Activ Property Services, the exclusive agent of Victoria Ploiesti West Retail Park, has brokered the lease of a new space of 496 sq m to Zoomania.

Zoomania is the largest pet store chain in Romania. The first store was opened in Ploiesti in 1996 and now the chain has over 27 stores across the main cities of Romania, totaling an area of over 12.000 sq m.

Victoria Ploiesti West Retail Park is the newest retail project under pipeline in Ploiesti, being located at the junction of Vestului Road with Targovistei Road, in an area with high car traffic.

The project is located in the vicinity of the most populated residential districts in Ploiesti, shops, gas stations, restaurants, public facilities, medical services, schools etc.

The project is a proximity retail park of 2,690 sq m GLA, including some major tenants such as Mega Image – 591 sq m, Pepco – 543 sq and Zoomania – 496 sq m. The project is planned to be opened next year in March.

“Victoria Ploiesti West Retail Park has a strategic location in the western part of Ploiesti, in a high traffic area. The retailers were delighted with the location in the proximity of some large residential districts, the project being provided with densely-populated catchment area.” says Valentin Manu, Head of Retail at Activ Property Services.

Ploiesti’s retail market is average developed, including 4 shopping centers with a total of 110,000 sq m GLA, a retail park of 9,150 sq m, big box units (supermarkets, discounters, DIY and furniture units) and high street units. The market is dominated by two shopping centers, namely Ploiesti Shopping City and AFI Palace Ploiesti, the current shopping centers density of 525 sq m / 1,000 inhabitants placing Ploiesti on the 13th place in Romania.