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URW Germany awarded as Top Employer 2022

For the fourth year in a row, Top Employers Institute has recognized Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) as a Top Employer in Germany. The independent institute's award is based on a certification process that identifies companies worldwide which place their employees at the center of their corporate activities.

BSS high-tech equipment boosts facility management

A turning point in BSS’s (Building Support Services) evolution occurred in 2015, when it became part of Reiwag Facility Services GmbH, its Vienna based major shareholder. With a new management, the company extended their client portfolio, now managing a total area of more than 3.5 million sq m in approximately 300 buildings.

Redevco appoints Chris Fleetwood Portfolio Director UK

Redevco announced Chris Fleetwood to join its UK business as Portfolio Director as of January 24, 2022. He will be reporting to recently appointed Co-head Client & Fund Management Thierry Cahierre, who will also continue to lead the global Asset & Development Management function.

GCSP’s Rüdiger Pleus joins R8tech as new advisor

The long-time Managing Director of GCSP (German Council of Shopping Centers), Rüdiger Pleus, has joined the Estonian company, R8 Technologies (R8tech), as advisor.

Mall of Tripla awarded with GOLD-level SHORE certificate as Finland’s first

Mall of Tripla is nominated as the first property in Finland to receive a GOLD-level Excellent SHORE safety certificate. SHORE stands for Safe Hospitality, Office, Retail & Exhibitions.

Daniel Pfister appointed as third Managing Director at UBM Germany

Due to upcoming expansion steps, the management of UBM Development Deutschland GmbH has gained a new member.

Special Issue "Outlook 2022"

This online special will be available as a free download until January 31.

Northern Irish Retail Market ends 2021 on a high

Lotus Property owned outlets, The Boulevard and The Junction in Northern Ireland both saw an increase in sales compared to 2019, with The Boulevard recording its highest month of sales on record in December 2021.

Ampega and Hahn Group acquire Krohnstieg Center in Hamburg

As strategic partner, the Hahn Group has accompanied the acquisition of the Krohnstieg Center by a special fund affiliated with Ampega Investment GmbH. The seller of the property is Hamburg-based HBB, with iMallinvest Europe GmbH acting as the transaction advisor.

Multi Poland: Digital Integration positively impacts Retail Asset Value

One of the most important lessons the retail real estate industry can learn from the pandemic is to recognize the importance of omnichannel and big data. Investing in digital solutions can provide a competitive advantage and better results for both landlords and tenants.

Katrin Bergsteiner is URW’s new Director of Finance Austria & Germany

Katrin Bergsteiner has taken up the position of Director of Finance Austria & Germany at Unibail- Rodamco-Westfield (URW). In addition, the finance and tax expert has become a member of URW's Country Management Team Austria & Germany.

Mitiska Reim transforms Dutch retail convenience center

Mitiska REIM announced the completion of transforming the Retail Centre De Lely, located in the Dutch city of Arnhem. Acquired in July 2018, a 30-month value-add programme has now been completed which has remodeled the look, layout, and tenant mix of the convenience center.

Landsec announces Nike Unite Portsmouth at Gunwharf Quays

Landsec has announced the opening of Nike Unite Portsmouth, the brand’s community-focused concept with the aim to connect people with sport, at Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth, England.

Anne-Kathrin Velten appointed as new editor in chief of ACROSS Magazine

The ACROSS Magazine welcomes business editor Anne-Kathrin Velten as its new editor in chief.

Frasers Group and H&M announce flagship stores at Clerys Quarter

Flannels and H&M have committed to opening their Irish flagship stores at Clerys Quarter. The development is due to open in Q4 2022, with an extensive food and beverage offering to complement retail units and Grade A offices.

Altera sells Utrecht retail park to abrdn

Altera Vastgoed sold its property on Kaap de Goede Hooplaan in Utrecht to an abrdn fund.

Westland welcomes Peek & Cloppenburg back to Belgian market

The German company Peek & Cloppenburg, with its headquarter in Düsseldorf, moves into the new Westland Shopping Center in Anderlecht, Belgium.

Neinver’s entire Polish portfolio receives BREEAM certification

Neinver has obtained a BREEAM In-Use certification for Factory Gliwice–the latest of its outlets to open in Poland–and with this, its entire Polish portfolio is now officially certified.

Altera appoints Jeroen Post as Asset Manager Retail

Real estate investor Altera Vastgoed announces the arrival of Jeroen Post.