Galeria Chełm ready for opening!

Galeria Chełm ready for opening!

Almost three weeks before the official opening, Galeria Chełm – the first shopping center in Chełm – is ready. All construction and equipping works have been completed according to the schedule and, just as importantly, the facility has been fully commercialized, completing 100% of the shopping, dining and entertainment offer. Galeria Chełm invites everyone to the grand opening on March 26! Welcome!

 

Galeria Chełm – a joint venture of Acteeum and Equilis – is already getting ready to welcome its first customers. Almost three weeks before the official opening, this first shopping center in Chełm has already completed all construction and interior works. Aesthetic finishing touches are made in the fully equipped facility to provide great impressions and experience to all visitors from day one. At the same time, Galeria can boast 100% commercialization, thus confirming the high attractiveness among tenants and great attention to the offer best suited to the expectations of customers from Chełm and the region.

 

– We are full of happiness and pride that we are ready to welcome the first customers of Galeria Chełm. We want to share this happiness with all visitors of our facility in Chełm from the first day of opening, providing clients with a comprehensive offer and a truly joyful place on the map of Chełm. – says Monika Woźniak-Zawioła, CEO of Equilis in Poland.

 

After a successful development process, Galeria Chełm has already obtained a formal occupancy permit, which is the culmination of the project. The days before the opening are filled with the last preparations and ensuring the top-notch readiness for the smallest details. Investors pay high attention to Galeria Chełm being a great place in every respect, from the first day of opening and from the first customer!

 

– We are preparing for the opening of Galeria Chełm with great satisfaction and excitement. After completion of commercialization, we make every effort to ensure that every last detail – technical, organizational and aesthetic – is fine-tuned and ready to welcome our customers and guests. The enthusiasm and anticipation encountered by our Chełm project fills us with satisfaction also because, despite the saturation of the shopping center market, we are very effective in developing such projects. – explains Tomasz Szewczyk, Managing Partner Acteeum Central Europe.

 

Galeria Chełm warmly invites to the grand opening, which will take place on Thursday, March 26, when the first customers will be able to enjoy the wide shopping, restaurant and entertainment offer – as well as the many attractions and surprises that Galeria has prepared for this day!

Welcome!

 

 

Galeria Chełm

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 such known brands as Lidl, Reserved, New Yorker, Douglas, Vistula, Bytom, Kruk, CCC, SMYK, Rossmann, Apart, Sizeer, RTV Euro AGD, Martes Sport, Sinsay, House, Cropp, home&you, DIVERSE, Big Star, Kubenz, Pepco, Dealz, Swiss, KiK, 4F, Ziaja, Esotiq, Deichmann, Vision Express, Briju, TUI, Play, Orange, Kantor Promes, Olimp, or Księgarnie Świat Książki, and many others.

More information about Galerii Chełm online at www.galeriachelm.com

 

 

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Informacja o 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.

 

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. 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.

 

Galeria Chełm ready for opening!

Galeria Chełm with the BREEAM Design Stage certificate

On December 3, 2019, Galeria Chełm – the first shopping center in Chełm, a joint venture of Acteeum and Equilis – was awarded the BREEAM Design Stage – VERY GOOD certificate. This prestigious certificate confirms the effectiveness of the project investors’ efforts to meet the highest ecological standards in the design and development of the Chełm shopping center, which is scheduled to open in Q1 next year.

 

 

As a result of a meticulous assessment of the Galeria Chełm development, experts from BRE Global, issuers of BREEAM certificates, gave Chełm project a noble VERY GOOD grade, awarding its Design Stage certificate. The BREEAM certification process has especially emphasized those features of Galeria Chełm focusing on energy, water, utilities and waste use optimization, confirming the far-reaching ecological efforts of the Chełm facility.

 

– The awarded certificate gives us extraordinary joy and satisfaction! It confirms that with development of the Chełm project, we not only create a unique place for happy meetings, entertainment and shopping for the inhabitants of Chełm and the region, but also we ensure great care for the ecology and environmental harmony of Galeria Chełm – explains Monika Woźniak-Zawioła CEO of Equilis in Poland.

 

Apart from ecological features, the BREEAM certificate, highly appreciates the project management system at the planning and construction stages, as well as the implemented approach of harmonized use of the plot where Galeria Chełm is being developed.

 

– We are very happy with the certificate received by Galeria Chełm. It is a tangible proof of the care for the highest possible pro-ecological nature of our projects from the investors’ and developers’ perspectives, but also taking into account the satisfaction of customers and visitors of the shopping center. In addition, the certification result of our Chełm venture confirmed the perfect actual implementation of the project’s development stage – says Tomasz Szewczyk, Managing Partner of Acteeum Central Europe.

