Kaufhof - Frankfurt

GALERIA Kaufhof GmbH

Austria’s Signa Group has taken control of German department store chain Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof from Canada’s Hudson Bay Company’s (HBC) by acquiring its 49.99% stake in the recently merged chain for $1.5b, HBC announced this month. Read more


Charles Kingston - REFIRE


Ten years ago we wrote (rather excitedly, if memory serves) about the purchase by Europa Capital of the Forum Steglitz shopping centre, on one of Berlin’s premier shopping drags, the Schlossstrasse in the south-west of the city. Read more


Palais Quartier - Frankfurt

PalaisQuartier GmbH & Co. KG

Reports circulating around Frankfurt suggest that a deal may already have been struck for a change of ownership of the whole Palais Quartier complex in the centre of Frankfurt’s shopping district. A number of media reports quoted reliable sources... Read more