Sushiya is one of the largest restaurants of Japanese cuisine in Ukraine. Nowadays, there are 37 restaurants successfully operate in the country. Sushiya restaurants are located in the best places, including the Ocean Plaza shopping mall, which for many years has been the best among the shopping malls of Ukraine. The CEO of «Sushiya», Anton Khodysko about work principles in the market and plans for further development of the chain.


Last week, the HANAMI restaurant & bar opening took place in the EUROpark mall. It has a separate entrance and is located on two levels of a shopping mall with a total area of 420 m2. The lease agreement was signed by the exclusive broker of the mall, UTG.


From June 12 to 15, the final fifth module of the «Real Estate Development» Certification Course will be held in Kyiv. Its topic is development of shopping malls and complexes, their management and operation. UTG Director Evgenia Loktionova will be a teacher during the 5th module. Within the four-day module, it is planned to conduct tours to commercial and warehouse property. At the end, students will present their graduation projects and receive completion certificates.


This August, a modern Multiplex cinema will open in the Odessa shopping mall Riviera. The lease agreement has been signed with the assistance of UTG. The new cinema with a total area of about 4 300 sq. m is designed for 1 310 seats.


Amid increasing competition, retail market in the world and Ukraine is changing constantly. New working conditions require business to develop and implement modern solutions. Specialized events where market experts share thoughts and innovations can help to solve such issues. One such event is the Ukrainian Retail Summit, which will be held in Kyiv on June 21. UTG experts will take an active part in the event.


The development of local brands continues In Ukraine. For example, on the first floor of the Ocean Plaza shopping mall a monobrand boutique GD Cashmere has opened. The brand store of the Ukrainian designer and founder, Inna Golitsyna, will please all visitors of the mall with clothing collections from cashmere, merino wool, silk and cotton from Italian suppliers.


On June 18, the first RAU Investment Forum will take place in Kyiv. Among the participants are owners and top managers of retailers, developers, investors and government officials. The Head of Strategic Consulting Department at UTG, Kostiantyn Oliynik will visit the event.


On the first day of summer a lot of countries celebrate the International Children's Day. This is one of the oldest holidays, the decision to hold it was taken in 1925 at the World Conference on Children's Welfare in Geneva. And this Saturday, June 1, to celebrate the International Children's Day, Ocean Plaza and Samsung will gift bright impressions and presents.


UTG is actively exploring commercial property and opportunities for Ukrainian operators to enter the market of Belarus successfully. According to analysts of UTG, the neighboring market is interesting in terms of geographical expansion for Ukrainian retailers and developers. Prospects of Belarus are also confirmed by the activity of Western investors. In particular, this May, French companies SKAISTA, RESKO and Zestful Urban Office presented a large-scale project of Minsk Mall Park. 


On June 12, Konstantin Oleinik, Head of Strategic Consulting Department at UTG, will take part in an event dedicated to the analysis of sales in the residential real estate market of the capital. During the event, studies of residential sales centers in Kyiv and the region will be presented. It is held for the fourth year in a row by URE Club.


Throughout the world, shopping malls become places where the various commercial, entertainment and social components are interconnected. Transformation of commercial facilities into the places of people attraction from surrounding areas, encourages the management companies of the malls to organize mass entertainment events. For example, EUROpark offers residents of Sofievska-Borshchagivka to meet the summer together. 


UTG has agreed on selling a large franchiser of the American restaurant chain. Within the deal, UTG acts as a sale agent for the three restaurants of the chain in Ukraine. The transaction amount has not been disclosed.


The most popular shopping mall in Ukraine, Ocean Plaza opens the summer season with bright collections for hot days. Seasonal change of collections and updating of the range is a necessary condition for popularity and high attendance rates for a mall. Ocean Plaza tenants traditionally offer all visitors of the mall fresh images and fashionable updates from the best world brands.


The Birthday of Kyiv is a holiday not only for residents of the capital, but for all city visitors as well. And the best shopping mall of Kyiv, Ocean Plaza joins the celebration and invites everyone to visit a special entertainment event.


UTG analyst Oksana Gavrylevych took part in the business breakfast “Innovations in real estate: inertia or revolution?”. This event, hosted by the Ukrainian Real Estate Club, raised the topic of innovations and their impact on the real estate market of Ukraine.