Ken Gunn is Managing Director at FSP and can look back on 30+ years of work experience in retail property. He uses his deep understanding of consumer shopping habits, retail centers and leading edge analysis to support FSP projects and assist clients to realise the true potential of their shopping center and retail park investments. He is a widely-respected authority on Designer Outlet Centres and in the last decade has worked on over 100 outlet projects in 30 countries.
A recent flurry of Merger & Acquisition (M&A) activity in the shopping centre space could be set to alter the state of play in the industry as an increasing number of bigger groups take hold.
In this post, I’m going to explore what the shopping centre M&As mean for the sector and what conditions gave rise to them.
European markets are shifting. Find out what trends and challenges European brand retail faces and learn how to navigate shifting markets to sustain growth into the future.
With the European economy showing positive signs of growth and consumer markets improving, this year’s MAPIC is set to be an interesting one. The FSP team is looking forward to attending the conference to explore the opportunity for real estate investment with clients and colleagues.
The first FSP Outlet Industry Breakfast was a great success. It gave an overview of the expansion of the outlet industry over the past years and offered a preview for 2017 and 2018.
Our recommendation for an excellent 5-minute read by Ken Gunn, the authority on Designer Outlet Centres. Learn from him why consumer experience drives outlet expansion, and how to change consumer behaviour.