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The refurbishment of TresAguas shopping centre has completed in the Madrid district of Alcorcón. The extensive renewal programme was designed by Chapman Taylor to position the shopping centre as one of the top retail and leisure destinations in Madrid.
Ingka Centres, part of the Ingka Group, announced the appointment of Cindy Andersen as new Managing Director from February 2021. Andersen joins from Inter IKEA Group and will act as Managing Director designate with immediate effect.
McArthurGlen, Europe’s leading designer outlet group, is continuing to enhance the guest experience in today’s evolving retail landscape by piloting two new digital shopping services that form a key part of the company’s expanding digital journey.
NEINVER’s FACTORY outlet brand, which includes five outlet centres in Poland, has been recognised with the Golden Emblem at the 2020 Consumer Quality Leader awards. This prestigious distinction recognises the best brands and companies operating on the Polish market, based on consumers’ opinion, with FACTORY being honoured in the outlet centre category.
Arndt Schwerdtfeger is now responsible for the Architecture & Construction division as a new member of the ECE Management Board.
Physical events MAPIC and LeisurUp cancelled.
IPH Centermanagement, a joint venture of IPH Handelsimmobilien and IC Immobilien Gruppe and Germany’s biggest independent center manager, has appointed Marcus Eggers new Managing Director.
Hammerson plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Rita-Rose Gagné as Chief Executive Officer (“CEO“) and Executive Director.
MAPIC Russia 2020 is a long-awaited offline event for the retail real estate market, which gathered industry professionals and experts in Moscow on September 16-18, 2020.
Trei Real Estate GmbH (Trei), an international developer and asset holder for residential and retail real estate, is about to open its 19th retail park under the Vendo Park brand in Poland.
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Real estate investor and manager Cromwell Property Group (Cromwell) has appointed Elwira Pyrkowska as Head of Asset Management, CEE. She will be based in Cromwell’s Polish office.
Grosvenor Europe has announced that Japanese-inspired lifestyle brand, Kenji, has officially unveiled its new retail concept at 45 South John Street within Liverpool ONE. It is the first of three new concept stores to be launched by the Manchester-based retailer across the North West.
Capital & Regional, the UK’s leading owner and manager of community shopping centres, opened a major new 23,000 sqft Matalan store at The Mall Maidstone. This is confirmed as the only new store to be added to Matalan’s UK portfolio in 2020, and takes up the last remaining former-BHS space in the Capital & Regional’s portfolio. The Matalan opening coincided with PureGym, the UK’s largest gym operator, which will start fitting out its new fitness facility at the centre in November.
More than thirty tenants have signed up to stay at the Plejada Sosnowiec shopping centre. Their lease renewals are for a total of close to 9,000 sq m. The transactions were brokered by global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield, the property manager for the complex.
National commercial property and investment company LCP has acquired a local convenience parade after signing a deal for a retail site in a Sheffield suburb.
Pradera European Retail Parks, the owner of HOMEPARK retail parks, has signed a lease agreement with Lidl. The retailer’s 2,000 plus sq m store will be located in Homepark Targówek in Warsaw.
Redevco, one of the largest privately-owned real estate investment managers in Europe, has completed an extensive refurbishment of its iconic C&A store in the city centre of Zurich.
The real estate company Becken, a specialist in the development and realisation as well as long-term asset and investment management of commercial and residential properties, is founding the new division Becken Retail and appointing the retail expert Marcus Neumann (51) as Managing Director of Becken Retail GmbH.