YEAR: 2005 – 2008
CLIENT: Meinl European Land Ltd., Austria
LOCATION: Lublin, Polska
PLOT: 20 ha
AREA: planned total floor area – 220,000 sqm; lease area – 100,000 sqm
STATUS: Centre opened in March 2014
Special purpose vehicle C.H. FELIN was established in 2005 as a joint venture between Gray International and Meinl European Land, an Austrian investment fund, with the purpose of constructing FELICITY – the largest shopping and entertainment centre in the Lublin region.As a developer and co-investor, Gray International completed the acquisition of around 130 plots, consolidating an area of over 200,000 sqm, and carried out the entire pre-development and first stage of the project consisting in:
- Designing and constructing the external road system and necessary technical infrastructure for the entire project,
- Designing and obtaining a building permit for a shopping centre of a total area of 220,000 sqm,
- Constructing the hypermarket and DIY store buildings of an area of 30,000 sqm,
- Commercializing the shopping gallery up to 87%.
As a result of ownership changes in 2009, the original architectural concept of the centre was altered and its floor area and lease area were reduced to 170,000 sqm and 75,000 sqm respectively. The investment was completed by the company Atrium European Real Estate and the centre opened in March 2014.
FELICITY cost 130 million euro and is now one of the largest shopping centres in eastern Poland.
The images and videos presented below pertain to the original version of the project as designed by a Lublin design agency Stelmach i Partnerzy in cooperation with DEDECO Sp. z o.o. and Gray International team of architects.