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Jones Lang LaSalle brings retailers to Odessa

With the opening of the regional shopping and entertainment center the competition on the market of high quality retail premises will sharpen

​Kiev-Moscow, 17 August 2011 – The new shopping and entertainment center will open in Odessa on Promyshlennaya Street. Jones Lang LaSalle is the exclusive lease consultant for the project.

The new shopping and entertainment center has a total area of 56,000 sq m and will be located five minutes drive from the city central railroad station and fifteen minutes drive from the city center. According to the concept of the complex the hypermarket, white & brown goods supermarket, children entertainment area, cinema, food court, restaurants and shopping gallery will take up of 43,000 sq m. GLA will be located in the shopping center. The planned opening date of the project is for Q3 2013. Currently, the Jones Lang LaSalle retail team is conducting negotiations with anchor tenants of the project.

The developer of the shopping and entertainment center is - BFG Group of companies, the architectural concept is designed by Chapman Taylor.

Anna Chubotina, the head of retail department in Jones Lang LaSalle (Ukraine) notes: «Despite the great transport accessibility which makes the shopping and entertainment center attractive for wide range of customers, the important distinctive advantages of the project are  professional concept, the presence of major chains and international operators including several new for Odessa market and also a significant entertainment segment with cinema, bowling, children entertainment area and restaurant court. There is no doubt that this shopping and entertainment center will become a favourite place for shopping and leisure of Odessa citizens and guests».

Yuriy Glotser, the president of BFG Group of companies: «Cutting edge materials and technologies will be used for shopping center construction. We have developed in detail the organization of the interior space, providing comfortable navigation for visitors. Unique architectural design will make our shopping center a remarkable sight of Odessa».

About Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2010 global revenue of $2.9 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 70 countries from 1000 locations worldwide, including 200 corporate offices. The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1,8 billion square meters worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with approximately $45,3 billion of assets under management.
In Russia and CIS Jones Lang LaSalle have offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kiev. Jones Lang LaSalle, Russia was voted Consultant of the Year in 2004, 2006-2010 and 2011 at the Commercial Real Estate Awards, Moscow and Consultant of the Year at the Commercial Real Estate Awards 2009, St. Petersburg. For further information, please visit our website

About BFG Group of companies
BFG Group of companies is a conglomerate of commercial organizations, united by the common economic and financial strategy, principals of funds placing, business management methods, and personnel matters solutions started to form in early 90-s when the first companies of the group started to operate – BFG Trading and Yurga LTD. After that the new structures were established and started to operate, the total number of which as for now is approximately twenty companies of different profile and with different scopes of activity. They include shopping centers “Galereya Vodoley” near Domodedovskaya and Timiryazevskaya subway stations, “Ruslan” store on Smolenskaya Square, number of boutiques and restaurants on the Nikitskiy Boulevard and Arbat, stores and offices on Dorogomilovskaya; companies specializing in real estate and major retail enterprises management, realization of retail objects. The commercial bank “BFG-Credit” is also a part of the group as well as production company “BFG Media-Production” which during short period of time released a number of popular series and feature films.