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June 2024
Outlet Centres in Europe
Market Survey covering all operating and planned Outlet Centres
in the European Countries
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April 2014
The big ecostra Outlet Centre Handbook Europe 2014
Collection of Essays taken from the "Outlet Centre Handbook
Europe 2014"


  • 30 Years of Outlet Centres: The historic French Market still offers Growth Forecasts by Dr. Caroline Lamy (magdus, Troyes)
  • The Outlet Centre Market in Russia by Béatrice Pubellier (BrandCity Outlet Centre, Moscow)
  • The Outlet Centre Market in Spain by Eduardo Ceballos Fernández (Neinver, Madrid)
  • Challenges in Management of Outlet Centres by Thomas Reichenauer (ROS Retail Outlet Shopping, Vienna)
  • The Art of Creating a successful Brand Mix in different European Countries by Adrian Nelson (McArthurGlen Group, London)
  • Outlet Center and good Architecture: a Contradiction by Prof. Christoph Achammer (ATP Architects & Engineers, Innsbruck)
  • How is Capital Investment Market Developing in Europe by David Williams (Gallant Outlet Services, Bedford)
  • Outlet Centres under German Planning and Building Law (Update from 2011) by Prof. Dr. Christoph Moench & Dr. Jan Hennig (Gleiss Lutz Attorneys, Berlin)
  • "Factory Outlet Centre Performance Report Europe" - a big Step to more Transparency in Europe's Outlet Centre Markets by Thomas Terlinden (ecostra, Wiesbaden)
  • New Concepts and Trends in the European Outlet Markets by Dr. Joachim Will (ecostra, Wiesbaden)
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September 2011
Retail trade and local supply 2011
Brochure of the Salzburg state government based on the ecostra study "Retail development in the state of Salzburg 1996 to 2008". Published in the series "Materialien zur Raumplanung", Bd. 23, Salzburg
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June 2011
The big ecostra Outlet Centre Handbook Europe 2011
Collection of Essays taken from the "Outlet Centre Handbook
Europe 2011"Content:
  • Basic Information and Background Data to the European Outlet Centre Market by Dr. Joachim Will & Thomas Terlinden, ecostra GmbH, Wiesbaden (D)
  • From Factory Outlet Centres to Outlet "Villages": 25 Years Development and still numerous Growth Forecasts in France... by Caroline Lamy, magdus, Toyes (F)
  • Why Brands need Outlets by Kristofer Juergensen, 1A Outlet GmbH, Heroldsberg (D)
  • Challenges of Outlet Design in Europe by Peter Gamble, Holder Mathias Architects, London (GB)
  • Outlet Centres under German Planning and Building Law by Prof. Dr. Christoph Moench & Dr. Jan Hennig, Gleiss Lutz Attorneys, Berlin (D)
  • Special Characteristics of Legal Due Diligence in the Case of Factory Outlet Centers by Dr. Gerold Jaeger, Clifford Chance Attorneys, Frankfurt/Main (D)
  • Outlet Centres. An attractive Asset Class for Investors? by David Williams, Henderson Global Investors, London (GB)
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Autumn 2009
Factory Outlet Center: A catch-up race begins in Germany
ecostra-essay published by Clifford Chance in their "Real Estate Newsletter" | ca. 449 KB
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Shortened Version
Factory Outlet Centre Performance - European Report 2009
Cooperative study by CB Richard Ellis and ecostra | ca. 1.023 KB
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Shortened Web-Version
Trade expansion in Germany 2008
Overview of location orientations, property and site criteria of the market participants | ca. 2.698 KB
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