To cater for the growing African middle-class, the importance of shopping malls has increased in the past few years with these centers showing strong sale and expansion growth.

This publication is aimed at all existing and entering industry players looking to understand the shopping mall industry on the continent offering fact-based data and analysis.

  • The report provides clear visibility on both existing malls and on mall projects across the African continent, highlighting future supply and opportunities.
  • The publication includes country comparison of the African mall offering in terms of GLAdensity, number of storestenant profiles, and more…
  • Cross-country mall evaluation, based on Sagaci Research Six Category Mall Rating (™) ranging from AAA to D according to the overall mall attractiveness for leading international tenants, is covered in the analysis.
  • Comprehensive mall developer and tenant profiles are also included.

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The most comprehensive database of shopping malls in the African continent.

Information accessible online, updated daily on 10,000 tenants, 400 operating malls, 200 mall projects, 400 mall developers, owners & management companies.

"Shopping malls across Africa" tracks data on existing and projected malls and their tenants
- Full detailed statistics on existing malls
- Comprehensive and up to-date information of all the new mall projects in the continent
- Full listing of international tenant stores across African malls

Get answers to these questions:
- Which are the most attractive retail destinations for malls in Africa?
- Which African countries offer the largest supply of malls?
- What is the geographical distribution of malls and of mall GLA density?
- What is the mall and tenant offering in the different African countries?
- Which countries have highest ranking malls?
- What are the leading tenant brands and categories across Africa?
- Who are the major mall developers?
- What are the new shopping mall projects across Africa?

Part 1 – Context: Strong economic fundamentals across Africa

  • Page 4: Priority Countries for tenants (Figure A), Priority Countries for developers (Figure B)
  • Page 5: Countries with high potential growth based on GLA per upper and middle class ratio (Figure C)
  • Page 6: Beyond announced projects, potential additional GLA by country (Figure D)
  • Page 10: GDP growth rate across African countries 2015-2020 (Figure 1)
  • Page 11: Population growth rate across African countries 2015-2020 (Figure 2)
  • Page 12: Population of largest African cities in 2010, 2010 (Figure 3)
  • Page 13: Population growth for the largest African cities 2010-2020 (Figure 4)
  • Page 14: Urbanization rate by country (%) 2015 (Figure 5)
  • Page 15
    • Urban population of Africa (%) 2015-2020-2025 (Figure 6)
    • Urban population by region (%) 2015-2020 (Figure 7)
  • Page 16: Share of inhabitants living in agglomerations of more than 750 000 inhabitants 2015 (Figure 8)
  • Page 17: Repartition of income classes per country 2014 (Figure 9)
  • Page 18: Sagaci Research composite index of country risk / business environment 2014 (Figure 10)
  • Page 19: Sagaci Research Country Attractiveness Matrix 2015 (Figure 11)
  • Page 20
    • Breakdown of FDIs by region in B USD 2010-2013 (Figure 12)
    • Breakdown of FDIs by region (%) 2010-2013 (Figure 13)
  • Page 21: Average FDI inflows in the Top 30 African Destinations 2010-2013 (Figure 14)

Part 2 – Current supply: 292 shopping centers across Africa, ~5.3 million sqm of GLA

  • Page 24: Map of countries covered by study (Figure 15)
  • Page 25: Map of countries’ regions (Figure 16)
  • Page 26:
    • Number of shopping centers in Africa by type Q1 2015 (Figure 17)
    • Total shopping center GLA in Africa (‘000 sqm) by type Q1 2015 (Figure 18)
  • Page 27:
    • Number of shopping centres (Figure 19)
    • Shopping centre GLA added, ‘000 Sq.m (Figure 20)
  • Page 28-29: List of Newly opened Shopping malls in 2014 and 2015 Q1 (Figure 21 and 21 bis)
  • Page 30: Number of shopping centers by country and by type Q1 2015 (Figure 22)
  • Page 32: Split of GLA by type of shopping centers by country Q1 2015 (Figure 23)
  • Page 33: GLA by Country Q1 2015 (Figure 24)
  • Page 34: Average size of malls in African countries Q1 2015 (Figure 25)
  • Page 35: GLA per 1 000 inhabitants Q1 2015 (Figure 26)
  • Page 36: Shopping center density per country – Pan-African view Q1 2015 (Figure 27)
  • Page 37: GLA per upper & middle class households in `000 (Figure 28)

Part 3 – Leading African malls: 31 leading malls across the continent

  • Page 39: Categorization (rating) of shopping centers across Africa (Figure 29)
  • Page 40: Rating methodology
  • Page 41: AAA malls across Africa (Figure 30)
  • Page 42: AA malls across Africa (Figure 31)
  • Page 43: A malls across Africa (Figure 32)
  • Page 44-45: Ranking of newly opened shopping malls – 2014 and Q1 2015 (Figure 33- figure 33 bis)
  • Page 46:
    • Share of shopping centers by rating (%) (Figure 34)
    • Share of GLA of shopping centers by rating (%) (Figure 35)
  • Page 47: Share of GLA by region and by rating Q1 2015 (Figure 36)
  • Page 48: Density of A/AA/AAA Shopping centers by country Q1 2015 (Figure 37)

Part 4 – Tenants: Mix of international and South African tenants in leading malls

  • Page 51: Share of international brands by sub-category in shopping centers Q1 2015 (Figure 38)
  • Page 52: Share of brands by origin and by retail category (Figure 39)
  • Page 53: Number of stores of major international brands in African shopping centers (Figure 40)
  • Page 54: Number of countries covered by major international tenants (Figure 41)
  • Page 55: Country coverage of key brands – Int’l vs. South African brands (Figure 42)
  • Page 56: Country coverage of key brands by category – Int’l vs. South African brands (Figure 43)
  • Page 57: Number of South African chained stores across Africa (Figure 44)
  • Page 58: Key anchors: Number of stores by region (Figure 45)
  • Page 59: Prime rents by country 2015 (Figure 46)

Part 5 – Developers: Growing international interest

  • Page 61: Nationality of mall developers (Figure 47)
  • Page 62: Largest retail real estate developers in Africa (Figure 48)
  • Page 63:
    • Breakdown of A+ mall developer by country of origin (Figure 49)
    • Breakdown of B, C, D mall developer by country of origin (Figure 50)
  • Page 64: Number of malls with specific tenant combinations (Figure 51)

Part 6 – Future supply and opportunities: 223 new projects between now and 2018

  • Page 67: Number of existing and future shopping centers across Africa up to 2018 (Figure 52)
  • Page 68: Overview of new projects announced in 2014- Q1 2015 (Figure 53)
  • Page 69: Total increase in GLA across Africa till 2018 (Figure 54)
  • Page 70: % growth of shopping centers GLA by country Q1 2015-2018 (Figure 55)
  • Page 71: 2018 shopping center GLA by country (Figure 56)
  • Page 72: Expected shopping center density in 2018 (Figure 57)
  • Page 73: Current GLA per upper and middle class households vs. household consumption (Figure 58)
  • Page 74: Forecast GLA per upper and middle class households vs. household consumption (Figure 59)
  • Page 75: Shopping Mall online database presentation
  • Page 76-77: Contacts

Appendix – List of malls by rating

  • Page 79: Definitions
  • Page 80: AAA-AA malls
  • Page 81: A malls
  • Page 82: B malls

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