BIG is the largest open air shopping center operator and developer in Israel. BIG owns and manages 26 shopping centers across Israel totaling 3.9 million sqf with an aggregate value of $1.6 (BIG’s share of ownership). BIG enjoys an exceptional occupancy rate in its centers throughout the country.
The BIG Group continues to develop and invest in shopping centers throughout the world, including 25 shopping centers in the U.S., 11 in Serbia, as well as 3 logistical centers in France. The Group’s headquarters is in Herzliya.
Since 2008, BIG has begun expanding into Serbia as the leading partner at CEE-BIG, a joint venture formed to develop open air shopping centers in Serbia. Serbia is one of the three growing retail markets in Central and Eastern Europe. In 2012, BIG-CEE opened the Novi-Sad shopping center which comprised of two big box buildings on either side of an enclosed mall and totals around 340,000sf. The Novi Sad’s Mall is considered BIG group’s biggest mall.