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ACROSS Retail Talks focus on the outlet center industry

The online event was dedicated to the Covid-19-related question: European Outlets–back to normal? A large and prominent expert audience followed the discussion.

Public consultation taking place for City Centre South Urban Regeneration scheme in Coventry

Chapman Taylor’s transformative urban regeneration design for Coventry city centre will be presented to the public for consultation this week.

Tomasz Trzósło becomes CEO of EPP

EPP’s general meeting of shareholders has today approved the appointment of Tomasz Trzósło to the position of CEO of the largest owner of retail real estate in Poland. The company’s Board of Directors announced it will nominate Tomasz Trzósło to this post in December 2019.

Greenman OPEN extends it’s relationship with German developer Schoofs Immobilien

Greenman OPEN, the German food-retail focused real estate fund, has entered into a €95.5 million framework agreement with Schoofs Immobilien Frankfurt, a leading German developer. Among the items agreed, the framework provides the fund the right to acquire three new food anchored retail assets in Germany.

Designer Outlets Wolfsburg: Seidensticker’s vending machine for masks

The Seidensticker Group uses its existing production capacities at its three production facilities in Vietnam and Indonesia, and switched parts of their manufacturing capacities to mask production right from the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis. From now on, there is a second option to buy Seidensticker’s oronasal masks:

Merlin Entertainments confirms attractions in England will reopen from the 4th July

Merlin Entertainments has confirmed that, following the latest uk government announcement, it will be reopening all its major theme parks, attractions and accommodation across England from the 4th july for day visits and short breaks.

Catella Property advises on the purchase of a food self-service market

redos institutional GmbH has acquired a specialist store in Kirchberg (Rhineland-Palatinate) for the fund "redos Einzelhandel Deutschland II" managed by Union Investment, which is let to a food retailer. The seller is Aspen Group. Catella Property acted as advisor to the buyer in the transaction.

MEC continues acquisition strategy successfully

CORESTATE Capital Investors (Europe) joins as new owner of the MEC-Centers Einkaufspark Duckwitz (Bremen) and Nordsee Passage Wilhelmshaven.

More tenants at Galeria Wiślanka

An active commercialization process of Galeria Wiślanka, which is being built in Żory, is underway. Lease agreements were signed by subsequent tenants: Ice Cream Parlor Lodomania and Gatta.

New technology partnership monitors shopping centre capacity levels for a post-Covid world

Capital & Regional has developed and launched a new technology partnership with Sensormatic Solutions, a retail solutions portfolio of Johnson Controls, for its ShopperTrak solution to monitor and help control individual centre occupancy levels in real time – a priority for all retail landlords as government lockdown measures are gradually eased.

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield announces the successful placement of €750 Mn of bonds

URW successfully priced a €750 Mn senior bond offering with a 12-year maturity and a 2.0% fixed coupon. The offering attracted strong demand with the order book exceeding €1.6 Bn.

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Outlet Village Pulkovo footfall increased by 20% during the first week after covid-19 restrictions were lifted

On June 8, 2020 Outlet Village Pulkovo’s stores welcomed the first visitors after the reopening. Shopping galleries are open again as usual: daily from 10:00 to 21:00. After the limitations were lifted, the outlet village’s footfall surprisingly exceeds last year's figures.

GfK study on European retail

A 2019 review and how Black Friday has become the most important annual shopping event. All that, and more, can be found in GfK’s study on key European retail indicators.

“Prospekt” shopping mall has the highest traffic rate among Ukrainian malls

Traffic and vacancy rates are the main indicators of success and attractiveness of shopping malls in Ukraine, which transparently demonstrate the dynamics of growth and effectiveness of cooperation with the main target audiences: tenants and buyers.

Global crises require exceptional leadership

In April 2020, Ingka Group joined the campaign for green recovery.

Real Estate Brand Award 2020: ATP is still Austria’s strongest architecture brand

ATP architects engineers has once again won first prize in the architecture category of the annual brand value study of the European Real Estate Brand Institute (EUREB).

After restrictions are lifted Outlet Village Belaya Dacha shows last year’s footfall level

On June 1, 2020 Outlet Village Belaya Dacha welcomed back its visitors. After a long wait, customers positively received the opportunity to return to their usual shopping in a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere.

centre:mk kick starts business in Milton Keynes

centre:mk, one of the UK’s top 10 shopping centres, yesterday reunited shoppers with their favourite brands as over 80 stores re-opened including Primark, Next and TK Maxx.

Martin Kaleja appointed CEO of Swiss Prime Site Immobilien

He was appointed CEO of Swiss Prime Site Immobilien and member of the Executive Board of Swiss Prime Site