ESG

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.

Mitiska REIM announced it has secured €110 million in green loan financing agreements with KBC Bank, in several transactions including €58 million to refinance Malinas retail park, and a further €42 million to fund acquisition opportunities in the Netherlands.

Nhood Services Italy became a service provider for the urban transformation project of Waterfront di Levante, located in Genoa. Due to the special architectural solutions made by Renzo Piano, Waterfront can be described as a low environmental impact project for the city.

Ulrike Gehmacher has taken over the sustainability agendas of Immofinanz as the Head of Group ESG. In this role, she has been responsible for the group-wide coordination and implementation of the company’s sustainability strategy since the beginning of February 2022, leading a cross-functional ESG committee that implements a sustainable value chain in the company.

The return to a virus-free world, the fight against global phenomena such as climate change, and the conflict in Ukraine – this and many other issues are driving the retail industry in Cannes.

The retail park in Focsani, which was opened in November last year, received the BREEAM certificate at the Excellent level. A commercial facility with a lease area of 5,000 sq m is part of the network of compact retail facilities developed by the Polish company Scallier in Romania.

Revetas Group has shifted its entire portfolio of assets in Romania to renewable energy as a continuation of the company’s commitment to ESG practices to support the collective efforts of reducing the impact buildings have in local communities.

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