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Investment

Retail Asset Management as a Holistic Approach

According to Stephan Austrup, Head of Retail in Germany at TH Real Estate, omni-channeling and digitalization are key drivers of change. In all acquisitions and in business plans for existing portfolios, he therefore considers the impact of this change on retail formats, retailers’ required floor plans, and whether the property provides the necessary layout flexibility.

“Emotions can of course arise toward a building”

TriGranit recently sold Bonarka City Center (BCC). CEO Árpád Török spoke with ACROSS, among other things, about a very eventful 2016.

Glasgow is dominated by global brands

The Scottish city has witnessed the highest number of new restaurant openings in the United Kingdom outside London. Anne Murray, Group Manager Inward Investment at InvestGlasgow, is helping retailers to use this to counter competition from the internet.

„Glasgow will be targeted“

In this interview with ACROSS, Anne Murray from InvestGlasgow and Stephen Bibby from Cushman & Wakefield explain the Scottish city’s investment opportunities.

“Investors want to benefit from specialist sector knowledge”

Shopping center investors have manifold expectations of their asset managers. Steffen Hofmann, Founder and CEO of iMallinvest Europe, knows all the specifics from his daily work.

Investments in Department Stores - Potential Tops Returns

German department stores are good investments - if you recognize the development opportunities, that is.

Investment News

ACROSS EU 2016 Investment News

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS III – Let’s talk about lease length!

An important metric used by real estate investors to measure the overall tenancy risks of multi-tenant properties like shopping centers is the Weighted Averaged Unexpired Lease Term.

Investment News

ACROSS EU 2015 Investment News

UK shopping center transactions surpass long-term average to reach £4.3 billion (€5.57 billion) in 2015

The investor carousal is turning. Property companies were the most active investor type in the UK, acquiring 34 shopping centers.

Transferring shopping centers into tomorrow’s world

While structural trends will continue to alter the retail landscape, it is important to “marry” global demographic trends with the localized nature of malls.

Germany: Record Transaction Volume

In the course of 2015, around €18.1 billion were invested in German retail properties, according to analysis by the real estate consulting firm CBRE.

Key Performance Indicators (KPI), part II

Generating investment performance in European shopping centers.

Where is best to invest?

In a new research report, TH Real Estate provides a summary of the European retail property market and explores the opportunities that the sector offers investors across the UK and the Continent.

KPI - Key Performance Indicators

How to evaluate the performance of a shopping center investment.

Germany: Big deals drive the investment market

The transaction volume for retail real estate nearly doubled in the first half of 2015 compared to the previous year, reports JLL.

Lar España’s investment fever

Miguel Pereda, Board Member of Lar España, announced new transactions over the upcoming months in an interview with ACROSS. The Spanish company intends to invest more than €1 billion before the end of this year.

Factory outlet centers | Investors’ passion for brands

Factory outlet centers are attractive due to high expected returns in unsaturated markets, but the failure rate is significant.

The outlet market in Poland

The traditional shopping center market in the country appears to be becoming saturated and investors are now seeking other “niche” retail formats.

€730 million deal in the Netherlands

Wereldhave makes a defining move on the Dutch market with the acquisition of nine shopping centers from Klépierre.