Development

While Western Europe is struggling with the aftermath of the coronavirus and is plagued by inflation concerns, Nepi Rockcastle has delivered 2019-level numbers and boasts a full development pipeline. In an interview with ACROSS editor Reinhard Winiwarter, CEO Rüdiger Dany explains the peculiarities of Eastern European markets, why he is neither concerned about inflation nor in the position of having to actively seek tenants for his sites, and why he sees ESG investments as real earnings opportunities.

Reify. is Sonae Sierra´s rebranding of its real estate expertise activity which reinforces its commitment to offering multidisciplinary services to investors and developers. ACROSS spoke with Jorge Morgadinho, Reify.’s Executive Director, about the first business year after the rebranding.

The pandemic has confirmed the resilience of Immofinanz’s low-cost retail formats and has resulted in the introduction of new concepts. Immofinanz Board Member Dietmar Reindl spoke with the publisher of ACROSS Magazine, Reinhard Winiwarter, about the resilience of retail relationships, the need for more service, and the company’s expansion plans.

Around 30 years ago, a trendsetting Kaufland store opened in Erfurt-Herrenberg (Erfurt, Germany). Now it has been honored by the “Stadtimpulse” initiative as Best Practice 2022 in three categories: Innovation in Retail, Urban Design and Real Estate, and Experience and Living Space.

During the Kern Annual Congress in the Q-Factory in Amsterdam, the ‘Groningen Grote Markt Oostzijde’ project, submitted by the Municipality of Groningen, VolkerWessels Vastgoed, and MWPO, was declared the winner of the Kern Award 2022 by jury chairman René Vierkant.

German non-food retailer, TEDi, and the Austrian chain of sport stores, Hervis, will open their shops in newly emerging retail parks in Romania developed by the Polish company Scallier. In total, the new stores will occupy an area of ​​nearly 5,500 sq m in the facilities located in Timisoara, Vaslui, Mosnita, Turda (TEDi) and in Vaslui and Turda (Hervis).

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