M1 Adana Shopping Centre recognized with the Sign of the City Award 2019

20 December 2019

The Turkish shopping centre M1 Adana, which is owned by METRO PROPERTIES and Fiba Group, was recognized with the Sign of the City Award 2019 in the category "Best Shopping Center” on the occasion of the RE360 Real Estate Conference in Istanbul.

M1 Adana Shopping Centre recognized with the Sign of the City Award 2019

METRO PROPERTIES is honored that the M1 Adana Shopping Centre has been awarded with the most prestigious award of the Turkish Real Estate sector. The award recognizes excellence and maintains high standards in the property industry worldwide. In November 2018 M1 Adana Shopping Center was already recognized with the European Property Award in the category “Retail Development” with the title of “Excellence”.

Gündüz Bayer, METRO PROPERTIES Director Region Asia, says: “In the future, everything will revolve around using what already exists. All shopping centres will have to adapt to changes and update their concepts and products ranges in order to remain relevant. We are closely monitoring the changing needs of our customers and the real estate sector. Enduring and sustainable success can only be guaranteed on the basis of change. From the changing requirements, the M1 Adana has evolved as a shopping and living space. Green spaces, promenades and playgrounds become part of a vibrant, growing city. The shopping centre has become the region's biggest attraction. We are pleased that our M1 Adana Shopping Centre has been recognized with the Sign of the City Award.”

In Turkey, the M1 brand is among the most popular shopping centre brands. M1 Adana hosts 200 national and international brands on a leasable space of 90,000 square meters. Around 20,000 square meters of outdoor space are available for relaxation, leisure time activities and entertainment. The high standards of the centers are regularly recognized by customers and renowned industry experts. High sustainability standards have earned them numerous BREEAM certifications.

METRO PROPERTIES manages a total of 60 retail parks and shopping centers in Germany, Turkey and Poland. The joint venture MEC METRO-ECE Centermanagement GmbH & Co. KG is the leading company for the management of retail parks in Germany.

METRO PROPERTIES is the real estate company of METRO AG, a leading international wholesale and food expert, operating in 34 countries and employing more than 100,000 people worldwide. The real estate company combines comprehensive wholesale and retail competence, highly developed real estate expertise and implementation capability. METRO PROPERTIES collaborates with local communities, business partners and selected investors to develop innovative and sustainable wholesale, retail and mixed-use concepts. On both the national and international level, METRO PROPERTIES pursues active and value-enhancing asset management. Business partners and customers receive competent support worldwide. Apart from its headquarters in Germany, the company has operations in Poland and Turkey. In other countries, the company is represented by regional management and the METRO team.