De Gasperi Passage: Home and decoration retailer Rusta follows Karstadt Sport

Bild zeigt Rendering der De-Gasperi Passage Norderstedt

Nice prospects for Norderstedt: Rusta, the Scandinavian specialist for home, garden and leisure items, will be the new anchor tenant in De-Gasperi-Passage with more than 2,500 m² of retail space. With the signing of the long-term lease, the successful starting shot has been given for the re-letting of the former Karstadt space. The building application for a tailor-made expansion of the area has already been submitted, so that, according to the current planning, the opening will take place in autumn this year.

MEC starts in new working environments

– Coronakonforme Einweihung der neuen Zentrale in Düsseldorf
– Bürokonzept des Activity Based Working fördert Teamarbeit, Kommunikation und Produktivität
– Durch das neue Raumkonzept „mehr PS für die Kunden

Starting shot for new work at MEC: yesterday, the retail property manager moved into his new headquarters in Düsseldorf and digitally inaugurated it with all employees in a team meeting.

MEC offers corona rapid test centers for customers

– Erste Teststationen eröffnen an 22 MEC-Standorten in zwölf Bundesländern, weitere folgen
– Neben luca App und Hygienemaßnahmen größtmöglicher Schutz beim Einkaufen möglich

To further contain the pandemic, the MEC is relying on large areas of corona tests in its shopping centers. The nationwide active Commercial Property Manager provides various areas for corona rapid test stations in its centers. Center visitors can now be tested at 22 locations (see below for locations). The number will continue to rise over the next few weeks.

MEC's leasing business reaches record level

– Mehr als 200 Neu- und Anschlussmietverträge in Einzelhandelsimmobilien abgeschlossen
– Vermietungsvolumen steigt um 20 Prozent
– Frühzeitige und enge Abstimmung mit den Auftraggebern zahlt sich aus

Despite Corona, MEC has broken a leasing record in 2020. In the past fiscal year, the retail property manager concluded more than 200 new and follow-up leases with a total space of 85,000 m². This was 20 percent more than in the previous year. The majority of the new leases came from the local supply and gastronomy sectors. Within the total number of lease extensions, all sectors are represented.

METRO PROPERTIES extends all its MEC mandates

With twelve mandate extensions, MEC enters the tenth year of its existence in a stronger position. METRO PROPERTIES extends all contracts for the center management of its twelve MEC locations, thus strengthening the continuity of MEC's core business.

The extended mandates cover customized services around integrated center management of retail parks and hybrid malls including commercial and technical management as well as leasing.

Cushman & Wakefield brokers 1.700m² office space to expanding MEC

Das Düsseldorfer Bürovermietungsteam der internationalen Immobilienberatung Cushman & Wakefield (C&W) hat im Bürogebäude FRITZ in Düsseldorf 1.700 m² Bürofläche an die MEC vermittelt. Der Umzug erfolgt aus Expansionsgründen im Frühjahr kommenden Jahres und ermöglicht der MEC die Einrichtung einer New-Work-Arbeitswelt. Eigentümer des Multi-Tenant-Bürogebäudes ist der global tätige Investor Westbrook Partners.

MEC acquires ten new locations in Bavaria

MEC is successfully continuing its growth strategy. As of October 1st, 2020, the German market leader for retail parks takes over ten retail properties of HanseMerkur Grundvermögen AG in Bavaria. The total rental space of this "Bavaria portfolio" amounts to just under 60,000m².

MEC sets the course for further growth

Market leader for retail parks further expands its portfolio
Restructuring lays foundation for further growth
Strong growth in the management of small retail parks
MEC is repositioning itself to manage its current and future growth even more efficiently.

MEC continues acquisition strategy successfully

MEC is further expanding its position as national market leader for retail parks. Its latest customer is the investment company CORESTATE Capital Investors (Europe), based in Frankfurt am Main and represented in eleven countries.