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More than just high streets: Milan

The capital of the Lombardy region is recognized as one of the most famous fashion hot-spots in the world and it is Italy’s industrial, commercial, and financial heart. The city continues to attract new businesses and investments – and new shopping centers.

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Poland provides a dynamic retail environment

Union Investment’s new “Global Retail Attractiveness Index“ (GRAI), which analyzes the environments for retail investments in 17 countries around the world, recently showed that Poland is one of the most dynamic European markets. The latest data confirms this assessment.

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Constant change along the Bosporus

Cushman & Wakefield recently published the “Turkey – Retail Market Snapshot – First Quarter 2018”. The acceleration in the country‘s investment market signals that further consolidation in the shopping center market can be expected.

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EUROPEAN RETAIL IN 2018 | FREE DOWNLOAD

GfK study on key retail indicators: 2017 review and 2018 forecast.

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New investors expected in Romania

Liviu Tudor outlines two current areas of focus for retail developments in the CEE-country: the construction of retail parks in small cities and the extension of existing commercial areas in larger cities.

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PEOPLE IN THE EUROPEAN RETAIL REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY

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

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Switzerland: Revitalization boom approaching

According to the current "Shopping Centre Market Report Switzerland 2018", the country's malls have an average age of 30. A number of refurbishments are pending. But that alone will not be sufficient for future market success.

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Development Slows, but Pipeline Remains Strong

The latest European Shopping Centers report by Cushman & Wakefield shows that shopping center development activity in the first half of 2017 increased total floor space across Europe to 160.8 million sq m at the midpoint of the year.

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Retail Investing in Energy Efficiency

A recent EHI study analyzed energy optimization measures in the retail sector.

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Size Does Matter

The drafters of the Savills Global Luxury Retail Report have discovered that luxury retailers are currently focusing on top locations.

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Non-Retail Tenants as Turbo

A report from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and JLL finds that non-retail tenants - including F&B, leisure, and community amenities - have led to 28% estimated rental value growth, a 7.24% increase in footfall, and a 1% decrease in vacancy rates across 12 European malls in the past 12 months.

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City Report Berlin - the place to shop

“Berlin is poor, but sexy.” That’s how Klaus Wowereit, then-mayor of Berlin, characterized the German federal capital in 2003. This mainly referred to the city’s massive debt, which then amounted to around €50 billion.

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EUROPEAN RETAIL IN 2017

GfK study on key retail indicators: 2016 review and 2017 forecast.

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No “One-Size Fits All” Optimum Solution

The ICSC recently published its study “The Successful Integration of Food & Beverage Within Retail Real Estate.” Here is a summary of its findings.

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International Retailers Are Focusing on Vienna

The Austrian capital is very popular with international retailers.

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It Could Be Rosier...

Experts continue to fear a drop in sales in retail stores, falling demand for retail space, and store closures. That is the essence of the “4th Shopping Center Market Report Switzerland 2017.”

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Polish Stagnation

According to Colliers International’s “Poland Market Insights—Annual Report 2017,” only about 400,000 sq m of new retail space was created in 2016. This is one third less than in 2015. Around 400,000 sq m are expected for this year as well.

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The Successful Integration of Food & Beverage into Shopping Centers

In order to provide the retail and leisure industry with guidance and insight to navigate the opportunity posed by F&B, the ICSC commissioned JLL to carry out a global study. It should provide a holistic, 360-degree view of the current landscape, challenges, risks, opportunities, and future outlook for foodservice within the shopping center space.

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22 Centers Identified as Prime Examples of the Growing Trend of Retail Placemaking

Effective retail places use leisure, technology, and planning to lure shoppers, who now want shopping to be both functional and social.

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eCommerce in Germany: Highly Variable Regional Potential for Product Lines

The distribution of online potential for product groups such as food, clothing, consumer electronics and DIY items differs substantially from region to region. Recently GfK published its findings in the first-ever study on regional online potential for 17 product groups in Germany.