ACROSS | The European Retail Real Estate Magazine

Opinion
by ACROSS EDITOR

“Virtuality is a magnet word”

Il Centro in Milan, Bonarka City Center in Krakow, and Westfield in London stand out from the mass of European malls, says Árpád Török, CEO of TriGranit. The latter in particular because of its focus on virtual reality.

by ACROSS EDITOR

Focus on Visitors and their Comfort

Many criteria must be fulfilled for a shopping center to function nowadays. The experts on ACROSS’s Advisory Board responded to a survey about criteria for success and named their favorite malls.

BY ALLAN REMMELKOOR

T1 Mall of Tallinn - Future shopping centers should connect people

Just more shops, or landmarks, connectivity and indoor public space? T1 Mall of Tallinn opens in October 2018 with 55,000 sq m of leasable area and following the latest industry trends.

PEOPLE

PEOPLE IN THE EUROPEAN RETAIL REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY

Recruitments, promotions and appointments in the European Retail Real Estate Industry.

BY NIKOLAS LÖHR

How Bricks-and-Mortar Centers Fight Back

In an increasingly busy world, consumers are becoming more and more selective about how they spend their precious time and money.

BY MARCUS NEUMANN

The Three Types of Shoppers

While digitalization is a central topic in all economic sectors, its impact can best be observed in the retail sector.

BY JOSÉ LUIS DEL VALLE

NEW TRENDS IN SPAIN’S SHOPPING CENTER MARKET

Investment in the Spanish real estate sector has grown steadily in the last few years as the economy has recovered from the crisis.

BY LUCA CIAFFONI

The Italian Restyling Challenge

According to the French anthropologist Marc Augé, if a space can be defined as relational, historical, and concerned with identity, then it is a “place”—if not, it is a “non-place.”

BY CARLOS GONZÁLEZ

Sustainability on the rise

Sustainability has earned an important role in the retail property sector in recent years and sustainability goals are now a pillar of outlet centers’ strategies.

by ACROSS EDITOR

PEOPLE IN THE EUROPEAN RETAIL REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY

Recruitments, promotions and appointments in the European Retail Real Estate Industry

BY THOMAS MARK

The Art of Keeping Ahead of Changing Consumer Habits

Consumers are dramatically changing their shopping habits and preferences and we, the service and product suppliers, must anticipate these changes and respect and cater to them.

by ACROSS EDITOR

Customer Satisfaction Begins with Parking

Competition from online retailers is forcing shopping centers to reassess their retail concepts.

BY JASU JARANKA

Hyper-connected toilets are the future

Just a few years back, the idea of an IoT (Internet of Things) toilet seemed absurd, but if you think about it closely, it really does make sense.

BY MARRIT LANING

Uncertainty Brings Opportunity — Unleash the Innovation Power

Our shopping journeys might look radically different in the foreseeable future.

BY CHRIS IGWE

The Race for Space is Over

For the last five years, we have seen that retailers and brands have slowed their expansion plans significantly as they review their portfolios in an attempt to understand their customers and their rapidly changing habits. Profitability has been hit—hard in many cases.

BY JAN VAN LANCKER

Uplace Brussels’s Long Road to Building Permission

Commentary by Jan Van Lancker, CEO of Uplace.

by ACROSS EDITOR

Patrick Delcol joins the ACROSS Advisory Board

The ACROSS Advisory Board is happy to announce its latest addition and welcomes Patrick Delcol, the CEO of BNP Paribas Real Estate for CEE since 2013, as its new member.

BY JAMES TURNER

The Rise of People Power

Commentary by James Turner, Group Managing Director of Balmain Asset Management.

BY ROBERTO ZOIA

Southern Italy: a New Gold Nugget

In 2016, the Italian shopping center sector continued the positive trend begun in 2015, with retailers’ sales performing well. This confirms that, after years of crisis, the shopping center format is growing once again.

by ACROSS EDITOR

PEOPLE IN THE EUROPEAN RETAIL REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY

Recruitments, promotions and appointments in the European Retail Real Estate Industry: Atrium European Real Estate, Multi Corporation, Immofinanz, HB Reavis, TriGranit, Commerz Real, BNP Paribas Real Estate, Catella, CBRE Austria, Capital & Regional, Corpus Sireo, Grosvenior, Hines, JLL Germany, Northern Horizon, Strabag PFS, Valad Europe, Echo Polska Properties, and Revo.