Investment case

Our investment case sets out how we use our market- leading position and unique insight to implement our strategy and deliver shareholder returns

Our strong investment case and business model show how we add value and deliver shareholder returns. We have a clear set of strategic objectives to ensure we deliver against our business model using our key performance indicators to measure the achievements.



We have a unique position in the market as the UK’s largest owner, developer and manager of prime shopping centres

We're the UK’s only nationwide shopping centre brand. We're also the only shopping centre owner with a top-10 transactional website that features over 400 retail brands. Along with a robust capital structure and access to a wide range of funding sources, and not forgetting our talented and empowered employees, focused on delivering exceptional service we lead the industry in providing compelling in centre and online shopping experiences.

How we performed in 2015

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Unique insight

We keep an eye on consumer trends both in centre and online, with touch points across the whole customer journey

Our business has a sole focus on shopping centres. As a dynamic operator at the forefront of an evolving retail environment, we're in the best position to understand what retailers need in order to flourish in today's and tomorrow's world.

Our innovative and creative approach means we're agile enough to support them all the way. And using our access to consumer insight into the latest trends, we can connect retailer requirements with customer demands to deliver compelling shopping experiences.

Our prime shopping centres are attractive assets that deliver long-term total property returns. We're also able to develop strong, stable income streams from long-term lease structures and benefit from development potential and capital appreciation, which all deliver value for our investors.

This combination of our portfolio of assets, scale, expertise and insight to create compelling experiences for our customers which helps our retailers flourish and creates on-going demand for our centres.