The Botosani Shopping Center mall in Botosani, north-east Romania, attracts each day some 10,000 visitors and by the end of the year the mall hopes to report a total of 3.6 million visitors. This would represent a 12 percent increase compared to the previous year.
Botosani Shopping Center was opened in November 2011, following a EUR 15 million investment. The shopping center reported a EUR 1.4 million turnover in the first financial year. It has a 14,865 sqm GLA, out of which a Carrefour hypermarket covers 9,000 sqm. Another 5,000 sqm will be added through a second developemnt phase. Since August 2012, the center is managed by Carrefour Property Division.
The mall’s occupancy rate stands at 98 percent. Tenants include Domo, NewYorker, Leonardo, Orsay, Mado and Beauty Mania. Four new stores were opened last year.