Probably almost everyone in Europe would like to see a return to normality, to where we have achieved herd immunity, infection numbers are controlled, and coronavirus-related restrictions are lifted. Whenever we reach that normality, it will still be a new kind of normal. The coronavirus pandemic will permanently change the way we work, live, and consume – and retailers will also have to find their way in the new world after the acute shock of 2020 and 2021.
Nine new retail brands have come or will come to the Czech Republic within the first six months of this year.
Global Retail Attractiveness Index remains weak in Europe. Poland, Germany and Ireland are new top trio in index. UK the only market to see an increase.
The John Lewis Partnership announced that Tina Mitchell will join Waitrose as Retail Director.
The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has announced the appointment of Anette Simpson, director of development and partnerships, Legal & General Affordable Homes, as chair of ULI United Kingdom (ULI UK). She succeeds Vanessa Hale, director of research, BNP Paribas Real Estate, and will officially begin her voluntary two-year term on 1 July 2021.
The Company has reduced its CO2 emissions by 84% since 2005 and electricity consumption by 66% since 2002.
Yardi® announced the acquisition of We Are Forge Ltd (Forge), a Bristol, UK based software company, that specialises in visitor management and smart access control for a wide range of real estate asset classes including, office, retail, industrial, flexible workspace and the education sector.
McArthurGlen is pleased to announce the official opening of "Play Land", a brand new 6,000 square metre leisure concept at Designer Outlet Serravalle that is dedicated to family entertainment. The 7 million euro attraction introduces a new state-of-the-art experiential element to the centre that further enhances the shopping experience for guests of all ages.
Preparations for Expo Real 2021—to be held from October 11 to 13 at the trade fair center in Munich—run at full speed, opening a long-awaited perspective for the international real estate industry.
International real estate leaders will be attending MIPIM September Edition for an event that will mark the return to in-person meetings and networking opportunities on the Croisette in Cannes.
Melanie will initially join as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect, succeeding Jonathon Bond in the role of Chair from September this year. As previously announced, Jonathon Bond takes up the newly created role of Chief Investment Officer (CIO), Grosvenor Estate.
New addition to ECE’s center management portfolio: Starting in July 2021, ECE will be taking over the long-term management and leasing of the “Romaest” shopping center in Italy. ECE will be responsible for the entire asset and property management for the center.
Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna at EUROPARK.
The 25-million project “Linzerie” was recently opened in Linz’s city center after two years of reconstruction, commissioned by Sparkasse OÖ and in cooperation with Plötzl Plötzl Arch+Ing, Nopp Innenarchitektur GmbH, and the Berlin-based dan pearlman Group and their creative agency “spring”.
The German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB) has developed a new certification system for sustainable building sites and awarded the Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier with the DGNB pre-certificate for sustainable building sites as the first major project during the Tag der Bauindustrie (Construction Industry Day) on June 10, 2021.
HMSHost International, global market leader in the food and hospitality industry for people on the move, welcomes the fast-growing food service format BackWerk as franchiser to their concept portfolio.
VIA Outlets is investing €17.5m in Sevilla Fashion Outlet, its premium outlet destination in Seville, Spain. The outlet will enjoy an extension of 2,680 sq. m. which will create space for 17 major brands to be added to the existing roster of more than 70 stores. With this latest investment, VIA Outlets has invested a total €30m in the centre since acquiring it in 2016.
The certification is part of the “Shop Safe, Stay Safe” programme to minimise the risk of Covid-19 transmission and guarantee a safe shopping in its European portfolio.
New center concept and leasing assigned to Colliers Austria.
German asset manager will align growing operations with a single connected solution.