Rise in online retail challenges the turnover rent model

The rise of the share of online retail sales in Europe from its current 5.7% to an estimated 20%+ creates challenges for landlords and developers in the retail sector,  as their ability to calculate and collect turnover rents may become increasingly problematic, according to Colliers in its report on retail in central and eastern Europe (CEE) – Tenuous Turnover: Implications of E-commerce Growth. Celý článek

EPAL and UIC: Initial concerted action

An initial concerted action by the EPAL and UIC inspection companies, Bureau Veritas and SGS, took place on 27th May 2015 on the premises of a licensee of both organisations. The joint operation is the result of Celý článek

EMEA Retail Investment Volume up 94% yoy in Q1 2015

Colliers International research reveals EMEA retail investment volumes were up 94% to €19.1Bn (£13.9bn) during the first quarter of 2015 compared with Q1 2014, with expectations that total 2015 transactions will surpass the previous year’s total of €51.8bn (£37.7bn). Celý článek

Q1 2015 Busiest Since the Financial Crisis

Colliers International today released its newest Research & Forecast Report pertaining to Q1 2015 in the Czech Republic. The report, which covers the investment, office, and industrial markets in Prague and throughout the Czech Republic, provides both summaries and analyses of developments in the last quarter, and also looks ahead to the future. Celý článek