Mercur Centre had the grand opening on 9th of June, having 95% occupancy rate. The centre reunites famous fashion brands, entertainment areas and food court, as well as the first multiplex cinema in Craiova.
Among the most important anchors is H&M, which will open a 2 levels store, American coffee chain Starbucks that will open its first coffee shop in Craiova, and also Colin’s, Pepco, Flanco, Diverta, Kendra, Splend’or, Sevda, Triumph, S ’Oliver, and toys retailer, Mai Toys. The Centre will have a large entertainment area, which includes food court, casino, playing area for kids, as well as the first multiplex cinema in Craiova, Inspire Cinema.
„Following the refurbishment, Mercur Craiova has a remarkable occupancy rate of almost 100%. The Centre reunites many new brands entering the market in Craiova. The diversity and the novelty of the tenants, and also the entertainment activities, will make the Centre more attractive for customers, and has all the premises to become the city’s destination for shopping and spending free time”, according to Liana Dumitru, Associate Director Retail Agency within Colliers International, the company that managed under exclusive mandate the leasing process of Mercur Centre.
The opening of Mercur Centre takes places after finalizing the refurbishment process, which began in September 2015, and involved investments worth Euro 12 million. The process included the remake of facades, changing the interior design and inside infrastructure, as well as a new configuration of the commercial spaces. The new Centre has a modern touch that suits perfectly Craiova’s pedestrian area.