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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Beijing Mall

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Growing consumerism and opportunities in emerging markets

Lim Beng Chee, CEO of CapitaMalls Asia, explores the rise in consumer retail in Asia.


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Smarter cities

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Smarter cities: more efficient, sustainable and liveable

Emmanuel Lagarrigue, Senior Vice President Strategy & Development at Schneider Electric, offers his take on the future of the city.


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MIPIM ASIA 2011 - HK STAND

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MIPIM Asia 2011 – Daily Bulletin day#0 – Green light for MIPIM Asia


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MAPIC cheat sheet

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MAPIC 2011 cheat sheet – top tips for surviving MAPIC

Is this your first time at MAPIC? Never fear! It’s a big event, and it can be a little overwhelming, but we’ve put together a handy guide for all the first-timers.


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Ask the experts

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MIPIM Asia 2011 top questions

Ask and you shall receive: Here’s a list of top real estate questions you submitted to our panel of experts to address at MIPIM Asia 2011.


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Pompidou Centre, Paris

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It’s survival of the fittest when it comes to shopping centres, says Laure Colliex, EVP of Lordculture

Today’s shopping centres are in a Darwinian competition for survival. MAPIC speaker Laure Colliex knows how they can evolve and thrive.


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Jörn Walter

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Property Influencers: Jörn Walter

It’s time to find the urban spirit: Hamburg’s chief urban planner shares his ideas on how to achieve growth and revitalisation.


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Retail markets in Taiwan are set to explode

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Taiwan’s booming tourist numbers

Taiwan is opening up to tourism, with individuals from China allowed in as of this year, and shopping is high on their hit list. Steve Killick reports.


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Bright lights, big city. The Media facade at IMF's Zeilgalerie in Frankfurt

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Germany maintains momentum

Berlin is driving the ongoing retail boom in Germany, but lack of new space and lending restrictions are frustrating international retailers wanting in. John Ryan explores.


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Welcome to MAPIC

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MAPIC 2011: it’s the final countdown!

MAPIC 2011 is just around the corner; attendees are industry leaders who are shaping the future of retail. Whether you’ll be there or not, make sure you check out our extensive live coverage!


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Manhattan addresses remain vital for brand building

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The future of retail for North America

American retail is emerging from the recession, and big groups are expanding again. But now the story is not only about the US, as Canada is fast becoming a major contender for international brands.


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Retailers look east

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Retailers look east for new horizons

Few countries can claim to have extended their retail presence as significantly as Italy, with the upsurge in luxury demand in the east continuing to drive growth. Mark Faithfull reports on an important year for the market.


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Holger Schmieding

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Property Influencers: Holger Schmieding

Holger Schmieding, a top economist at Germany’s oldest private bank, says diversification is the key to market success. As our latest Property Influencer, he shares his advice on how to avoid the bubbles.


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Malaysia is set for steady growth despite the economic downturn

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Malaysia and Indonesia: primed for steady growth

Factors including an increase in wealth and tourism in Malaysia and Indonesia are underpinning residential and retail markets. Steve Killick finds out more.


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La Terrazze, Liguria

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The Big Build

There is plenty of development going on around Italy. Paola Lunghini offers a quick tour of some notable projects, including the arrival of Westfield in Milan.


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