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Sierra will take care of the leasing of the retail spaces of Chorus Life Bergamo. Chorus Life Bergamo is an integrated urban scheme focusing on the individual and their needs, in which social well-being, economic profit, sustainable architecture and smart technology are perfectly blended.

A crisis forces us to think in new and different ways. It is a challenge – but finally, almost always, it leads up to new ideas and helps to speed up the much-needed change, states Caroline von Westerholt, Head of Strategy & Repositioning of Retail Properties at Twenty One Media GmbH. She explains her biggest learnings from the current crisis.

„Cost efficiency and transparency“ – according to Markus Schmut, these are the two big “drivers”, especially for the retail real estate industry in the coming year. We have spoken with Markus Schmut, the managing director of Fairmoney. Using a shopping center as an example of a case study, he shows us what is possible with efficient fixed cost management.

Now, more than ever, consumers want to reduce their overall expenditure, lower their consumption, and adopt sustainable practices. As a result, retail destinations must incorporate sustainability to meet growing customer expectations and nurture their customer relationships. That is why Coniq has created this list of top tips to help start any mall’s sustainability journey.

Ukrainian Council of Shopping Places, a member of the European Council of Shopping Places (ECSP), has published a report providing insights on how retail destinations are adapting to the war and the impact it is having on the market. This report, which is exclusive to ACROSS, calculates losses and damages suffered by the shopping centre industry, retail turnover losses and shows reopening plans for some shopping centres.

Better Spaces, Better Communities, and Better Together – those are the pillars upon which Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield’s sustainability strategy is based. URW is committed to playing a key role in the environmental and energy transition. As such, the company has been implementing its “Better Places 2030” sustainability strategy since 2016.

MYLLY Shopping center was awarded SHORE certification GOLD-level Outstanding becoming the best in Finland, and continues building trust with its tenants and visitors.

A new attraction for the HBB shopping center: The Dutch department store chain HEMA is opening up a new branch in Rathaus Galerie Essen, Germany.

Retail real estate is facing tough times as we close in on the prospect of a long, cold winter. Amidst the impending energy and economic crisis and an escalating threat resulting from a war in Europe, for many, the fear is here. Investor insecurity is high, and property owners are wary of fuel and finances running into scarce supply. However, as we have learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, where there is a challenge, there is also an opportunity.

Sonae Sierra accelerates the future-proofing of its real estate portfolio. Christine Hager, Sonae Sierra Director, responsible for property management in Germany, describes what being future proof means in today’s business world. There is one thing or particular note: Knowing how energy is being consumed is key to understanding and identifying where the most effective changes should be made.

The winners of the retail competition First Store by ALEXA Vol. 4 – Academy Edition have been chosen: “SELLPY x ALEXA” is the concept for an innovative second-hand clothing store presentation in cooperation with the leading Swedish second-hand clothing brand Sellpy. The first offline presence in Germany of the online company will take place in ALEXA, Berlin.

As a company that is responsible for the management of more than 12 office and retail assets in the territory of Belgrade, MPC Properties has made a decision to turn off the facade lighting of its buildings during the night to ensure maximum electricity savings in the last quarter of 2022.

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.

Especially in unpredictable times people need guidance. The International Mentoring Community of Real Estate was created to provide this guidance and to build a most valuable community of experts who can share their knowledge and experience with those who need it and also between themselves. ACROSS spoke with Anna Zachara-Widła and Michał Miazek, founder of IMCR, about their way of mentoring and program.

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