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Citycon to increase the use of solar power in its shopping centres

Myyrmanni shopping centre now generates solar electricity on its roof.

Westfield Mall of Scandinavia’s “Wow, vinterlandskap” nominated for Swedish Design Prize

Working with MK Illumination Sweden, the center’s remarkable winter landscape concept from 2019 was modern, stylish, brave, and above all, full of WOW-factor.

World’s first second-hand IKEA store to open in Sweden

During autumn, the world’s first second-hand IKEA store will see the light of day. It will open in a shopping centre dedicated only to retailers selling reused, organic or sustainably produced products.

Forum Lviv wins RAU Award 2020

Forum Lviv won the ‘Best medium-sized shopping and entertainment centre’ award in the category ‘Cities with over one million inhabitants’ at the RAU Awards 2020 ceremony in Ukraine. The ceremony was organized by the Retail Association of Ukraine.

British Land: Chris Grigg to step down as Chief Executive Officer

The Board of The British Land Company PLC announced that, after over 11 years as Chief Executive Officer, Chris Grigg has informed the Board of his intention to step down as CEO and from the British Land Board. Simon Carter appointed as his successor.

IMMOFINANZ appoints Alexander Rössler to Head of Development Office

Alexander Rössler has taken over as Head of Development Office for IMMOFINANZ in September 2020.

Liverpool one forges luxury future with renewal of David M Robinson

Grosvenor Europe has announced that British luxury jewellery retailer, David M Robinson (DMR), has committed to a five-year lease renewal of its boutique on South John Street at Liverpool ONE.

Retail parks expected to have a 40% share in total new Polish retail supply in 2020

JLL and Trei Real Estate Poland, the authors of the latest market analysis, "Retail parks and convenience centers in Poland", summarize the situation regarding these projects at the end of H1 2020, and outline the development prospects for this commercial real estate sector in Poland.

VIA Outlets extends Coniq partnership with winning digital customer loyalty program

To strengthen its position as Europe’s leading operator of premium outlet shopping destinations, VIA Outlets has chosen to renew and expand its partnership with Coniq as the sole provider of customer engagement and loyalty software and services that run across its entire portfolio.

Vicolungo The Style Outlets: grand opening ceremony of “Kinder Joy of moving Park”

NEINVER, a leading European outlet operator, has announced the opening of the “Kinder Joy of moving Park” at Vicolungo The Style Outlets: the outlet centre near Milan, Italy, owned by Neptune (a joint venture between NEINVER and Nuveen Real Estate).

Across Retail Talks online, October 7, 5pm (cet)

PropTech in (Retail)Real Estate: What is essential or at least somehow useful, and what is useless? A critical discussion between providers and users.

“Christmas isn’t cancelled”: MK Illumination pivots to create safe Christmas experiences

Shopping centers across Ireland are stringent about safety in these uncertain times, and MK Illumination Ireland is making sure that their Christmas concepts will be equally safe.

Levin Reyher is new marketing director for S.Oliver

The s.Oliver Group announces that Mr. Levin Reyher has been appointed Director Marketing & Licences s.Oliver. In this function he reports to Claus-Dietrich Lahrs, CEO s.Oliver Group.

Bernhard Wünstel takes over the position of Head of Asset Management at Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield Germany

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) Germany has transferred responsibility for the Asset Management division to Bernhard Wünstel as of September 1st, 2020.

Jörg Balow joins the top team of ATP Berlin

The German building services expert, Jörg Balow, is strengthening the top management team of ATP architects engineers Berlin. Together with the architect Niklas Veelken he has been leading the ATP integrated design office and its international team of 20 employees since July 2020. This means that ATP’s special integrated design culture is now also reflected by the management duo in its Berlin office.

Ingka Centres acquires 6X6 building in downtown San Francisco

Ingka Centres, part of the Ingka Group (which also includes IKEA Retail and Ingka Investments), has acquired the 6X6 building in downtown San Francisco from MSP Property LLP, a company controlled and owned by Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc. and TMG Partners.

Rødovre Centrum to kick off the holiday season with a Halloween treat with help from MK Illumination Denmark

The popular shopping center is planning a spooky spectacular to delight all ages.

Singaporean restaurateur Ellen Chew picks Grand Central for new concept

Hammerson has announced the signing of Mrs Chew’s Chinese Kitchen, a new concept from Singaporean restaurateur Ellen Chew, at its flagship destination Grand Central.

Cadogan appoints new sustainability manager

Cadogan announces the appointment of Kate Neale as Sustainability Manager.

Urgent issues of new reality at MAPIC Russia conference

The long-awaited offline event of the retail real estate market MAPIC Russia 2020 will bring together professionals and industry experts on September 16-18 at Crocus Expo.