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Retail properties: today's topics and tomorrow's trends

At Europe's largest trade fair for property and investment, retail properties make a strong appearance: at many booths at EXPO REAL you could meet retailers, project developers, investors and retail partners—ideal for cultivating your network and making valuable contacts.

Grand Plaza—the platform for retail

Special highlight: the Grand Plaza. The innovative marketplace concept primarily addresses retailers willing to expand, chains, real estate developers, investors, shareholders, urban planners and municipal representatives. Prominently located in Hall C2, the approximately 600-m² Grand Plaza impressed by its resemblance to a modern market forum. Food service market stalls and a distinguished Speakers' Corner featuring a varied program top off the ambience.

Surrounded by exhibitors active in the retail business, the Grand Plaza offered the perfect environment for gathering information and exchanging ideas with decision-makers in the industry.

Popular meeting point for key players from the retail sector

EXPO REAL hosted many renowned exhibitors from the retail and related sectors, including: Action Deutschland, dm drogerie-markt, Fressnapf, HBB Hanseatische Betreuungs- und Beteiligungsgesellschaft, Kaufland, Lidl, Lührmann, Penny-Markt, Ratisbona, REWE, Rossmann and toom Baumarkt. This broad attendance emphasizes the great significance of retail properties in all their facets.

Grand Plaza: make use of these advantages for your success!

  • Everything in one place: many exhibitors from the retail property sector in the immediate vicinity of the Grand Plaza
  • Networking: targeted networking with decision-makers and insiders of the retail industry
  • New inspiration the conference program at the Grand Plaza is dedicated to the retail sector
  • Attractive meeting place: Grand Plaza market stalls and an exclusive evening event on the first day of the show

Impressions of the Grand Plaza

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Grand Plaza, Hall C2, Stand 240, Lecture Urbanity | Sustainable city centres and shopping centres Chair: Klaus Striebich, RaRE Advise - Retail and Real Estate Participants: Marc Schumacher - Avantgarde; Jonathan Calverley - Art-Invest Real Estate GmbH; Fabian Pusch - Sostrene Grene; Christine Hager - Sierra Germany GmbH;
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Grand Plaza, Hall C2, Booth 240
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Grand Plaza, Hall C2, Stand 240, Lecture Urbanity | Rethinking: Real estate and cities for tomorrow Keynote: Hilmar von Lojewski - German Association of Cities and Towns Moderator: Dieter Rebitzer - University of Applied Sciences (HfWU) Participants: Manfred Kühne - Senate Department for Urban Development, Building and Housing; Hans Werner Klee, City of Herne; Sandra Arendt, HOCHTIEF Soziale Infrastruktur GmbH; Carolina von Groddeck, Savills Investment Management
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Great atmosphere at the Grand Plaza Party on the first evening of EXPO REAL 2022 in Hall C2, Stand 240
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Grand Plaza in Hall C2, Stand 240

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Speakers‘ Corner: where the future is discussed

The Grand Plaza conference program not only addressed current topics, but above all discussed strategies for the future—for example, future-proof cities and shopping centers and innovative concepts for retail properties in terms of ESG and sustainability.