Credit: Silesia Outlet
Ticker

Silesia Outlet joins the FACTORY brand

Silesia Outlet in Gliwice, Poland, is set to join the FACTORY brand, the leading platform of outlet centres in the Polish market, changing its name to FACTORY Gliwice.

Silesia Outlet was opened in March 2019 by NEINVER, a leading investor, developer and operator in the European outlet centre industry and the largest operator in Spain and Poland. In June 2019, the centre was acquired by the joint venture between NEINVER and Nuveen Real Estate. Silesia Outlet will officially change its name to FACTORY Gliwice on 3 April 2020.

“We are delighted that Silesia Outlet is becoming part of FACTORY. Consolidating its operations under one powerful brand specialised in operational management, leasing and marketing is an important piece of the development strategy of Silesia Outlet, Poland’s youngest outlet centre. Changing the centre’s name and visual identity to FACTORY’s popular red-and-white logo should raise its recognition among NEINVER’s business partners in Poland and Europe, as well as tenants and brand representatives,says Bożena Gierszewska – Mroziewicz, Country Head for NEINVER in Poland.

FACTORY Gliwice will operate as part of the FACTORY portfolio, which includes an outlet centre in Annopol and one in Ursus (Warsaw), as well as FACTORY Krakow and FACTORY Poznan. FACTORY is a highly recognised and award-winning brand in Poland. Its outlet centres are directly associated with a powerful offer of attractive brands at permanently reduced prices, and customers consider the outlets to be fashionable venues worth visiting on a regular basis.

The outlet centre, located in the city of Gliwice in the Silesia region, in southern Poland, features a large catchment area of over 6.5 million residents. It enjoys an excellent location next to the Auchan Gliwice Shopping Centre and the Leroy Merlin DIY store. It is also in the immediate vicinity of the A4 motorway, which connects Krakow, the Silesian Metropolitan Region and Wroclaw – the largest economic centres in the south. 

Silesia Outlet, which has recently won “Project of The Year – Fashion Outlet Centre” in the EuropaPropertyCEE Retail Awards, features 12,000 m² GLA of retail space. It is home to over 60 shops representing well-known domestic and international brands such as Guess, Diverse, Pierre Cardin, Pepe Jeans, Only, Triumph, New Balance, Puma, Reebok, and Tefal Home & Cook. A second phase is planned to expand the offer to 20,000 m² of GLA and 120 shops.

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

Ticker MORE

Etele Plaza receives occupancy permit – tenants start moving in

The EUR 300 million Etele Plaza developed by Futureal has received the occupancy permit. Therefore, the tenants can now start setting up their stores in Buda’s largest shopping centre. The environment friendly complex with a rentable area of 55,000 sq m will bring the next generation of plaza design to Hungary this September.

Labtech appoints new Retail Asset Manager for Hawley Wharf Camden

LabTech has announced the appointment of Jonny Perkins as Retail Asset Manager for its new 580,000 sq ft development, Hawley Wharf Camden, and LabTech’s other Camden holdings.

Hines secures leasing of flagship retail store in Madrid

Hines has fully leased the retail space at its prime Calle Preciados 13 development in the heart of Madrid.

Sebastian Mueller to spearhead Kintyre’s new Advisory business

Kintyre, the Frankfurt and Berlin based investor and real estate platform, has announced the key appointment of Sebastian Mueller (44), to lead Kintyre’s newly founded Advisory business, and to join its senior management team.

Vienna-based Wowflow raises €300K to help facility management teams focus on real work

Wowflow, a mobile-first collaboration and workflow solution for facility maintenance teams, has raised a €300 thousand pre-seed investment to speed up growth in the German-speaking markets.

ACROSS Retail Talks online, on the topic “Outlook 2021”

The ACROSS Advisory Board has its say. On February 25, the ACROSS Retail Talk on "Outlook 2021" took place. 16 members of the ACROSS Advisory Board discussed the expectations and perspectives of the placemaking industry in an exciting year. A large, prominent expert audience followed the online event.