• GTC’s shopping centre opened in November 2010 continues to attract international anchor tenants
• Pure Health and Fitness, a renowned international fitness center operator, chose Galleria Stara Zagora
• The first modern, international-standard shopping centre in Stara Zagora to be the place of the brand’s launch in Bulgaria.
The modern health club, located on the entertainment level in Galleria Stara Zagora, will open doors in May 2011, spreading on nearly 1100 sq m. Sauna, steam rooms and a dedicated ‘ladies only’ area, wide range of studio classes among them Yoga, Pilates, Body Pump, Circuit Training, Cycling, Aerobics, Zumba, Salsa and Dance are just part of the activities one can enjoy in the new-generation health club.
Pure offers a wide range of state of the art cardiovascular equipment and multi-purpose strength training systems including core training solutions that promise a world-class health and fitness facility enabling one to lead a healthier, more fulfilling and enjoyable lifestyle.
For those who enjoy working out Pure will offer many attractive promotions. According to the policy of the company all new members get a free ‘Pure Starter Pack’ that usually includes a Pure T-shirt, water bottle, sport backpack, two discount vouchers for sun bed, headphones and a membership card holder.
Pure Health and Fitness chain has been operational in Poland for over 10 years now, and is about to expand in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. It is present in some of the shopping centers built and managed by GTC in various countries of Central-Eastern Europe. The management of the fitness operator reveals that entering Galleria Stara Zagora is just the first step of their expansion policy in Bulgaria and they plan to further expand in our country.
Other signed leases for Galleria Stara Zagora include Estil bags and Germanos – the main commercial partner of the mobile operator Globul. More retailers is expected to become tenants of Galleria Stara Zagora in the near future as more new lease agreements are being finalised.
Galleria Stara Zagora is a multifunctional shopping and entertainment complex, part of the international shopping center chain of the same name GALLERIA, developed and managed by Globe Trade Centre S.A. The net built-up area of the project, situated on 4 levels, is 36,400 square meters. The complex has a multiplex with 7 cinema halls, popular international and local fashion brands, food court, a playground, a kids club, party center and a parking with 800 parking places. The investment in this project exceeded 60 million Euro.
GTC Bulgaria is 100% subsidiary of Globe Trade Centre S.A., one of the biggest real estate developers in Central and Eastern Europe. The company enters the Bulgarian market with three projects for GALLERIA shopping centers, part of the international chain of the same name: Galleria Stara Zagora, Galleria Burgas and Galleria Varna.
Globe Trade Centre (GTC) is one of the leading developers in the New Europe and was established in 1994 in Warsaw. Currently it operates in Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Russia and Ukraine.
GTC develops projects and manages completed properties in three key sectors of real estate: office buildings and parks, retail and entertainment centers and residential sector.
GTC has developed about 800,000 sq m of net space and currently is the owner of completed commercial property with a combined net area of about 523,000 sq m. GTC also holds an impressive portfolio of investment at various stages of development which will facilitate the construction of 1.7 million sq m of commercial and residential space. GTC’s total assets exceed EUR 2.7 billion.
GTC’s shares are listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange on the prestigious WIG20 index. The company’s shares are also included in the international MSCI index and Dow Jones STOXX Eastern Europe 300 index, as well as the GPR250 index which comprises the 250 biggest and most liquid real estate companies of the world. Among GTC’s shareholders are many of the biggest Polish and international institutional investors.