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Enhanced gastronomy offers were considered essential components to make retail properties more attractive. Then corona came and altered the framework conditions substantially.
Leading fashion outlet developer, FASHION HOUSE Group has announced the opening of the third phase of FASHION HOUSE Outlet Centre Militari in Bucharest.
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The modernization of the local supply center in Berlin Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf has been completed. After a good two years of revitalization and reconstruction work, WILMA shines in new splendor. Commissioned by owner Ivanhoé Cambridge, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) modernized the asset visually and functionally.
Multi Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Hubert Stech as a new member of the Advisory Board of the German Council of Shopping Places (GCSP).
Time Retail Partners (TRP), the boutique retail property consultancy, has appointed Peter Wrigley, founder of 360Retail and a former senior director in CBRE’s lease consultancy business, as a consultant to head its new professional services specialism. Peter will work with Time’s established landlord and agency teams.
The El Corte Inglés Group reported EBITDA of €64 million for the second quarter (June-August 2020) of its financial year, driven by online sales and store reopenings.
Lahti Palvelutori Service Centre, which opened in shopping centre Trio at the start of the year, will be expanded by 2,000 sq m next year. The available premises will triple in size from the current 1,000 sq m to 3,000. The service selection will also become more diverse.
NEPI Rockcastle provides an update on the COVID-19 related government measures in some of the CEE countries in which the Group operates:
Citycon continues to expand and diversify the tenant mix of its necessity-based community centres. Since June, the company has signed and opened a multitude of new tenants in is centres across the Nordics, adding new and exciting elements for the customers.
Further to the selection process launched by Carmila’s Board of Directors on 16 June 2020, and following the opinion of the Compensation and Nomination Committee, the extraordinary Board of Directors’ meeting of 2 November 2020 appointed Marie Cheval to succeed Alexandre de Palmas as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Carmila with effect from 3 November 2020.
After the future conference www.REBOOT.berlin in January of this year, the German Council of Shopping Places held, for the first time, the hybrid conference www.3-5-1-konferenz.de at three locations instead of the German Council Congress, while complying with all corona-related regulations.
JYSK, a global retail chain from Denmark offering a full range of household goods, has expanded its sales area by 30% at the Eden Retail Park in Zgorzelec, Poland.
Dune London, one of Europe’s most recognisable footwear brands, has announced its intention to open a new store in Northern Ireland’s prime retail site – its first outlet store in Northern Ireland.
After 15 years’ operations in Croatia, where it successfully manages 11 retail parks and neighbourhood centres, the London-based property investor, developer and asset manager Poseidon Group continues to expand and strengthen its Capitol Park network throughout the country.
umdasch has developed an innovative “Liquid Dispenser” refilling system for Ecover for British supermarket chain Sainsbury’s.
On Thursday, 5 November 2020, the Polish Council of Shopping Centres (PRCH) announced the winners of the 11th edition of the competition. Among the awarded projects, there were those of companies such as: EPP, eobuwie.pl, Cromwell Property Group or Play. This year, a special prize was also awarded to the representatives of APSYS Poland.
In addition to becoming the best destination for outdoor fashion and lifestyle shopping with discounts of between 30 and 70% throughout the year, La Torre Outlet Zaragoza is, starting on November 9, a mandatory stop for the kitchen and design lovers. The Crazy Home Outlet arrives in the Aragonese capital to surprise all visitors with the products of the bestknown firms in the sector: Bergner, Masterpro, La Maison 1975, Swiss Home, San Ignacio, Berhome, Infinity Chef and Renberg.
From November 1, 2020, Evert Jan van Garderen will succeed Jeremy Lewis as Chief Executive Officer of the Company following his retirement. Director and Board Member Roberto Fraticelli will succeed van Garderen as Chief Financial Officer.
Galerijа Belgrade, the biggest shopping, dining and entertainment destination in the region, opened its doors in the presence of Eagle Hills’ Chairman Mohamed Alabbar and the President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic.