On 28th October 2007 Multi Turkmall and Union Investment opened Forum Mersin Shopping and Lifestyle Centre, the largest retail project of 71,500 m² in the Mediterranean region in Turkey. The Hamburg based Union Investment Real Estate AG fully funded the development of the scheme and acquired Forum Mersin which is a landmark in the city of Mersin for its open-ended real estate fund UniImmo: Global in April last year.
Artist impression of Forum Mersin.
Located in Mersin, Turkey, one of the most modern cities of the Mediterranean and the capital of many civilizations throughout history, Forum Mersin offers 71,500 m² of shops, restaurants, leisure and cultural facilities.
Forum Mersin opens with all of its 200 shops fully let including various national and international brands, restaurants and leisure units. The shopping center is anchored by a Migros hypermarket (4,000 m²), Koçtaº DIY shop (5,500 m²), Media Markt electronics store (5,800 m²) and a nine-screen cinema complex (2,500 m²). Forum Mersin offers a parking space of 2,000 cars.
Forum Mersin will introduce brands like Zara, Media Markt, Cinemars, Marks & Spencer, Douglas, Bershka, Pull & Bear, Stradivarious, Oysho, Steve Maden, L'occaitane, Kitchenette, Guess and Cafe Crown for the first time in Mersin on the local retail market.
Forum Mersin's Masterplan was developed by T+T Design, Gouda, The Netherlands and the architects are Chapman Taylor, Madrid, Spain and MM Project, Istanbul, Turkey.
Source: Union Investment