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Press Information

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Jumeirah Frankfurt launches ‘Velotaxi’ service

Jumeirah Frankfurt, the first Jumeirah hotel in Germany, has teamed up with ‘Velotaxi’ to offer environment-friendly city tours. Experienced and knowledgeable drivers can now collect guests from Jumeirah Frankfurt in the Velotaxi and show them the city’s must-see sights. Guests sit comfortably on the Velotaxi while enjoying the fresh air and remaining well sheltered from any rain, an unforgettable way to explore the city.

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Nextower presents “bunny s/w”, a light-and-shadow play, on the occasion of the Luminale 2014

The NEXTOWER at Thurn-und-Taxis-Platz 6 will present a spectacular contribution to the Luminale festival from March 30 thru April 4, 2014: KP Investments is proud to host the “bunny s/w”, a light-and-shadow play. In analogue and in black-and-white, the shadow theatre players will create animals with the shadows of their hands and the images will then be transposed onto a white circular projection area on the 135m-high office tower and thus seem to float over the city as if in a moon. The live projection of the images was dreamed up by the acre marketing agency and the Sounds of Silence studio.



Increasing retail traffic at Frankfurt’s “MyZeil” shopping centre

“Next Level Shopping” – the promise from Frankfurt’s MyZeil multi-brand shopping complex also applies to the centre itself: in some months the volume of retail traffic is 15 percentage points above the retail footfall index, making MyZeil one of Germany’s most popular shopping centres in terms of visitors per square metre. Since the complex opened five years ago, annual growth rates of 10 to 15 per cent have continually brought new record volumes of visitors.



Wacker’s Kaffee at Frankfurt NEXTOWER this summer

The Frankfurt NEXTOWER will now be presenting Wacker’s Kaffee on Thurn-und-Taxis-Platz. The richly traditional Frankfurt-based coffee roaster will be serving popular coffee specialties, soft drinks, pastries and light snacks from a mobile coffee barrel in front of the office tower. Between now and the end of the summer, Wacker’s Kaffee will be yet another attraction at the bustling city location of the PalaisQuartier.



New tenant for the NEXTOWER

Frankfurt am Main, 13. October 2011. The management consultancy EGC EUROGROUP CONSULTING has taken a lease on around 700 m² of the Frankfurt NEXTOWER of MAB Development Germany. At the beginning of 2012 the management consultancy will move its headquarters into the 32nd floor of the state-of-the-art office tower.




Frankfurt am Main, 6. October 2011. The MAB marketing campaign for the office tower NEXTOWER in the Frankfurt PalaisQuartier was yesterday acclaimed the winner of the Immobilien-Marketing-Award 2011 in the category Commerce. The prize was awarded during the International Trade Fair for Commerical Property and Investment EXPO REAL in Munich by the Nürtigen-Geislingen University (HfWU). Previously the NEXTOWER had become the European winner in the renowned International Property Award 2011 in the category Best Development Marketing and on 23. September 2011 was awarded five stars as Best Development Marketing Germany.



DGNB Gold for the NEXTOWER

Office tower on Thurn-und-Taxis-Platz receives highest award for sustainable building

Frankfurt am Main, 5. October 2011. This afternoon the Frankfurt NEXTOWER of MAB Development Germany was awarded the DGNB Certificate in Gold. The “sustainable quality” of the office tower is guaranteed by an innovative form of construction. During the Expo Real exhibition Mike Neumann, Director Realisation of MAB Development Germany, received the certificate.



Jürgen D. Hege is the new Managing Director of PalaisQuartier Asset Management GmbH

Jürgen D. Hege (48) took over the general management of PalaisQuartier Asset Management GmbH in Frankfurt on 1st July 2011. The focus of his responsibilities lies in Value Added and the operation of a portfolio of properties, one of which is the shopping centre MyZeil in Frankfurt. Before coming to PalaisQuartier he was internationally responsible as Executive Director of Commerz Real for the technical management of properties, and was in charge of property developments as Managing Director of Commerz Real Baumanagement.



