Usce Shopping Center in Belgrade, Serbia, opened its monolithic doors yesterday to provide the largest shopping gallery in the region of South Europe. The project is situated beside the Usce Tower which was reconstructed in 2005 following NATO bombing which damaged the structure in 1999. The tower is owned by MPC Holding, one half of the partnership who own the shopping center, the other half being Merrill LynchThe Center consists of a total built area of approx. 130,000 sq m and a leasable area of approx. 50,000 sq m. ECE Projektmanagement, the European market leader for shopping centers, is managing Usce Shopping Center, thereby making its debut in the Serbian market. The investment volume amounts up to 150 million Euro.
The shopping gallery accommodates approx. 150 shops, restaurants and leisure outlets and provides over 1,300 parking spaces. Major international tenants such as Zara, New Yorker and Marks & Spencer opened their stores in the center. In addition many other well known international brands have opened their shops, including Springfield, Woman’ Secret, Mango, Cortefiel, Massimo Dutti, Benetton, Gant, Nara Camicie, and Time Out. Visitors will also have access to an Idea supermarket (4,000 sq m), 8 restaurants and 6 bars, as well as a new multiplex cinema with 11 screens. Click HERE to view photos and videos from the opening.