Image: designer outlets Wolfsburg

Designer Outlets Wolfsburg start with third stage of expansion

This week the building site for the third construction phase was set up in the Designer Outlets Wolfsburg.

“Since the opening of the first construction phase in December 2007, we have seen steady growth in visitor numbers and increasing sales every year and are also fully let. This means that we have the ideal prerequisites to start with the next expansion,” explains Stephan Schäfer, Managing Director of the operating company Outlet Centres International.

On the east side of the center’s premises, where a temporary visitors’ car park was located, the third stage of expansion is now being built, with 20 more outlet stores as well as a two-storey underground car park with more than 500 parking spaces. The construction phase starts with earthwork and the digging of the underground garage, which is excavated up to 5m below the walkway level. Building company Bauer Spezialtiefbau was commissioned with the digging of the construction pit and will be excavating tens of thousands of cubic meters of earth masses in the coming months.

“We are delighted that our third construction phase is now starting,” says Center Manager Michael Ernst, “With the expansion we are once again creating approximately 200 new jobs in sales, catering and services, and we also see this as a clear signal that with the Designer Outlets Wolfsburg we are committed to Wolfsburg as a business location and will continue to strengthen the city as a supraregional shopping attraction.”

Since a part of the street An der Vorburg between the police station and the center must be blocked during the construction period, the center provides a separate alternative parking lot east of the Berlin bridge next to Autoplus in Maybachweg for its visitors.

“In the autumn of 2018, we want to disclose which brands are coming to Wolfsburg. As always we will communicate this just before the opening. What we can say at the moment is that some of our visitors’ most desired brands will be among them,” says Michael Ernst.



fb-art 150

Share this article
Sign up for our ACROSS Newsletter. Subscribe to ACROSS Magazine.

Ticker MORE

Revcap sells six Metro stores to MiDEAL Real Estate Funds

Revcap has sold six Metro stores with a total leasable area of ca. 130,000 sq m to Israeli fund manager MiDEAL Real Estate Funds.

CBRE sells BIG Shopping Park in Copenhagen to M&G

CBRE Investment Management, on behalf of the European Co-Investment Fund (ECF), has sold BIG Shopping Park in Copenhagen, owned in a joint venture with Portus Retail Partners to M&G Real Estate–part of M&G plc’s £65 billion private assets and alternatives business. The sale represents one of the largest European single-asset retail transactions.

Trei borrows another €27.5 Million for Retail Parks in Poland

Trei Real Estate borrowed €27.5 million in its first financing arrangement with the Polish bank Pekao. Collateral for the loan was provided in the form of seven Vendo Parks in Poland, all of which were completed during the past twelve months.

MPC Properties buys Delta City shopping center in Belgrade

MPC Properties acquired Delta City shopping center (open since 2007), expanding its portfolio to five regional retail assets with the latest, BEO Shopping Center opening in June 2020.

Mixed-use tower Timber Pioneer in Frankfurt receives building permits

The construction of the project developed by UBM Development and Paulus Immobilien is entering the implementation phase.

Newsec recruits Patrik Attemark as new CEO

Newsec will gather their present operations in seven countries under a single organization, led by Patrik Attemark who has been recruited as new CEO as of December.