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Neinver appoints Joan Rouras as new Head of Leasing and Retail

Rouras benefits from more than 20 years of international experience in the retail industry in Europe, Asia and America.

Ingka Investments brings IKEA to the heart of Oxford Street with €446 million retail property acquisition

The investment supports the transformation of Ingka Group’s retail business, bringing IKEA closer to customers by opening new store formats in city locations, in response to increasing urbanization and new shopping behaviors.

Nivy Center revitalizing Bratislava’s city life

Bratislava’s residents are already referring to Nivy as the "downtown" or even "Manhattan".

URW cooperates with Sheltersuit to support the homeless in 15 German cities

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) Germany, together with the Dutch Sheltersuit Foundation and local aid organizations, is launching a support initiative for homeless people in 15 German cities.

La Torre Outlet Zaragoza in Spain celebrates its first anniversary

La Torre Outlet Zaragoza celebrated one year open to the public and to commemorate the special date, numerous activities and musical shows were announced that will take place until November 6.

BAML appoints new management team

Ballymore Asset Management Limited (BAML) has appointed Tony Hymers as Managing Director and Ross MacCaskill as Finance Director.

MAPIC 2021 back in Cannes and towards new retail mix

The international retail property market event will gather 3,000+ retail, property, food & leisure leaders from over 40 countries at the on-site event in the Palais des Festivals from November 30 to December 2, 2021.

CBRE becomes largest shopping center manager in Iberia

CBRE reaches the number of 50 shopping centers under management and leasing in 2021, amounting to 2.3 million sq m throughout the Iberian portfolio.

Opening of Prešov Eperia’s second stage attracts 75,000 visitors

The opening of the second stage of Prešov’s Eperia shopping mall took place in September and was attended by the Mayor of Prešov, Andrea Turčanová.

Newly umdasch shopfitted Julius Meinl on Vienna’s Graben reopened

After several months of renovation work, the traditional Viennese gourmet food store Julius Meinl on the prestigious Graben in Vienna presents itself in new light in the middle of the exclusive pedestrian zone.

AM Alpha acquires Nutgrove Retail Park in Dublin

The Munich-based family office AM alpha has completed a further transaction in Dublin this year with the acquisition of the Nutgrove Retail Park in a consistently strong trading location. This is the first major retail park trade in Dublin since 2018.

Mister Spex opens new store in URW’s Wilma in Berlin

Mister Spex opened a new store in the Wilma shopping center operated by Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) in Berlin's Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf district on a rental area of around 240 sq.

Multi receives 4-star rating in GRESB performance benchmark

Multi has been awarded a 4-star rating in GRESB, the leading global ESG benchmark (Environmental, Social and Governance) for real estate and infrastructure investments.

VIA Outlets awarded 5-star rating in 2021 GRESB benchmark

VIA Outlets has achieved a 5-star rating in the 2021 GRESB Real Estate Assessment, following the launch of their “Beyond Sustainable” strategy.

Special Issue "Retail Parks: Everybody's Darling?"

This online special will be available as a free download until October 31.

Sonae Sierra begins a new cycle, renewing strategy and talent

Sonae Sierra’s new strategy focuses on the real estate investment management business and on the development of differentiating sustainable urban projects for integrated uses (residential, offices, commercial and leisure).

We are living in a complex world – new challenges for retail parks!

“Strong food retailers are an important building block for success in all our centers.”

Neinver achieves 5 Star Rating in 2021 GRESB Benchmark

Neinver is finalizing a new and ambitious environmental, social and governance roadmap for 2030 and ranks once again among the top 20% of the real estate industry.

Unlocking the Value of Parking Assets as Key Components of Wider Shopping Experiences

“In today’s world, consumers expect quick and effortless service, and parking needs to reflect those changes”

Consumers Love Brands, Brands Love Brands – Start Being a Brand

A thoughtful brand strategy is the essential basis of any marketing effort. The brand, the expectation raised, is what remains after all of the marketing has swept through the room. It is what sticks in your customers’ minds. It is what makes them loyal. It is what makes them think you are worth a visit.