Eiffage and Apsys conclude contract negotiations
The negotiations between developer – Apsys and general contractor – Eiffage Polska Budownictwo subsidiary of Eiffage construction were conducted successfully. As a result, Eiffage Polska Budownictwo will be in charge of the construction of “LACINA” shopping Center –the new 99 000 sqm Flagship project of Apsys company in Poznan.
Lacina will redefine the meaning of term “shopping mall” thanks to the regional potential of this investment, incomparable merchandizing mix, unique Architecture & design alongside with innovation, unprecedented customer services policy and green approach
“ We are very pleased to have on board such experienced and European leading General Contractor like Eiffage to build Lacina Project . We both share the same ambition to make of this project a reference for Poznan & Wielkopolska region as well as for the shopping center industry “ says Fabrice Bansay, CEO of Apsys Polska.
Łacina, as multifunctional new generation object, will be the only regional shopping mall in whole Wielkopolska. In other words, the mall will be designed not only for shopping, but also for entertainment and culture, where everybody can enjoy their spare time. Because of its size and vast variety of tenants, the mall will be unique place itself, where clients will be able to find anything to satisfy their needs and expectations. Under the same roof, in Łacina, there will be 300 tenants, including 40 large and medium ones, 220 boutiques, 40 restaurants and 3300 parking places for clients
The best quality materials have been chosen for this prestigious building: marble floors, elaborate ceilings, decorative lighting and numerous LCD screens, all selected to enhance and animate the shopping mall. Particular attention has been given to the use of natural light in the design of the building by including opening glass roof panels and skylight windows.
Eiffage Polska Budownictwo, as general contractor, will start the works in spring of 2014. Technology and experience will allow to finish the structural part of work in less than 15 months. The process of construction will be composed of building stone elevation and putting up a glass made curtain, which will be facade of the mall, and creating huge square with fountain just in front of the main entrance. Opening schedule in 2016.
PROJECT IN NUMBERS:
Leaseable area: 99000 m2
The numer of tenants: 300
Numeber of parking space: 3300
Opening: w 2016
Architects: RTKL, BEG, AND
Range : more than 760 000 residents ( 30 minutes by car ) and more than 995 000 residents (45 minutes by car) – Jones Lang LaSalle market research)
Number of jobs: 3000- stage of construction, 3500 after the opening
Total cost: 290 mln euro