In an interview with RetailWatch, Stephan Fickl, Neinver’s new group leasing director, explains how the firm’s strong brand partnerships continue to be the key to resilience.
While the food and beverage sector was one of the earliest and hardest hit by the pandemic, key trends coalescing around its social importance underline that F&B is still very much on the menu.
It’s been clear for a while that mixed-use schemes, exposing property owners to a range of asset classes, represent a smart play.
Created in 2014 to acquire and add value to existing outlet centres, VIA Outlets currently owns 11 assets across nine European countries, and is the third largest premium outlet operator in Europe.
Proptech, including big data and artificial intelligence (AI), has been billed as the solution for a number of the property industry’s woes for some time.
It’s no secret that specialising in retail real estate investment today requires both an extremely expert eye, and a strong stomach for the potential plot-twists ahead.
The days of ecommerce platforms and physical stores seeing each other as direct rivals are long gone.
Right in the centre of Berlin, one of the most comprehensive and exciting refurbishment projects in recent years is taking place. Potsdamer Platz, a place steeped in history yet somewhat outdated, will be revitalised and made fit for the future.
It’s beginning to look a lot like the end of 2020, and the fourth quarter of the solar year has a special place in the hearts of retailers as the traditional time of peak sales.