All the latest news from the retail property market covering high street, out of town, retail parks, supermarkets and shopping centres


Legal challenge against Debenhams CVA rejected


A legal challenge against Debenhams’ company voluntary arrangement has been rejected in the high court.

The Retail Arcade  Shard Quarter Marek Sikora photography

RDI continues German retail exit


RDI REIT has sold the Bahnhof Center in Altona, Hamburg to Volksbank eG Braunschweig Wolfsburg for €91m (£80.8m).

Aldi supermarket

Aldi to double its London stores with £1bn push


Aldi plans to open a new store every week during the next two years and to double its presence in the M25.

Town centre

Council investment in shopping centres on course to reach £1bn by close of 2020


Local authority investment in shopping centres is on course to hit £1bn by the end of 2020, according to a new survey.

Uxbridge business park

Mondelez renews lease at Uxbridge Business Park


Mondelez UK has renewed its commitment to Arlington’s Building 3 at Uxbridge Business Park in west London by signing a new 55,000 sq ft on a 10-year basis.

Rob Tincknell

Areli cracks open potential of high street with Walnuts buy


Purchase of Orpington shopping centre and conversion to resi could achieve significant rise in capital value

The Mall Walthamstow

CapReg in takeover talks with South Africa’s largest REIT


Capital & Regional is in takeover talks with South Africa’s largest REIT.

Walnuts Shopping Centre - Orpington

Areli to buy the Walnuts shopping centre in Orpington


Rob Tincknell’s Areli Real Estate is poised to buy the Walnuts shopping centre in Orpington for around £35m with plans to convert it into residential, Property Week can reveal.

Selfridges launches in store cinema


Selfridges Group has announced it will open its first permanent cinema destination.

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield appoints new MD for UK and Italy


Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) has appointed Scott Parsons as regional managing director UK and Italy.

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