Trio of independent brands sign up for new space at Elephant Park

Three upcoming and independent London brands - Koi Ramen, The Tap In and Dima Beautiful - have signed leases for space within the heart of the Elephant Park development emerging in south London.

Neo Plaza Outlet Village to open in Cyprus in 2020

A new fashion outlet & fun park will be developed in Cyprus.

ECE Real Estate Partners launches first open-ended European shopping centre fund

Retail real estate specialist ECE Real Estate Partners has set up an open-ended pan-European shopping centre fund. The new "ECE Progressive Income Growth Fund" (EPIG Fund) has secured equity commitments of more than EUR 700 million from a leading global institutional investor base and has acquired a seed portfolio consisting of dominant shopping centres in Germany, Austria, Denmark, Poland and Italy with a market value in excess of EUR 1.6 billion. For the upcoming years, further acquisitions of dominant European shopping centres are planned.

Amazon and Enterprise Nation help online brands get physical at St David’s, Cardiff

The St David’s Partnership, owners of St David’s in Cardiff, one of the UK’s premier retail and leisure destinations, has announced the signing of Clicks and Mortar, the Amazon and Enterprise Nation supported scheme, providing a physical retail space for small online-only retailers.

Dirk Hünerbein is the new Director of Development Germany at Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

In addition to his previous field of functions, he from now on assumes more responsibility in the areas of Concept and Construction.

Appointment of UK & Ireland Operations Director

Hammerson plc announces today the appointment of Howard Ebison as its new Operations Director.

Reed Midem to Launch the First Global Leisure Event at Mapic 2019

Mapic launches international sister event accelerating the integration of Leisure in lifestyle destinations.

Peter Korbačka and Sonae Sierra launch Socimi

The Slovakian real estate developer Peter Korbačka and Sonae Sierra have launched their new Socimi on the Alternative Investment Market.

VIA Outlets appoints Otto Ambagtsheer as CEO

The company also reports strong H1 results, showing a significant increase in both brand sales and footfall despite the wider retail market difficulties.

Multi appoints Pat Nash as Managing Director Ireland and United Kingdom

The company is pleased to announce the appointment of Pat Nash as Managing Director Multi Ireland and United Kingdom, effective July 1, 2019.

Special light art at the shops at Crystals

The Shops at Crystals, a luxury mall in Las Vegas, wanted to celebrate spring with a unique centerpiece: Giant lilies that open up, play music and sparkle with light.

HMSHost International recognised for CSR at the 2019 FAB Awards

The Moodie Davitt Report recognized global restaurateur HMSHost International with two regional awards for business initiatives and three highly commended nominations for its associates.

Neinver and Nuveen Real Estate acquire Silesia Outlet in Poland

Neptune, a joint venture between Neinver and Nuveen Real Estate, has acquired Silesia Outlet in Gliwice, Poland, from 6B47 Real Estate Investors for €31.5M.

Light Cinemas to open at Kingsgate in Huddersfield, Northern Ireland

Light Cinemas has signed a 25-year lease to operate the 9-screen cinema that will anchor new leisure and lifestyle space at the Kingsgate shopping center in Huddersfield.

Stockmann to redesign its Jumbo department store

The company has renewed its lease agreement at the Jumbo shopping center, and plans to fully redesign its department store during 2020.

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield launches the Westfield brand in Continental Europe

Westfield will be introduced in flagship shopping destinations in France, Poland, Sweden and the Czech Republic.

intu contributes nearly £5bn to the economy as job numbers rise

intu’s shopping destinations are creating as many as one in 10 jobs in their local areas and contributing significantly to the UK economy, according to new figures.

Signa Sports United takes over TennisPro Group

The Company has signed the contracts for the acquisition of TennisPro Group – the leading Tennis online retailer in France and Southern-Europe.

Iulius Town Timişoara will open on August 30, 2019

It is the first mixed-use development in the west of Romania and the most important real estate project to open this year on the country's market.

Focusing on digitization at ECE Retail Meeting 2019

This year, Decathlon received the “Retailer Award 2019”, which has been presented 13 times in a row.