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The Howard de Walden Estate appoints new Head of Investment

David McArthur has been appointed Head of Investment by The Howard de Walden Estate which owns 92 acres of London’s Marylebone.

Esteemed Real Estate Legend, Gerald D. Hines, Dies at Age 95

Hines grew one-man, namesake firm into a distinguished global brand.

Citycon announces several new municipality tenants to help serve the local community

During the first half year of 2020, Citycon has signed or agreed long term leases with municipality and health care tenants across the Nordics for a total of 10,900 square meters.

Northern Europe’s biggest solar power plant to power Bestseller

Bestseller’s parent company Heartland is now ready to turn the first sod on Northern Europe’s biggest solar power plant. The new renewable energy power plant will supply – amongst others – Bestseller with new renewable electricity covering 100 percent of Bestseller’s owned and operated buildings, stores and office locations.

Scallier is developing a network of retail parks in Romania

Funshop Park is a new chain of retail parks that are being built in small and medium-sized Romanian cities. By 2022, 6 facilities with a total leasable area of 40,000 sqm will be completed.

Southgate Bath celebrates 10 years of outstanding success

This month sees the tenth anniversary of the completion of SouthGate Bath, the award-winning and thriving mixed-use development owned by Aviva and British Land within the Bath Conservation Area and World Heritage Site.

C&A AG sells its China operations to Zhongke Tongrong Private Equity

Sale to enable accelerated growth of C&A in the vast Chinese market in view of gradual reopening of cities in China.

Barry’s comes to Regent Street

World famous fitness brand Barry’s is to open its first studio in London’s West End after signing a deal with The Crown Estate. The new Barry’s space will be at 59 Kingly Street, part of the Regent Street portfolio.

Trei Opens its 18th Retail Park in Poland

Trei Real Estate GmbH just opened its 18th retail park under the Vendo Park brand in Poland. The retail property is located in Solec Kujawski in the Kuyavian-Pomeranian voivodeship.

EPP’s Galeria Młociny becomes the home of Poland’s first Primark

Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed EPP, welcomed the opening of the country’s first Primark at its Galeria Młociny shopping centre, Warsaw.

Christoffer Abramson new CFO at Catella AB

Christoffer Abramson has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and member of Group Management at Catella AB (publ). Christoffer most recently comes from a role as CFO at EF Real Estate Holdings in Boston.

John Lewis partners with Fat Llama to test furniture rental service

From August 17, it will be possible to enjoy a statement sofa, or a stylish desk to work from home without committing to buying it because John Lewis is partnering with the world’s largest product rental marketplace Fat Llama to offer a furniture rental service.

Umdasch acquires an interest in the Turkish shopfitting company Madosan

Subject to the approval of the anti-trust authorities, which is still pending, the Store Makers at umdasch, Austria, will be acquiring a majority share in the Turkish shopfitting specialist Madosan in Bursa, a large city some two hours’ drive south of Istanbul.

The Rolling Stones to open ‘world exclusive’ flagship store on Carnaby Street

The rock ‘n’ roll legends that are the Rolling Stones will open a world-first flagship store, ‘RS No. 9 Carnaby’ at 9 Carnaby Street in London’s Soho.

Two new signings for Bullring

Luxury life and style brand Kate Spade New York and global interactive fitness platform Peloton come to the destination.

Anna Reuterskiöld appointed Partner, Head of CapMan Real Estate Sweden

Anna Reuterskiöld has been appointed Head of CapMan Real Estate Sweden and promoted to Partner. She started with CapMan in 2014, before which she worked as a Property Developer and Analyst for Skanska Fastigheter.

Portland’s MD, Ibrahim Ibrahim, joins UK government’s high streets task force board

Ibrahim Ibrahim, MD of leading design consultancy, Portland, has been appointed as a new board member to the government’s High Street Task Force body. The High Streets Task Force is an alliance of place making experts working to redefine the high street. It provides guidance, tools and skills to help communities, partnerships and local government transform their high streets.

Retail sales and footfall move in the right direction on the long road to recovery

Pent-up consumer demand was released in June as the UK lockdown was eased. Slow and steady improvements in retail sales and footfall figures show that UK retail is on the long road to recovery, according to the latest UK Retail Market report from global real estate advisor, CBRE.

Sandra Roos is KappAhl’s new Head of Sustainability

She joins from the RISE research institute, where she served as an expert on sustainability issues in the textile industry.

3-5-1 Konferenz – GCSP’s innovative and alternative congress

The conference program will be produced simultaneously in Berlin, Hamburg, and Düsseldorf before it will be merged centrally in order to ensure that all participants may experience all panel discussions and keynotes from all locations.