IKEA companies offered two sites in Tomsk
On Tuesday, a meeting took place between Acting Mayor Nikolai Nikolaichuk and Director of Regional Development of IKEA Michael Holm. The Tomsk City Hall has provided IKEA with full information on two sites where construction of the Mega shopping center is possible, the city administration press service reported.
“Representatives of the Swedish trade network IKEA should soon decide on the location of the shopping center in Tomsk. M. Holm was provided with all the necessary information, including planning projects for promising neighborhoods, ”said Nikolai Nikolaychuk.
IKEA intends to implement a typical project in Tomsk, but “taking into account local peculiarities”. The company chose a preliminary selection at two sites. The first is located on the eastern exit of the city along the Irkutsk Route, and the second is in the zone of the future Vostochny microdistrict. The determining conditions of choice were transport accessibility and land area, which should be at least 30 hectares.
In both cases, the developer will have problems. In the first variant, it will be necessary to carry out deforestation, while in the second, the demolition and resettlement of emergency housing is necessary.
IKEA is going to build a shopping and entertainment center "Mega" with an area of up to 150 thousand square meters in Tomsk. meters The share of IKEA will have 25 thousand square meters. meters, the hypermarket "Auchan" will take 15 thousand square meters. meters, another 40 thousand square meters. meters will be located 150-300 stores of permanent tenants IKEA.