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.
Recruitments, promotions and appointments in the European Retail Real Estate Industry
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.
Competition from online retailers is forcing shopping centers to reassess their retail concepts.
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.
Our shopping journeys might look radically different in the foreseeable future.
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.
Commentary by Jan Van Lancker, CEO of Uplace.
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.
Commentary by James Turner, Group Managing Director of Balmain Asset Management.
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.
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.
Poland has been a free market economy for nearly 30 years and in that time, the retail landscape has been completely transformed. This is perhaps most apparent when it comes to the way we shop.
Commentary by Erik J. Engstrand, CEO of Safe ShoppingCenters.
Over the past two decades, Portugal has been a consumer-driven country, catapulting the country’s retail sales area very close to 1.00 sq m per capita.
The ACROSS Advisory Board now comprises 13 industry experts. The latest member to join is Lisette van Doorn, the Chief Executive of the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) European operations since January 2015.
Josip Kardun and Árpád Török further strengthen the ACROSS Advisory Board
What industry experts expect from the retail real estate year 2017.
The shopping center industry has a problem: the security of its customers. No, it’s not that centers have a security issue. Nevertheless, in these times of terror and armed attacks, it is difficult to balance an easygoing and unhindered shopping experience with the best-possible security for our customers.
Over the past 18 months, the Hungarian property market has seen one of the most successful and dynamic expansions of any country in CEE, with Budapest identified as having the highest rate of return in the entire region.