were classed as 'unhealthy' if they contained fast food takeaway, a bookmaker, tanning salon or a payday loan business.
It will also bring in completely new brands."A special feature of the shopping centre
is that it will hold fresh markets with produce supplied by small farmers each weekend from the spring until the autumn," said Kulikova, as cited by the SITA newswire.
Generations of families have used the shopping centre
, which was built in the 1960s and started life as 'Heron Way'.
Brent Cross Shopping Centre
regeneration: Everything you need know including completion date
From left, Phil Wingate (St Tydfil Shopping Centre
security manager), Julie Calderbank (St Tydfil Shopping Centre
operations manager), the Mayor of Merthyr Tydfil Councillor Kevin Gibbs and Lee Simmonds (centre manager at St Tydfil Shopping Centre
) with the finalists' photographs
Improving at the fastest rate are Welsh shopping centres
, with a significantly reduced number of empty shops showing a change of 5.2% on 2013.
David Fischel, chief executive of Intu, said: "The opportunity to acquire Parque Principado, a top ten centre in Spain, on attractive and earnings accretive terms firmly establishes our presence on the ground in a country where we see considerable growth opportunities in the regional shopping centre
investment activity picked up considerably in the second half of 2012, with PS1.8 billion of shopping centre
assets transacted, compared with PS0.8bn in the previous six months.
The Middle East has several tourist destinations, and is home to some of the largest, most advanced and highly-competitive enclosed malls and shopping centres
in the world.
The Bahraini shopping centre
scene has always concentrated on one-stop shopping as it proved to be very popular in the kingdom and this trend has just seen an upgrade with one of the largest shopping centres
in the region taking Bahrain as its home with the opening of the Bahrain City Centre.
It is also important to highlight Mall of Arabia in Dubai, One of the world's largest malls when completed, it will offer more than 1,400 retail outlets, a rooftop hotel, waterfront alfresco dining and entertainment facilities, as well as a Restless Planet theme park, earth science museum and planetarium which will create the largest entertainment offerings in a shopping centre
in the region.