The second store of the world’s largest furniture and household goods retailer, the Swedish company IKEA can be opened in a new SEC Lesnaya Mall, HB reports, the developer Vagif Aliev, who owns Ocean Plaza and Lavina Mall, the Village Ukraine reports.
“After the opening of Ocean Mall, we plan to open also Lesnaya Mall on 400 thousand square meters. And IKEA will definitely go there”, Aliyev said.
IKEA representative Vladislav Lalich noted that they still do not rush to announce and want to open the first store first.
“We first want to open a store in Ocean Mall. Usually, when we enter a market, we plan to work there for a long time. We absolutely believe in Ukraine and will work here for a long time. But we want to go step by step”, he explained.
It should be noted that the shopping center Lesnaya Mall is planning to open in 2019. It will be located near the metro station Lesnaya.
It should be reminded that IKEA will open its first store in Ukraine in Kiev in the shopping and entertainment center Ocean Mall.