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NEINVER and Nuveen Real Estate open Amsterdam The Style Outlets, their first outlet centre in the Netherlands

The €110 million development, which creates approximately 600 direct jobs, is the first outlet centre in Greater Amsterdam. It opens with around 75% occupancy and a curated mix of brands, some of them debuting for the first time in the Dutch outlet market.

Westfield Mall of the Netherlands announces opening date March 18, 2021 and is 85% pre-let

Westfield last year launched ten centres in France, Sweden, Poland and Czech Republic and Westfield Mall of the Netherlands will be the eleventh in Continental Europe when it opens in March 18, 2021. The Mall is already 85% pre-let as another 21 new brands sign from Fashion, Food & Beverage and Outdoor categories join the new Westfield lifestyle destination.

Holland & Barrett sign to supplement retail offer at Angel Central, Islington

CBRE Global Investors has today announced the signing of leading health and wellbeing brand, Holland & Barrett, at Angel Central, London Borough of Islington.

HMSHost International brings shoppers food & beverage brands to Amsterdam The Style Outlets

HMSHost International and NEINVER are proud to open the first food & beverage stores at Amsterdam The Style Outlets, the newest shopping destination of the Netherlands. From today, shoppers will have the opportunity to enjoy Starbucks, Burger Federation and Pommes Frites while they shop, expanding HMSHost’s footprint in Outlet shopping and giving more opportunities for the company to demonstrate their hospitality strengths.

Wereldhave receives multiple recognitions for its CSR strategy

Wereldhave announces it has received multiple recognitions for various results of its CSR and sustainability program ‘A Better Tomorrow’, as well as approval for its future commitments.

Snipes introduces a unique store concept at Berlin shopping center Die Mitte, strengthening its strategic partnership with Nike

Mid-November 2020, the sneaker and streetwear retailer Snipes expanded its existing flagship store at Die Mitte at Berlin Alexanderplatz to a total of almost 300 sq m. In the increased rental space Snipes and its strategic partner Nike have implemented an exclusive concept that is unique in Germany.

A new CEO for MPC Properties

Maxence Liagre is a global real estate expert with more than 20-year experience managing and leading shopping centers around the world.

VIA Outlets awarded 5 Star rating in 2020 GRESB Benchmark

VIA Outlets – Europe's fastest growing owner-operator of premium fashion outlet destinations – has been awarded a 5 Star Rating in the 2020 GRESB Real Estate Assessment. The highest GRESB score available, it is a recognition for being an industry leader of sustainability and represents entities placed in the top 20 percent of the benchmark.

Resignation of Kasper Deforche as CEO of Wereldhave Belgium

The Board of Directors of Wereldhave Belgium NV announces that it has been agreed that Mr. Kasper Deforche will step down as CEO and director of the Company on 31 December 2020.

centre:mk study reveals self-gifting trend hits new highs this christmas

According to a recent study commissioned by centre:mk, one of the UK’s top 10 shopping centres, almost a quarter of adults plan to buy a present for themselves as many feel that they simply deserve a treat this year; while 29 per cent are not expecting many gifts from others after an extraordinary year.

NEINVER achieves a 5 Star Rating in the 2020 GRESB Benchmark and confirms strong ESG focus

The company’s ESG performance is among the top 20% of the real estate industry.

Takeaway to the fore at Chinatown London, the F&B hub for locked-down locals

Shaftesbury has announced 28 of Chinatown London’s F&B operators have remained open in the second lockdown for delivery, takeaway, and click & collect, preserving the hub of East Asian cuisine for residents and visitors to the West End.

Deutsche Konsum REIT-AG equips its locations with electric charging points

In cooperation with the energy company EnBW, Deutsche Konsum REIT-AG is equipping around 150 locations with state-of-the-art rapid charging infrastructure for electric cars.

Change in leadership at Pasing Arcaden

Rolf Wernicke recently became the new Center Manager of Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield’s 4-star shopping center in Munich.

Klépierre: Appointment of Beñat Ortega to the Executive Board

Klépierre is announcing that its Supervisory Board has appointed Beñat Ortega as member of the Group’s Executive Board in charge of operations with effect from November 16, 2020.

Gretna Gateway Outlet Village welcomes The Fragrance Shop

RPMI Railpen (Railpen) has officially welcomed one of the UK’s top fragrance retailers, The Fragrance Shop, to Gretna Gateway Outlet Village, Scotland’s premier designer village. Opening its doors on the 20 November, the launch of the store marks the creation of numerous retail jobs for the local community.

New online consulting service for the retail sector

Shop designer Heidemarie Kriz helps retailers to quickly and uncomplicatedly attract more customers with a unique consulting concept.

Japanese lifestyle brand MINISO opens regional debut St David’s Cardiff

The St David’s Partnership, owner of St David’s Cardiff, has announced the launch of a new 2,637 sq ft store for Japanese-inspired lifestyle product retailer, MINISO, the first in the UK for the brand outside of London.

Pradera acquires spanish grocery portfolio on behalf of new german pension fund client

Pradera has announced that it has completed the acquisition of a portfolio of six hypermarket assets in northern Spain on behalf of German pension fund Nordrheinische Ärzteversorgung (NAEV), whose real estate fund is administered by Universal-Investment Luxembourg.

Linstow Center Management will diversify its business strategy in Latvia

Starting from 2021, Linstow Center Management (LCM) will diversify its business strategy in Latvia and Estonia by developing multi-segment real estate projects, including hotels, shopping malls, office buildings, parking lots, recreational facilities and more.