Sportisimo, a sports retailer founded almost 20 years ago in the Czech Republic, present on the local market since 2015, will open a new store at Botosani Shopping Center, a transaction brokered by Cushman & Wakefield Echinox real estate consultancy firm.
The Botosani store will open by the end of the year, will cover an area of over 800 square meters and it will be the retailer’s 16th unit in Romania.
”With an average expansion of more than five stores a year, Sportisimo is one of the most dynamic retailers in Romania. The appetite for sport and physical activities is growing, which is why we believe that Sportisimo will represent a new attraction in Botosani Shopping Center, strengthening the project’s tenant mix, ”Dana Radoveneanu, senior consultant, Retail Agency Cushman & Wakefield Echinox.
Botosani Shopping Center is the largest shopping center in Botosani, with a leasable area of 17,000 square meters. Inaugurated in 2011 by Belgian group BelRom, the project attracted tenants such as Carrefour, New Yorker, JYSK, Decathlon or TXM.
Sportisimo is one of the largest retailers of sports articles in Central and Eastern Europe, which sells a wide range of sports and leisure products, both in physical and online stores, collaborating with the world’s largest manufacturers in this sector.
”Sportisimo is delighted to continue its expansion in the Romanian market by opening a new store in Botosani Shopping Center, which will offer a new shopping experience for visitors. The new store will be the 16th Sportisimo location in Romania, and the 164th in Europe, with most locations being in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, ”said Zdeněk Morávek, marketing director, Sportisimo.