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Balfin Group’s East Gate Mall celebrates opening in Macedonian capital

On October 29, Balfin Group’s third shopping mall in the Western Balkans region, East Gate Mall, opened its doors to the public in Skopje.

Ingka Centers opens sixth mixed-use meeting place Livat Nanning in China

The new meeting place has been created within the existing IKEA store following a €130m (RMB 1bn) redevelopment to create almost 18,500 sq m GLA of sustainable mixed-use space across five levels.

MAPIC 2021: Focus on new trends and new players in the retail industry

The MAPIC will take place from November 30–December 2 in the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. Nathalie Depetro, MAPIC shows Director, tells us about the new and exciting changes to this year’s edition.

TORG International joins forces with Village Groupe to enter Indian outlet retail space

TORG International has signed a joint venture with Village Groupe to enter the Indian outlet market with a portfolio of a dozen sites.

LCP acquires Shelly Shopping Center in Solihull, England

LCP has acquired another retail parade, adding a shopping center in Solihull, in the West Midlands in England, to its burgeoning portfolio.

Palace Grounds Retail Park in Hamilton announces two new tenants

German-owned discount supermarket Aldi will open a new branch at the retail park later this year with discount store Home Bargains set to arrive in early 2022.

Mitiska REIM opens sustainability frontrunner retail park in Belgium

Mitiska REIM has announced the opening of Malinas today, a highly sustainable retail park located in the city of Mechelen which has been designed to be CO2 neutral and to achieve an ‘Excellent’ score on the BREEAM scale.

Colosseum Mall in Bucharest to inaugurate its expansion next spring

The opening previously planned for the end of this year has been postponed due to coronavirus infection rates and emergency law responses.

Sonae Sierra´s recently launched German Food Retail Fund acquires 5 supermarkets

The acquisition of 5 supermarkets operated by leading operators Aldi, Rewe and Netto is part of Sonae Sierra’s strategy of growing its European investment management business.

First-ever decarbonization roadmap for retail real estate: a promising start to intensified sectoral collaboration

“It’s high time for both the retail property sector, construction, financial institutions, tenants and policymakers to step up efforts to intensify collaboration, and BPIE’s roadmap is a promising start. This collective vision sends out a clear message that the sector is ready to take action”

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.