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Altera wins the GRESB-BREEAM Award for most responsible investor

During the 2020 BREEAM Awards in London, real estate investor Altera Vastgoed was honored with the GRESB/BREEAM ‘Responsible Investment’ award for its Retail portfolio.

Ingka Group accelerates investments

FY19 was a year of acceleration for investments made by Ingka Group, a strategic partner in the IKEA franchise system, operating 374 IKEA stores in 30 countries.

ECE expands residential activities in the United Kingdom

ECE is acquiring a portfolio with more than 2,000 units.

Sonae Sierra, APG, Allianz and Elo announce the creation of Sierra Prime

Sierra Prime is a €1.8Bn strategic joint venture invested in prime Iberian shopping centres.

Trei Opens its 16th Vendo Park in Poland

Trei Real Estate GmbH, a developer and asset holder for residential and retail real estate, just opened the 16th retail park of its Vendo Park format in Poland. The retail park is located in the town of Jawor in the Lower Silesian Voivodeship.

Capital & Regional opens new PureGym at the Marlowes as centre undergoes strategic repositioning

Capital & Regional (C&R), the UK’s leading owner and manager of community retail centres, announces the opening of the UK’s largest gym operator, PureGym, at the Marlowes Shopping Centre in Hemel Hempstead.

Redevco: Shopping Pajot in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw once again fully let

Redevco, one of the largest privately-ownedreal estate investment managers in Europe, has once again leased out all the stores on its retail park Shopping Pajot in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, Belgium.

Ashford Designer Outlet extension shortlisted for Global RLI Award

The Ashford Designer Outlet extension, home to the largest living green wall in Europe, has been shortlisted for a Global RLI Award in the “Best International Shopping Centre & Outlet Centre Renovation” category.

Optical salon in Galeria Wiślanka

The first salon of the optical industry leader - Vision Express - will open in Galeria Wiślanka. This shop will combine medical services and the sale of glasses and lenses in one place, ensuring professional service as well as the care of specialist doctors.

LEGO® exhibition Brickman Experience comes to UK for the first time

Hammerson’s flagship destination Highcross in Leicester hosting the exhibition from 13th March.

IKEA Austria to establish car free city centre store

In the heart of Vienna, IKEA is establishing the most innovative city centre IKEA store in the world. IKEA Austria is going completely new ways in addressing radically changed customer and mobility behaviours. IKEA Vienna Westbahnhof will open in 2021.

MK Illumination awarded CEE Retail Award for Professional Service Provider for third year running

MK Illumination attended the annual CEE Retail Awards in Warsaw, Poland and was delighted to win the prestigious Professional Service Provider award.

Peter Tonstad joins Across Advisory Board

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

News from Scotland: Glasgow Harbour Development entering its next phase

Proposals for the £100m Glasgow Harbour development submitted by Lifestyle Outlets were approved by Glasgow City Council on January 29, 2020.

At Outletcity Metzingen

Opening of a curated pop-up store.

Atrium: Successful asset rotation and strong operational results

Atrium European Real Estate Limited, a leading owner, operator and redeveloper of shopping centres and retail real estate in Central Europe, reports its financial results for the year ended 31 December 2019 and the outcome of its strategy review.

Capital & Regional appoints David Hunter as new Chairman

Capital & Regional, the convenience and community focused shopping centre REIT, announces the appointment of David Hunter as non-executive chairman, which is proposed to take effect at the conclusion of the 2020 Annual General Meeting on 20 May 2020.

The Foundation stone for Delta Planet Nis has been laid

Foundation stone laying ceremony for our Delta Planet Nis shopping mall has announced the official start of the construction. The foundation stone for Delta Planet Nis was symbolically laid by Delta Holding Young Leaders.

Jon Abrahamsson Ring new CEO of Inter IKEA Group

“Torbjörn Lööf, who has successfully led Inter IKEA Group, headed by Inter IKEA Holding B.V., for the last seven years, has decided to end his assignment,” says Anders Dahlvig, chairman of Inter IKEA Holding B.V. “His successor will be Jon Abrahamsson Ring, who today leads IKEA franchising.”

Postponed: Light + Building to be held in September 2020

In view of the increasing spread of the coronavirus in Europe and after intensive consultations, Messe Frankfurt has decided to postpone Light + Building. The world’s leading trade fair for lighting and building-services technology will now be held in Frankfurt am Main between the middle and end of September 2020. The cooperation partners of the international trade fair, ZVEI and ZVEH, support this decision.