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Good shopping centre managers are worth the price

Posted by Estates Gazette on 20th Oct 2017

Good shopping centre managers are worth the price

Mark Robinson championed centre managers at the Estates Gazette Asset Management Summit last week, telling the delegates why good centre managers are worth every penny.

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Case Study of Kris Weeks journey to Grays Shopping Centre Manager.

Posted by Ellandi on 13th Oct 2017

Case Study of Kris Weeks journey to Grays Shopping Centre Manager.

In 2005 I was given the opportunity to work at my local shopping centre as a member of the security team. Being so close to home and having a young family I jumped at the chance, as this meant I would spend more time with my family and...

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Ellandi LEDs the way

Posted by Shopping Centre Magazine on 12th Oct 2017

Ellandi LEDs the way

Ellandi lights the way to a greener future by relamping two of its community malls.

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Retail Matters : Safia's Story

Posted by Ellandi on 11th Oct 2017

Retail Matters : Safia's Story

Meet Safia Khalid, the managing director of Safia's Barber & Safia's Beauty Bar. Since 2009 Safia has opened 14 beauty outlets across the country, 7 of which are in Ellandi schemes. As part of Revo Retail Matters week,...

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Ellandi supports Revo & Bira in Free Space competition offering start-ups free retail space

Posted by Property Week on 21st Sep 2017

Ellandi supports Revo & Bira in Free Space competition offering start-ups free retail space

Ellandi is one of nine retail landlords to offer start-up businesses free space in 100 UK shopping centres, under a new scheme launched by Revo and the British Independent Retailers’ Association (Bira). Find out more about the competition...

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Landlords and Occupiers get to grips with an evolving retail landscape

Posted by Estates Gazette on 8th Sep 2017

Landlords and Occupiers get to grips with an evolving retail landscape

Ellandi's Property Director Mark Robinson provides the landlords perspective in this week's Estates Gazette Magazine.

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Flood of new lettings at the Howgate Shopping Centre, Falkirk

Posted by Ellandi on 4th Aug 2017

Flood of new lettings at the Howgate Shopping Centre, Falkirk

The tide has been rising over the last 12 months at the Howgate Shopping Centre in Falkirk. The Ellandi owned shopping centre saw an inundation of retailers in 2016 with Watt Brothers, Eurochange and Warren James all opening their first...

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Ellandi puts the colour back into Grays

Posted by Ellandi on 18th Jul 2017

Ellandi puts the colour back into Grays

Over the last 12 months, Grays Shopping Centre has completed a string of notable lettings to national multiples. As a further vote of confidence, existing retailer Savers has upsized doubling the size of their existing unit, a further...

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Value retailers increase store count by 5000 since 2009

Posted by Retail Gazette on 17th Jul 2017

Value retailers increase store count by 5000 since 2009

An increasing consumer focus on affordability and convenience has seen value and discount retailers increase their UK store count by more than 5000 since 2009, according to new research.

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Ellandi Retail Rocks 2017 : Press Round Up

Posted by Ellandi on 6th Jul 2017

Ellandi Retail Rocks 2017 : Press Round Up

On Thursday 6th July, exactly 9,400 hours since our last retail property conference, Ellandi hosted Retail Rocks. As always, the event was well attended by members of the retail property industry.

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Rise of community shopping centres as 78% of shoppers visit at least weekly

Posted by Ellandi on 27th Jun 2017

Rise of community shopping centres as 78% of shoppers visit at least weekly

On Tuesday 27th June Ellandi and Savills hosted a breakfast briefing to introduce the findings of Savills research based on a survey of 7,800 people across 25 Ellandi shopping centres from St Austell to Aberdeen and Enniskillen to Great...

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Making shopping centres accessible to all – introducing ‘SENSORY SHOPPING DAYS’

Posted by Ellandi on 6th Jun 2017

Making shopping centres accessible to all – introducing ‘SENSORY SHOPPING DAYS’

For the majority of us, shopping is a way of relaxing and socialising. However, for people with sensory processing conditions, a visit to a busy shopping centre can be just the opposite. Workman Retail and Ellandi shopping centre teams...

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Third Time Lucky for the Octagon Shopping Centre

Posted by Ellandi on 31st May 2017

Third Time Lucky for the Octagon Shopping Centre

Ellandi has achieved planning permission to convert the entire first floor of the Octagon Shopping Centre, Burton on Trent into a gym.

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Sefton Borough Council has completed its purchase of The Strand Shopping Centre, Bootle

Posted by Ellandi on 2nd May 2017

Sefton Borough Council has completed its purchase of The Strand Shopping Centre, Bootle

Ellandi and Avenue Capital sell the Strand Shopping Centre, Bootle to Sefton Borough Council.

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Project Dirt: funding community projects

Posted by Property Week on 25th Apr 2017

Project Dirt: funding community projects

Often appearing to be detached, shopping centre owners and operators can be unwelcome in their communities. Project Dirt is an initiative that helps counter this impression by funding social projects.

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Positive outcome of The Parkway Neighbourhood Fund

Posted by Ellandi on 31st Mar 2017

Positive outcome of The Parkway Neighbourhood Fund

In January 2016, Tim & Jaya from Ellandi along with Zoe from The Parkway Shopping Centre, James from Project Dirt and few other local stakeholders sat down for the judging of the Parkway Neighbourhood Fund. The fund was set up with the...

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Blaydon Races Ahead

Posted by Ellandi on 22nd Mar 2017

Blaydon Races Ahead

Occupancy and footfall up after grocery anchor introduced

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Business Rates Reform is Overdue

Posted by Estates Gazette on 3rd Mar 2017

Business Rates Reform is Overdue

Ellandi's Jonathan Cole shares his opinion with the Estates Gazette.

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Ellandi puts its stamp on the Marlands Centre

Posted by Shopping Centre Magazine on 2nd Mar 2017

Ellandi puts its stamp on the Marlands Centre

It’s been just over 2 years since community shopping centre investor Ellandi tamed the Tiger and bought Southampton’s Marlands Shopping Centre in a joint venture with Lonestar.

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Luck of the Irish

Posted by Retail Week on 24th Feb 2017

Luck of the Irish

As the US gets to grips with its new president and the UK moves closer to invoking Article 50, Caroline Parry talks to Ellandi's Richard Hutchinson about the impact all this will have on the Emerald Isle.

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