DCIM/100MEDIA/DJI_0429.JPG
Ticker

Gran Roma will open on May 16, 2019

After just 20 months of work Fresia Group finalises the shopping center in Rome.

GranRoma, located in the eastern quadrant of Rome, opens its doors to the public on the evening of Thursday May 16, only 20 months after work on it had begun, thanks to the Fresia Group, the company that designed, developed and built the shopping center. It covers a surface of 40,000 sq m and is arranged on three levels: a basement car park and two floors dedicated to shopping and restaurants. A scenic 350 sq m terrace on the second level of the shopping centre completes the structure, providing a view overlooking the impressive Alexandrian aqueduct (226 AD).

GranRoma should become a meeting point for the inhabitants of the area, a place to gather and a place of services, alongside the greenery and the fascinating archaeological ruins of the aqueduct. This area of Rome continues to undergo a significant and ongoing upgrade.

In the development of the Fresia Group project, the shopping center is the economicdriving force that gives substance to the development of the area, both from anurban point of view, with the creation of infrastructures that have significantly alleviatedthe traffic on the existing road, for an investment by the Group of €15 million, and from an employment point of view, providing approximately 500 new jobs. Fresia Group has paid particular attention to this latter aspect and, with the contribution of Intesa San Paolo, has involved the “Generation Italy” Foundation to launch a project that involves the training of 100 young people with an intensive, three-week course at the end of which, participants will be granted interviews for jobs in GranRoma shops participating in the initiative. In fact, the missionof “Generation Italy” is to support young people in training and job hunting in synergy with the companies seeking new resources.

Sign up for our ACROSS Newsletter. Subscribe to ACROSS Magazine.

Ticker MORE

Award for Klaus Striebich

The retail real estate expert received the “ICSC Trustees Distinguished Service Award” in 2019

Foundation stone of Westfield Hamburg laid

On May 22, 2019 Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) laid the foundation stone of the Westfield Hamburg, located in Überseequartier, one of the major mixed-use districts in Europe, and Hamburg’s largest development project.

Sonae Sierra with another solid operational performance

The Company’s Net Result increased 25% to €19.1 million in the first quarter of 2019.

First “& Other Stories” in the Baltics

The premium and accessible fashion brand, & Other Stories opens its first ever Baltic Store in the shopping center Galleria Riga, in Riga, Latvia.

CCC opens Zagreb’s biggest shoe store

An almost 1,000 sq m store has opened its doors at Arena Centar.

Matthijs Storm proposed as new CEO of Wereldhave

The company‘s Supervisory Board announced the proposed nomination of as per August 1, 2019.