The future store in Unirii Square covers some 3,600 sqm on two floors.
Univers'All representatives have been negotiating the sale or rent of its Unirii outlet with several retailers. Carrefour has not specified whether it is buying or renting the store from its defunct rival.
The French retailer will open two other hypermarkets this year, in Cluj-Napoca and Iasi. The average investment in setting up an average Carefour store is around EUR 20 million. The firm will open two hypermarkets next year in Suceava and Pitesti.
The store in Suceava will be part of Shopping City Suceava and will cover some 12,000 sqm in total. It will be built in partnership with Priceton Investments & Real Estate Development SRL, Carrefour has announced. The store in Pitesti, developed in collaboration with Jupiter Group, will be located on a 17-hectare plot.