The first large format retail and entertainment commercial center in Moldova, Shopping MallDova opened on November 12, 2008 following an investment of €50 million.
Shopping MallDova comprises approx. 25,000 m²
The opening of Shopping MallDova is the most important event in Chisinau's retail and leisure history. With its steady economic growth, average GDP growth of 7% over the last six years, and rapidly increasing purchasing power, Chisinau is providing profitable expansion opportunities for retailers. With a population of 750,000, Chisinau, the capital city, is the main economic, administrative, commercial and cultural centre of the Republic of Moldova.
Built on four levels, totaling 70,000 m² construction area with approximately 25,000 m² leasable area, the commercial center will have more than 100 shops, a supermarket, part of the international chain Fourchette, which will cover 2,300 m², a multiplex cinema with six screens part of the Patria Cinema network, interactive electronic games, bowling alley, a playground for children and various leisure options.
In Shopping MallDova, the central atrium with a splendid glass dome and sleek still arches, will lend to the distinctive structural beauty and natural light. In addition to the interior design, the contemporary glass facade used on the exterior of the building will set Shopping MallDova among the most attractive buildings and landmarks in Moldova. Large openings between the levels will ensure high visibility for the retailers. The vertical circulation will be ensured by 4 escalators, panoramic elevators and staircases in each floor and travelators between underground parking and ground floor. As well Shopping MallDova will offer to its visitors 750 underground parking lots.
Shopping MallDova will be the largest and prime retail destination in Chisinau. Unique architectural features will ensure a rich and varied shopping experience in which international brands will be combined with domestic favorites. Shopping MallDova will gather under one roof new famous brands that will open their first shop in Chisinau. Among these we can mention: Debenhams, Rock & Roll Bowling, Diverta, Forever 18, Koton, Lacoste, Pennyblack, Irina Schrotter, Fox, Samsonite, Mothercare, Olsen, Sacoor Brothers, Polo Garage, House of Art, Kenvelo, Otter, Bigotti, Swarovski, BSB, Nara Camicie, Calvin Klein, Pepe Jeans, Little Big, Swatch, etc.
"Shopping MallDova will change the recreational landscape and prove world class facilities for residents and visitors of Moldova. The tenants and visitors of this shopping center will benefit from the previous real estate development experience of Anchor Grup including shopping centers.We believe that this project will be a milestone in real estate development in Moldova. This investment demonstrates our long-term commitment to Chisinau, creating value for the local community." declared Ali Capa, board member of "Lemi Invest".
Lemi Invest is the developer of Shopping MallDova commercial center. The company is a joint venture of Leogrant, one of the most important real estate developers in Republic of Moldova and Anchor Grup, part of Fiba Holding group of co