11/16/2011: BahnhofCity Vienna West: New shopping attraction to open on November 23
Up to 1,500 new jobs +++ 200 million euros investment
After a construction period of three and a half years, the BahnhofCity Vienna West shopping center opens on Wednesday 23, 2011 at 9 a.m. Together with the already completed traffic station, the new office spaces and the hotel (the first Motel One in Vienna), the complete BahnhofCity will be finished. In the new shopping world are around 90 specialist shops, cafés, restaurants, and service outlets represented. The center provides on three levels a sales area of approx. 17,000 m². The complete BahnhofCity Vienna West complex comprises the completely modernized train station, a hotel (Motel One) with 441 rooms as well as approx. 13,000 m² of office space. The train station hall, which is under monumental protection, was renovated in the scope of the construction works and integrated in the BahnhofCity. The office space is almost completely leased out and the tenants will successively move in by spring 2012. A large tenant with 6,300 m² is the Austrian electricity trader VERBUND.
ECE is competence partner of the Austrian Federal Railway (ÖBB) and commissioned with the leasing out of shopping and office spaces as well as the center management. Moreover, ECE architects realized planning and consulting services for the center. The overall investment volume amounts to around 200 million euros.