Credit: GCSP

Groundhog Day……a.k.a.: The Shopping Center Performance Report 2020

"Is he unteachable? Or is Dr. Will actually stuck in a repeating time loop with his tenant survey SCPR 2020, just like the misanthropic weatherman Phil Connors in the popular comedy 'Groundhog Day'?"

One could almost believe it, if it weren’t for reports like the one from the German Council of Shopping Places as well as other critical voices among renowned experts from the retail and retail real estate industry. They have all been disputing the value of the work of his company Ecostra for years, a ranking entitled “Germany’s best shopping centers” resulting from surveying a few tenants. Relaunching this report now, in the middle of the corona crisis, in collaboration with the „TextilWirtschaft“ and „Immobilienzeitung“ as media and research network partners, clearly surprises the industry even more.

The market research institute bulwiengesa AG has been contracted by Handelsimmobilien Heute to do a survey regarding the usefulness of Ecostra’s efforts to capture the actual situation in the market neutrally. We agree with this approach and would appreciate it if you could quickly participate in the survey:

Sign up for our ACROSS Newsletter. Subscribe to ACROSS Magazine.

Ticker MORE

Across Retail Talks online, November 12, 4pm (cet)

Restaurants & Gastronomy – has this former rising star turned into a fallen angel for the real estate industry?

First Brands Announced For McArthurGlen Designer Outlet West Midlands

The first collection of premium brands has been unveiled for McArthurGlen Designer Outlet West Midlands, marking an exciting milestone in the £160 million development that will be the UK’s newest major fashion and leisure destination when it opens in early 2021.

McArthurGlen CEO, Julia Calabrese, assumes new role of Vice Chairman

Europe’s leading designer outlet group, McArthurGlen, has announced that its long-serving CEO, Julia Calabrese, will assume the new role of Vice Chairman. Susie McCabe and Joan Jove will succeed her as Co-CEOs.

Chapman Taylor designing major mixed-use venue in central Tashkent

Chapman Taylor is designing a major mixed-use development for a 5.6-hectare former factory site in central Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Silverburn gets in the spirit with store opening for Scottish artisan distillery and brewery Eden Mill

Hammerson has announced that leading Scottish distillery and brewery, Eden Mill, has chosen its flagship destination Silverburn, in Glasgow, to launch its latest premium pop-up gift store.

Tokmanni to reopen its comprehensively remodelled store in Hamina

Tokmanni, Finland's largest general discount retailer, will open its comprehensively renewed store in Hamina on Thursday 29 October 2020 at 8 am. The opening of the modern and more attractive store will feature many special offers and Tokmanni’s popular free buckets filled with product gifts. Tokmanni will, naturally, ensure a safe shopping experience also at its store opening events.