BIG centers in Israel attract more than 150,000 visitors every day – daily proof of the concept’s success. BIG also owns several office buildings dispersed throughout Israel and managed by the Group.
The BIG Group continues to develop and invest in shopping centers, currently holding and managing 58 active shopping centers and mall projects throughout the world, including 27 shopping centers in the U.S. and 3 in Serbia. The Group’s headquarters are located in Herzliya, Israel along with the construction, finance, marketing, technology, management and legal departments. The group has two additional headquarters in the U.S. and Serbia.
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 that comprised of two big box buildings on either side of an enclosed mall, and on totals around of 340,000sf. The Novi Sad’s Mall considered the biggest mall of BIG’s group.