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Daniel Losantos has been the CEO of NEINVER for roughly five years. In an interview with ACROSS, he discusses the events of the last few months, the expected market consolidation, and the advancements of Amsterdam The Style Outlets.
MAPIC Russia 2020 is a long-awaited offline event for the retail real estate market, which gathered industry professionals and experts in Moscow on September 16-18, 2020.
ACROSS interviews Constantin Wiesmann, Director of Leasing, and Anna Laura Riemann, Senior Leasing Manager, responsible for Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier, of Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) in Germany. They talk about current challenges in retail, omnichannel models, the future of the industry, and the Group’s key project, Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier.
The real estate company Becken, a specialist in the development and realisation as well as long-term asset and investment management of commercial and residential properties, is founding the new division Becken Retail and appointing the retail expert Marcus Neumann (51) as Managing Director of Becken Retail GmbH.
The direction of development of the European company in Poland is primarily the further implementation of innovative, highly aesthetic projects in line with the idea of sustainable construction.
Jacques Blanchard, current Chief Executive Officer, will remain a director of MRM.
IKEA has an ambition to become climate positive, reducing more greenhouse gas emissions than the IKEA value chain emits. For Ingka Group, this means that the future of energy is renewable, and that’s why it has invested heavily in wind and solar power over the past decade. Most recently, IKEA Finland, through Ingka Investments, has completed and transferred the ownership of three new wind farms to IKEA Oy.
British Land has signed up to The Valuable 500, a global movement working to get 500 of the world’s largest businesses to commit to placing disability inclusion on their business leadership agendas.
The new, close relationship with customers. These are the strategies that retailers and operators apply to prepare for life after the crisis.
“It will be important for retailers – particularly smaller retailers that do not have their own online platforms – to be connected to a larger, joint partnership-oriented platform and to utilize their own stores as warehouses as well to make deliveries to buyers from the stores.”
Immofinanz succeeded in its effort to swiftly react to the Covid-19 crisis. Gerald Grüll, Head of Retail, explains why and how that happened in an interview with ACROSS.
“Many of the key trends that were driving our business before Covid-19, such as the digitalization of retail, sustainability, urbanization, community engagement, and social trends are here to stay.”
Quintain has secured an “extraordinary and unforgettable” taste experience, set to open in a prime location in Wembley Park, London’s newest cultural neighbourhood. Haute Dolci, the luxury dessert operator, has signed to open in a 3,350 sq ft restaurant including a mezzanine, its first location in London.
Nivy Station is a special project. It represents a fusion of various functions into a single, deliberate concept that will provide Bratislava with a new airport-style bus terminal, more than 250 retail establishments, a fully-fledged gastronomic zone with a marketplace offering local farm products, and a green roof for active rest and relaxation. Thanks to the integration of the bus station and its overall location, this center will be a transport hub, suitable for all kinds of urban as well as regional mobility. It is situated in the heart of a dynamically developing business zone and is a neighbor to existing as well as emerging projects in the Nové Nivy zone.
“The technology exists to offer tenants a way to contact their customers with safety messages and special offers when they arrive on site, as well as new Coronavirus safety innovations, such as in-car queuing systems.”
Despite the pandemic and nearly two months of lockdown, Westgate Shopping City has continued to open new stores and attract visitors. The shopping center in Zagreb is prepared to face the realities of the near future, which are sure to be challenging.
IKEA believes that home is the most important place in the world. So, in a year like no other, the seventh IKEA Life at Home Report explores how the meaning of this important place has shifted.
The SES-operated shopping center WEBERZEILE located in Ried, Upper Austria, now generates its own environmentally friendly solar power, which is also the case at SES shopping center MURPARK in Graz. Last week, SES Spar European Shopping Centers commenced operation of a 520-kWp photovoltaic rooftop installation, which produces approximately 500,000 kilowatt hours of clean electricity per year for its own use and reduces CO2 emissions by 128 tons. The photovoltaic system installed atop WEBERZEILE is the largest to be mounted by SES to date and is the benchmark for the installation of solar power systems on the roofs of other SES shopping centers throughout Austria.