SES Spar European Shopping Centers

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NEW 03.10.2018 National
Market Leader SES Spar European Shopping Centers at EXPO Real:

Multifunctional Locations are the Future

The "More Than Just Shopping" motto is the theme of this year's SES appearance at the Expo Real international trade fair, which takes place from Monday, 8 October to Wednesday, 10 October 2018 in Munich. As a developer and manager of first-class shopping centers in prime locations, SES will showcase itself via an exhibition booth for the eighth time, and its projects will highlight trends in the development of thriving retail destinations. Whether retailing, urban meeting zones, high-end gastronomy, entertainment, or hotel use: SES is putting its experience in multiple use of real estate to even greater use with regard to its current projects. SES will show-case the district center in Ljubljana-Šiška as well as the multifunctional shopping district in Lienz at Booth 112 in Hall A2. At the trade fair, SES will transform the future of shopping into a tangible experience and will paint a live portrait of the future together with booth visitors and graphic recording professional Christian Ridder. SES operates approximately 30 shopping locations in six countries, either owned or on behalf of investors.
The opening of FORUM 1, an SES Spar European Shopping Center location, took place exactly 10 years ago: The newly erected building at Südtiroler Platz 13 opened its doors on 29 August 2008. From the beginning, SES has leased the shopping center from building owner Rhomberg on a long-term basis. An expansion was carried out in 2011: Via the newly built bridge, FORUM 1 was connected to the former Forum department store location, which is owned by the SIGNA Group, and was expanded to 50 shops. To this day, SES has successfully managed both parts of the building under one brand. With over five million visitors a year, FORUM 1 has established itself as a major economic force in and around the railway station area: Residents of the city of Salzburg, as well as commuters, travelers, and students, value the center as a meeting place due to its easy accessibility and proximity. FORUM 1 fulfills an important function as a local supplier, offers trendy brands, and promotes local Salzburg companies, such as the Rößlhuber bakery from Bergheim, which is new to the center this year.
NEW 23.08.2018 Shopping-Center
MURPARK Graz expansion completed: 6,500 additional square meters, 19 new shops

SES Increasingly Focuses on Gastronomy

Approximately 1,000 guests celebrated the expansion of MURPARK shopping center in Graz-Liebenau during a VIP gala on Wednesday, 22 August 2018. 19 new retail, gastronomy, and service businesses have been added to the shop mix of the center, which has been expanded by 6,500 m² to more than 43,000 m². The last building block of the expansion was todays opening of VAPIANO. With a total of more than 90 shops, MURPARK not only has an even more extensive industry mix, but it also reflects an international trend with its gastronomy share of nearly 10 percent. Owner and operator SES Spar European Shopping Centers is strengthening MURPARK's position as a supraregional shopping magnet via this 30-million-euro investment. Two concepts have opened for the first time in Styria: Children's fashion by Okaïdi and coffee & doughnut specialist Dunkin' Donuts.
NEW 29.06.2018 Shopping-Center
RESERVED fashion label arrives at CITYCENTER Celje in September

SES brings LPP to Slovenia

LPP, one of Poland's largest fashion retailers, is set to open its first Slovenian RESERVED brand store on more than 1,700 square meters at Citycenter Celje at the beginning of September 2018. Once again, SES Spar European Shopping Centers has successfully brought about the launch of an innovative new brand in Slovenia. The LPP Group is a publicly traded company based in Gdansk, which operates over 1,700 attractive fashion stores throughout Europe under the Reserved, Mohito, House, Cropp, and Sinsay brand names. Today, LPP fashion is available in more than 20 countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa. In the medium term in Slovenia, the company plans to expand with more stores in the future.
NEW 07.03.2018 National
SES’s success strategy also generates increasing sales revenue in 2017

SES reports a successful year and remains international pioneer

  • Retailers’ gross sales revenue rose to 2.88 billion euros. (+3%)
  • Retail partners in Austria generated 1.87 billion euros sales (+1.9%)
  • Visitor frequency rose by 1.4 percent
  • Expansion strategy: multifunctionality and development of urban areas
  • SES digital: successful launch of online sales channel for sale of vouchers 

The shopping centers managed by Austria’s market leader SES Spar European Shopping Centers (SES) remained on a successful trajectory in 2017 and once more outdid the outstanding performance of the previous year. Retailers at the 29 locations in five countries generated gross sales revenue to the amount of 2.88 billion euros. This corresponds to an increase of +3% on 2016. SES celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2017 and was able to register the opening of HUMA ELEVEN in Vienna – the only opening of a shopping center in Austria during the whole year.  Construction of the district shopping center in Ljubljana-Šiška, Slovenia, was also started. In 2018 excavators will move in to start building work in an inner city neighborhood of Lienz, East Tyrol, and the 6,500-m² expansion of MURPARK in Graz will open in summer 2018. SES currently operates in six European countries. In addition to its own centers, SES manages shopping malls for third parties, e.g. Signa, Deka and Allianz.

NEW 28.09.2017 Shopping-Center
Austria’s number 1 shopping center specialist at EXPO Real

SES Spar European Shopping Centers’ trade fair appearance marking its 10th anniversary

Founded in 2007 and today one of the leading developers and managers of first-class shopping centers in top locations: SES Spar European Shopping Centers’ trade fair appearance this year will be dominated by its 10th anniversary. EXPO Real will be held in Munich from October 4th to 6th, 2017. SES operates around 30 shopping locations on its own or investors’ behalf in six countries. SES’s recipe for success: Never develop an off-the-shelf shopping center. Instead, give each center its own regional identity coupled with feel-good architecture and replete with services for its customers. SES will showcase these success factors and its new projects, such as the shopping center in Ljubljana-Šiška, at stand 112 in hall A2.
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