Casa, Conforama, Menaje del Hogar, and Saloni have all opened new stores in the Retail Park at Puerto Venecia. The 83,131-m² retail park at Puerto Venecia is the largest in Spain to date. Already 90% of the retail park is let to a range of the leading furniture, home decoration and household and electrical goods operators.
The retail park at Puerto Venecia is the largest in Spain to date.
Conforama, one of largest home equipment operators, has opened its first store in Aragon with 3,750 m² of retail space.
Casa, one of the leading home decoration brands in Spain, located opposite IKEA, and has more than 730 m² space for its range furniture, home products and garden accessories.
Next door to Casa, Saloni the specialist tile and bathroom retailer has opened a 1,430-m² store.
Menaje del Hogar, one of the leading electrical goods and household appliances retail brands in Spain has opened a 1,373-m² store.
These latest openings mean that over 40,000 m² is now trading and there is a phased opening of the remainder of the retail park from June to October 2008.
The retail park's main anchor - IKEA, opened its largest store in Spain back in May 2007. The 34,000-m² store, which features over 96,000 products, welcomed over 2 million visitors in its first year.
The retail park is just one element of Zaragoza's Puerto Venecia. The 206,000-m² project also features a fashion mall, which s is 69% let or under offer and a leisure, adventure and sports area, all serviced by 10,340 parking spaces, which makes it the largest shopping and active leisure project in Europe.
As a regional center for Aragon located in Zaragoza, it will draw from its wealthy catchment of 2 million people who will be attracted by its unrivalled retail choice and leisure, sports, adventure and catering.
Puerto Venecia is being developed by Eurofund Investments Zaragoza S.L, a joint venture by British Land and a private investors consortium.
The scheme will be completed by the spring of 2010 and will create 4000 new jobs (both direct and indirect). The total investment destined to Puerto Venecia is of approximately