SCT Global First Quarter 2017
The trends, markets and opportunities that retailers will be chasing in the coming year— SCT First Quarter 2017
The Common Area
London remains the world’s top destination for expanding international retailers, according to JLL, with Hong Kong in second place and Paris in third.
Roberto Limetti, the new head of European property for retail asset management firm Pradera on the importance of local understanding, the satisfactions of development — and why e-commerce is a luckier thing for malls than you think
Parisian accessories retailer Moa is growing around the globe seeking sophisticated female shoppers— SCT First Quarter 2017
The Bottom Line
VIA Outlets bought four established outlet centres totalling about 90,000 square metres, in Germany, Portugal, Spain and Poland, for €587 million— SCT First Quarter 2017
Old arcades have been restored in British cities from London to Glasgow and in other countries too. Now there is even a new one: Victoria Gate, a 53,400-square-metre destination designed to combine the charm of the old arcade with the practicalities of the modern mall, opened in Leeds in October.
On the Ground
Qatar will see nearly 1.3 million square metres of new mall space before 2019 — an infusion that will double the current total.