Created in 1996, the MAPIC Awards reward excellence, innovation and creativity in the retail real estate industry, celebrating the industry’s most useful, sustainable and visionary projects.
The prestigious Jury shortlisted the 2023 projects. In line with this year’s theme of ‘The Age of Responsible Growth’, the awards aim to select landmark projects and brand leaders that are foregrounding communities and the environment.
This year’s winners will be revealed during the MAPIC Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner, a high-level networking event. The ceremony will be held on 29th November, 2023, from 19:30 to 22:00 at the Salon des Ambassadeurs, located in the Palais des Festivals in Cannes.
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Created in 1995, MAPIC is the leading global platform to build vibrant retail & urban destinations. The international retail property market event will gather retail, property, food & leisure leaders from over 75 countries at the on-site event from 28 to 30 November 2023.
MAPIC is the leading international gathering of the retail property, leisure, food, and tech communities.
Meet with the key players driving the transformation taking place within the industry to build vibrant lifestyle destinations. In 2023, 6,000 participants and 1,800 retailers & DNVBS, and food & leisure players from 75 countries will attend the show.
The finalist for BEST NEW DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
This category celebrates all new projects in the retail real estate market, including assets such as shopping centres, outlets, retail parks and all other retail sites.
Galataport Istanbul reattributes 1.2 kilometers of the Bosphorus waterfront back to the city by building the world’s first underground terminal, redefining Istanbul’s historic port into a buzzing gastronomy, arts & culture and shopping neighborhood.
With a total investment of $1.7 billion, Galataport Istanbul is a monumental mega project seamlessly woven into the fabric of the city. Its urban planning approach, characterized by low-rise buildings and thoughtfully designed squares and streets, ensures a seamless integration with the surrounding urban landscape.
It is located in Karakoy, one of Istanbul’s oldest neighborhoods and has an enchanting view of the Historical Peninsula.
Norblin Factory is an award winning, landmark, mixed-use, urban regeneration project at the heart of Warsaw’s CBD. It has regained its presence on the map of Warsaw after several years of intensive design, construction and conservation work.
The multifunctional project has a total area of over 65,000 sqm. GLA of which 41,000 sqm GLA are A-class offices and 24,000 sqm GLA is dedicated to unique entertainment, food &beverage, retail and health & beauty concepts.
Norblin Factory is an example of a world-class revitalization project implemented with respect for the environment.
SHOPPING PROMENADE COEUR ALSACE
Shopping Promenade Coeur Alsace opened in March 2021. The opening of this open-air shopping centre was the first component in the vast urban renewal project of the North Commercial Zone of Eurometropolis of Strasbourg led by FREY, as a developer, investor and manager. A unique operation on a European scale.
Throughout its 65,000m2, Shopping Promenade offers its visitors a unique experience and a multi-faceted offer combining shops, restaurants, leisure facilities, medical services, as well as social and solidarity concepts. Shopping Promenade Cœur Alsace is FREY’s first “centre of collective interest”.
The finalist for Best REFURBISHMENT & REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT:
This category rewards the most successful refurbishment & redevelopment of a shopping centre, a retail park, outlet centres or all other retail sites based on: improvement and enhancement of an existing building or centre, transformation for new uses achieving a new economic utilisation of the asset.
GRAN PLAZA 2 – LOS JARDINES DE GRAND PLAZA
Los Jardines de Gran Plaza: 15,000 sqm to bring nature back to our shopping center.
With this incredible project, LSGI decided to “green up” its asset by reworking the old parking lots. For this purpose, LSGI has created a multitude of carefully scenographed worlds: the Jungle, the Botanical Garden, the Tropical Island, the Lakes, the Mountain and the Secret Garden.
For each world, the plant species have been chosen with a view to coherent landscaping and ecology. Within these spaces, Gran Plaza 2 reinforces its leisure zone with 6 ultra-modern cinemas, 13 new restaurants, their terraces and a new plaza.
NORTESHOPPING – THE COOKBOOK & GALLERIA
NorteShopping in Porto, Portugal, underwent an impressive refurbishment project, expanding the centre across 70k m2.
With an investment of 75M€, the goal was to enhance the shopping experience by accommodating larger tenants, diversifying the food court, creating open-air spaces, upgrading fashion offerings, improving entertainment options, and improving accessibility.
The recent additions of TheCookBook and GALLERIA have elevated the centre’s appeal. The CookBook features two floors with distinct designs, while Galleria exudes grandeur with its double-height ceilings. Sustainability was prioritized, employing energy-efficient equipment and sourcing natural materials.
The project’s focus on exceptional shopping experiences and environmental responsibility establishes NorteShopping as premier.
SHOPVILLE GRAN RENO
Shopville Gran Reno is a historic shopping centre in Casalecchio di Reno, with a direct link to Bologna train station. A large-scale renovation of the shopping centre was proposed in order to transform the space, double its size, and attract prestigious fashion brands.
The design took its inspiration from the surrounding landscape and is characterised by wave forms in the roof and façades that reflect the rolling hills in this part of northern Italy. Natural light floods the space from above and a new rooftop public space provides a green relaxation area and a gathering place for the community.
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (“URW”) has opened the doors of its ambitious new extension of Garbera shopping centre in San Sebastián, Spain following a four-year transformation.
The project added over 25,500 sqm to the destination and establishes Garbera’s position as the gateway for new brands in the region. With two natural parks surrounding the centre, sustainability has been at the heart of the project, both in terms of design and energy efficiency.
Innovation with eco-friendly materials and a significant reduction of the centre’s carbon footprint allowed it to blend in with its natural surroundings and achieve “Breeam Excellent” certification for sustainable construction.
The ceremony will be held on 29th November, 2023, from 19:30 to 22:00 at the Salon des Ambassadeurs, located in the Palais des Festivals in Cannes.