On Wednesday 19 November, the grand opening of the retail park marcredo Center Piekary Śląskie developed by elbfonds Development took place. A day after the celebration, on Thursday 20 November the stores in marcredo Center opened their doors to the inhabitants of Piekary Śląskie and its surrounding areas.
On 19 November the official opening of the scheme was held, performed by the founder and the owner of elbfonds Group Stephan Groht together with the guests of honour for the event: Zenon Przywara – Vice President of the City of Piekary Śląskie, Henryk Loba – representative of the General Contractor Hochtief Polska, Mirosław Polak and Marek Skwara from architectural studio Atelier PS, as well as Charles Taylor and Aneta Rogowicz-Gała from consultancy firm Cushman & Wakefield, the property manager of the facility. A symbolic consecration of the scheme was performed by the Parish priest Eugeniusz Witak from the Holy Trinity Parish.
On Thursday 20 November at 9.00 marcredo Center Piekary Śląskie opened to the public. Key tenants include: Intermarché supermarket, Bricomarché DIY, CCC, Daily Look, Media Ekspert, Rossmann, KiK, Wituchowscy pharmacy, Corleone ecological laundry and Pepco.
„We are very happy that we have opened our fourth marcredo Center in this excellent location. It is also the tenth facility in Poland developed by elbfonds Development. I am convinced that a varied tenant mix will offer the inhabitants of Piekary Śląskie and its surrounding area a complete and enjoyable shopping experience. I would like to thank all the people involved in the implementation of the project”, said Stephan Groht, the founder and the owner of elbfonds Group.
„We are extremely pleased to see another retail facility opened in Upper Silesia managed by our company. This project is an example of the investment where we were able to start cooperation with the owner long before its opening. This has substantially facilitated the process of preparation for the event. It has also positively impacted on establishing its position and relationships with customers, which is of key importance in the first months of the centre’s operation”, adds Aneta Rogowicz-Gała, head of Property & Asset Management department at Cushman & Wakefield.
The 8,000 sq m GLA marcredo Center Piekary Śląskie is a modern retail park located at 13 Karola Miarki Street in Piekary Śląskie, offering large-scale all-under-one-roof stores with separate exterior customer entrances and 380 parking spaces. It provides a convenient shopping environment with efficient layout and circulation pattern.
The investor and developer of the retail park is elbfonds Development.
The property manager of the scheme is an international advisory firm Cushman & Wakefield. elbfonds Development is responsible for the commercialization of marcredo Center Piekary Śląskie.