CLASH OF THE RETAIL TITANS: THE 21ST ANNUAL MAPIC AWARDS FINALISTS ANNOUNCED 

Paris, 25 October 2016 – The jury chaired by Tom Meager, Group Director of Property, Primark and composed of recognized trade and commercial real estate professionals, has unveiled the list of 50 finalists for the MAPIC Awards 2016. 

Organised by Reed MIDEM, MAPIC – the International Retail Property Market – will be held in Cannes from 16 to 18 November.

This year we received a record number of 180 entries from 40 countries, which illustrates the importance of MAPIC internationally” says Tom Meager, Group Director of Property, Primark and President of the Jury for the 2016 MAPIC Awards. “The projects selected all showcase innovative concepts – connectivity, design, architecture, sustainability – which have an immersive customer experience at their centre. There was a very high standard of entries across the board.

The finalists of the 12 categories MAPIC Awards 2016 are:

RETAILER OF THE YEAR

Deichmann – Germany
 
Primark – Ireland 
 
Tesla – USA

BEST RETAIL GLOBAL EXPANSION

Rituals… – The Netherlands
 
Shake Shack – USA
 
Superdry – United Kingdom
 
Terranova – Italy
A brand by Gruppo Teddy

BEST NEW RETAIL CONCEPT

Blinerie – United Kingdom
 
IceRoll – France  
 
NYX COSMETICS – France
 
Zing pop culture – France 

BEST RETAIL STORE DESIGN

El Palacio de Hierro – Mexico City, Mexico
Submitted by Gensler / TPG

Primark – Madrid, Spain
Submitted by Dalziel & Pow

Samsung 837 – New York, USA

Yves Rocher Concept Store Paris Haussmann – Paris, France 

BEST RETAILTAINMENT CONCEPT

DLF Mall of India – India

Explorium Omni-Lab by Fung Group – China

Samsung 837– USA

UNDIZ MACHINE – France 

BEST O2O STRATEGY

DECATHLON CONNECT – France
 
Hangzhou Lianlian Hui Network Tech.Co.Ltd. – China
 
NEINVER – Spain
 
Ulmart – Russia

BEST POP UP SHOP

24 HOUR EJDER CLUB – London, United Kingdom
Submitted by Appear Here

Pablo Global Temporary Stores – New York, USA
Submitted by Bravado

Pop’up KIABI colore Paris – Paris, France

Kikki K – London, United Kingdom
Submitted by Dalziel & Pow

BEST NEW SHOPPING CENTRE

Il Centro – Milan, Italy
Architect: Design International, MDL
Developer: Finiper S.p.A  

Mall of Scandinavia – Stockholm, Sweden
Architects: BAU (Byrån för Arkitektur & Urbanism) – Benoy Architects – Wingårdhs (Gert Wingårdh) – Saguez&Partners
Developer: Unibail-Rodamco
Others: International designers, such as Merel Karhof, Ola Gillgren, Erik Jørgensen, Patricia Urquiola and Gam Fratesi, have created original rest areas for unexpected breaks during the customer journey. Judith Seng. Scabetti. Piotr Zuraw (10-metres long bench)

Parc Central – Guangzhou, China
Architects: Benoy (Design Architect); Ronald Lu & Partners (Executive Architect) Developer: Sun Hung Kai Properties

Polygone Riviera – Cagnes sur Mer, France
Architects: José Ignacio Galan Martinez – L35 Arquitectos (contractor), Philppe Caron (local architect)
Developer: SOCRI PROMOTIONS / SOCRI REIM
Other: Unibail-Rodamco (investors)

Starfield Hanam – Hanam, South Korea
Architect: Benoy
Developers: Shinsegae Property and Taubman Asia
Others: Interior Designer: Benoy; Local Architect: Junglim (construction document) & Kingsman (Interior construction document); Food Court Interior – Tenant Fit-Out: Softroom; Department Store Interior: GP studio 

Westfield World Trade Center – New York, USA
Architects : Santiago Calatrava LLC (architect of the Oculus) other elements of the World Trade Center campus were designed by other architects
Developer: Westfield Corporation (Developer and Operator of the retail premises at the World Trade Center campus)
Other: World Trade Center transportation hub facilities (located within the Oculus) controlled / operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

