THE LATEST PLACEMAKING NEWS
KGAL enhances focus on technology application and digital transformation – KGAL GmbH & Co. KG has announced the appointment of Dr. Anke Sax as Chief Operations Officer (COO) and Chief Technology Officer (CTO), with responsibility for the organisation and operations of the KGAL Group and the expansion of its digitalisation strategy.
Cécile Pouzadoux, 43, is set to take the helm of Redevco France’s Portfolio team, after serving more than two years as the company’s Financial Director. She will report directly to Thierry Cahierre, Managing Director of Redevco France and Head of Global Asset Management for the pan-European real estate investment group, Redevco.
Previous year successes of Acteeum – i.e. the opening of Galeria Chełm and starting construction of Galeria Andrychów in the Power Center format, show that despite challenges related to the coronavirus epidemic, the market welcomes new, well-thought-through projects in good locations. Acteeum is consistently expanding its portfolio throughout Poland preparing the new project – Ostróda Power Center.
Kevin Nowlan will prioritise delivering even more valuable content to real estate professionals with a focus on giving back to communities.
In January 2021 Linstow Center Management changed its name to Linstow Baltic, thus marking the implementation of a new diversified business strategy in Baltic States. The company’s priority will be to develop sustainable multi-segment real estate projects, including office buildings, shopping malls, hotels, parking lots and more.
JSE-listed EPP announced the appointment of Agata Sekuła as the company’s Executive Management Team Member responsible for sales and acquisitions. Agata will join EPP from 1 March 2021 and be responsible for executing the EPP’s divestment and investment plans, with particular focus on acquiring institutional co-investors for EPP’s retail portfolio.
M7 Real Estate the pan-European investor and asset manager specialising in multi-tenanted regional real estate has, on behalf of M7 Real Estate Investment Partners VIII Propco Ltd (“M7 REIP VIII”), regeared a lease on c. 62,000 sq ft in the centre of St Helens, at Chalon Way with The Range.
Westfield announces that Global brand Nike will be joining along with other 19 great brands. These latest signings now place the Mall at 90% pre-let, 2 months before opening.
The new Zara Home store concept offers customers a unique experience when they come in to discover its collections. The idea at the heart of the new design, whose rollout began this week at the Plaza de Lugo store in A Coruña, is to create an enjoyable visit to a home that prioritises sustainability and comfort, in which beauty, technology and well-being meld together.
Three new stores have opened at The Churchill Shopping Centre in Dudley, heralding an exciting start for 2021 for local shoppers. Cakebox, which specialises in freshly baked egg-free cakes, cupcakes and celebration cakes, has agreed a 10-year lease for unit 9, while discount retailer MaxiSaver has opened a 5,380 sq ft store in units 10-12.
Greenman OPEN has entered into a €46 million framework agreement with Schroder Holding GmbH, a German developer, securing the rights to acquire seven new standalone EDEKA markets.
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Laura Jauhiainen, CFA, has been appointed as Vice President, Strategy and Investor Relations at Citycon as of 1 January 2021. In this role, she will lead Citycon’s new strategy function and support Citycon’s strategic transformation further towards a mixed-use real estate portfolio combining modern retail with residential, office and municipal service space.
Core office and retail space in the new Carlsberg City district.
British Land is pleased to announce that Bhavesh Mistry has been appointed Chief Financial Officer. Bhavesh is currently Deputy Chief Financial Officer at Tesco PLC, a position he has held for over two years.
The developer and investment group Crestyl presented to the public an offer to the Capital of Prague for the installation of Alfons Mucha’s Slav Epic in the Savarin project for an estimated period of 25 years.
Multi Germany wins mandate for centre management of Römerpassage Mainz.
The Mercers’ Company announced that experiential art gallery, founded by Hercules Fisherman has launched its debut exhibition, ‘Our Wonderful Culture’, in Covent Garden.
James Lenton has informed the Board of his wish to step down from his role as Chief Financial Officer.
Rynek Retail Park, the investor and developer of which is Zawiercie Retail Park, was opened in the largest commercial area of the city.