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Old June 10th, 2005, 08:54 PM   #1
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Europe's largest Carrefour

To be the biggest shopping mall of Carrefour in Europe and one of the most striking in its architectural design among Carrefours in Istanbul.

http://www.carrefourmalls.com/englis...rter/carte.jsp

Construction began in September 2004.



Dates scheduled opening:
Leasing: March 2005
Opening date: June 2007



Key figures:
- Hypermarket (sales area) 11,470 mē
- Shopping Center 52,298 mē
- Mid-Sized Stores 15,870 mē
- Boutiques & kiosks 24,740 mē



- Restaurants 3,488 mē
- Leisure & cinemas 8,240 mē
- Outside Mid-Sized Stores 29,800 mē



- Parking spaces 4,500
- Inhabitants in the catchment area 1,400,000
- Forecasted number of visitors per year 20,000,000



Architect: Murat Tabanlioglu
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Old June 10th, 2005, 09:04 PM   #2
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Old June 11th, 2005, 06:20 AM   #3
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whats so good about its architecture?
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Old June 13th, 2005, 05:47 PM   #4
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It can't be the Europe's largest Carrefour because with 11.470 m2 it will not overtake the one in Portet sur Garonne (near Toulouse in France), open in 1972 with a surface of 23.000 m2 whih is also the Europe's largest hypermarket !

11.000 m2 for a hypermarkert is big but not huge ! (In France, the average surface for a hypermarket is 6.000 m2 and a lot overtake the one in Istanbul)
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