According to Bożena Gierszewska-Mroziewicz, Head of Neinver Poland, outlet centers are moving forward to offer a complete experience that responds to growing expectations.
What customers have long demanded of malls is now being demanded of designer outlets. They must offer customers more than shopping, says Henrik Madsen, Managing Director Northern Europe at McArthurGlen, in an interview with ACROSS.
Designer Outlet Village in Grantham planned.
Parndorf Fashion Outlet, located between Vienna and Bratislava, is undergoing a comprehensive relaunch. A new Art Nouveau style, new roads and entrances, new retail space, and a new center management self-run by the owner should multiply customer frequency.
Designer Outlet Roermond, located directly on the border with Germany, won multiple prizes in this year’s “Outlet Center Performance Report Europe.”
JOH will be transformed into Barbarossa. The old department store in Gelnhausen will be a modern outlet center by the spring of 2018.
The development of a new premium outlet shopping destination in the West Midlands moved a step closer as development partners U+I and Rioja Developments confirmed receipt of full planning permission.
Neinver is continuing its growth in Europe by entering the Czech market, the eighth country in which the company has a presence. The company has partnered with The Prague Outlet to forge a joint venture launching Prague The Style Outlets, the first premium outlet center in the Czech Republic.
Neinver is currently the only outlet operator offering an omni-channel B2B2C business model.
In November 2008, immediately after the bankruptcy of the US investment bank Lehman Brothers, two Austrian investors, Thomas Seikmann and Manfred Schlager, opened Croatia’s first outlet center: Roses Designer Outlet in Zagreb. After years in a difficult market environment, they have managed to establish the retail property firmly in the market.
That is one of the main messages from a white paper recently published by Neinver on France’s outlet center market.
According to a report prepared by BNP Paribas Real Estate Poland, over the next couple of years, the outlet center market will see growth in the form of 22,000 sq m of new supply.
Why outlet center operators are increasingly seeking to emancipate themselves from the “factory” image and why large investors now also like to “shop” there.
Zsar Outlet Village is taking shape in the Finnish city of Vaalimaa. The developer EFRE is working on the project with a holiday resort going up nearby.
The Prague Outlet will count 30,000 sq m of GLA. The investor’s stated aim is to develop a premium offering, with light and airy interiors encompassing a host of designer and high street brands.
Ikea Centres and the Mutschler Group signed a joint venture agreement for the development of Designer Outlet Algarve.
Multi recently announced the acquisition by Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe IV of Palmanova Outlet Village, a 22,000-sq-m, high-quality outlet center located between Trieste and Venice.
Europe’s largest luxury designer outlet, Serravalle Designer Outlet, near Milan, one of 20 McArthurGlen Designer Outlets across Europe, recently announced its expansion.
Dalton Park in Murton (County Durham) celebrated the official start to its Phase 2 development with a traditional “groundbreaking” ceremony on June 19, 2015, with local dignitaries and project team members.
Amsterdam The Style Outlets plans to open its doors in 2017. With this project, Neinver takes a further important step in its growth strategy in the outlet sector.