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This section outlines press releases and articles published by, or about, Trevor Wood Associates. Those published since 2011 are listed below - for archived items please see the panel on the right.

Latest Press Releases or ARTICLES

18/05/17 - Retail Outlook is Positive, Despite Current Woes (Bisnow.com)

11/05/17 - Retail warehousing vacancy rate hits 16-year low (Retail Week)

10/05/17 - Retail park vacancy rates hit record low (Property Week)

09/05/17 - Trevor Wood Associates highlights significant fall in Retail Warehouse vacancies 

12/04/17 - Trevor Wood research highlights a resilient retail and leisure park market (Commercial News Media)

05/04/17 - Out-of-town outperforms (Shopping Centre)

04/04/17 - The Definitive Guide to Retail & Leisure Parks 2017 - London launch

02/02/17 - Smiggles is UK's fastest growing retailer (Shopping Centre)

01/02/17 - Five fastest-contracting shopping centre retailers (Retail Week)

31/01/17 - Pandora and Warren James neck and neck as UK's fastest frowing retailers (Professional Jeweller)

31/01/17 - Five fastest growing shopping centre retailers (Retail Week)

27/01/17 - Smiggle tops chart of UK's fastest growing retailers (Commercial News Media)

27/01/17 - Blue Inc, Next and Claire's shed most shopping centre stores in 2016 (Drapers)

26/01/17 - Smiggle ranked fastest growing shopping centre retailer (CoStar News)

25/01/2017 - Smiggle tops chart of UK's fastest growing retailers

Archive 2016

08/12/16 - Intu Trafford Centre still ahead of the game (Business Desk)

30/11/16 - Victoria Square still leading Shopping Centre in Northern Ireland (BBC Good Morning Ulster)

25/11/16 - Intu Derby named number one East Midlands shopping centre (Business Desk)

10/11/16 - Savills takes number one spot (Shopping Centre)

09/11/16 - Savills tops Trevor Wood list (Property Week)

08/11/16 - Going Shopping 2017 - The Definitive Guide to Shopping Centres London launch

24/10/16 - Retail park occupancy holds up (Shopping Centre)

14/10/16 - Retail shed vacancy rates fall (Property Week)

14/10/16 - Charity shops: charity begins out-of-town (Property Week)

25/05/16 - NI retail warehouse vacancies 'highest in UK' (UTV)

25/05/16 - Northern Ireland's retail warehousing vacancy rates are highest in the UK (NI Business Now)

25/05/16 - B & Q closures contribute to the north's high retail warehouse vacancy rates (The Irish News)

25/05/16 - Belfast Cityside in the top five in UK league of shopping parks (Belfast Telegraph)

25/05/16 - The Definitive Guide to Retail & Leisure Parks 2016 - Belfast launch

18/04/16 - Retail and leisure parks show promise (Property Week)

14/04/16 - Available space in retail parks falls to lowest level since 2002 (Retail Week)

14/04/16 - Retailers turn to second hand units (CoStar News)

14/04/16 - Available retail park space hits low (Property Week)

14/04/16 - Lack of newly built retail and leisure parks is resulting in lack of available space for retailers (Commercial News Media)

12/04/16 - The Definitive Guide to Retail & Leisure Parks 2016 - London launch

29/01/16 - Dixons Carphone reveals positives behind closures (Property Week)

07/01/16 - Sainsbury's tie-up with Argos hits home base with shoppers (The Times)

Archive 2015

16/11/15 - Cushman & Wakefield ranked top shopping centre letting agent (Property Week)

16/11/15 - Trevor Wood Associates reveals latest shopping centre rankings - bigger isn't always better

11/11/15 - Royal London eyes Crown Estate retail park (Property Week)

10/11/15 - Going Shopping 2016 - The Definitive Guide to Shopping Centres - London launch

12/10/15 - Retail warehouse vacancy down (Egi)

09/10/15 - Filling in the gaps (Property Week)

21/04/15 - Out of town vacancy rates sink to lowest level for 11 years (Retail Week)

15/04/15 - Retail vacancy lowest since 2004 (CoStar News)

15/04/15 - Retail warehouse vacancy lowest since 2004 (Property Week)

15/04/15 - Budget boom (The Times)

