ECE Türkiye has received an award for its investment in the Espark Shopping Center in Eskisehir, Turkey. During a gala at the Eskisehir Enterprising Industrials & Businessmen's Association (EGSIAD), Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan handed over the 'Foreign Investor of the Year 2008' award to Andreas Hohlmann, General Manager of ECE Türkiye.
Espark is the largest shopping center in Eskisehir.
"We are proud to receive such an award as a long time shopping center investor and management company in Turkey. Our investments will continue in different cities in the country," said Andreas Hohlmann. In his speech, Prime Minister Erdogan expressly thanked ECE Group for its investment in Eskisehir.
Espark is the largest shopping center in Eskisehir, a city in mid-west Anatolia with 600,000 inhabitants. The leasable area of Espark sums up to approx. 45,000 m² leasing area. The gallery houses more than 140 shops as well as 1,150 parking spaces. The investment volume of the inner-city shopping center amounts to $100 million (approx. 67 mln.).