ICSC Europe announces finalists for 2012 European Shopping Center Awards (EU)

The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) has announced the 2012 European Shopping Center Awards finalists.

A total of 16 centers made it to the short list of finalists, representing 11 countries across Europe, including Andorra.

Four finalists are located in Germany and three in Turkey. Other countries represented are: Andorra, Netherlands, Portugal, Belgium, Austria, Czech Republic, France, Sweden and Norway For the first time in over 10 years, no UK shopping center has made it into the finalists.

Every year, ICSC Europe presents awards to the best new and refurbished or extended retail developments in Europe. Acknowledged to be the most prestigious awards within the Industry, the 2012 Awards will be presented at the 37th ICSC Europe Conference in Berlin next April. The ICSC Awards give developers, architects and shopping center management the opportunity to showcase their work to both a European and a global audience.

The Awards Jury consists of senior international figures within the shopping center industry and any retail or entertainment project opened or newly refurbished or extended between July 1, 2009, and June 30, 2011, was eligible to apply for an award.

All European Award winners will be automatically submitted to the 2013 ICSC VIVA Best-of-the Best Awards Program to be announced in May 2013.

New Developments Small (under 20,000 m²)

Illa Carlemany
Escaldes- Engordany, Andorra
Developer: Casa Muntanya, S.A.
Total Gross Leasable Area (GLA): 16,060 m²
Number of stores: 83
Major tenants: Tommy Hilfiger, The North Face, Benetton, Jack & Jones/ Vero Moda, Monoprix, Nike

Oldenburg, Germany
Developer: ECE Projektmanagement G.m.b.H. & Co. KG
Architect: Mr.Jürgen Friedemann, KSP Braunschweig
Total Gross Leasable Area (GLA): 18,500 m²
Number of stores: 100
Major tenants: REWE, dm-drogerie-markt, 1982, Gina Tricot, Deichmann, Thalia

Shopping center Vleuterweide
Utrecht, Netherlands
Developer: Multi Vastgoed bv & ASR Vastgoed Ontwikkeling
Total Gross Leasable Area (GLA): 15,000 m²
Number of stores: 51
Major tenants: Jones & Jones, Trends Mode, Hunkemöller, Jack & Jean, Mediterraneo

New Developments Medium (20,000-40,000 m²)

Antalya Özdilekpark shopping center
Antalya, Turkey
Developer: Özdilek Alisveris Merkezleri veTeks. San.AS.
Total Gross Leasable Area (GLA): 38,752 m²
Number of stores: 123
Major tenants: Wenice Kids, U.S Polo, Twigy, Trendy, Tiffany

K in Kortrijk
Kortrijk, Belgium
Developer: Foruminvest BV / City Mall
Total Gross Leasable Area (GLA): 33,310 m²
Number of stores: 90
Major tenants: H&M, Media Saturn, Esprit Mega Store, WE family store, Bershka

Pasing Arcaden
Munich, Germany
Developer: mfi management für immobilien AG
Total Gross Leasable Area (GLA): 21,410 m²
Number of stores: 92
Major tenants: Hugendubel, C&A, Esprit, H & M,.Oliver

Rhein-Galerie Ludwigshafen
Ludwigshafen, Germany
Developer: ECE Projektmanagement G.m.b.H & Co. KG
Total Gross Leasable Area (GLA): 39,767 m²
Number of stores: 130
Major tenants: C & A, H & M, New Yorker, Esprit, Hollister, Douglas

Varena shopping center
Vöcklabruck, Austria
Developer: SES Spar European Shopping Centers
Total Gross Leasable Area (GLA): 32,000 m²
Number of stores: 80
Major tenants: H&M, New Yorker, Zero, C&A, Interspar

New Developments Large (40,000+ m²)

Galerie Harfa
Prague, Czech Republic
Developer: C&R Developments s.r.o.(m.of LighthouseGroup)
Total Gross Leasable Area (GLA): 48,511 m²
Number of stores: 158
Major tenants: Interspar, Marks & Spencer, C&A, H&M, Intersport

Le Millénaire
Aubervilliers, France
Developer: SCI Bassin Nord (Icade and Klépierre)
Total Gross Leasable Area (GLA): 56,000 m²
Number of stores: 140
Major tenants: Zara, H&M, Toys R Us, C&A, Marmon Sports

Marmara Forum
Istanbul, Turkey
Developer: Multi Development Türkiye
Total Gross Leasable Area (GLA): 135 ,000 m²
Number of stores: 318

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