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London Designer Outlet secures new signings and strong trading post-lockdown

Further solidifying its position as the capital’s leading premium fashion and lifestyle outlet centre, London Designer Outlet in Wembley Park has signed further top brands, in deals that were mostly negotiated during the coronavirus lockdown. Police, in its first store in London, and NICCE, in its first stand-alone store, are amongst the top names set to join the line-up at the outlet centre in Wembley Park which has seen strong trading figures since the post-lockdown reopening in June.

Boostcom completes global rebrand, with new name and launch of new website

Peter Tonstad, CEO of Placewise (formerly Boostcom), announced the company's name change, complete rebranding and the launch of its new website.

Partnership OMV Petrom and Auchan Retail România

400 MyAuchan stores in the entire Petrom network, in the next five years.

Third extension phase started successfully in Schwarzheide-Mitte

Grand-opening of new retail building on Naundorfer Street 46 with MUSTANG Jeans, NINA VON C. lingerie, and LINDT chocolate.

Vastned CEO steps down for new phase

The Supervisory Board of Vastned, the listed European retail property company focusing on ‘venues for premium shopping’, announces that it has reached the conclusion, jointly with CEO Taco de Groot, that Mr De Groot will step down as CEO as of 1 December 2020.

Jon Hale and Mikel Barriola join Chapman Taylor’s group board

The appointments of Jon Hale and Mikel Barriola to the Group Board, joining existing Group Board Members Chris Lanksbury, Adrian Griffiths, Tim Partington and Michael Cottam, forms part of Chapman Taylor's ongoing strategy for successfully transitioning the business leadership to a new generation and ensuring sustainable and successful international growth in the years to come.

Disposal of Schloss-Strassen Center, Berlin

RDI, the income focused UK Real Estate Investment Trust, is pleased to announce the disposal of the Schloss-Strassen Center, Berlin for €65.5 million to Benson Elliot, a UK-based private equity real estate fund manager.

Morrisons is opening at Dalton Park

Dalton Park Outlet Shopping is delighted to announce that a new Morrisons store will open by the end of the year.

MK Illumination unveils a new office, warehouse, and production facility in the USA

The new location will service the Mid-Atlantic States and current accounts in PA, DE, MD, DC, VA & NC.

New management position at Colliers International

Colliers announces the appointment of Tanja Tanczer, previously Senior Consultant in the company, as new Head of Retail. In her new role, she will be responsible for all retail activities of Colliers in Austria.

ECE to become ECE Group

ECE is restructuring and as of January 1, 2021 will be an integrated group of companies in the real-estate and investment business, offering asset management, development expertise, investment management, and other full-service real estate services under one roof.

HASLINGER expands its presence abroad

Leasing of two large outlets in the Netherlands and the Czech Republic taken on Adelsheim.

MK Illumination to present award at first Virtual Global RLI Awards 2020

Festive decorative lighting provider, MK Illumination, will be participating in the first-ever Virtual Global RLI Awards 2020.

Ben Chesser joins Across Advisory Board

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

People in move

Recruitments, promotions and appointments...

Kai-Uwe Reitmann is the new member of the top management team of ATP TLP Moscow

In June 2020, the architect and “urban manager” (MSc) Kai-Uwe Reitmann joined the dual leadership system of ATP TLP Moscow.

Grzegorz Strutyński joins GTC as Country Manager responsible for operations in Poland

GTC has appointed Grzegorz Strutyński to the position of Country Manager, Poland. He will be responsible for all activities taken by the Company in Poland.

Crown Estate announces Linda Morant appointed to new Chief Digital Officer role

The Crown Estate announced that Linda Morant has been appointed to the newly created role of Chief Digital Officer, reporting directly into the Chief Executive and starting in September.

ACROSS Retail Talks Online on the topic “How to Shape the Future”

The remote-event already took place for the third time. Six top-class panelists tried to predict how the Covid-19 crise will change the industry. A big and prominent expert-audience followed the discussion.

ALEJA-Center Ljubljana Food Court and INTERSPAR realised by umdasch

SES Spar European Shopping Centers, the market leader for shopping centres in Austria, opened the trend-setting ALEJA-Center in Ljubljana as a multi-functional shopping and leisure hot spot at the end of May 2020.