Multi Development starts 52.000 m² shopping center in Dresden (DE/NL)

With the groundbreaking ceremony on July 3, 2007, Multi Development launched the construction phase for Centrum-Galerie. Centrum-Galerie will be Dresden's largest shopping center. In just over two years, a total of around 150 new shops and restaurants will open their doors in Centrum-Galerie to the people of Dresden.

Centrum-Galerie, Dresden, Germany.

The developer is focusing particularly on international brands and quality. A varied offering of fashion, shoes, jewellery, accessories, consumer electronics, groceries and much more is planned. The anchor tenant is P&C. The fashion store will be bringing its metropolitan store concept to Centrum-Galerie with a retail area of 12,000 m². Karstadt, the old Centrum store's previous user, will return to the location with a large sports store. Together with the varied gastronomic offering, this will significantly enhance the Prager Straße as a residential, shopping and leisure location.

Around 150 new shops and restaurants
will open their doors

Axel Funke, Managing Director of Multi Development Germany, said, "From September 2009, Dresden's inner city will have a new tourist magnet: with its urban, very modern architecture and a sophisticated international retail offering, Centrum-Galerie will help to make the Prager Straße one of Germany's best shopping boulevards!"

Order of construction
The demolition of the old Centrum store has been completed. The Dresden firms Brückner Grundbau and A.R.D. are now commencing the excavations. Civil and structural engineering will start in September 2007. Centrum-Galerie will be opened in September 2009.

The project
Multi Development is to create a shopping arcade in Dresden's best shopping location, the Prager Straße, on the site of the former Centrum department store, which will consist of two striking building complexes, with a total of around 52,000 m² of trading space. Centrum-Galerie will provide international retail offerings and gastronomic concepts on four public levels. Services and day care will complement the

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