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NEW BOOK BY IBRAHIM IBRAHIM ON: WHY WE NEED TO BE FUTURE-READY!

Ibrahim Ibrahim, Managing Director of Portland Design, ACROSS Board member and a regular keynote speaker, has just published his first book: "Future-Ready Retail".

JD Sports opens mega-store in Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) Germany has brought JD Sports, one of the key partners in the sneaker, sports, and casual-wear segment, on board for the upcoming flagship destination in Hamburg's HafenCity. In the mega-store, customers can expect a concept focused on young fashion, lifestyle, and multi-channel offers, on around 800 sq m.

NEPI Rockcastle announces updates in the leadership team

The Board of Directors of NEPI Rockcastle has decided to permanently appoint Rüdiger Dany as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Eliza Predoiu as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Shopingy Mall Analyser Top 20 Outlets Openings To Watch in May 2022

Shopingy Mall Analyser and ACROSS Magazine present the top 20 store openings to watch on a monthly basis. For May 2022 we created an Outlet Special Edition: Find here the exclusive data for the Top 20 Outlets Openings To Watch in May 2022.

LIBERTY TWO DEGREES’ (l2d) ENTIRE RETAIL PORTFOLIO ACHIEVES SHORE CERTIFICATION GOLD RATINGS

L2D achieved the first portfolio SHORE Certifications Gold rating in South Africa for their retail portfolio.

SURF AND LIFESTYLE BRAND ANIMAL MAKES WAVES AT THE JUNCTION

The Works and Mountain Warehouse relocate and expand to a € 460,000 investment.

Making the Most of Customer Shopping Journeys

In order to follow and fulfil customer needs, operators of shopping centers also have to support their tenants. Furthermore, integrating online with offline elements, through proptech partnerships, is the path to maintaining a leading position, according to NEPI.

BIG Shopping Centers is taking another step in implementing the global development policy

BIG Shopping Centers advances its strategy of Development of the energy sector and acquires another wind turbine project in Romania with an investment of about € 135 million .

K-Scan – Kaufland’s digital solution for easy and convenient shopping

Scan products yourself and make shopping even faster and easier - That's possible at Kaufland with K-Scan. The company is currently offering the new solution in over 50 stores in Germany.

Outlet advisory service launched to capitalize on investor appetite for resilient retail sector

A newly launched consultancy division from Realm will provide a broad variety of due diligence, advisory and asset underwriting services to investors and their lenders seeking to break into or expand exposure to the UK and global outlet market.

KIEHL’S SINCE 1851 OPENS STORE IN UŠĆE SHOPPING CENTER

Kiehl’s since 1851, the New York City-based apothecary and creator of fine quality skin and hair care products, opened its store in UŠĆE Shopping Center, Serbia’s best performing shopping center.

IMMOFINANZ AG: Changes in the Executive Board

After the completion of the mandatory takeover offer of CPI Property Group on IMMOFINANZ, today the Supervisory Board and the members of the Executive Board Dietmar Reindl and Stefan Schönauer mutually agreed in relation to the Change of Control Event, that their contract as board members shall end on the 8th of June 2022. Dietmar Reindl and Stefan Schönauer will continue to work for the Company as advisors to the Executive and Supervisory Board until 31st of December 2022.

CBRE secured first location abroad for the Romanian retailer Vagabond Studio

Under the brand “Made by Society” Vagabond Studio opened its first location abroad in one of the largest shopping centers of London. The company is the first Romanian retailer who enters British market assisted by a real-estate consultant from Romania, following an investment of approximately 800,000 Euro.

Sale of „Fairway” portfolio is closed

Hunter REIM closed the sale of „Fairway” portfolio to Centerscape Investments. The last property, sold within this portfolio transaction, was a retail park in Toruń.

Mitiska REIM opens retail park with CO2-neutral building in Ninove

Mitiska REIM, a leading specialist investor in European convenience real estate, has announced the opening of Ninouter, a retail park with a CO2-neutral building in operation in the Belgian city of Ninove, located 30 kilometers west of Brussels.

"Developers look for Game Changers"

Reify. is Sonae Sierra´s rebranding of its real estate expertise activity which reinforces its commitment to offering multidisciplinary services to investors and developers. ACROSS spoke with Jorge Morgadinho, Reify.’s Executive Director, about the first business year after the rebranding.

MULTI ACCELERATES DIGITALIZATION WITH “MULTI FORUM” APP

Multi Forum is a multi-tasking facility management application developed for Multi Corporation by the Dutch PropTech startup. Data from several Multi managed shopping centers across Europe has shown efficiency benefits. Multi Forum app. is now used in five of the six shopping centers managed by Multi in Poland.

SHELL INSTALLS 330 ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGE STATIONS AT REDEVCO SITES IN BELGIUM

At 58 Redevco sites across Belgium Electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will be installed. The initiative will create 660 EV charge points at Redevco’s retail parks. The aim: accelerating the transition to renewable energy sources.

With tradition and craftsmanship towards the future@Giobagnara Venice

In probably the most famous district of Venice, San Marco, a company has managed to expand in recent months and now operates five stores just minutes from each other: Giobagnara. Two of these stores are right next to St. Mark's Church, another is located on St. Mark's Square, not far from Caffè Florian (there is a meeting room on the second floor with a wonderful view of St. Mark's Square); the fourth store can be found beside Harry's Bar.