On October 24, the annual EuropaProperty Gala took place, which was the highlight of the 9th edition of the CEE Investment Awards. As part of the competition, the currently developed project of Galeria Chełm – a joint venture of the Acteeum Group and Equilis Europe – was recognized and nominated in the prestigious ‘Future Project’ category.
– We are proud of the recognition that the real estate market gives to our Chełm project. The nomination of Galeria Chełm in such a prestigious competition as the CEE Investment Awards makes us happy and motivates us to further, spectacular undertakings on the Polish market – says Monika Woźniak-Zawioła, CEO of Equilis in Poland.
This year’s EuropaProperty Gala, gathered around 350 real estate professionals from Central and Eastern Europe. It was devoted to awarding entities as well as specific projects that play special, leading roles in the development of the real estate market in the region.
– We are delighted that once again, a professional and prestigious forum of the real estate market has appreciated our project in Chełm. We treat this trust with seriousness and constructive pride. The nomination of the Chełm project in such a prestigious competition confirms that our experience, meticulousness and reliability in the development of retail projects is recognized by tenants and professionals of the real estate investment market – says Tomasz Szewczyk, Managing Partner Acteeum Central Europe.
Galeria Chełm on the area of 17.5 thousand sqm. will offer 55 commercial premises and over 550 parking spaces. The plot on which the new shopping center will be located at the junction of Lubelska and Rejowiecka streets (also constituting the Chełm beltway), in the major transportation hub of the city. The Galeria Chełm’s catchment area covers nearly 300,000 residents as well as the cross-border traffic with Ukraine and Belarus.
Among the tenants that will open their stores in Galeria Chełm are already such known brands as Lidl, CCC, SMYK, Rossmann, RTV Euro AGD, Martes Sport, Reserved, Sinsay, House, Cropp, home&you, DIVERSE, Pepco, Swiss, KiK, 4F, Ziaja, Esotique, Deichamann, Vision Express, Play, Orange, Komes money desk, Olimp and Deli Pizza restaurants or Księgarnie Świat Książki. The commercialization level had already, almost half a year before the grand opening, exceeded 95%.
Galeria Chełm opening is planned for the first quarter of 2020.
Information about Acteeum
Acteeum Group is a privately owned international company operating on the commercial and residential real estate market in Poland, undertaking the entire development process, starting from selecting suitable plots for development through the stage of design, construction, commercialization, management and sale of facilities.
The Acteeum approach to projects is based on extensive experience and knowledge of the polish market and the development process. In recent years, it has resulted in JV retail projects with a total area of over 270,000 sqm and a value of approx. EUR 500 million, as well as over 500 residential units. The company is a business partner of large institutional companies, including CBRE Global Investors, Immofinanz, NepiRockcastle, BPI, Equilis as well as private investors. Acteeum focuses on the development of large scale retail facilities and residential projects.
Acteeum manages a land portfolio and negotiates the purchase of further plots for the construction of shopping centers, retail parks, residential developments as well as mixed schemes.
Further information about Acteeum and its projects at: www.acteeum.pl
Information about Equilis
EQUILIS was established by Carl Mestdagh in 2006 as a commercial property developer in the Belgian market. Today the firm develops and completes demanding projects in a broad spectrum – from commercial and residential real estate to offices, brownfield recovery, senior citizen or student housing, recreational facilities, parking spaces, cultural and public spaces. Altogether EQUILIS has built 271,000 m² and 832 residential units. Currently a further 215,000 m² and 2,004 residential units are under development.
EQUILIS covers all aspects and works and has diversified its activities and expanded its portfolio in the European market. EQUILIS has offices in Belgium, France, Spain, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Poland and recently also in Germany.
You will find more information about EQUILIS and its projects under www.equilis.net.