Grand opening of Ozas Gallery in Vilnius (LT)

The new shopping and entertainment center Ozas Gallery in Vilnius opened on the evening of August 20, 2009. It is one of the largest national retail developments with a total area of 180,000 m², a leasable area of approx. 62,000 m² and an investment volume that totals some €170 million. Ozas has been realized by two strong partners, Rubicon group and ECE.

Ozas Gallery opening

Visitors in Ozas on its opening day.

Construction, which lasted less than two years, was the work of the project's sole contractor, Kayi Construction.

Visitors are attracted by a great number of international retailers among Ozas' 180 shops, service provision facilities, cafés and restaurants. The largest tenants are Finnish hypermarket Prisma, leading European fashion store Peek & Cloppenburg and consumer electronics store Topo Centras. The three level shopping gallery introduces several new stores and brands to the Lithuanian market, such as Jack&Jones, Forever 18, BiBa, Timberland and BijouBrigitte.

A wide range of sportswear, shoes and cosmetics is guaranteed by brand outlets such as Ecco, Sportland, Nike, Douglas, Inglot and The Body Shop. In addition to this assortment of leading tenants, numerous fashion stores such as New Yorker, Lindex, Benetton, Seppala and Reserved can fulfil all wishes of their clients. Ozas is the only shopping center in Lithuania with so many international retailers represented corporately.

The retail shops are complemented by a wide range of leisure facilities. Planet X, a Family Entertainment Center, is Baltic's biggest indoor playground with attractions such as a climbing wall and an obstacle course. In a second step, a multiplex cinema will be opened in Ozas.

Ozas Gallery is located between densely populated districts and the city center and is surrounded by important city traffic arteries. Around 850,000 inhabitants live in the center's catchment area. A total of 2,500 parking spaces are available for visitors who can also easily reach the center by public transport.

Source: ECE

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