Issue 2018 November 27th

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    LAST CHANCE TO BOOK: Retail Proptech on 29 November

    Join Klepierre, Coals Drop Yard, Battersea, CACI, IBM iX, Bill Grimsey and more Sponsored by TH Real Estate | London, 29 November 2018 You now have the opportunity to book for our final event of the year, The iGeneration: Retail Proptech. If you want to understand the implications of digital and behavioural change on the [...]
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    Consortium given until Friday for bid for UK mall group

    A consortium including property investment giant Brookfield has been given a further extension of time to weigh up its near-£3bn offer for a UK shopping centre group. Intu Properties, which owns shopping centres including the Trafford Centre in Manchester and Lakeside in Essex, said that the UK’s Takeover Panel has granted a third extension to [...]
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    Swedish giant pledges international investment in retail

    Ingka Centres, formerly IKEA Centres, unveiled at MAPIC a major new strategic vision that will see it invest €5.8 billion over the next three years to create new IKEA anchored meeting places across the world. The move is part of Ingka Centres journey to create new meeting places with a core retail attraction. Ingka Centres [...]
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    Q&A: Christophe Cuvillier, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

    Just ahead of MAPIC, Retail Property Analyst got the chance to talk to Christophe Cuvillier, CEO of Unibail-Rodmaco-Westfield. The following is a snapshot of what he told us about the future of the business. Obviously the merger of Unibail-Rodamco and Westfield was huge news. Where is the business up to in terms of realigning the [...]
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    Dutch group repositions portfolio as Netherlands remains robust

    Dutch real estate investor Wereldhave is “actively reinventing” its business model to adapt to modern consumer trends with an ongoing series of redevelopments and reconfigurations across its portfolio of convenience-based shopping centres.  The investment group, which is based in Schiphol in the Netherlands, is pressing ahead with a portfolio-wide strategy to adapt and improve its [...]