Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is the premier global developer and operator of flagship shopping destinations. With a portfolio valued at €63.7 Bn as at June 30, 2018, of which 86% in retail, 8% in offices, 5% in convention & exhibition venues and 1% in services. The Group owns and operates 102 shopping centres, of which 56 are flagships in the most dynamic cities in Europe and the United States. Its centres welcome 1.2 billion visits per year. Present on 2 continents and in 13 countries, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield provides a unique platform for retailers and brand events, and offers an exceptional and constantly renewed experience for customers.
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield stapled shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam and Euronext Paris (Euronext ticker: URW), with a secondary listing in Australia through Chess Depositary Interests. The Group benefits from an A rating from Standard & Poor’s and from an A2 rating from Moody’s.
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield currently manages 26 shopping centers in Germany, nine of them belonging to the portfolio of the Group. Every year, they attract 200 million visitors. Next to center management, facility management and leasing, one of the main business priorities is the successful asset management for investors and partners. In doing so, the main focus is on modern shopping destinations with an exceptional high quality of stay.
Furthermore, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is developing two new building projects for around 1.2 billion Euros at present, southern Überseequartier in Hamburg HafenCity as well as Oskar in Osnabrück. These are supplemented by numerous project developments in the asset portfolio. Until 2020, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield and its business partners are going to complete revitalisations Germany-wide with investments of around 260 million Euros.
The German headquarter of Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield has been located in the Düsseldorf Airport City since 2015. The company has around 450 employees.
With its CSR strategy “Better Places 2030”, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield pursues an ambitious goal: to reduce CO2 emissions by 50% by 2030.
1. Fewer CO2 emissions, improved building sustainability
Our goal: 100% LED lighting and use of renewable energy for our real estate properties
2. Less pollution from transport, better connectivity
Our goal: By 2030, 75% of all visitors to our shopping centers will reach us using sustainable means of transport
3. Less unemployment, more job initiatives
Our goal: Hiring 1,000 young workers with low qualifications per year
4. Less hierarchy, more participation
Our goal: All managers, employees, partners and stakeholders will work together on the sustainable development of Better Places 2030