CURRENT PROJECTS, TRENDS AND STRATEGIES OF DEVELOPERS
Crompton Place shopping center in Bolton, Greater Manchester, is due to become “Bolton Victoria Square”. Chapman Taylor has been tasked with the architectural design of the regeneration masterplan.
In an interview with ACROSS, Dietmar Reindl, COO of IMMOFINANZ, talks about the Group’s retail property portfolio, why a uniform brand strategy is worth pursuing, and the criteria used to select new locations.
The Eurovea 2 project has recently received the green light for the construction of the Eurovea expansion, Eurovea Tower – the first skyscraper in Slovakia, Riverside Residence, the Pribinova X and Pribinova Y administrative buildings, as well as an underground parking garage. The mall expansion is scheduled to open later this year.
It will be managed by ROS Retail Outlet Shopping.
As every year, innovative developments are due to be presented in Cannes – many of which will feature a retail or placemaking component.
The industry’s magic word that is supposed to upgrade locations and make them future-proof.
Yurdaer Kahraman, CEO and Board Member of FİBA Commercial Properties and Member of the ACROSS Advisory Board, receives three to four purchase offers each month. He meticulously evaluates each offers.
Trei Real Estate recently celebrated its first topping-out ceremony for overbuild, a single-story supermarket in Berlin. Overbuilding measures for retail properties are generally on the rise.
The small Austrian village of Parndorf is known all over the world, from the UK to China. The outlet location’s rapid development staggers Parndorf’s residents and consumers alike. But what will the future hold?
Set to open in August 2020, Line Investments & Property LLC has introduced Forsan Central Mall as an all-in-one shopping, dining, and entertainment destination designed around the concept of a bamboo forest that features a relaxing “garden in the city” ambience +++ The official opening of American Dream in East Rutherford, New Jersey took place on October 25, 2019 +++ The Marrakchi style of living is due to be celebrated via the opening of M Avenue: In the heart of the city, a new space for immersive and multi-sensory experiences will be created. A 500-meter open-air shopping area will be comprised of more than 120 stores
October 17, 2019 marked the opening of YIT’s major project, which is comprised of Mall of Tripla +++ Commercial center Promenada Sibiu, owned by investment fund Nepi Rockcastle, opened its doors on November 14, 2019 +++ On November 28, 2019, Klépierre inaugurated the extension of Créteil Soleil in Créteil in the Ile-de-France region +++ Hamburg’s redos Group and Münster’s project developer HLG recently submitted their first building application for the revitalization of the Rhein-Ruhr Zentrum (RRZ) in Mühlheim an der Ruhr +++ At the end of October 2019, Immobiliare Grande Distribuzione SIIQ S.p.A. (IGD) opened a restyled mall in the Casilino in Rome
Dream Island will be Russia's first, and Europe’s largest, indoor theme park, with the first phase scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2020. Architects Chapman Taylor developed the masterplan for this project.
The third construction stage of designer outlets Wolfsburg was completed in October 2018. This shopping destination serves all those who work nearby, all visiting for the day, and everyone who just wants to enjoy a meal in a lively atmosphere with additional restaurant options like “Frittenwerk” or “Dean and David”.
Cracovia Outlet is set to become the only new fashion and lifestyle center in the Polish city. Peakside Capital and the KG Group have recently reached an agreement on this matter. ROS Retail Outlet Shopping has been appointed as the management company.
Altarea Cogedim’s Cap3000, which is located in the vicinity of Nice, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The center has recently been expanded by 70,000 sq m, and a high-end area featuring 30 premium and luxury shops is due to open in 2020.
Multi Corporation and Linstow Center Management - new enlarged Alfa in Riga opened its doors. +++ Intu has been awarded a General “PGOU” License (Plan General de Ordenación Urbana) for its ground-up development intu Costa del Sol. +++ Flair shopping center in Fürth, Germany - Chapman Taylor was appointed to develop a new concept for the refurbishment and extension of the old “City Center” shopping center.
MVRDV’s Pixel, an 85,000-square-meter mixed-use development in Abu Dhabi, is now under construction +++ Lead8 has recently announced its appointment to Hongkong Land’s unveiled “Yorkville - The Ring” in Chongqing +++ Montreal will soon be home to Time Out Market +++ Grozny Mall will combine innovative architectural solutions and multifunctional infrastructure
With Planeta Perm, MallTech as developer and Sonae Sierra as designer, are set to unlock a shopping center experience with 83,000 sq m GLA and 185 stores.
Innovative projects are introduced at Mapic in Cannes every year. This is no different in 2019. Here are a selected few of them.
Zagreb’s city center shopping malls need to be transformed into the pseudo living rooms of the Croatian capital. Conversely, shopping centers located on the outskirts of Zagreb have to be developed into supraregional shopping and entertainment destinations.