’s Ada Mall will open its doors at the end of 2018. In an interview with ACROSS, Arn Willems, Managing Director Croatia at GTC, responsible for overseeing the leasing of Ada Mall, explains the relevance of the optimal tenant mix.

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PROJECTS & OPENINGS EUROPE

Bispevika in Norway, Eperia in Slovakia, Loom and Wilmersdorfer Arcaden in Germany, Vialia and Palmas Altas in Spain, CityLife Shopping District in Italy, Meadowhall in the United Kingdom.

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PROJECTS & OPENINGS INTERNATIONAL

Jardín Plaza Cúcuta shopping center, carried out by Sonae Sierra and the Colombian company Central Control, and The Shops at Clearfork, a 46,400-sq-m, open-air luxury shopping, dining, entertainment, and mixed-use destination situated in the heart of Fort Worth, Texas, USA.

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Largest Shopping and Leisure Center in Central Switzerland Opens

Freo Financial & Real Estate Operations Gmbh, a pan-European investment manager and developer, is the company behind the “Mall of Switzerland” near Lucerne, with a total area of 65,000 sq m.

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New brands coming with Ada Mall shopping center

The Ada Mall shopping center, currently under construction near Ada Ciganlija, alongside the specific design recently honored with an international award, will bring innovation to the market in terms of brands.

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New brands coming with Ada Mall shopping center

The Ada Mall shopping center, currently under construction near Ada Ciganlija, alongside the specific design recently honored with an international award, will bring innovation to the market in terms of brands.

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EAT THE MALL

Dining, enjoying, relaxing, and shopping. Center operators are completely revamping their menus.

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How an Appetite for Food Courts Can Drive Shopping Center Spending

For Sonae Sierra, localization is key: Each project must be unique and we mustn’t repeat ourselves.

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GTC Opens Ada Mall in Belgrade at the end of 2018

Construction work began in the Serbian capital in March. Jelena Vučković, Leasing Manager at GTC, says a real destination - not a traditional shopping center - is taking shape.