BEST REDEVELOPED SHOPPING CENTRE

Fischapark – Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Architects: Haskoll Architects and Designers + Architektur Consult
Developer : SES Spar European Shopping Centers 

Sarca Shopping Center – Milan, Italy
Architect: Lombardini22 SpA
Developer: IGD SIIQ SpA (Developer, Manager and Owner)

Ülemist Center enlargement & refurbishment – Tallinn, Estonia
Architects: AMB International Architects & Designers SIA (exterior), JOONPROJEKT OÜ (interior)
Developer: Ülemiste Centre OÜ

Wuhan Mall City – Wuhan, China
Architects: JS design, J&A design
Developer: Hubei Hengxindelong Industry Company 

BEST OUTLET CENTRE

Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet – Cheshire, United Kingdom
Architect:  Phase 5A: Leonard Design, Original Centre Architects: Benoy
Developer: McArthurGlen Designer Outlets

Outlet Village Belaya Dacha – Moscow, Russia
Architect: HYDEA
Developer: Hines International Inc.

VENEZIA MEGA OUTLET – Istanbul, Turkey
Architect: DOME
Developer: GURSOY GRUP 

BEST RETAIL URBAN PROJECT

Crossrail Place – London, United Kingdom
Architects : Project Design Architect: Foster + Partners, Landscape Architect: Gillespies, Retail Mall design: Adamsons Associates, Station Concept / Operations Architect: Tony Meadows Associates
Developer: Canary Wharf Group plc
Others: Engineer: Arup, Roof engineer: Wiehag

Le Toison d’Or – Brussels, Belgium
Architects: UNStudio / Jaspers-Eyers Architects
Developer: ProWinko

Les Docks Village – Marseille, France
Architect: 5+1AA Alfonso Femia
Developer: Constructa Urban Systems
Other: JP Morgan Asset Management

Promenade Sainte-Catherine – Bordeaux, France
Architect : Valode & Pistre
Developer: REDEVCO
Other: Designer: Minale Design Strategy

BEST FUTURA SHOPPING CENTRE

American Dream – East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA
Architects: Abugov Kaspar (Architect of Record for the Theme Park and Water Park), Adamson Associates (Architect of Record for the Entertainment Retail Complex) and DAIQ (Architect of Record for the Snow Park Anchor B Building)
Developer: Triple Five
Other: GH + A Design 

Jewel Changi Airport, Singapore– Singapore
Architects: Safdie Architects, Benoy and  RSP
Developer : Jewel Changi Airport Devt Pte Ltd (A joint venture company between Changi Airport Group and CapitaLand)

Kingdom City Mall – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Architects: Arch.Davide Padoa and Design International
Developer: Jeddah Economic Company

Muse – Metz, France
Architect: Jean Paul Viguier & Associés
Developer: Apsys 

Chaired by Tom Meager, Group Director of Property, Primark (UK), the MAPIC Awards jury is comprised of 12 influential personalities from the sector:

Alain BOUTIGNY, Editor in Chief, Sites Commerciaux (France)

Thomas DEVONSHIRE-GRIFFIN, Managing Director Russia and CIS, JLL (Russia)

Edoardo FAVRO, CEO, Gallerie Commerciali Italia (Italy)

Barry HUGHES, Senior Vice-President, HOK (UK)

Frédéric LALOUM, General Manager Leasing & Member of the Executive Board, Altarea Commerce (France)

Mayte LEGEAY, Country Head Neinver France & Business Development Director, Neinver (France)
Sam POLESE, Executive Vice president, Thor Equities (USA)

John SCOTT, Director of international business development, Debenhams (UK)

Klaus STRIEBICH, Managing Director Leasing, ECE Projektmanagement (Germany)
Justin TAYLOR, Head of EMEA Retail, Cushman & Wakefield LLP (UK)

Frank VERSCHELLE, President & CEO, Advantail (France)

The winners will be revealed at the MAPIC Awards gala dinner held on Thursday 17th November 2016. The awards ceremony dinner will be followed by the MAPIC Awards party.

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