ING Real Estate has announced the opening of the second phase of the Salera Shopping Centre in Castellón, on the Mediterranean coast north of Valencia. The first phase, including an Alcampo hypermarket and 23 other commercial units, opened its doors to the public in May 2005. Now the entire Salera Shopping Centre offering 163 retail units is open.
The Salera Shopping Centre has three levels comprising a total area of 189,222 m². Its gross lettable area of 71,150 m² is fully let. The Alcampo hypermarket takes up 13,550 m². The total number of retail units is 163. Tenants include Inditex Group with the brands Zara, Bershka, Oysho, Stradivarius and Toys "R" Us. The center offers 3,400 free parking places, spread over two underground levels and one on ground level.
The Salera Shopping Centre will reinforce the existing retail offer in the city of Castellón. Around 40% of the retail units are operated by local businesses. The city of Castellón has over 160.000 inhabitants. Salera's catchment area covers about 500.000 people.
More than three million people have visited Salera's first phase since it opened in May 2005. The number of visitors is projected to increase to eight million per year.
Source: ING Real Estate