THE 23rd ANNUAL MAPIC AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Cannes, 15 November 2018 – The winners of the 2018 MAPIC Awards were revealed tonight at the 23rd annual MAPIC Awards ceremony.
 
Organised by Reed MIDEM, MAPIC – the International Retail Property Market – is currently being held in Cannes from 14 to 16 November.
 
The winners were selected for the first time this year in Cannes combining delegates’ votes on-site (30%) and the jury’s own votes (70%).

The winners of the MAPIC Awards 2018 are:
 
BEST SHOPPING CENTRE INNOVATION – NEW AWARD
Transaction Connect
France
 
RETAILER OF THE YEAR
Groupe Galeries Lafayette
France
 
BEST RETAIL GLOBAL EXPANSION
Uniqlo
Japan
 
BEST NEW RETAIL CONCEPT
Marc O’Polo Strandcasino
Germany
 
BEST RETAIL STORE DESIGN
Franprix Darwin
Paris, France
 
BEST LEISURE CONCEPT IN A RETAIL SPACE
Open House, Central Embassy 
Thailand
 
BEST POP UP SHOP
Samsung Galaxy Studio
USA
Submitted by: PMK*BNC
 
BEST NEW SHOPPING CENTRE
Suzhou Center Mall
Suzhou, China
Architect: Benoy
Developer: CapitaLand and Suzhou Hengtai Holding
 
BEST REDEVELOPED SHOPPING CENTRE
Westfield Century City 
Los Angeles, USA
Architect: URW Design, Gensler
Developer: Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield
Other: Kelly Wearstler Interior Design, OJB Landscape Architecture
 
BEST OUTLET CENTRE
The Village
Villefontaine, France
Architect: Gianni Ranaulo / GR Design
Developer: Compagnie de Phalsbourg
Other: Freeport Retail
 
BEST RETAIL URBAN PROJECT
Grand Hôtel Dieu
Lyon, France
Architect: RL&A Didier Repellin / AIA Architectes Albert Constantin
Developer: Crédit Agricole Assurances, Caisse Régionale Crédit Agricole Mutuel Centre-Est, Eiffage
Other: Scaprim, JLL, CBRE, C&W

 
BEST FUTURA SHOPPING CENTRE
American Dream
East Rutherford, USA
Architect: Gensler, Nickelodeon Universe Theme Park and DreamWorks Water Park
Developer: Triple Five WorldWide Group
Other: Forrec / Nickelodeon Theme Park, Theming Designer. Hettema Group / DreamWorks Water Park, Theming Designer. GHA design studios, Lead Retail Designer
 
Two special prizes were also announced by the jury:

  • the ‘Personality of the Year’ awarded to Christophe Cuvillier, Group Chief Executive Officer of Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield
  • the ‘Global Industry Partner’ prize awarded to AEON MALL
Chaired by Tom Meager, Primark’s Group Director of Property, the MAPIC Awards jury is comprised of 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, Ceetrus Italy SpA (Italy)
  • Barry Spencer HUGHES, Design Director, Benoy (USA)
  • Laurence KARSENTI, Head of European Leasing, Thor Equities (USA/Europe)
  • Mayté LEGEAY, Senior Asset Management Europe, Head of the Outlet platform, Resolution Property (UK)
  • John STRACHAN, Chairman, Intu Properties plc (UK)
  • Klaus STRIEBICH, CEO, RaRE-Advise (Germany)
  • Wilson TAN, CEO, CapitaLand Retail (Singapore)
  • Justin TAYLOR, Head of EMEA Retail, Cushman&Wakefield LLP (UK)
  • Franck VERSCHELLE, CEO, Advantail (France)
 
 
NEW: dedicated jury for ‘Best shopping centre innovation’ category
  • Karen HARRIS, Managing Director, intuDigital (UK)
  • Isabelle HERVOUET, Group Director of Digital, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield  (France)
Check out the MAPIC Awards projects’ pictures here.
 

 

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