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I’m with my theleisureway colleagues, Pablo and Carlos, in a place in the old center of Zaragoza. It’s a tapas bar, I confess, but I might justify it by saying that it would tick a lot of boxes as one of Ray Oldenburg’s “Great Good Places.”
We know that as consumer habits in the UK and beyond evolve, our customers no longer see leisure, shopping and dining as completely distinct activities. And they’ll also not think twice about switching back and forth between online and offline channels to explore, share ideas or buy.
In an interview with ACROSS, Gastón Gaitán, Manager and Director of theleisureway, explains why leisure is a branding instrument—the identity of the whole shopping center is at stake.
Meeting point, family experience, lifestyle center, wow, more than shopping, dynamism, part of the community. Words, words, words… Believe it or not, all of them talk about leisure, but need to be organized and planned accordingly. How? Let’s discover together.
With a case study conducted in Spain, theleisureway shows how a shopping center can become “ideal meeting point”
theleisureway is a Spanish company dedicated to the creation of leisure experiences that are unique, innovative, tailor-made for shopping centers, and have the sole mission of satisfying customers to make sure they come back.
The Crown Estate has partnered with AccessAble to launch a new series of detailed accessibility guides for a number of its regional retail parks and shopping centres, making it the first real estate company to undertake these for retail parks.
In Poland, 2020, a turbulent year, has brought about many changes in the retail market. The unexpected occurrence of the pandemic has complicated the situation for both contractors and tenants. However, Covid-19 has not so much initiated new trends as it has dynamized the existing ones. It is not only about the growing importance of the omnichannel approach, especially with regard to e-commerce; the increasing share of retail parks and convenience centers in retail sales also ranks as one of the key trends. As research has shown, smaller-scale commercial formats have been most successful in dealing with the challenges brought about by the pandemic.
Urbanization is a global mega-trend. Therefore, urban regeneration projects have become increasingly relevant. However, one has to consider quite a few things along the journey toward a successful mixed-used scheme. The most successful projects will be those that incorporates work, life, shop, play, and access to services at inner-city locations.
On December 29, 2020 the largest cinema in Pushkin district under the management of MORI CINEMA with total area more than 4,000 square meters has opened in Aquarelle shopping center.
The European-based construction group STRABAG has been awarded the contract for the first phase of construction of the largest building project in the history of Prague.
Shopping centers have been facing a growing number of challenges in the last few years, with many retailers failing to adapt quickly enough to competition from online retail platforms and changing customer habits that reflect new priorities and expectations. Chapman Taylor Group Board Director Jon Hale and Prague Studio Director Filip Pokorny examine how malls in CEE must adapt so that they can flourish in the coming years.
Colosseum Mall will host next year two KFC restaurants. One of the two locations is going to be a Drive-Thru restaurant with over 300 sq m, while the other one will be a « fast food » restaurant within Colosseum Mall’s food court, with a surface of more than 150 sq m.
With many of its brands offering bumper deals on top of outlet prices, total sales at London Designer Outlet (LDO) are up by 22% compared to October – and even up compared to last year – as savvy shoppers seek out deals on gifts and premium fashion labels ahead of Christmas.
The tenant mix in Galeria Awangarda (Bartoszyce, Poland) is reinforced by well-known international brands. For instance, Rossmann (Europe’s largest retail chain of make-up, household goods, foodstuffs) and Pepco (a chain of discounted clothing and household goods) have signed lease agreements for five years and will occupy areas of 440 sq m and 540 sq m, respectively. The opening of Rossmann store is scheduled for February 2021. Pepco’s – during the second half of the next year.
Victoria Square Woking Limited (VSWL) is celebrating the completion of the first phase of Victoria Place, the £570m transformation of part of Woking town centre, with the opening of a flagship Boots that forms a cornerstone of the development.
European urban real estate investment manager Redevco finished the large-scale renovation of Parque Corredor in Madrid. The construction works, which started a year ago, have been completed ahead of schedule despite the extensive measures issued by the Spanish government in response to COVID-19. More than 300 workers continued building works in shifts during the so-called lockdown period, after assuring the implementation of a very strict Health & Safety protocol.
Icon Outlet at The O2 has announced international designer brand, Lacoste, is the latest retailer to sign for its newest outlet store at the destination. As one of the leading shopping destinations in London, Lacoste is set to join Icon Outlet’s robust retail offering of over 60 brands including, Hugo Boss, Tommy Hilfiger, Levi’s, GAP, Nike and adidas.
Sustainable retail real estate is extremely popular with investors and operators these days. SES Spar European Shopping Centers is playing a pioneering role in this area throughout Europe.
“Health and safety will always be our first priority, but a tiered approach to the new Covid measures could help avoid blanket national closures.”