Bucharest, Istanbul in top ten by new shopping mall construction
Bucharest, Kiev and Sofia are the only capitals in Central and Eastern Europe where completion of new shopping malls with an area exceeding 100,000 sq. m is still due. Data has been provided by the CBRE consulting company. Bucharest ranks 45th from 54 cities in the world, with the biggest shopping malls under construction – Mega Mall on 75,000 sq. m and Parklake on 70,000 sq. m. As per construction of shopping malls Turkey too is in the top ten with 27 malls under construction in Istanbul, on a total area of 1.9 million sq. m.