EPP is the leading owner of malls in Poland. CEO Hadley Dean emphasizes the importance of the correct weighting of online shopping competition.
The acquisition of Trnava City Arena in Slovakia has been recently completed. Peter Korbačka acquired the shopping center from Vladimír Poór. Negotiations lasted for nearly a year. The price as well as other transactional details have not been disclosed and remain subject to business privacy. However, this is one of the country’s most important retail segment transactions of the year.
JLL, acting for Blackstone, has completed the sale of Almada Fórum, from the Rio Tejo retail portfolio, to Merlin Properties. The portfolio originally comprised three prime shopping centers and a retail park.
Marcus Mack, from TH Real Estate, believes that the country’s retail market is more active than ever before. As a result, he and his team have recently set up a new Germany-focused retail vehicle. With a target portfolio size of €400 million, it has a proposed term of 10 years, with a two-year renewal option.
The Home Rocket crowdfunding platform has been activated on behalf of the ece in Kapfenberg, Styria. Its objective is to contribute to the financing of a health care area in the shopping center.
According to Adam Pearce, Managing Partner at Kintyre, the currently inflated investment market for retail assets is not substantiated by the underlying trading environment for traditional brick-and-mortar retailers.
The European retail real estate industry was on a particularly intensive shopping spree over the last days and weeks.
Hammerson, the British real estate group, rejected yet another takeover offer by the French Klépierre Group, as the industry in general seems to be particularly interested in mergers right now.
An exclusive ACROSS interview with Steffen Hofmann and Klaus Mennickheim, Managing Partners of iMallinvest Europe GmbH.
Retail: Nuanced investment approach in a global upturn.
The challenges of valuating retail properties.
Industry peers discussing latest market trends and tackling challenges with confidence.
Bruno Kurz is the CEO of Swiss real-estate service provider Immoveris. In his interview with ACROSS, he explains why marketing is not just marketing and how real estate transactions can work ideally.
The Hahn Group has acquired a retail park in Amberg, Bavaria, for the institutional Hahn German Retail Fund II.
Gránit Pólus Group has signed a credit agreement of €335 million with a syndicate of Erste Group Bank, Erste Bank Hungary Zrt., UniCredit Bank Hungary Zrt., UniCredit SpA, and K&H Bank Zrt. to refinance existing loans and provide a capex credit line for WestEnd City Center in Budapest.
Deutsche Hypothekenbank is financing Galeria Baltycka in Gdansk for the property company Shopping Center Galeria Baltycka GmbH and Co. KG sp.K.
Commerz Real is putting out feelers for new shopping centers. In an interview with ACROSS, Katharina von Schacky, Global Head of Real Estate Markets Shopping, reports that purchase prices are somewhat unrealistic.
Taking the personnel lift to counters or into the abyss of the performance search engine.
An example: Hystead recently purchased “The Mall” in Sofia, one of the largest shopping centers in Bulgaria.
Acting on behalf of several Allianz entities, Allianz Real Estate has closed the financing for Liffey Valley in Dublin.