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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 outlets in the town within the scheme.

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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 positive sign that Grays is consolidating as a highly successful community shopping centre.

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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 Yarmouth.

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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 have been working together to help make their shopping centres more accessible by introducing "Sensory Shopping Days".

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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 help of Project Dirt and aimed to donate £16,000 to grassroots groups within the local community.

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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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Ellandi Announces Partner of the Year 2017

Posted by Ellandi on 6th Feb 2017

Ellandi Announces Partner of the Year 2017

Richard Mills, Director and Co-Founder of Jamieson Mills was announced as our Partner of the year for 2016 at the annual Ellandi Centre Managers Conference that took place on Thursday 2nd February.

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Curse of the CVA mars strong start for retail

Posted by Estates Gazette on 27th Jan 2017

Curse of the CVA mars strong start for retail

Once again the CVA procedure is being used to cut rents while other creditors are paid in full.

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Ellandi Signs Off #Indi2016 With BIRA Tie Up to Boost Independent Retailers

Posted by Ellandi on 25th Jan 2017

Ellandi Signs Off #Indi2016 With BIRA Tie Up to Boost Independent Retailers

To mark the end of their successful #Indi2016 initiative, leading Community Shopping Centre Investor Ellandi has teamed up with The British Independent Retailers Association (BIRA).

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Green light for Chelmsley Wood Revamp

Posted by Insider Media Limited on 11th Jan 2017

Green light for Chelmsley Wood Revamp

Community Shopping Centre Investor, Ellandi's plans to revamp Chelmsley Wood Shopping Centre have been approved by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council.

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New team at Newlands

Posted by Shopping Centre Magazine on 10th Jan 2017

New team at Newlands

Ellandi appoints new commercialisation operator in its Kettering based community shopping centre.

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Bunting becomes Revo president & Mark Robinson announced as junior vice president

Posted by Property Week on 8th Dec 2016

Bunting becomes Revo president & Mark Robinson announced as junior vice president

Giulia Bunting was installed as Revo president at last night’s Revo Annual Dinner and Gold Awards presentation whilst community shopping centre investor Ellandi's Mark Robinson was announced as junior vice president, taking up the role of President in 2018.

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