Associate director | Retail Agency
Jevgenija started her professional career in real estate within the street retail sector, promoting new brands and re-negotiating new lease terms with existing clients. In 2017 she successfully closed the biggest retail premises sales deal over the past 5 years for Hesburger with the deal value was over EUR 1 mln. Further on, she has turned her focus on the shopping centres and started a collaboration with major SC owners in Riga. Jevgenija, being a member of Colliers EMEA retail team, actively works on new brand attraction to the Baltic market and regularly takes part in the leading retail event in Europe. Jevgenija also participated in the recent MAPIC event, representing the Baltic retail market. Jevgenija is taking active part in market report webinars and presentating all latest retail trends.
Furthermore, she developed the new concept for the SĀGA Lifestyle shopping centre, which was commissioned in November 2020. During that process Jevgenija and her team have leased 52 000 m2 and have launched the new concept of the shopping center in Lavia, which is located just near IKEA.
AREA OF EXPERTISE
Representation of tenants / landlords in leasing retail properties;
Negotiation of the lease terms on behalf of landlords and tenants;
Attracting new clients and brands cross boarding.
When representing shopping centres Jevgenija advised on:
• evaluating and preparing development plans for landlords;
• repositioning of existing shopping centres,
• creating and implementing new leasing strategies.
When representing the brands Jevgenija advised on:
• expansion strategy;
• s positioning on the market;
• lease agreement conditions
Jevgenija helped to attract new brands to the Baltic market and develop the brands expansion strategy. In recent years she managed to bring new brands to the local market, including NYX cosmetics (flagship store opening) , 4F (chain development), EL Gaucho Argentine steaks, Sizeer (chain expansion).
Jevgenija is leading strategic and leasing processes of SC SĀGA development.
Jevgenija has LL.B degree in Law and Business from Riga Graduate School of Law.
Memberships & Involvements
- SC Forum in Warsaw;
- EMEA team meetings
Brands: Sizeer,4F, Myfitness, Xiaomi, Lonas, Narvesen, Rimi
Projects: Stockmann, SC SĀGA, SC Riga Plaza