Bratislava's Largest Retail and Business Centres

Polus City Centre houses a complete chain of 160 retail shops, two banks, a travel agency, pharmacy, solarium, beauty salon, bowling alley and eight movie theatres. It also has four restaurants, 12 cafés and seven fast food stores.

1. Polus City Center - shopping centre

Location: Vajnorská ulica
Total area: 58,500 m2
* leasable retail area: 38,500 m2
* leasable office area: 19,607 m2
* parking places: 2,000
Total jobs created: 550
Start of construction: January 1999
Date of completion: November 22, 2000
Total investment: $75 million
Developer: Polus Investment, a daughter company of the Canadian-Hungarian TriGranit Development Corporation
Main retailer: Carrefour supermarket

Polus City Centre houses a complete chain of 160 retail shops, two banks, a travel agency, pharmacy, solarium, beauty salon, bowling alley and eight movie theatres. It also has four restaurants, 12 cafés and seven fast food stores.


2. Aupark - Bratislava Shopping Centre

Location: Einsteinová ulica, Petržalka district
Total area: 100,000 m2
* area for rent: 46,000 m2
* parking places: 2,200
Total jobs created: 2,000
Start of construction: May 2000
Date of completion: October 25, 2001
Total investment: $40 million
Developer: HB Reavis Group
Main retailers: Marks & Spencers, New Yorker, Reno

The three-storey Aupark centre will house 180 retail outlets, restaurants, cafés, fitness centres, squash courts and beauty salons. The upper floor will be used for social and cultural events.


3. IKEA - Shopping Park Bratislava

Location: Ivanská cesta, Galvaniho ulica
Total area: 65,000 m2
* area for rent: 43,000 m2
* parking places: 3,000
Total jobs created: around 1,000
Start of construction: April 2001
Date of completion: April 2002
Total investment: $48 million
Developer: IKEA Bratislava
Main retailers: IKEA (home furnishing), D.I.Y. retailer (as yet undetermined), Hypernova hypermarket

IKEA shopping park will house the Swedish furniture company IKEA, the Hypernova food hypermarket and a D.I.Y retailer.


4. Tatracentrum - Business Centre

Location: Hodžovo námestie
Total area: 29,926 m2
* leasable retail area: 4,800 m2
* leasable office area: 15,654 m2
* parking places: 329
Total jobs created: 1,000
Start of construction: Autumn 1999
Date of completion: November 2001
Total investment: $30 million
Developer: MP Real Invest, a daughter company of Austrian Raiffeisen Property Pro Invest company
Main retailers: NA

Tatracentrum's administration centre will belong exclusively to Tatra Banka. The retail section of the centre will house restaurants, cafés and patisserie stores, fashion boutiques, office supplies, a travel agency, and CD and souvenir shops.


Compiled by Zuzana Habšudová from the Internet and own reporting.

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