The Mall Athens, the first world-class Commercial and Leisure Centre in Athens, which is being developed by the company LAMDA Olympia Village (a subsidiary of LAMDA Development), was presented last week for the first time at a 'preview' event at the Athens Hilton.
The official name and logo, as well as the more than 200 well-known brand names that will be offered at the Center were all presented to key members of the Greek and international retail trade sector and broader business and media communities. Furthermore, the Center's tenant services, which will be offered through a comprehensive and innovative property management system implemented by the company ECE-LAMDA Hellas, were also presented.
The event held many surprises for the guests, as it conveyed the full experience that consumers and visitors will enjoy upon opening day of The Mall Athens through a combination of audio/visual effects, images and special happenings.
The Mall Athens Attica takes off!
Offering more than 200 commercial and entertainment choices in an area covering approximately 58,500 m² (Gross Leasable Area - GLA), and 90,000 m² of underground parking spaces, The Mall Athens represents a unique business 'product' in the Greek market for consumers and business professionals. For the first time, innovative shopping options are combined with leisure alternatives for people of all ages, with immediate and easy access, strategically located in Maroussi, at the heart of Attica.
The stage has been set for The Mall Athens to become a major center of attraction in Attica, as it will house the largest and best-known brand names, along with a multiplex cinema, rest and relaxation areas, children's play areas, a wide range of support services, ample storage space and more than 2,100 parking spaces.
More specifically, tenant contracts have already been signed for 80% of the Gross Leasable Area with domestic and international retailers, whilst more than 10% have already reached in agreement and are in the process of signing. Some of the main 'anchors' tenants of The Mall Athens are:
- Champion Marinopoulos
- Galerie de Beaute
- Marks and Spencer
- Mega Kotsovolos by Dixon's
- Vardas / BCBG
- Village Cinemas and Bowling
The services and facilities of The Mall Athens are being developed on five levels with three subterranean areas in a modern architectural design that is based on international standards, takes into consideration the unique characteristics and needs of the Greek consumer and incorporates valuable research relating to the strategic and careful allocation of space that caters to the changing lifestyle needs of consumers in the best possible manner.
At the event, The Mall Athens was presented by Mr. Αpostolos Tamvakakis - President of LAMDA Development, Mr. Ruediger Cornehl - Managing Director Leasing, ECE International and major tenants of the Center who represent the best-known brands from Greece and abroad, such as: Mr. Haris Antonopoulos Managing Director of Village Roadshow Hellas S.A., Mr. Kostas Antimassaris General Manager of Inditex Group/ZARA Hellas S.A., Mr. Theodoros Vardas President and Managing Director of VARDAS, Mr. Georgios Gerardos President and Managing Director of PLAISIO Computer and Mr. Santos Navas Merino, Director Commercial & Marketing of SFERA.
The Mall Athens is now in the final stages of preparation in order to welcome visitors from every corner of Attica in the Autumn of 2005!