Helios cinema network, belonging to Agora Group, has leased approximately 1,160 sqm in the shopping centre Galeria Ostrovia, in Ostrow Wielkopolski. In the transaction process the tenant was advised by Colliers International.
Helios is the biggest domestic cinema network in terms of the number of objects. The company has 46 cinemas with 261 screens and over 51,000 seats at its disposal. Helios develops its business operations mostly in big and medium cities, but is also present in the biggest agglomerations across the country. Cinema in Ostrow Wielkopolski offers its guests 4 cinema halls with around 600 seats.
“I am happy that once again we received the opportunity to carry out the model of our authorship, the 4-halls cinema, which helps to supplement entertainment offer of modernized shopping centres in the smaller cities. I am also sure that Ostrow Wielkopolski’ inhabitants will visit our modern cinema with pleasure, and they would be more willing to spend their free time in the local shopping mall,” says Tomasz Jagiełło, president of Helios network.
Galeria Ostrovia was opened in 2011. It is located in the vicinity of national road no 25 and Ostrow ring road – part of the S11 express road. In the object of 42,000 sq m there are approximately 100 stores, catering and services points, Tesco hypermarket and OBI market. There are also 1,400 free parking spots for guests who arrive by car.
“We would like to sincerely thank Colliers for the successful cooperation in terms of negotiation process with Helios S.A. We are happy that Galeria Ostrovia received a new, internationally recognised partner, which joined the group of our customers and will make our shopping mall even more attractive in the future,” comments Josef Saller, the owner of Galeria Ostrovia.
“According to the newest trends on the retail market, shopping centres’ owners systematically enrich the surface intended to catering services and entertainment. The extension of Galeria Ostrovia’ offer by its owner – Saller company, with multi-hall cinema stands as a relevant answer to the Ostrow Wielkopolski inhabitants’ needs as well as its neighbours from closely located towns, who until now had to travel specially to Kalisz to spend their free time at the cinema,” says Anna Radecka, Associate Director in Retail Agency at Colliers International.