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Sonae Sierra wins in “Euromoney Real Estate Awards”

The Company was elected “Best Retail / Shopping Developer” in Western Europe, “Best Developer Overall” and “Best Retail Developer” in Portugal.

ECE and Hermes hold topping-out ceremony for new logistics center in Ansbach, Germany

New large-package logistics location for Hermes Fulfilment and Hermes Einrichtungs Service to be completed by early 2020.

Commerz Real sells retail shopping center near Lisbon

Commerz Real has sold the retail shopping center Montijo Retail Park near the Portuguese capital Lisbon to CA Património Crescente, an open-ended real estate fund managed by the Portuguese Square asset management.

The fashion and lifestyle label BALR. opens first flagship store at Centro Oberhausen, Germany

Center operator Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) thus once again welcomes a brand in its portfolio that is making its way from the online sector into the stationary retail sector.

New Head of Marketing at London Designer Outlet

Realm has appointed Michelle D’vaz-Plant as Head of Marketing for London Designer Outlet (LDO). She joins from her position as Marketing Director at Jessops where she oversaw new store development work across more than 20 locations.

KGAL appoints new Head of Research

Axel Drwenski will take up the newly created post of Head of Research at KGAL. He and his team will analyse and evaluate all the markets and asset classes – predominantly Real Estate, Infrastructure and Aviation – that are relevant to KGAL.

BEHF Architects has been awarded the Prix Versailles 2019 – Europe 2019 Special Prize Interior

BEHF Architects won the prize in the category Shopping Mall for the project Shopping Mall WEZ – Das weststeirische Einkaufszentrum.

Too Faced Flagship Store glitters at Liverpool One

Liverpool ONE has announced that cult cosmetics brand, Too Faced, has officially opened its North West flagship store on Paradise Street.

NewRiver reels in the blockbusters Wakefield’s first cinema

NewRiver, specialist convenience and community retail and leisure investor, has completed a repositioning of retail units at The Ridings in Wakefield to create a new five-screen cinema for independent operator Reel Cinemas.

Ivanhoé Cambridge appointed Audrey Camus as Vice President, Development and Asset Management, Europe

Camus will be responsible for all development projects and asset management activities in key European markets, Germany, France and United Kingdom.

Retail: breathing life into city centers

Win and retain more customers—a major topic at EXPO REAL.

Affinity Outlets bag a slew of new lettings at all four UK centers

Global Mutual, the real estate co-investor and asset manager, has secured a tranche of new lettings across four Affinity Outlets in Staffordshire, Devon, Fleetwood and Sterling Mills.

The Boulevard attracts iconic denim retailer

Levi's is opening at The Boulevard, Northern Ireland, owned by Lotus Property.

CKL appoints new F&B leasing team for Kensington Roof Gardens

P-THREE and Cushman & Wakefield are acting jointly on the 14,511 sq ft space, which spans two floors and is complemented by a 0.6-acre garden.

Real I.S. and MEC rent to TK Maxx in Shopping Cité Baden-Baden

Real I.S. AG and MEC METRO-ECE Centermanagement have leased an approximately 1,500 sq m rental space in the "Shopping Cité" hybrid retail park in Baden-Baden to TK Maxx on a long-term basis. The company has celebrated its opening on August 29, and will be located in a newly created unit next to Media Markt in the future.

Sian Bowen joins RivingtonHark

Sian Bowen has joined RivingtonHark, city and town centre real estate transformation specialist, as Senior Asset Manager.

Toolbox Group makes key appointment to lead Mallcomm's expansion in North and South America

Toolbox Group has appointed Randall McKillop to lead the major expansion of its real estate management and engagement technology Mallcomm in the USA, Canada and South America.

Wereldhave awarded top sustainability score sixth year in a row

For the sixth consecutive year, Wereldhave has been awarded with the ‘Five Star’ rating by GRESB. With a 91/100 score, Wereldhave is the 3rd company in the European listed retail real estate sector (out of 13).

50 years of Duty Free: Gebr. Heinemann and Cologne Bonn Airport celebrate anniversary

Gebr. Heinemann opened its first Duty Free shop worldwide at Cologne Bonn Airport in 1969.

Fashion expansion at London Designer Outlet

Footwear and accessories retailer, Dune London, and formal occasion menswear brand, Moss Bros, are to open at Wembley Park’s London Designer Outlet (LDO).