Nearly 400,000 people work in Polish shopping centers

Poland takes fourth place in the EU when it comes to the size of the employment in the commercial real estate sector, according to estimates by the Polish Council of Shopping Centers (PRCH) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

Locked content Plaza Centers to build shopping center in Romania

WSE-listed Plaza Centers will develop a shopping center in Timișoara, Romania, ISBnews agency reported. The firm has been given a construction permission. A 37,000 sqm GLA shopping center will comprise some 120 retail units and a hypermarket. The construction work is to start this fall and complete ...

Locked content Rafał Sonik wants to invest in Kraków

Rafał Sonik, Polish entrepreneur and the 2015 Dakar Rally winner intends to develop a scheme in Kraków’s city center including a shopping center, a hotel and an underground car park, the media reported. The project would be build in the area of the former Elefant shopping mall, encompassing 0....

GTC to launch Galeria Północna in 2017

On Monday, GTC subsidiary Centrum Światowida, has obtained an approval from the mayor of Warsaw for the construction of Galeria Północna shopping center. On Tuesday, the company announced that it plans to open the center in the first quarter of 2017. The scheme is valued at €160 million.

Poland’s shopping center pipeline fifth in Europe – C&W

With some 9.2 million sqm of retail space located in shopping centers, Poland ranked seventh in Europe in a recent report by Cushman & Wakefield. Russia came in first with 17.7 million sqm of shopping center space, followed by France (17.66 million sqm) and the UK (17.1 million sqm). Germany, It...

The mean and green shopping extreme

With the advent of technologies such as automated meter reading and LED lighting, malls are at last becoming places where you can shop without sullying your conscience

Evolve or die

With rapidly changing consumer habits, retailers are hard-pressed to keep up. They are introducing new retail formats, integrating virtual with traditional – they will try anything to bring retail closer to the customer and stay on the competitive edge