ACROSS | The European Retail Real Estate Magazine

Studies & Reports
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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.

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BREXIT

How the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union will affect the British shopping center industry.

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Prime rental rates in Bulgaria remain steady

Colliers recently published a “Retail Market Overview” of the first half of 2016 in Bulgaria. It indicates that the market will undergo sustainable development, with decreasing levels of supply and stable demand until the end of the year.

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Development of Retail Parks Accelerates throughout Europe

According to a recent report by Cushman & Wakefield, the sales area of European retail parks will increase by 50% more in 2016 than in the previous year. This growth is due mainly to developments in France, Italy, and the UK.

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Glasgow: the Shopaholic’s Paradise

In an interview with ACROSS, Frank McAveety, Leader of Glasgow City Council, explains how the City Center Strategy protects and progresses the retail offer.

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Revitalized & quarterly oriented

The EHI Retail Institute recently presented the German “Shopping Center Report 2016.” It reports that only four new projects will be completed this year. Revitalizations and neighborhoods centers currently prevail.

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Shopping centers in Moscow will decrease

The annual volume of new Moscow shopping centers will decrease to 460,000 sq m in 2016. Almost 90% of 2016 completions will come from postponed projects.

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European Retail in 2016

GfK study on key retail indicators: 2015 review and 2016 forecast

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London ahead of Paris and Munich

According to Redevco, these are the top three most attractive European retail destinations. It is notable that soft factors continue to drive city performance.

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40 % of visitors choose a shopping center based on the available dining options

ECE has published new study on development of food & beverages at shopping centers. Restaurants and food courts have been an important trend at the centers for a while.

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More than just a shopping center

The current largest shopping center development project in Switzerland is the Mall of Switzerland in Ebikon, near Lucerne. ACROSS wanted to ask Marcel Stoffel, Managing Director of the Swiss Council of Shopping Centers (SCSC), how he views the project and what he sees as the future prospects for the Swiss shopping center industry.

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Poland: Highest Annual Volume of Transactions in History

Transactions in the retail sector were dominant last year, accounting for around 55% of the total volume.

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Focus on the Swiss Shopping Center Market

There are currently 189 shopping centers in Switzerland with sales area greater than 5,000 sq m. This includes five largest railway stations and airport shopping in Zurich/Kloten. Last year, there were just 182 centers.