Magnesia, Redevco's third shopping center investment/development in Turkey, opened its doors to the public on Thursday June 28. The center has more than 65 units within a total area of about 19,000 m² of retail space.
Magnesia shopping center has more than 65 units within a total area of about 19,000 m² of retail space.
It accommodates a hypermarket, cinema, food court, leisure facilities and a kids' playground, and it will be the new meeting point for Manisa and its neighboring districts. Magnesia is the first shopping center in this city of more than 300,000 inhabitants. The center will, like the other centers owned by Redevco in Turkey, be BREEAM-certified.
The public opening ceremony began with speeches by the Governor of Manisa Halil Ibrahim Dasöz, Mayor of Manisa Cengiz Ergün, CEO of Redevco Andrew Vaughan, and Managing Director of Redevco Turkey Patrick van Dooyeweert, and was attended by many others. The official ceremony took place at 11.00 am and doors opened to the public at 12.30 pm.
The opening ceremony attracted great interest from visitors and children, and a crowd of thousands enjoyed spectacular performances and shows throughout the day. Besides the activities on the opening day, there will be numerous fun events at Magnesia over the next four days, including an outdoor garden concert. On June 29, the famous Turkish pop stars Hadise will give a concert as part of the ongoing opening festivities of Magnesia.