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City Point Bochum shopping centre turns 30: That calls for a celebration!

City Point Bochum shopping centre is turning 30 – that calls for a celebration! Between 2 and 30 March 2019, the City Point Bochum shopping centre in the heart of Bochum will offer numerous activities for visitors of all ages.

Swiss eyewear brand VIU signs for London flagship store

Swiss premium eyewear label, VIU, has leased a unit in London’s Soho for its flagship UK store.

2018 RECORD YEAR FOR EUROPEAN REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT

European commercial real estate investment volumes reached a record high of €312 billion in 2018, according to the latest data from leading global real estate advisor, CBRE. This represents a 0.3% increase on 2017, which was previously a record, when total investment volumes reached €311 billion.

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield brings NFL stars to Germany

From 22nd to 24th of February, 18 current and former National Football League pros will be visiting Centro Oberhausen on their European Tour.

SEVEN DIALS WELCOMES UNIQUE TRIO OF SPECIALIST RETAILERS

Shaftesbury has announced that three independent, specialist retailers totalling 5,000 sq ft are joining Seven Dials, enhancing the unique character of the shopping and lifestyle destination in the heart of London’s West End.

Echo Investment changes former Karol Scheibler’s factory

Soon, former Karol Scheibler’s factor on Tymienieckiego street, in Księży Młyn neighborhood, will become an open and friendly part of Łódź, a comfortable for living, work-inspiring and leisure-attractive place. Its developer, Echo Investment, starts the revitalization of this post-industrial compound.

STEP INSIDE THE WARDROBE WORKSHOP ON THE KING’S ROAD

Sloane Stanley has announced the launch of The Wardrobe Workshop, an independent pop-up for pre-loved and new fashion items. The brand will be trading from February 25 to March 10 at 325 King’s Road, in the heart of Chelsea.

Echo Investment issues up to PLN 40 mln bonds for individual investors

Echo Investment is launching a new bond series for individual investors. The developer will issue the securities for a total of PLN 40 mln.

MULTI APPOINTS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR MULTI NETHERLANDS AND BELGIUM

Multi Corporation announces the appointment of Hubert Stech as the new Managing Director of Multi Netherlands and Belgium, effective 1 March 2019.

LIVERPOOL ONE IS MADE UP WITH MORPHE’S NEW STORE

Grosvenor Europe has announced that leading US beauty retailer, Morphe Cosmetics, is to open its first store in the North West on Liverpool ONE’s Paradise Street in Summer 2019.

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield Germany is Top Employer 2019

The certification is conferred globally to companies for outstanding employee orientation and innovative training programmes. The focus especially lies on two talent initiatives of the Group: The in-house Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield Academy, which brings together young talents and experienced executives, as well as the international European Graduate Programme, that gives graduates the chance to gain experience in different business divisions and abroad.

Kati Kivimäki is the new Managing Director of Mall of Tripla, Helsinki

Kati Kivimäki, MBA (45), has been appointed as the Managing Director of Mall of Tripla, the shopping centre that will be opened in Central Pasila in autumn 2019. She will start in the position in the spring.

International brand opens first UK retail unit with intu

Cuppedia, an international brand specialising in artisan chocolate and patisserie, is entering the UK market for the first time by opening a retail unit at intu Trafford Centre.

THE O2 FEEDS APPETITE FOR THE BEST VEGAN, STREET FOOD AND INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANTS WITH LATEST ANNOUNCEMENTS

Following the recent opening of ICON Outlet, a 210,000 sq ft premium urban outlet development by AEG and Crosstree Real Estate Partners, The O2 has announced a new wave of restaurants set to open shortly, cementing its position as the best destination for world-class retail, dining and entertainment.

Commerz Real leases 6,700 sq m in Prague

Commerz Real has leased 6,700 sq m of office and retail areas in its Prague office property “Charles Square Center”.

NEINVER appoints Thomas Delannée as Leasing Manager France

NEINVER, a leading investor, developer and operator in the European outlet centre industry, the market leader in Spain and Poland, has appointed Thomas Delannée as its Leasing Manager for France, where NEINVER operates one outlet centre and is currently developing a new property. He will report to Régine Bogner, NEINVER’s International Leasing Director.

Kintyre pushes €1.5bn AUM, with focus on innovation and technology in 2019

With a growth of 21% in assets managed by Kintyre in 2018, the Frankfurt headquartered investor and asset manager, enjoyed a fourth successive year of growth in excess of 20% and is now pushing the €1.5bn mark for real estate assets under management.

MICHAELIS BOYD DESIGNS CASA PASTOR AND PLAZA PASTOR AT COAL DROPS YARD IN KING’S CROSS, LONDON

Architectural practice Michaelis Boyd has just completed the design of Casa Pastor and Plaza Pastor - two interconnected restaurants in King’s Cross, London, by acclaimed restaurateurs, Sam and James Hart and Crispin Somerville, the people behind Barrafina, Quo Vadis and the now iconic El Pastor.

Cushman & Wakefield advises to Brand Melville in a new opening in Passeig de Gràcia

The fashion brand italian Brandy Melville will open from next March 1 a new store in Barcelona at Paseo de Gracia 37.

Hufvudstaden welcomes Maje to Bibliotekstan

In May, the French fashion brand Maje will open its first independent store in a Hufvudstaden property in Bibliotekstan in Stockholm.