'Gastronomia' consortium named for Seraing
The presence of substantial and welcoming food halls in shopping centres is now recognised as being a major factor in attracting both retailers and customers. Recently, the phenomenon has been spreading out of these centres right into the heart of our cities.
The latest in line is set to be in Seraing, a city undergoing a major transformation. The city ...
Mediapark moving forward
The development of the future Mediapark complex to be located on the site of the RTBF at Reyers has taken a step forward. The RTBF itself has just received the planning permit for the construction of its new headquarters building on the site.
This building will cost a total of around 191 million Euros, of which the majority (137 million) ...
Marnix Galle to head ULI
There is a further chapter in the career of Immobel Executive President Marnix Galle. He has been appointed as Chairman of the Urban Land Institute Europe, a role he will take up as from the summer of 2020.
With more than 45,000 members in 82 countries, ULI is the largest network of cross-disciplinary real estate and land use experts ...
Belgians active in the Netherlands
Some time ago we indicated that we would occasionally be looking at what some of the major Belgian companies operating in the real estate domain are doing in countries other than Belgium and Luxembourg. As part of this, there is news involving the activities of four such companies in the Netherlands.
Firstly, logistics real estate company Montea is building what ...
City transformation seminar in Antwerp
Management Productions are to hold another major seminar on March 31st in the Van der Valk Business Center, Antwerp. This will bring together 80 final deciders to reflect on the ‘City Transformation Programme’ and the new projects and opportunities this gives rise to. The experts will in particular be talking about energy-neutral and accessible cities. How does development ...
Insurance against losses due to permit appeals
One of the obstacles to rapid development in Belgium has long been the time it takes to clear all of the permit procedures, and in particular to deal with appeals from local inhabitants and interest groups.
To help in this domain, young insurance broker SAR Belgium has therefore launched an insurance contract (via major European insurers with an excellent ...
Transaction in Mons
Following the news yesterday that the UPSI is to hold a seminar on real state development in Mons, it is timely to announce a major transaction in the city.
The Wallonia-Brussels Federation is to purchase an office building of the Au Fil des Grands Prés project from developer Atenor. The Wallonia-Brussels Federation will set up various services there, in ...
UPSI seminar in Mons
Real Estate professionals’ organisation UPSI is to hold a seminar on March 24th in Mons, entitled ‘Territorial and Real Estate Strategy of the City of Mons’.Speakers will include the Mayor of Mons, Nicolas Martin, and three of the city’s most involved civil servants – planning councillor Maxime Pourtois, architectural engineer Francesaca dal Zovo, delegated councillor Cedric Dresse, along with ...