14/04/15 - The Definitive Guide to Retail & Leisure Parks 2015 - London launch

11/04/15 - DIY or die? (Estates Gazette)

09/01/15 - Retail shed vacancy rates drop to new low (Property Week)

Archive 2014

12/11/14 - Westfield Stratford City and Bluewater top Shopping Centre Rankings (Hospitality and Catering News)

12/11/14 - Westfield Stratford City wins gold (Egi news)

12/11/14 - Westfield, intu, JLL, Cushman, LIM top charts in UK malls guide (CoStar News)

12/11/14 - Westfield Stratford tops shopping centre league (Property Week)

12/11/14 - Going Shopping 2015 - The Definitive Guide to Shopping Centres - Westfield Stratford City and Bluewater top the table

12/11/14 - Going Shopping 2015 - The Definitive Guide to Shopping Centres - London launch

17/10/14 - The Definitive Guide to Retail & Leisure Parks 2014 - Research reveals empty Retail Warehouse space in UK at lowest levels since 2006

17/10/14 - A Glass Half Full (Property Week)

05/09/14 - Time to reinvent the park (Retail Week Property)

16/07/14 - The Definitive Guide to Retail & Leisure Parks 2014 - Final London presentation

07/07/14 - The Definitive Guide to Retail & Leisure Parks 2014 sells out and is reprinted

16/05/14 - Out-of-town struggles (Property Week)

25/04/14 - Setting up Shop (Property Week)

24/04/14 - Popular on Parks (Retail Week)

17/04/14 - Out of town voids down (Shopping Centre)

15/04/14 - The Definitive Guide to Retail & Leisure Parks 2014 - London launch

14/04/14 - Retail Warehouse vacancy drops to 8.8% (CoStar Daily News)

14/04/14 - Retail warehouse vacancies fall (EGi)

14/04/14 - Retail parks vacancy rates at lowest level since 2007 (Retail Week)

14/04/14 - Retail Parks given new lease of life (The Times)

Archive 2013

29/11/13 - Out of town voids soar to 10 per cent (Shopping Centre)

18/10/13 - Park Benchmarks (Property Week)

05/07/13 - Outlet stores (Retail Week)

08/06/13 - Crown Estate goes shopping on Tyneside (Estates Gazette)

04/05/13 - Standard offers discount deal on Gallions Reach (Estates Gazette)

20/04/13 - Retail park vacancies up (Estates Gazette)

19/04/13 - Vacancy rates (Retail Week)

17/04/13 - Retail parks hit by exodus (CITY A.M.)

16/04/13 - Retail park exodus hits worst level since 2008 (Property Week News)

16/04/13 - Retail Park vacancy rate rises rapidly (Retail Week)

16/04/13 - Retail Parks (The Times)

16/04/13 - The Definitive Guide to Retail & Leisure Parks 2013 - London launch

22/02/13 - Out-of-town locations top the charts for retailers (Retail Week)

Archive 2012

21/11/12 - Going Shopping 2013: Westfield Stratford City tops list (ShoppingCentre)

19/11/12 - East Anglia's shopping centres improve in recession (Trevor Wood Associates)

19/11/12 - Westfield pushed Derby centre down retail rankings (Trevor Wood Associates)

19/11/12 - metrocentre slips to third in retail rankings (Trevor Wood Associates)

19/11/12 - Manchester centres slip down retail ranking (Trevor Wood Associates)

19/11/12 - Victoria Square climbs retail rankings as rival slips (Trevor Wood Associates)

19/11/12 - Bluewater slips off top spot in retail ranking (Trevor Wood Associates)

19/11/12 - Scotland's top centres slip down retail rankings (Trevor Wood Associates)

19/11/12 - Bristol centres outperform southwest rivals (Trevor Wood Associates)

19/11/12 - St David's improves performance despite recession (Trevor Wood Associates)

19/11/12 - Westfield opening pushes Merry Hill down retail rankings (Trevor Wood Associates)

19/11/12 - Meadowhall slips to fifth in retail ranking (Trevor Wood Associates)

19/11/12 - Westfield Derby ranked 12th out of 500 (Derby Telegraph)

12/11/12 - Boots ranked as number one shopping centre tenant (Retail Week)

12/11/12 - Climbing Boots at the top of the rankings (The Times)

12/11/12 - Westfield Secures Top Two Places in Retail Rankings (Trevor Wood Associates)

08/11/12 - Trevor Wood Associates 25th Anniversary party!