 

 

Galeria Chełm

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.

 

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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.

 

 ABOUT ACTEEUM GROUP

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. 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.

 

Galeria Chełm already commercialized in over 85%, 10 months prior to its opening!

Galeria Chełm already commercialized in over 85%, 10 months prior to its opening!

The shopping offer of Galeria Chełm, the joint venture of Acteeum and Equilis, has been enriched with the new brands. KiK, 4F, Big Star, Vision Express and Orange will join the group of tenants of this first shopping center in Chełm. Thus, the commercialization of the project, dynamically progressing with construction works, has already exceeded 85%.

 

 

The group of Galeria Chełm tenants has recently enriched with further five brands, raising the attractiveness of the first shopping center in Chełm to an even higher level. New brands that will open their stores in the newly developed Chełm shopping center are:

  • KiK, which in the store of 680 sqm will offer a wide range of fashion for the whole family, wide range of home furniture and decoration products – for kitchen, living room, bedroom and bathroom, for the balcony and garden, as well as a wide range of toys and stationery.
  • 4F, specializing in sportswear and accessories for enthusiasts of an active lifestyle and for professional sport practitioners. 4F combines competences and technologies from the world of sports with the world of style and fashion. 4F’s offer to Galeria Chełm customers will be available in a 298 sqm retail space.
  • Big Star, for almost 40 years offering classic jeans and a comprehensive selection of jackets, sweatshirts, sweaters, shirts, t-shirts, dresses, as well as variety of accessories, from hats to shoes. Whole its range will be available in a 235 sqm store.
  • Vision Express, which in a store with an area of 72 sqm will offer a huge selection of high quality eyeglasses and contact lenses as well as professional eye examinations.
  • Orange, which customers – individual as well as business – will be able to take advantage of a comprehensive range of telecommunications, multimedia and entertainment services using modern technologies, availed in a 35 sqm boutique.

The offers of newly joining brands will be available to the customers immediately since the opening of Galeria Chełm, planned for the first quarter of 2020.

 

Galeria Chełm

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, Ziaja, Esotique, Play, Kantor Komes, Olimp and Deli Pizza restaurants or Księgarnie Świat Książki bookstore. The commercialization level had already, almost a year before the grand opening, exceeded 85%.

Galeria Chełm grand opening is planned for the first quarter of 2020.

 

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Information about Equilis

Equilis is a real estate development company founded in 2006 by Carl Mestdagh with the assumption of operating on the Belgian real estate market. Currently, Equilis implements and supports ambitious commercial, residential, office and revitalization projects, senior homes, dormitories as well as entertainment, cultural and public undertakings. Equilis has so far completed commercial projects with a total area of 250,000 sqm. and 757 residential premises, and under construction or preparation has another 230,000 sqm. space for rent and 2,832 apartments.

Equilis activity of in Europe is diversified in terms of sector and geography, covering all aspects of the investment process. Currently, the company has branches in Belgium, France, Spain, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Poland. In 2019, it also plans to debut on other markets. www.equilis.net

 

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. 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

 

Construction of Galeria Chełm progresses dynamically!

Construction of Galeria Chełm progresses dynamically!

Construction works of the joint Acteeum Group and Equilis Polska project – Galeria Chełm – are underway and progressing dynamically, led by Karmar S.A. as a general contractor. Opening of this first shopping center in Chełm, with a total GLA of 17.5 thousand. sqm, is planned for the first quarter of 2020.

 

Selected in February 2019 general contractor of Galeria Chełm – Karmar S.A. – dynamically progresses with the construction of this modern, multi-functional retail facility.

Construction works of the 17,500 sqm. GLA shopping center are advancing in line with the project plan. So far, works that have already been completed include demolition and construction preparation, construction of a foundations platform as well as the plot pavement. Currently, the construction works of foundations and the load-bearing structure of the facility are underway, approaching completion. At the same time, the bricklaying is also progressing. In the near future, the assembly of the facility’s roof steel structure will commence.

 

We are excited about the dynamic progress of Galeria Chełm development and we make every effort to ensure that the new facility meets the expectations of tenants and customers. We are pleased with the huge interest of tenants, of which almost finalized group proves the commercialization success, almost a year before the opening. We are convinced that the comprehensive offer of Galeria Chełm will appeal to our clients, who will be able to benefit from the facility starting first quarter of the next year – says Tomasz Szewczyk, Managing Partner Acteeum Cetrnal Europe.

 

We are happy that the project development runs smoothly – with a smile I admit that the weather helped us, certainly in pair with the experience of the Karmar contractor and the whole team. We are already awaiting the moment when Galeria Chełm – the first shopping center in our Polish portfolio – will open for customers. We create a place in Chełm that will comprehensively meet the needs of clients – shopping, entertainment as well as social and lifestyle. We want to ensure that the residents of Chełm and the surrounding area gain a place with which they can identify and connect, arousing joyous and happy emotions – explains Monika Woźniak-Zawioła, General Director of Equilis in Poland.

