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As the results came in from 25 independent Solal judges across Europe, the person co-ordinating the results was Alan Thornton, CEO of AL Marketing in London and Head of the European Solal Marketing Awards team. He shares his view on the winning entries and considers what Rodovre Centrum, the winner of eight awards, does right when it comes to outstanding marketing effort.

UK top 25 shopping center, Festival Place, celebrates its 20th anniversary this week. Under the ownership of AEW Europe, the 102,000 sq m scheme has established itself as the leading retail destination in Hampshire.

Designer Outlet Algarve has been recognised with the international BREEAM certificate, the world’s leading method of sustainability analysis. The largest outlet in the Algarve region was recognized for successfully meeting the highest standards of sustainable management, having been rated “Very Good” in terms of building performance and “Excellent” in building management.

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) Germany is expanding its cooperation with Sheltersuit Foundation and local aid organizations, which was launched in the fall of 2021. As part of a support initiative starting on October 10, 2022, in nine shopping centers operated by URW, the aim is to draw attention to the particularly difficult situation of people living on the streets in winter and to offer immediate support.

Orion Capital Managers has announced a number of significant lettings at its Telford Centre, so helping footfall to recover back to near 2019 levels at the 92903 sq m destination.

Ted Baker, the global lifestyle brand, has signed a 10-year lease on 307 sq m at Basingstoke’s Festival Place. The new store will be located on the ground floor and stock Ted Baker’s full range of womenswear, menswear and accessories.

Sovereign Centros has announced the signing of Ted Baker, the global lifestyle brand, at Merry Hill, one of the top 10 retail and leisure destinations in the UK. Set to open later this year, the signing of Ted Baker takes Merry Hill to almost 13,000 sq m of new or enhanced space in 2022. This includes new signings, re-gears, refurbishments, and renewals, showcasing operator confidence in the leading location.

One of MPC Properties Green Commitment pillars is the preservation of ecosystems by introducing, among other things, Urban Beekeeping. With MPC’s ESG initiative, the company owns a total of 12 beehives within its asset portfolio, including UŠĆE Shopping Center, Navigator Business Center 2, and UŠĆE Towers business center.

EUROPARK has established itself with more than 10 million customers per year as one of Salzburg’s most beloved meeting points for shopping, cuisine, and culture. Also on their anniversary, their motto stays the same: “More than just shopping”.

The German city Essen is getting a new center of attraction: Mid September, the new food court of the Rathaus Galerie Essen has opened its doors to the public. Moving forward it will offer customers 14 food & beverage concepts in an area of approximately 1,200 sq m.