Mall of Europe
BRUSSELS
PRESENTED BY UNI- BAIL-RODAMCO

Part of a mixed-use project in the Europea district near the city’s Fifties-era Atomium tourist attraction, the Mall of Europe represents an investment of 550 million euros, or $592 million. Spanning 1.23 million square feet, the 240-unit shopping center will feature more than 30 restaurants, the largest cinema in Belgium with 21 screens and the world’s first “Spirouland” theme park. It is set to open in 2021.

 

Prado
MARSEILLE, FRANCE
PRESENTED BY KLÉPIERRE

The Prado shopping center in Marseille, set to open in 2017, follows several big mall openings in the south of France,  including Polygone  Riviera in Cagnes-sur-Mer, near Nice, and Les  Terrasses du Port in Marseille. Located next to the city’s Vélodrome  stadium and close to  the seafront, the center  will feature around 50  retail units, including a  100,000-square-foot Galeries Lafayette  department store.

 

Überseequartier
HAMBURG, GERMANY
PRESENTED BY UNIBAIL— RODAMCO

The Überseequartier project on the banks of the Elbe river in Hamburg got a boost with an agreement last December for Unibail-Rodamco to develop a multiuse destination set to open in 2021. Representing an investment of 860 million euros, or $925 million, the project will cover close to 2 million square feet. It will include 190 shops plus restaurants, housing, offices, a cruise terminal, a hotel and a multiscreen cinema.

 

Westfield Milan
MILAN
PRESENTED BY WESTFIELD

With an investment of 1.4 billion euros, or $1.5 billion, Westfield’s Milan center marks a bid by the Australian developer to expand outside its traditional markets, the U.S. and U.K. A Galeries Lafayette flagship is to anchor the 1.8-million-square-foot mall, developed with Percassi through its subsidiary Stilo Immobiliare Finanziaria. The project will feature more than 300 stores, 50 restaurants and parking for 10,000 cars.

 

Intu Costa del Sol
MÁLAGA, SPAIN
PRESENTED BY INTU

British development firm Intu is growing its presence in the Spanish market, where it owns two centers, in Oviedo and Zaragoza. It has acquired land near Málaga to build a regional destination center encompassing stores, a gourmet market, a surf lake, artificial ski slopes, a mini theme park and restaurants. Intu says the location benefits from an area population of 1.7 million, combined with 9 million tourists, annually.

 

Croydon
LONDON
PRESENTED BY WESTFIELD AND HAMMERSON

Westfield and Hammerson have joined forces on a 1 billion-pound ($1.5-billion) redevelopment of the Whitgift Center shopping mall in Croydon, south London. It is due to be combined with neighboring Centrale and turned into a retail, leisure and restaurant destination covering 1.5 million square feet. The project, part of a larger regeneration program in Croydon, is due to begin construction in 2016.

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