Hystead is a real estate investment company investing in high-quality, dominant regional shopping centres throughout continental Europe, with a particular focus on South Eastern Europe and the Balkans. The company currently owns a portfolio of six prime shopping centres in Bulgaria, Croatia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Montenegro and Serbia, each benefiting from a dominant micro-position in a capital city and an excellent tenant mix of international and local retailers. In aggregate and weighted for ownership, the company's portfolio is valued at over €740 million with an aggregate GLA of 227 589m2.
The Mall is the dominant shopping centre in Sofia and is regarded as one of the best shopping centres in Bulgaria. The Mall is strategically located in the eastern part of Sofia, on Tsarigradsko Shose (the busiest boulevard in Bulgaria), which connects the city centre with the Trakia Highway leading towards the centre of Bulgaria. The mall boasts a substantial food court and entertainment area which is a popular leisure destination in Sofia. The shopping centre benefits from 400 m of frontage to the highway with customer friendly accessibility by car and public transportation.
City Center One West
City Center one Zagreb West opened in 2006 as the first classic shopping mall in Croatia. Because of strong demand the Center was expanded in 2009, adding 42 new shops. In 2016 the interior was modernized, and in 2017 five strong Inditex brands entered the centre: Zara, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Pull&Bear and Stradivarius. In addition to offering a wide selection of international brands and renowned Croatian brands, it is a very pleasant place to spend time and have fun - in the cafes and restaurants, the mall area and outside terraces that are equipped with free internet wireless connection.
Delta City Belgrade is a modern and well established shopping centre in New Belgrade, situated in a densely populated municipality in the capital city. The mall's catchment area reaches 225 000 people, many located within walking distance to the centre. With its balanced tenant mix, including key retailers H&M and Zara and many other international retailers the centre is a popular destination for shoppers.
Skopje City Mall
Skopje City Mall is the dominant mall in the Macedonian capital of Skopje and the largest in the country. Skopje has a population of approximately 534 000 people. The mall offers 37 600m² of retail GLA and 131 tenants including Zara, Terranova, Koton, LC Waikiki, Bershka, New Yorker and Fashion & Friends. Opened in October 2012, the mall is a modern, multilevel centre located approximately 3km west of the city centre.
Delta City Podgorica was the first modern quality shopping centre in Podgorica. The centre is a contemporary and dominant shopping centre offering 23 608 m² of retail GLA, with 80 shops including Zara, Guess, Tommy Hilfiger, Bata, Aldo, Gant and Orsay. The mall is located on the main boulevard in Podgorica, the capital city of Montenegro, with a catchment area of over 210 000 people.
City Center One East
City Center one Zagreb East opened in spring 2012. The opening gave a new character to the entire eastern part of the city. With its suburbs and nearby towns, it soon became a destination for shopping and fun. City Center one Zagreb East is the only large shopping mall in the eastern part of Zagreb. The shopping centre is child friendly and accessible to people with disabilities. The centre's parking has three direct road accesses and several city bus lines stop at the centre. Customer surveys recognise City Center one Zagreb East for its brand mix, quality amenities, and entertainment offering.