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Multi Corporation awarded management mandates for 7 shopping centers in the Netherlands

Multi Corporation was awarded asset and property management mandates by affiliates of Harbert Management Corporation (HMC).

Largest mall at the North Caucasus opened its doors

The grand opening of one of the largest retail properties in Russia–Grozny Mall Shopping and Leisure Center (GLA=54,670 sq m), lying in the heart of the Chechen Republic's capital city on V. Putin Avenue–has taken place.

Macy’s, Inc. Appoints Ashley Buchanan and Tracey Zhen to Board of Directors

Macy’s, Inc. announced the appointment of Ashley Buchanan, chief executive officer of The Michaels Companies (“Michaels”), and Tracey Zhen, president of Zipcar, to its board of directors, effective October 5, 2021.

Landsec progresses strategy with retail park divestments

Landsec announces the sale of two retail parks, the first divestments from its non-core retail park portfolio since the Group unveiled its new strategy for growth in October last year.

Designer Outlets Wolfsburg new fashion partner of German sports club VfL

Designer Outlets Wolfsburg will be the official fashion partner of the successful German soccer team VfL Wolfsburg with immediate effect and thus provide them, as well as the representatives of the Wolves, with fashionable outfits.

Globetrotter rents 1,500 sq m of retail space in Düsseldorf's city center 

Globetrotter Ausrüstung GmbH has leased around 1,500 sq m of retail space at Flinger Straße 27 in Düsseldorf's Altstadt district.

How operators of commercial buildings can communicate with AI

Revolutionary growth in computational power and computer science in the last few decades gave rise to artificial intelligence (AI) based solutions.

Nicole Maarsen Appointed as Chair of ULI Netherlands

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has announced the appointment of Nicole Maarsen, consultant and co-founder of Home.Earth, as chair of ULI Netherlands. She succeeds Bob van der Zande, urban strategist at Balthasar & Partners, and will officially begin her voluntary two-year term on 1 October 2021.

Bründl opens sustainable sports store in the Alps

Following its renovation and extension, from 1 October 2021, the flagship store of Bründl Sports in Kaprun presents itself as an ultra-modern architectural jewel against the backdrop of the Salzburg mountains.

‘Toy-riffic’: Westgate secures Miniso and Hamleys

Landsec has announced the entrance of two new retailers at Westgate, the approximately 74,320 sq m retail and leisure destination in Oxford City Centre. Japanese-inspired brand, Miniso, and world-renowned British toy emporium, Hamleys, have both launched at the destination.

Scallier in Romania: retail park in Rosiorii de Vede opened

The first retail park launched by Scallier in Romania is a 6,200 sqm (GLA) project, housing an array of recognized Romanian and international brands, notwithstanding some Polish ones. The opening of another retail park is planned for later this year.

Vienna: Shopping City Süd becomes Westfield Shopping City Süd

Shopping City Süd becomes part of the Westfield Shopping and Entertainment Destinations and presents itself with a new logo online as well as on site very soon.

Trei opened 27th Vendo Park in Poland

Trei Real Estate GmbH (Trei) opened their 27th retail park under the brand Vendo Park in Inowroclaw, Poland.

ROS appointed as center management company for M3 Outlet Polgár in Hungary

ROS Retail Outlet Shopping welcomes M3 Outlet Polgár to its outlet portfolio in Europe and in Hungary, where the company has been present since 2016 with its shopping destination Premier Outlet Budapest.

Aleja Ljubljana wins global shopping center award

The newest of the five Slovenian centers owned by developer and operator SES Spar European Shopping Centers received the “Global RLI Award” in the “International Shopping Center–New Build” category in London on 23 September 2021.

iMallinvest Europe GmbH announces prominent new recruitment Kathrin Andres joins the company as Head of Advisory

The iMallinvest Europe GmbH adds once again to its steadily growing advisory team. With the recruitment of Kathrin Andres, an internationally experienced senior manager and recognised industry expert will join the independent retail and mixed-use specialist advisor with its operating offices in Mainz and Hamburg from 01 October 2021 on.

Henley and Sixth Street acquire Birmingham shopping center

Global investment firm Sixth Street and private equity real estate firm Henley Investments have purchased Martineau Place in Birmingham in a joint venture.

777 Capital Partners seals deal for local shopping center Oberpfalz-Arkaden in Germany

777 Capital Partners AG has signed a forward deal with Captiva for its local retail park “Oberpfalz-Arkaden” in Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria which is currently under construction.

The outlet around the corner: "HUMA" shopping world becomes Germany's first hybrid center

Germany is known as a land of bargain hunters; hardly any customers are as price sensitive as Germans. It is therefore all the more astonishing that Germany has the fewest outlet centers in Europe. For every 1,000 inhabitants, there are 2.6 square meters of retail space - Austria has 8.3 square meters, Great Britain 8.6 square meters and Italy, the frontrunner, 9.1.

Special Issue "The 100 Retail Parks of Immofinanz"

This online special will be available as a free download until October 10.