“Culinary Press Conference“ in the NEXTOWER - PRET A DINER “THE TREE HOUSE“ conquers Frankfurt

At noon today the firms Kofler & Kompanie and MAB Development Deutschland issued an invitation to a press conference on the subject PRET A DINER ”THE TREE HOUSE“ in the Frankfurt NEXTOWER in the
PalaisQuartier. From 8. September till 15. October 2011 the pop-up restaurant opens its doors at a height of 100 m with a view over the roofs of Frankfurt.



Video installation in the NEXTOWER shows “Frankfurt Faces”

With a large-format, 32-minute video installation of the Cologne architectural light designers, Stefan Hofmann, the lobby of the Frankfurt office block NEXTOWER is adding another feature from today onwards by becoming an exhibition location. “Frankfurt Faces“ shows people just as they are for several minutes without sound or background. The particular quality of these recordings is that they are over-life-size portraits of well-known personalities who come from Frankfurt or who are active here.



Jumeirah Frankfurt Opens - First guests arrive on 1st August 2011

Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, is opening its first hotel in continental Europe. The team at Jumeirah Frankfurt welcomes its first guests today, August 1, while the Grand Opening celebrations are scheduled for September.




The international law firm Jones Day is taking a lease on around 2,800 m2 of office space in the office tower in Frankfurt’s PalaisQuartier. The building, formerly known as the “Tower on Thurn-and-Taxis Platz” will bear the name of NEXTOWER as of today.



PalaisQuartier has the office tower on Thurn-und-Taxis-Platz illuminated.

A mysteriously illuminated sign atop the tower on Thurn-und- Taxis-Platz is adding a nocturnal highlight to the Frankfurt skyline in the next two months.



MAB Development receives the ICSC European Shopping Centre Commendation 2010

MAB Development receives the internationally renowned 2010 European Shopping Centre Commendation in the category “New Developments” for the shopping centre MyZeil in Frankfurt, Germany.



Excited teenagers and young-at-heart Hollister fans: huge crowds at Hollister opening in MyZeil

Today at 10am, the moment finally arrived - the opening of the much anticipated and long-awaited Hollister shop in Frankfurt`s MyZeil, the first in continental Europe.



MAB Development’s MyZeil project wins the Investing in Jobs award in the Job-motor Creating Employment category (‘Jobmotor zur I

Frankfurt 26.11.2009. MAB Development was today awarded the 11th German Investing in Jobs special prize, presented by the Wirtschaftsclub Rhein-Main (the Rhein-Main Business Club) and the Bundesagentur für Arbeit (Federal Employment Agency).



Jumeirah Group to Launch First German Hotel

Dubai-Based Jumeirah Group to Launch Five Star Frankfurt City Hotel as Part of PalaisQuartier



The millionth visitor steps into MyZeil

The millionth visitor steps into MyZeil. Steffen Hoehn from MAB Development Deutschland GmbH, and MyZeil Centre Manager Gottfried Wabra welcomed the special guest and surprised her with a shopping voucher for 200 Euro.



MyZeil - History and significance of the location

The Zeil - A big-city boulevard Starting out as a simple row of houses outside the city wall in the early 14th century, the Zeil in Frankfurt evolved in the 19th century into one of the country’s best-known urban boulevards and is today one of the busiest and highest-turnover shopping streets in Europe…



A new dimension in shopping - My Zeil opens today

MyZeil, one of Europe’s most spectacular and modern shopping centres opened in Frankfurt today…



Massimiliano Fuksas creates new architectural dimension

With the new shopping and leisure world of MyZeil, Italian architect Massimiliano Fuksas has designed a futuristic building that sets new accents in downtown Frankfurt…



The new Shopping centre of Frankfurt downtown is called "MyZeil"

Bouwfonds MAB Development announces the name of the Shopping and Leisure World in PalaisQuartier.



"This building will praise the builders ..."

Bouwfonds MAB Development celebrates topping-out ceremony in PalaisQuartier