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Noriel retail portfolio certified

SAFE Asset Group has reviewed and certified the COVID-19 compliance for Noriel, Romania.
Noriel is the largest toys retailer in Romania, and the assignment included certification of corporate framework, offices, distribution centers and more than 80 stores throughout Romania.

Noriel, the largest toys retailer in Romania, receive COVID-19 certification by SAFE Asset Group.


COVID-19 certifications in Serbia and Croatia

On behalf of an undisclosed international client, SAFE Asset Group have been mandated to carry out COVID-19 certifications for a portfolio of 12 retail parks located in Serbia and Croatia.

Read more about our certifications here

Skandia Fastigheter portfolio certified

We are happy to announce that Skandia Fastigheter has undergone assessment and qualified for the COVID-19 certification of all their retail assets in Sweden.
The COVID-19 certification is a separate module in the SHORE-certification program, and includes assessment of operational procedures and routines implemented in response to Covid-19

Skandia Fastigheter, one of Sweden’s largest property owners, develops, manages and lets properties throughout Sweden’s three growth regions: Stockholm, Göteborg and Malmö.
Read more about our different certifications here.

New mandate from Citycon

We are happy to announce that Citycon chooses SAFE Asset Group to conduct COVID-19 certification of all their shopping centers in Sweden.

Citycon is a leading owner, manager and developer of mixed-use centres for urban living including retail, office space and housing. We are committed to sustainable property management in the Nordic region with assets that total approximately EUR 4.4 billion.

COVID-19 Certification for SPONDA

The Finnish real estate investment company SPONDA chooses SAFE Asset Group to conduct COVID-19 certification of their retail portfolio in Finland.

SPONDA shopping centers gets COVID-19 certification by SAFE Asset Group

COVID-19 certifications for Carrefour

SAFE Asset Group are happy to announce our cooperation with Carrefour Romania for COVID-19 certifications.
To date, Carrefour Romania have undergone assessment and certification of their corporate governance and compliance, their network of 40 Hypermarkets as well as their office buildings.

New name and added services

New name
Over the last couple of years, our customer base has evolved to include a more diversified portfolio of assets. The market has also experienced a growing trend towards mixed-use assets.
Therefore, to satisfy our customers’ new requirements and enhance our relevance in this ever-changing market, Safe Shopping Centers is changing their name to Safe Asset Group.


Introducing SHORE-Certification
With years of expertise in the best practices of safeguarding commercial properties, Safe Asset Group will now consolidate all of our certifications
under one umbrella – the SHORE-Certification.

afe Hospitality, Office, Retail and Environment

We certify your asset from a safety and security perspective, making sure you know both where you stand today and how you can improve.

Any size operation
Whether you operate a shopping center a mixed use real estate asset portfolio or manage a hotel property, we offer SHORE-Certification across all business sizes that will cater to your specific needs.

Peace of mind
Our SHORE-Certification ensure your asset is safe and looks out for the safety of individuals while also ensuring the safe operation of the asset, which in turn brings added value to the property.

If you manage a diversified portfolio of assets, the SHORE certification scheme will be ideal for you, as it has the flexibility to meet the most basic requirements of a simple operation or the more detailed requirements that come with running an advanced asset portfolio.


COVID-19 certification of JULA

SAFE Asset Group are proud to announce that we have been mandated by the Swedish DYI-retailer JULA, to conduct COVID-19 certification of their entire retail portfolio.
More than 130 stores in Sweden, Norway and Poland are currently undergoing the certification process.

“The fact that Jula chooses to certify its operations not only shows that we are a responsible company during a prevailing pandemic, but that we also understand the importance of being long-term in what we do. There is no end date for the pandemic and therefore we need an approach that works over time and that provides security and stability”, says Mikael Hellqvist, Group Chief Security officer.

“The most important priority is our staff and our customers’ safety and it feels fantastic to get a receipt for the work that is ongoing to reduce the spread of infection”, says Mikael Hellqvist. “The certification is a tool that helps us know what to do, which creates security in the business, and many of the changes that have been made will be lasting even when the virus has ceased to be an acute threat. At the same time, it also challenges us to constantly think new and develop our safety work.”

“We all long for everything to be as usual again and we can see that society in many ways is moving towards a normalization of the situation. Jula’s certification work gives strength to maintain our focus on safety issues and encourages us to constantly aim a little higher and take our safety work forward, says Mikael Hellqvist.

Deka Immobilien extend mandate

Deka Immobilien extends the mandate for COVID-19 certifications by SAFE Asset Group.
The the new mandate includes DEKA’s retail assets in Ireland; Mahon Point and Whitewater Shopping Centre. Both assets are managed by Savills Ireland.
Previously, SAFE Asset Group have certified two of Deka’s shopping centers in Lithuania.


New mandate from Newsec

SAFE ShoppingCenters has been mandated to conduct COVID-19 certifications of Newsec retail portfolio in the Baltics.
The first center to receive the certification is Shopping and Entertainment Center OZAS in Lithuania.







Newsec – the Full Service Property House in Northern Europe – offers real estate owners, investors and tenants a full range of services within the areas of Property Asset Management and Advisory.

Certification of Colliers retail portfolio

SAFE ShoppingCenters has been mandated to conduct COVID-19 certifications of Coliers Internaitional entire retail portfolio in Finland.
The Colliers shopping center unit manages 12 shopping centers in 8 different cities. The leading shopping centers include the largest shopping center in the Nordic countries, Mall of Tripla, the largest entertainment shopping center in the Nordic countries and the largest shopping center in Finland, Jumbo-Flamingo, the largest shopping center in Southeast Finland, Veturi, and the largest shopping center in Central Finland, Seppä.

COVID-19 certifications for Liberty Two Degrees in South Africa

SAFE ShoppingCenters are certifying the COVID-19 compliance of shopping centers for South African Liberty Two Degrees (L2D).
The assignment includes the iconic Sandton City in Johannesburg, together with other shopping centers located throughout South Africa in Johannesburg, Cape Town, KZN Midlands and Bloemfontein.
In cooperation between L2D, SAFE ShoppingCenters, and Excellerate, the shopping centers have increased their safety measures, strengthen their hygiene protocols, and implemented good international practices. This enables them to resume their shopping center operation in a safe and responsible way, putting the well-being of their tenants and visitors first.

Liberty Two Degrees (L2D) and Sandton City receive COVID-19 certificate by SAFE ShoppingCenters

Liberty Two Degrees (L2D) and Eastgate Shopping Centre receive COVID-19 certificate by SAFE ShoppingCenters

Liberty Two Degrees (L2D) and Midlands Mall receive COVID-19 certificate by SAFE ShoppingCenters

Extended mandate from NEPI Rockcastle

NEPI Rockcastle extends the mandate for SAFE ShoppingCenters to conduct COVID-19 compliance certifications of their Shopping Centers in South East Europe.
The mandate includes additional 15 shopping centers located in Romania, Serbia, Croatia and Bulgaria.


SAFE ShoppingCenters to conduct certifications for NEPI Rockcastle


New partnership in France with SECCOM Consulting

SAFE ShoppingCenters is strengthening our offer to our french-speaking clients by partnering with the french Risk Management and Corporate Compliance experts SECCOM Consulting, led by Patrick de La Guéronnière.
M. de La Guéronnière has more than 30 years experience from Risk Prevention, Safety and Security within international retail and shopping centers, and has recently served as the Global Safety & Security Director at Ingka Centres. This cooperation adds invaluable expertise for the benefit of our clients, and allows us to offer our full range of services in french.


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