In the 1980s, the retail format of designer outlets arrived in Europe. Now, the time for expansions and refurbishments, with a focus on food & beverage and leisure, has come.
The beginning of construction on the £90 million expansion of McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Ashford was officially celebrated at the end of March 2018.
Fashion House Group, part of the Liebrecht & wooD Group, registered its best results in the last seven years for Fashion House Outlet Centre Bucharest.
Billund Designer Outlet is relaunched.
McArthurGlen celebrates the 20th anniversary of its outlet center in Parndorf, Burgenland (Austria). Generally, the company focuses on a comprehensive entertainment experience.
The opening of the outlet center’s 120 shops on a total area of 20,000 sq m is scheduled for the first quarter of 2019.
Prague The Style Outlets announced some of the top brands that will operate in Prague’s flagship outlet centre.
Visitors to the centers in Spain, France, Germany, Italy and Poland totaled 41.7 million in 2017.
Groupe Idec Invest recently announced at Mapic that its future outlet village, Viaduc Village, at the Millau Viaduct in the South of France, has surpassed the 40% leasing hurdle.
The Clees Group has officially started construction of the City Outlet Wuppertal. The preparatory measures have been running since July. From this point on, things should continue at full speed for the centrally-located project in Döppersberg, in the district of Elbersfeld.
The first outlet center in the Ural Region of Russia will be opened for customers in Yekaterinburg on December 18, 2018.
HMSHost International, the world leader in food and beverage services for travelers, opened six new food & beverage outlets at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Roermond in April. It signed a 10-year contract with an estimated valueof over €100 million.
HMSHost International entered the outlet center market last April. In an interview with ACROSS, CEO Walter Seib explained how he creates places to be for shoppers with appetite.
Viennese Art Nouveau is the inspiration for the new designs of Austria’s Parndorf Fashion Outlet and Freeport Fashion Outlet. The outlet owners have further ambitions: purchases are planned across Europe.
Neinver appointed Barbara Somogyiova as its new leasing director Europe at the beginning of September. In an interview with ACROSS, she revealed, among other things, that the company will present new projects and share the details of its tourism strategy at Mapic.
Neinver will introduce its international best-in-class platform The Style Outlets to the Czech Republic through a flagship center in Prague, right in the heart of Europe.
Without a doubt, the Polish outlet market is the biggest in CEE, which makes it very attractive for investors. Outlet centers operating there are a great example of meeting current market needs—both from tenants’ and customers’ perspective.
According a Colliers-report the increasing competition in this market segment will force numerous objects to undergo qualitative changes in order to survive.
McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Provence presents ‘Rodin and his contemporaries’, an exhibition of 22 rare and iconic bronzes from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Prague The Style Outlets will introduce the international platform The Style Outlets into the Czech Republic. Refurbishment works are now underway to create a premium outlet destination.