Metropolis, Europe's newest massive entertainment, commercial and conference center to be built along the border of Bratislava, was presented by TriGranit. The 1.5 billion investment will create more than 10 thousand new job opportunities in its construction phase, which will last almost five years, and generate long-term financial, economic-diversification and reputation-enhancing benefits to the country.
Metropolis will include retail, leisure, golf, hotels, casinos, cultural and congress facilities, and more.
The company's newest planned development is on a 30-hectare site south of Bratislava, adjacent to the Petrzalka and Jarovce districts. The site is strategically located at the intersection of the D2 and D4 highways that lead to Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest and Prague the Heart of Europe. There are 4 international airports within 220 kilometers with 40 million passengers yearly, not to mention the tourists passing by on the high- and railways. This project will be the new destination of the region, dramatically increasing Slovakia's tourism spend and number of visitors.
Metropolis is a multifunctional development with a gross buildable area of more than 1,200,000 m², including retail, leisure, Aqua Park, golf, hotels, casinos, cultural and congress facilities. The project has several planned phases. The first one encompasses the shopping center, the aqua park and the leisure center with Adventure Park, three hotels and a US style casino with related amenities. Later phases will comprise of the conference facilities, golf courses, further casinos and luxury apartments.
The 29 million people in the 220-kilometer catchment area represent the main target group for Metropolis. However this development will serve not only neighboring families but visitors from all over the world with high-quality leisure, entertainment and conference facilities.
Harrah's Entertainment Inc. - one of the operators planned for the complex is the largest gaming entertainment company in the world. Harrah's operates 54 casinos, hotels, convention and conference centers and golf courses on four different continents, including the world famous Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada, or the Emerald Casino Resort in South Africa.
TriGranit has committed itself to Slovakia's real estate market for more than a decade now; it is the flagship country of the company. TriGranit's first foreign development was realized in Slovakia in 2000.