| December 17, 2005|
17 December 2005
| Kapıcıoğlu Co.|
| Büyükçekmece, Istanbul, Turkey|
56,000 m² (total enclosed area)
Galleria Ataköy, Carousel Shopping Center, Marmara Park, Olivium Outlet Center, ArmoniPark Outlet Center
Atirus Shopping Center Wikipedia
Atirus Shopping Center (Turkish: Atirus AVM), opened on December 17, 2005, is a modern shopping mall located in the suburban district of Büyükçekmece in Istanbul, Turkey. It is named after the location, which was called Atirus in the ancient times.
Constructed by Kapıcıoğlu Company, the earthquake-proof building cost 54 million (approx. $40 million as of 2005). It is situated on the busy highway , which runs from Istanbul westwards through Büyükçekmece. The mall houses 80 stores, one Migros hypermarket and a food court with fast-food restaurants in an area of 56,000 m2 (600,000 sq ft) on three floors. There is also place for 63 offices. The parking lot has a capacity of 700 cars. Around 1,000 service people are employed in the property.
84 independent units of the shopping mall are owned by Kapıcıoğlu Co. while 66 units belong to the Büyükçekmece Municipality.