Presentation of the Group
CARMILA, the Carrefour shopping centres in Europe
CARMILA is a company specialised in revitalising the shopping centres anchored to Carrefour hypermarkets in France, Spain and Italy.
Carmila was created on 16 April 2014 by Carrefour and its partners, made up of leading international investors (Amundi, Axa, Blue Sky Group, BNP Paribas Cardif, Colony Capital, Crédit Agricole Assurances, Pimco and Sogecap) who are all convinced of the high potential of creating value at such shopping centres.
A PORTFOLIO OF MORE THAN 190 SITES WITH HIGHT POTENTIAL IN FRANCE, SPAIN AND ITALY
CARMILA has a large portfolio of 194 shopping centres adjoined to hypermarkets, which are often the leading hypermarkets in their catchment area. Valued at 5.2 billion euros, the portfolio is located in France (78%), Spain (14%) and northern Italy (8%).
CARMILA shopping centres benefit from the appeal of Carrefour hypermarkets, a brand leader, which shall ensure the sites are frequently visited and provide them with a resilient sales income.
A dynamic commercial offer serving a strategy to create value
CARMILA takes a modern approach to managing the shopping centres based on innovative solutions for tenants and customers, including through the use of cross-channel tools developed with Carrefour.
CARMILA follows a proactive value creation strategy through:
- a renovation plan for all of the sites,
- a marketing approach focused on retailers attractivity
- a unique marketing strategy with new brands,
- a comprehensive programme of extensions with 70 projects identified so far,
- targeted acquisitions of other shopping centres in Europe adjoined to Carrefour hypermarkets.