Tirana, Albania, January 25, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Colliers International Southeast Europe has been chosen as the exclusive leasing agent for the biggest shopping center in Albania, CityPark Tirana.
CityPark Tirana, AM Group’s 40,000 m² GLA shopping center, is expected to be completed during the first quarter of 2009, and will host some 150 retail units, supermarkets, food courts and leisure facilities. It will also feature more than 3000 parking spaces.
CityPark Tirana is located on the Tirana- Durres National Road, 15km from Tirana, 25 km from Durres and 5 km from Tirana National Airport. It covers a catchment area of 1,350,000 consumers in a 25 km radius.
Colliers International will also provide management services for CityPark Tirana.
Dimitris Voutsas, Director of Retail Services for Colliers International Hellas said, “The Albanian market has acquired the institutional and financial standards of a modern economy and we are of the opinion that the first international companies to establish their presence in the Tirana retail market will have immense benefits.”
Philip Bay, Regional Director of Colliers International Southeast Europe, added, “We are delighted to be working with market leaders AM Group on this fantastic shopping center which will set new standards for excellence in retail in Albania.”
AM Group was founded by President Artan Mene in 1991 and its brands Deka and Olim are market leaders. AM Group's British Chief Executive, Bruce Henderson, said, “I have worked with and for the world's biggest brand names and I am more than proud to be associated with a project that has been designed and built to such standards by the AM Group and which will now be handled by a world leader in Colliers International.”
Colliers International Southeast Europe was named Property Consultant of the Year for the region for the second straight year in 2007, and is the largest real estate advisory firm in the region.
Colliers International is a global affiliation of independently owned and operated companies.