08/11/12 - Going Shopping 2013 - The Definitive Guide to Shopping Centres - London launch

12/10/12 - The Out of Town pipeline (Retail Week)

12/10/12 - Running on empty (Retail Week)

12/10/12 - Rents poised to rise? (Retail Week)

05/10/12 - Out of Town Retail sector continues slow recovery (Trevor Wood Associates)

05/10/12 - No Grow Area (Property Week Supplement)

01/10/12 - Injury-prone player waits for the final whistle to blow (The Times)

03/09/12 - Leading direct owners of Retail Parks announced (Trevor Wood Associates)

06/07/12 - Oak Furnitureland feels at home on retail parks (Property Week)

28/05/12 - Retail park vacancy levels at a record low, says guide (Belfast Telegraph)

28/04/12 - Discounters spreading into out of town (The Grocer)

21/04/12 - Retail Park vacancies stable (Estates Gazette)

20/04/12 - Sayonara! Pound stores head out of town (Management Today)

17/04/12 - Discount stores drive growth out of town (ShoppingCentre)

17/04/12 - Blow to UK high street as more retailers move out of town (guardian.co.uk)

17/04/12 - The Definitive Guide to Retail & Leisure Parks 2012 - London launch

03/01/12 - Merry Hill remains top in Midlands (Stourbridge News)

02/01/12 - Kingfisher one of the country's top shopping centres (Redditch Advertiser)

Archive 2011

19/12/11 - Bluewater beats Westfield to top UK shopping centre (My-Retail Media)

19/12/11 - Bluewater wins top spot (Desight)

19/12/11 - Bluewater beats Stratford City as top UK shopping centre (CoStar)

19/12/11 - Bluewater could require HR jobs (Insight - Badenoch and Clark)

19/12/11 - St David's slips out of UK top ten (WalesOnline)

19/12/11 - Bluewater is named Top UK Shopping Centre (The Independent)

19/12/11 - Bluewater named top UK shopping site ( Fashion United)

19/12/11 - St David's in Cardiff Drops out of Christmas Top 10 Press Release

19/12/11 - Kingfisher in Redditch Breaks into the Christmas Top 20 Press Release

19/12/11 - Westfield Stratford Misses Out On Christmas Number One Press Release

17/12/11 - High Street names flock to out-of-town centres (Estates Gazette)

01/11/11 - Retail Week Warehousing supplement (Retail Week)

26/08/11 - Poundworld plots more Discount UK stores to fill Woolies gap (guardian.co.uk)

20/07/11 - Consumers are out there (The Guardian)

02/07/11 - Wilkinson Williams celebrates its' lofty position (Estates Gazette)

22/06/11 - Mults make a move on out-of-town vacancies (the grocer)

21/06/11 - Stores snap up space at UK's retail parks (DIYWeek.net)

17/06/11 - Merry Hill named top West Midland shopping centre (The Business Desk)

17/06/11 - St David's in Cardiff among Britain's top 10 shopping centres (WalesOnline)

16/06/11 - St David's overtakes Cwmbran in shopping stakes (Insider)

16/06/11 - Westfield named region's top shopping spot (Insider)

15/06/11 - Resurgence of Shops at UK's Retail Parks (The Daily Telegraph)

15/06/11 - Out-of-town shop vacancies drop (The Telegraph online)

14/06/11 - Big Names Move into Retail Parks (The Guardian)

14/06/11 - Vacancies at retail parks fall for 2nd year running (Retail Gazette)

14/06/11 - High Street chains snap up spaces in out-of-town shopping parks (guardian.co.uk)

14/06/11 - Vacancy Rates down as comparison stores expand out of town Press Release

14/06/11 - The Definitive Guide to Retail & Leisure Parks 2011 - London launch

13/06/11 - Kingfisher Centre is near the top of the shops (Redditch Advertiser)

10/06/11 - In Focus: Race for the prize (Insider)