 

 

Galeria Chełm

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, KiK, 4F, Swiss, Ziaja, Esotique, Vision Express, Play, Orange, Komes money desk, Olimp and Deli Pizza restaurants or Księgarnie Świat Książki. The commercialization level had already, almost a year before the grand opening, exceeded 85%.

Galeria Chełm grand opening is planned for the first quarter of 2020.

 

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Information about Equilis

Equilis is a real estate development company founded in 2006 by Carl Mestdagh with the assumption of operating on the Belgian real estate market. Currently, Equilis implements and supports ambitious commercial, residential, office and revitalization projects, senior homes, dormitories as well as entertainment, cultural and public undertakings. Equilis has so far completed commercial projects with a total area of 250,000 sqm. and 757 residential premises, and under construction or preparation has another 230,000 sqm. space for rent and 2,832 apartments.

Equilis activity of in Europe is diversified in terms of sector and geography, covering all aspects of the investment process. Currently, the company has branches in Belgium, France, Spain, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Poland. In 2019, it also plans to debut on other markets. www.equilis.net

 

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. 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

 

Cornerstone ceremony held at Galeria Chełm

Cornerstone ceremony held at Galeria Chełm

The cornerstone ceremony for Galeria Chełm, the first shopping centre in the town of Chełm, was held on Friday, 22 March 2019. Held near the intersection of Lubelska street and Rejowiecka street, the ceremony was attended by representatives of the local government, the project investors Acteeum Group and Equilis Europe SA, prospective tenants as well as other companies involved in the development.

 

The symbolic foundation act for Galeria Chełm was signed by Jakub Banaszek, Mayor of Chełm; Monika Woźniak-Zawioła, CEO Equilis Poland; Tomasz Szewczyk and Henrik Stig Moeller, Managing Partners at Acteeum Group, and Joanna Makowiecka-Gaca, CEO Karmar S.A., the General Contractor of the project.

 

“The laying of the cornerstone is a special moment on any construction site. Galeria Chełm will now take more and more shape every day and will be ready to welcome first customers in a year. We firmly believe that we will create an attractive shopping and leisure destination for residents of Chełm and the entire region as well as customers from the neighbouring countries of Ukraine and Belarus,” said Monika Woźniak-Zawioła, CEO Equilis Poland.

 

Construction works on Galeria Chełm went into high gear about a month ago. The opening of the approximately €30 million shopping centre is scheduled for Q1 2020. The joint venture by Acteeum Group and Equilis will offer 55 retail outlets over a total area of 17,500 sq m. The project will involve the reconstruction of an over 1-kilometre section of Lubelska street, with a safe bicycle path to be built along. A car park for more than 500 cars will be created right next to the shopping centre.

 

“We would like to thank the authorities of Chełm for a professional partnership that enabled us to go ahead with the construction. Our shopping centre will become an important amenity for the local community, making shopping easier without the need to travel to other cities. Our development has already earned trust from popular Polish and international brands, with the occupancy rate at Galeria Chełm reaching nearly 80% one year before the opening,” added Tomasz Szewczyk, Managing Partner at Acteeum Group.

 

Galeria Chełm will be home to a range of shops, including Lidl, CCC, SMYK, Rossmann, RTV Euro AGD, Martes Sport, Reserved, Sinsay, House, Cropp, Home&You, Diverse, Pepco, Esotiq, Swiss, Ziaja, Play as well as a Świat Książki bookshop. The customers will enjoy restaurants such as Olimp and Deli Pizza in addition to a range of services, including an exchange office and a green dry cleaner.

 

The architecture of Galeria Chełm was designed by NCA Architekci. It is being constructed in line with green building principles, applying for the “Very Good” rating against the BREEAM certification scheme.

 

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Information about Equilis

Equilis is a real estate development company founded in 2006 by Carl Mestdagh with the assumption of operating on the Belgian real estate market. Currently, Equilis implements and supports ambitious commercial, residential, office and revitalization projects, senior homes, dormitories as well as entertainment, cultural and public undertakings. Equilis has so far completed commercial projects with a total area of 250,000 sqm. and 757 residential premises, and under construction or preparation has another 230,000 sqm. space for rent and 2,832 apartments.

Equilis activity of in Europe is diversified in terms of sector and geography, covering all aspects of the investment process. Currently, the company has branches in Belgium, France, Spain, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Poland. In 2019, it also plans to debut on other markets. www.equilis.net

 

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. 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

 

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