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La Torre Outlet Zaragoza’s brand portfolio continues to grow with the recent openings of fashion brands Jack & Jones and Double Agent as well as perfumery Primor. The food court of La Torre Outlet Zaragoza grows with the arrival of Kentucky Fried Chicken and the reopening of the extended Sushidom restaurant.

Another food & beverage offering has been added to the Westfield Centro promenade: the BigChefs restaurant brand opens its second branch in Germany and becomes one of the new flagships of the food & beverage brand mix at the location. With the new addition, Westfield Centro has achieved full occupancy for the promenade located directly at the center with around 15 dining concepts.

The Czech retail market once again proved its appeal to retail brands, with 38 new arrivals last year. That is the same figure as in 2021 when the influx of 38 new brands was partly the result of the postponement of some entries due to the pandemic. These numbers represent a roughly 50% increase compared to 2019 (22 brands) and 2020 (25 brands).

MINISO, the lifestyle product retailer offering high-quality household goods, cosmetics, food, and toys has signed a 10-year lease on 270 sq m at Basingstoke’s Festival Place. The new store, which opened on Saturday the 10th of December, is the thirteenth to open in the UK, the second in South East England and the first in Hampshire.

Never before has the retail sector faced so many challenges at the same time – and shopping center operators alike. Joanna Fisher, CEO at ECE Marketplaces, and Steffen Friedlein, Managing Director Leasing Services at ECE Marketplaces, explain why there are still grounds for optimism, and why flexibility is key – both when setting own priorities and in relation with tenants and investors.

Food halls contradict the traditional real estate model. However, they are a successful format attracting all generations. Here are some examples from Poland.

Societies have changed, retail has changed, and so must architecture and the real estate industry. “Le 31” has become a model for Redevco’s vision on how to redefine retail and create a connected community of stores, partners, and visitors.

Without a doubt, outlets are an outperforming retail format. Therefore, it is a very dynamic sector. Dominic Brady, Partner at KLM Real Estate, explains the current trends outlet operators are facing from the brands and consumers’ perspective.

AG Real Estate is on the verge of completing the extensive renovation and extension works it started in 2019 in Westland Shopping Center in Anderlecht (Belgium). The program includes the arrival of a large department store and a number of new retailers, the expansion of the Food & Beverage offer, and the creation of a leisure center of over 4,000 sq m.

Lotus Property owned outlets, The Boulevard and The Junction in Northern Ireland both saw an increase in sales compared to 2019, with The Boulevard recording its highest month of sales on record in December 2021.

The global clash of digitalization and the pandemic is shaping the economic development of the 20s of this century. It has also led to profound structural changes of historic proportions. The consequences for retail and its accompanying services are equally dynamic and controversial. Food purchases at brick-and-mortar stores increased by 10 percent or more across Europe in 2020 as a result of the pandemic. At the same time, purchases of consumer durables, such as clothing, home electronics, home accessories, toys, sports, and leisure items increasingly shifted from offline to online retail.

During the pandemic, Kaufland’s more than 1,350 large supermarkets established themselves as reliable and footfall-generating food anchors in the European shopping plaza landscape. In an in-depth interview with ACROSS, Dr. Angelus Bernreuther, Head of Institutional Investor Relationship Management and Real Estate at Kaufland, describes the success strategies that lead to a win-win alliance between shopping places and their anchor tenant Kaufland:

14 September 2021: UK Commercial Property REIT Limited (“UKCM” or the “Company”), which owns a diversified portfolio of high-quality UK commercial property, announces that it has acquired Trafford Retail Park, near Manchester, from Peel L&P for £33 million.

AG Real Estate has confirmed the diversification of its commercial offer in the heart of the shopping centres it owns and manages. Several new leisure projects, with nearly 10,000m2 floorspace in all, will be added to the retail offer already present in the malls of its portfolio, thus offering a mix that meets the new customers’ needs.

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