She noted that “Akropole” is one of the largest construction projects in Latvia in recent years. The area of the shopping center building is 98,000 square meters, but the total area of the territory is almost 16 hectares.
Kaspars Beitiņš, the head of Akropole Rīga and a member of the board of Akropolis Group, pointed out that the total investment in the project implementation, including the development of transport infrastructure and improvement of the surroundings, reaches less than 180 million euros.
“We are pleased that state and municipal institutions have confirmed the high quality of the building. We are also proud that, thanks to carefully thought-out planning, skillful selection of materials, technologies and systems,” Akropole “is the first shopping center in Latvia to win the building design stage. BREEAM certificate, and the project has been implemented in accordance with higher energy efficiency and sustainability standards, thus providing the most environmentally and population-friendly solutions, “said Beitiņš.
The construction of the new shopping and entertainment center “Akropole” was planned to be completed this year. Of the total area of the center, approximately 10,000 square meters will be occupied by office space. The Acropolis will also house a cinema with nine halls, including an IMAX cinema, playgrounds for children, a gym, bowling, billiards and simulators of various sports games, an ice rink and more than 20 restaurants and cafes.
The total investment in the construction of the Acropolis was planned in the amount of 177 million euros, of which 60% is financed by a loan of SEB banka in the amount of 106.5 million euros. There will be about 1,500 new jobs in the shopping and entertainment complex.
The general contractor for the construction of the shopping and entertainment center “Akropole” is SIA “Merks”. The technical design of the “Akropolis” building has been developed by the architectural firm “Sarma & Norde arhitekti”, but the technical supervision of the project is provided by the company SIA “Būvuzraugi LV”.
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