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MEC significantly expands property management business

MEC starts the new year with a mandate for eleven new property management locations.

McArthurGlen appoints Victor Busser as Group Managing Director Leasing

Europe’s leading designer outlet company, McArthurGlen, has appointed Victor Busser as Group Managing Director Leasing, with effect from January 6, 2020.

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield Germany is Top Employer 2020

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) Germany has once again been named Top Employer 2020 in Germany by the Top Employers Institute. The independent Top Employers Institute certifies companies worldwide that place their employees at the center of their entrepreneurial activities and offer them an outstanding working environment.

METRO AG reaches commercial agreement with SCP Group and x+bricks regarding the sale of Real

METRO AG has reached a commercial agreement with the bidding consortium consisting of the SCP Group S.à r.l. and x+bricks AG regarding the sale of its supermarket operations as well as the associated business activities ("Real"). However, individual open points are still under negotiation.

Tommy Hilfiger signs to open its first kids outlet in the UK at London Designer Outlet

Tommy Hilfiger, one of the world’s leading designer lifestyle brands, has chosen London Designer Outlet in Wembley Park, the capital’s original outlet centre, as the place to be for its first dedicated childrenswear outlet in the UK.

"Entertain me, if you want me to shop at your place. Is that true?" Across will host a high class panel session at Filipovic Conference in Zagreb

Panel Session hosted by ACROSS Publisher Reinhard Winiwarter at the "16th annual international conference on real estate developement" on May 12, 2020 in Zagreb, Croatia.

Boostcom Group Celebrates 1000th Shopping Centre Customer Milestone, Continuing Global Expansion

As digital transformation opens new opportunities, more shopping centre operators look to Boostcom for digital solutions.

Harald Stieber Joins the Top Management Team of ATP Frankfurt

The Viennese construction engineer and BIM expert Harald Stieber joined ATP Frankfurt’s two-person management team in September 2019. The experienced manager will now run the 70-strong team in the Offenbach-based architecture and engineering office alongside Solveig Hillebrecht.

New flagship Brown Thomas store to open at Dundrum Town Centre

Hammerson, on behalf of the Dundrum Partnership, has announced that Ireland’s leading luxury retail store, Brown Thomas, is to open a flagship store at Dundrum Town Centre, Dublin.

Cathryn Vanderspar has been appointed as non-executive director of Supermarket Income REIT plc

The Board of Directors of Supermarket Income REIT plc, the real estate investment trust providing investors with exposure to secure, inflation-protected, long income supermarket properties in the UK is pleased to announce the appointment of Cathryn Vanderspar as a non-executive director of the Company with immediate effect.

Citycon to acquire a portfolio of three shopping centres in Norway

Citycon has agreed to acquire the remaining interest in Sektor Portefølje II AS, a portfolio of three shopping centres in Norway.

Leasing running smoothly at MEC

New and re-letting of 71,000 sq m in 2019.

Lifestyle Outlets reports another year of growth

Lifestyle Outlets, part of Peel L&P, has reported another year of strong results, with growing footfall and sales figures bucking the national retail trend across its two operational centres in Manchester and Gloucester, despite market uncertainty surrounding Brexit and a late General Election.

Redevco Appoints Andrew Foulds as Managing Director UK

Redevco, one of the largest privately-owned real estate investment managers in Europe, has appointed Andrew Foulds as Managing Director UK effective1 February 2020. In his new role Andrew will continue to report to Adam Starr who will focus his full attention on and drive Redevco’s growth strategy across Europe as Head of Transactions.

“ACROSS Retail Talks” will continue in 2020

The first two panels last year were very successful. There are four “ACROSS Retail Talks” planned for this year. The first one will be with Marcus Wild on May 27 in Vienna.

Eurovea’s new food hall serves platter of gastronomic delights

Following Eurovea’s announcement of a contract with Primark international at year-end and 70% occupancy of the new extension, further details have been revealed. In cooperation with international real estate expert Sonae Sierra, Eurovea is unveiling a new food hall-style gastro passage concept.

NEINVER strengthens Amsterdam The Style Outlets team with two new appointments

Darrell Dundas joins as new Retail Manager and Tessa Morsink as Marketing Manager of the future outlet centre.

Silvio Kirchmair joins Across Advisory Board

The ACROSS Advisory Board is happy to announce its latest addition and welcomes Silvio Kirchmair as its new member.

Sonja Naber joins redos Group as Senior Transaction Manager

Hamburg-based redos Group, one of Germany’s leading retail property specialists, has further expanded its team of fund management experts.

VIA Outlets accelerates growth as 2019 proves another successful year

VIA Outlets – Europe's fastest growing owner-operator of premium outlet shopping destinations confirms another year of impressive growth in 2019. Reinforced by the company’s continued remodelling programme and the introduction of new brands, VIA Outlets delivered exceptional figures including an 8.4% increase in its brand sales and a 6.1% increase in footfall. These results demonstrate the increasing attractiveness of an ever improving VIA Outlets portfolio and the resilience of the outlet sector compared to the headwinds faced by wider, full-price high street and retail markets.