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Mall of Scandinavia is a shopping mall located in Solna in Stockholm, Sweden. It was inaugurated on November 12, 2015, and is the second largest mall in the Nordic countries with 224 stores, many of them with double-height storefronts up to 8 m (26 ft) tall. 50,000 shoppers showed up to the opening of the mall.[1] About 20-25% of the leasable area is dedicated to experiences, including 22 restaurants and a 15 screen multiplex with the first purpose-built commercial IMAX theatre in the Nordic region (and also the second overall IMAX theatre in Sweden after the Cosmonova planetarium at the Swedish Museum of Natural History). The shopping mall has 3,700 parking spaces and a retail gross leasable area of 101,048 m2 (1,087,670 sq ft). The building also house an additional 42,000 m2 (450,000 sq ft) of office space and condominiums.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

Mall of Scandinavia
Mall of Scandinavia November 2015 01.jpg
LocationSolna, Stockholm
Sweden
Coordinates59°22′12″N 18°0′17″E / 59.37000°N 18.00472°E / 59.37000; 18.00472Coordinates: 59°22′12″N 18°0′17″E / 59.37000°N 18.00472°E / 59.37000; 18.00472
Opening dateNovember 2015
DeveloperPeab
OwnerUnibail-Rodamco-Westfield
ArchitectWingårdh arkitektkontor
Benoy/BAU
No. of stores and services224
Total retail floor area101,048 m2 (1,087,670 sq ft)
No. of floors3
Parking3,700
Public transit accessSolna Station, commuter rail
Websitemallofscandinavia.se
Interior of the mall

The project cost is estimated at SEK 6,1 billion and the mall is owned by Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield with Peab as the main contractor.[3][5][9] Located near the Solna commuter rail station, approximately seven minutes from the Stockholm city centre, and the E4 highway, it is part of the Arenastaden project, which includes 450,000 m2 (4,800,000 sq ft) of new office space, the Friends national football arena and 1,500 residential units.[10]

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  1. ^ Patnaude, Art. "Unibail's Mall Strategy: Bigger Is Better". Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2015-12-03.
  2. ^ Nordlander, Maria; Thór, Sverrir (12 November 2015). "Invigning av Mall of Scandinavia". Fastighetsnytt Förlags AB. Retrieved 13 November 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Lista: Alla butiker som finns i Mall of Scandinavia". Fastighetsvärlden Idag. 12 November 2015. Retrieved 13 November 2015.
  4. ^ "Tyréns fixar ljudet i IMAX-biograf" (in Swedish). Byggnyheter. 2014-10-29. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  5. ^ a b Sundström, Anders (2014-12-31). "Här tar Nordens största galleria form". Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish). Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  6. ^ "Bildextra: Ett år kvar till att Mall of Scandinavia öppnas". Fastighetsvärlden (in Swedish). Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  7. ^ Mitchell, Wendy (19 May 2014). "IMAX makes moves in Sweden, Russia". Screen International. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  8. ^ Engström, Fredrik (2014-11-18). "Från sliten småindustri till flaggskeppens hemvist". Fastighetsvärlden (in Swedish). Retrieved 18 January 2015.
  9. ^ "Peab: "Mall of Scandinavia opåverkat"" (in Swedish). Byggnyheter. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  10. ^ "Arenastaden" (in Swedish). Fabege. Retrieved 12 January 2015.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Mall of Scandinavia at Wikimedia Commons