09/06/11 - Going Shopping 2011 - East Anglia Press Release

09/06/11 - Going Shopping 2011 - East Midlands Press Release

09/06/11 - Going Shopping 2011 - North Press Release

09/06/11 - Going Shopping 2011 - Northern Ireland Press Release

09/06/11 - Going Shopping 2011 - North West Press Release

09/06/11 - Going Shopping 2011 - Scotland Press Release

09/06/11 - Going Shopping 2011 - South East Press Release

09/06/11 - Going Shopping 2011 - South West Press Release

09/06/11 - Going Shopping 2011 - Wales Press Release

09/06/11 - Going Shopping 2011 - West Midlands Press Release

09/06/11 - Going Shopping 2011 - Yorkshire & Humberside Press Release

01/06/11 - Twenty Years On, Bluewater (ShoppingCentre)

01/06/11 - Top Retail Park Rents (ShoppingCentre)

27/05/11 - Comet Pulls Plug (Property Week)

07/05/11 - Retailers Eye Assets as Focus DIY collapses  (Estates Gazette)

01/05/11 - Going Shopping 2011 (ShoppingCentre)

19/04/11 - Debt stricken households prompt rise of discount shops (Baines & Ernst online)

19/04/11 - Budget shops send malls downmarket (The Guardian)

19/04/11 - Budget stores march into upmarket malls (Daily Mail)

19/04/11 - Discount shops hit the malls (Metro)

19/04/11 - Going Shopping 2011 - London launch

18/04/11 - Cushman & Wakefield Ranked leading letting agent for shopping centres in the UK (Cushman & Wakefield)

18/04/11 - Discounters take over UK malls (guardian.co.uk)

18/04/11 - Shopping centres quids in as Poundland leads bargain boom (Management Today)

18/04/11 - Top 10 risers in UK's shopping centres (guardian.co.uk)

18/04/11 - Bluewater tops list - (ShoppingCentre)

18/04/11 - Hard times push shopping centres down-market (Financial Times)

18/04/11 - Going Shopping 2011 - Bluewater, Budget Brands and Premier League Press Release

26/03/11 - Socialising is good for you (Estates Gazette)

01/02/11 - Is Bigger Better (ShoppingCentre)

08/01/11 - Vacancy rates fall as councils allow use changes (Estates Gazette)

Press ARcHives

2010

01/10/10 - Empty Promise (Property Week supplement)

11/09/10 - Out with the old, in with the new (Estates Gazette)

26/06/10 - Top Rated Fosse Park heads to market (Estates Gazette)

14/05/10 - Park Life (Retail Week)

01/05/10 - Home comforts (EG Retail)

01/05/10 - Why big is no longer beautiful (EG Retail)

21/04/10 - The 2010 Retail Parks review Bristol launch

19/04/10 - Rising Park rents put out-of-town retailers under pressure (ShoppingCentre)

19/04/10 - The 2010 Retail Parks review was released to subscribers

09/04/10 - Fosse tops rent league again (Property Week)

04/04/10 - Fifth of top rent retailers in trouble (Daily Telegraph)

12/03/10 - Major facelift plan for East Midlands shopping centre (BBC)

06/03/10 - Less is More (EG Retail)

06/03/10 - Survival of the fittest (EG Retail)

2009

14/11/09 - UK round up (EG Retail)

06/11/09 - Boxing Clever (Property Week)

09/10/09 - Seconds Out (Property Week)

09/10/09 - The zero option (Property Week)

10/09/09 - Red Tape scuppers bid to fill empty retail space (The Times)

31/07/09 - Future of Silverburn Centre under review (Property Week)

2008

14/11/08 - Premier League (Shopping CENTRE)

10/11/08 - Better Than The Bullring (Derby Evening Telegraph)

07/11/08 - Top Of The Shops (Property Week)

28/03/08 - Further Consolidation in Retail Warehouse Sector sparks increase in vacancy rate

28/03/08 - Top 100 Retail Parks Supplement Published with Retail Week

25/03/08 - The 2008 Retail Parks Review was previewed

01/03/08 - Crisis, What Crisis? (The Institutional Real Estate Letter)

2007

07/09/07 - Shrinking Assets (Property Week)

30/03/07 - Rise in Peak Rents for UK Retail Parks

30/03/07 - Top 100 Retail Parks Supplement Published with Retail Week

27/03/07 - The 2007 Retail Parks Review was launched

26/01/07 - Whitgift in UK's top 10 malls (Croydon Advertiser)

