ECE will revamp over 20 000 sq. meters of retail space in Silesia City Center (SCC) – almost one-fourth of the existing shopping area of the mall. According to the company, it will be the largest investment undertaking since the extension delivered in 2010.
After 10 years of activity, the shopping mall will undergo a change including a renovation and relocation of over 100 shops. Also, almost 40 new brands will enter SCC. Zara, Ecco, Sizeer and Apart will enlarge its stores. Ochnik, CCC, Zebra and Pizza Hut have already done the expansion. 11 brands will be relocated, e.g. Bytom, Lacoste, Tatuum, Komputronik, 4F, By o la la, Zebra, Eurobank, Orange and Parfois. By now, TOUS, Camel Active, Puma, Salomon, Waldi Time, Centrum Wina, T-Mobile and Jean-Louis David have moved to new locations.
„Silesia City Center will present its new, refreshed image in the first quarter of 2016. There will be a lot of brands, which are available only in our mall. We will extend the gastronomy and service offer. The number of luxurious brands and boutiques of Polish designers will be increased. Also, we will offer a wider range of chain retailers’ stores” – announced Piotr Gajda, director of SCC.
Following new brands will open their shops over the next few months: Bohoboco (boutique of Polish desingers), Gant (Amercin casual clothes), Viu Viu (optician multibrand of Prada, Dior, Versace and Dolce&Gabbana) and Chantelle (French lingerie). The retail units of Longchamp, Baldinini, Sztolnia restaurant, Chiara, Gerry Webber, Medicine, Swatch, Minty dot, Esotiq, Femestage by Eva Minge, The North Face and Hilfiger Denim were recenlty opened in SCC.
The new stores will be located in the place of other brands, of which contracts have been terminated or not been extended. Intersport and CCC are among companies which extended the leasing contracts by 2025 and 2022, respectively.
The aim of changes presented by the management of SCC is to enforce the mall’s position as the number one in the Katowice agglomeration. Silesia City Center is the largest shopping mall in the Silesian voivodeship – it covers the retail area of 86 000 sq. meters and is visited by 14 million people per year. ECE is a manager of the center.
Progress of the revamp can be followed at www.nowasilesia.pl.