Huge shopping center set to get even bigger

  • 2014-01-07
  • From wire reports, TALLINN

One of the biggest shopping centers in the Baltics could become bigger.

The Tallinn city government will discuss at its Wednesday session plans that will give the Kristiine Keskus, one of the biggest shopping centers in Tallinn, the right for major expansion.

According to plans, the shopping center on the outskirts of central Tallinn would have a fourth floor, a new parking building with up to four floors can be built as well as a hotel with up to seven floors above ground and two underground.

The development plan application was submitted in 2009 by the then AS Kristiine Kaubanduskeskus, currently called AS Täismaja, reports Postimees Online. 

Kristiine Keskus was opened in 1999 and it received its first extension in 2002, when it expanded by 17,000 m2. In 2010, it expanded by 13,600 m2. In 2011, Kristiine Keskus was acquired by Citycon Oyj.

Currently around 170 shops operate in the 43,700 square meter commercial space in the center that has also a four floor parking slot.