12/01/07 - A grand day out (Retail Week)

09/01/07 - The 2006 Shopping Centre Review was launched

2006

08/12/06 - East Kilbride only Scottish centre to bag a place in the UK Shopping Top 10 (Land Securities)

28/11/06 - Arndale back in the top ten (Manchester Evening News)

21/11/06 - Significant Changes to UK Shopping Centre Rankings

17/11/06 - MetroCentre heads updated Top 10 Shopping Centres

17/11/06 - MetroCentre takes top title from Bluewater (Retail Week)

05/04/06 - Trevor Wood Associates expand and relocate

31/03/06 - Top 100 Retail Parks Wallchart Published (Retail Week)

31/03/06 - Top 100 Retail Parks Supplement Published with Retail Week

20/03/06 - Out-of-town parks gain from high street flight (Financial Times)

20/03/06 - Landlords benefit from influx of fashion stores and supermarkets (Financial Times)

2005

19/12/05 - Retail Warehouse Vacancy rate soars

09/12/05 - Watch this space - key findings from the 2006 Retail Parks Review (Retail Week)

29/11/05 - The 2006 Retail Parks Review was launched

01/04/05 - Top 100 Retail Parks Wallchart Published (Retail Week)

01/04/05 - Top 100 Retail Parks Supplement Published with Retail Week

22/02/05 - We are now Trevor Wood Associates!

2004

17/12/04 - Picky retailers shun out-of-town (Retail Week)

15/12/04 - Second-hand space meeting needs of warehouse retailers (ShoppingCentre)

22/11/04 - Second Hand Space is the Saviour of Retail Warehouse Supply

20/11/04 - Planning Restraints Choke Retail Warehouse Supply (Estates Gazette)

24/09/04 - Top 50 Shopping Centres Supplement Published with Retail Week

24/09/04 - Top 50 Shopping Centres Wallchart Published (Retail Week)

12/07/04 - Top 50 Shopping Centres Supplement Published (Shopping CENTRE)

20/05/04 - Bluewater top (Shopping CENTRE)

27/04/04 - Latest research confirms Bluewater as the UK's most attractive shopping centre (Bluewater)

23/04/04 - Top marks for centres with facilities, families and food (Retail Week)

19/04/04 - Top centres are revealed (Shopping CENTRE)

19/03/04 - Top 100 Retail Parks Supplement Published with Retail Week

19/03/04 - Top 100 Retail Parks Wallchart Published (Retail Week)

2003

10/11/03 - LEISURE management Article

26/09/03 - Retail Warehouse Market Expands

19/09/03 - Traditional High Street Retailers Expand Into Retail Parks

17/09/03 - Pillar Replaced By Morley As Leading Retail Warehouse Investment Manager

2002

29/08/02 - B&Q Dominates Retail Park Occupiers

16/08/02 - Leisure Facilities Boost Retail Parks

31/07/02 - Retail Warehousing Vacancy Rates Now 5.9%

15/07/02 - Robust Retail Market Sees Continued Rental Growth On Out-of-Town Retail Parks Claims New Research

10/06/02 - Pillar Number One in Retail Park Management

2001

14/09/01 - 13% Of Out-of-Town Retail Parks Now Include Leisure

14/06/01 - Pillar Are The Leading Retail Park Manager

31/05/01 - The Definitive Guide To Retail & Leisure Parks 2001 Now Available

15/03/01 - "Hidden" Retail Warehouse Space Highlighted By New Review

16/02/01 - Retail Week Article

2000

03/10/00 - The Definitive Guide To Retail & Leisure Parks 2001 to be sponsored by FPDSavills

16/03/00 - Leisure Management Article

08/03/00 - Retail Parks Are Evolving

1999

22/10/99 - Leisure Parks Are On The Increase

14/07/99 - Bluewater Heads Top 20

1998

10/11/98 - Trafford Centre Makes Top 10

10/11/98 - Shopping Centres Increase Revenue Share

03/11/98 - Elite Shopping Centres Change UK Shopping Trends

14/08/98 - Estates Gazette Article

29/04/98 - Sunday Trading within Shopping Centres

1997

05/09/97 - Shopping centre developments