Only 10 months after the opening of the HUF 2 billion (approx. €6,6 million), 6,000 m² Poznañ Gùówny Railway Station, Poznañ celebrates the completion of the external structural work of the new shopping center and transport hub. The official opening of the city center project of TriGranit Development Corporation, PKP S.A., and Europa Capital is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2013.
Europa Capital & TriGranit’s Poznañ City Center
Around 1,000 employees of 25 companies were involved in the construction process. Companies that worked on the project comprised of: Pekabex SA, Technobud New Sacz Sp. z o.o., AWBUD SA, GPBP Gliwice SA, Ekotechnika Plus Sp. z o.o., Zeman HDF Sp. z o.o., KS Hyżyk SA, USP Maciej Gajdziński, Skabe Sp. z o.o., Komplex Bud and Schindler Poland Sp. z o.o.
The work carried out included the construction of 2.5 kilometers of construction site access roads, the creation of an underground passage for pedestrians and cyclists, and the construction of a new road system around the Integrated Transport Center. A three-story car park is near completion.
70% of the 58,000 m² project has already been leased. Some of the largest tenants are: H&M, TK Maxx, Cubus, KappAhl, Reserved, Mohito, House, Cropp, Bershka, Pull & Bear, Stradivarius, Terranova, Rossmann, Douglas, Superpharm, Saturn, Piotr i Pawel, Toys ‘R’ Us, CCC, Deichmann, Carry, and CENTRO. This will be the first Toys ‘R’ Us store to open in Poznań.
The opening of the joint project between Europa Capital, TriGranit Holding and PKP is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2013.
Árpád Török, CEO of TriGranit, said: “The topping out ceremony of the shopping and entertainment center, offering 250 different shops and services, strongly underlines that Poland has always been our flagship destination for our property development activity. The value of our investments in Poland, have exceeded €1 billion and the total completed development area is over 500,000 m². We bring our 15-year expertise and our long-term commitment to Poland, and I’m sure this new commercial and transportation center will further strengthen the dynamic development of the city and the country, as well.”
In addition to this, a future third phase is planned on the site of the old train station which will include conference, office, and hotel facilities.