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Acteeum regional retail park, Koszalin Power Center in Poland, attracts big brands

Dynamic development of the new Acteeum and Leroy Merlin project – the largest shopping complex in the Koszalin region – attracts well-known brands. Among them the most notable will be Leroy Merlin, Lidl, Agata Meble and LPP group stores – House, Cropp and Sinsay. The growing group of tenants expands hand in hand with the rapid progress of works aimed at commencing the construction of the project, which is expected in the second half of this year.

Lacoste has a new center court

On April 9, a Lacoste flagship boutique opened at Fünf Höfe CityQuartier in Munich.

Cheltenham shopping parade fully let

A community shopping parade in Cheltenham is fully let again after signing up two new tenants.

Retail Park Berkovetska is a new retail park in Kyiv, Ukraine

The concept of retail parks during the pandemic has become especially popular among local residents, because thanks to the large areas, good location and separate access to shops, you can safely combine pleasant and useful things - shopping, working and spending free time.

Frasers Group confirmed to take space at Barnsley’s The Glass Works

Queensberry has announced its signing of leading luxury fashion brand Flannels as the latest name set to join The Glass Works in Barnsley, ahead of its launch later this year. Construction on the final phase of The Glass Works has continued effectively in line with government guidelines and works are on track for completion in September.

The Fashion Pact: umdasch The Store Makers joins global association for sustainability

The Fashion Pact is an international association of more than 70 famous companies from the fashion and textile industry. It represents over 200 of the leading global brands and one third of the fashion industry. All signatories have committed to the joint implementation of important environmental goals: the mitigation of climate change, the restoration of biodiversity and the protection of the oceans. umdasch The Store Makers has been a member of this prestigious coalition since 2021.

Hammerson appoints Harry Badham as Chief Development and Asset Repositioning Officer

Hammerson has announced that Harry Badham has been appointed to the role of Chief Development and Asset Repositioning Officer. In this role, Harry will oversee the development teams working on destination repositioning across the UK, Ireland, and France.

MEC offers corona rapid test centers for customers

The first test stations open at 22 MEC locations in twelve federal states, with more to follow. In addition to the luca app and hygiene measures, the greatest possible protection when shopping is possible.

Eurovea 2 receives EUR 116 million loan for extension of shopping centre and offices

Eurovea 2 has received one of the largest real estate loans in Slovakia in recent years. Funding of EUR 116 million will be used for the construction of the extension of Eurovea shopping centre and the adjacent PRIBINOVA X office building. Construction work on both buildings is fully underway.

London Designer Outlet predicts ‘Summer of Shopping’ as guests flock back to centre in week since reopening

Total sales at London Designer Outlet up +148% as guests rediscover the joy of shopping (against reopening of June ’20).

Hammerson disposes of retail parks portfolio

Hammerson has exchanged unconditional contracts on the portfolio sale of its seven retail park assets to Brookfield for £330m cash proceeds, representing an 8% discount to the 31 December 2020 book value of £357m. This transaction concludes Hammerson's exit from the UK retail parks sector.

Click2Shop: digital innovation in City2, The Mint and Anspach shopping centres in Belgium

AG Real Estate is innovating by developing “Click2Shop”, the first Belgian marketplace platform shared by its shopping centres in central Brussels.

Primark opens at Forum Rotterdam developed by Multi

Primark's new flagship store in Forum Rotterdam, developed and managed by Multi Corporation, has opened its doors. The store, which has created more than 300 new jobs, is Primark’s 21st store in the Netherlands and 392nd globally.

Deutsche Investment acquires Rödertalpark retail park

Deutsche Investment just acquired the Rödertalpark” retail warehouse park of around 15,560 sqm in Grossröhrsdorf (Saxony, Germany) for its latest separate asset pool, “Deutsche Investment – Food Retail I.”

Zalando starts selling second-hand fashion

Young female shoppers like second-hand goods because they are eco-friendly.

MediaMarktSaturn CFO Florian Wieser becomes new CFO of the CECONOMY Group

Florian Wieser, CFO of MediaMarktSaturn Retail Group, to serve as Ceconomy Group CFO as of 1 May 2021.

Neinver launches a Europe-wide initiative to support art and local communities

Neinver, as part of its commitment with the communities, has launched an initiative at all its outlet centres in Europe to support art by promoting local talent, and to excite consumers with an explosion of optimism, colour and energy.

PREMIERE: First ACROSS Company Live Session in cooperation with SONAE SIERRA

RETHINKING REAL ESTATE, May 11, 3pm, ZOOM Session. The top executive talk in our NEW ONLINE FORMAT! Register here and now!

Hammerson announced the appointment of Himanshu Raja as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Executive Director

Hammerson is pleased to announce the appointment of Himanshu Raja as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Executive Director. He will succeed James Lenton who gave notice of his resignation to the Company in January 2021.

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