Via Outlets has added two key board members to support the premium outlet mall operator's drive for “concentrated growth”. Jaap Tonckens and Rita Schroeven become non-executive and executive director respectively.
Premium outlet malls operator VIA Outlets said it has raised €600 million in its inaugural green bond issuance and saw “high demand”. The proceeds will be used to refinance most of its outstanding secured debt.
Hammerson’s UK and Ireland managing director Mark Bourgeois is preparing to leave as the heavily-indebted commercial property giant plans to cut up to 40 head office jobs in order to reduce costs, a report claims.
Fast-growing VIA Outlets is investing €17.5m in the Sevilla Fashion Outlet in Spain and will add an extra 2,680 sq m to the mall, creating space for 17 major brands to be added to the existing roster of 70+ stores.