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Thursday, October 18, 2007

Petrovka Area Waits A New Shopping Centre

Within next 3 years nearby to Petrovka subway station may appear Petrovka shopping center with K187 sqm total area. The project drawings was approved at the last City planning council

Petrovka shopping centre will be built instead warehouses and book open-market, between Moscovskiy avenu and Verbov street. As described author of concept, Polish architect Anzhey Owczarek (he also designed Alta-Center), building will be 6 floors: 3the 3 floors of shopping area and 3 for underground parking. GLA is planned a K79 sqm. This is 2.5 bigger then Karavan shopping center has (K32 sqm respectively).

The first floor of the center located underground food supermarket, will be accessible directly from the subway. The two lower floors will serve parking for almost 2 000 cars.

There will be a new book market (K8 sqm), cinema multiplex for 15 rooms, restaurants, food courts, as well as bowling.

Construction works is scheduled to begin in spring 2008 and should be completed over two years.