KIKA, Europe's leading retailer of furniture and accessories will open its second Bratislava facility in Bory Retail Zone, which is a commercial section of the wider development of the Bory project. Construction should start after obtaining all necessary permits; the project is currently in the process of an EIA compliance assessment. The estimated opening date of the new KIKA facility is Autumn 2018.
The new KIKA facility will be located on a land plot with an area of 18,800 m2, and on three above-ground storeys it will be offering furniture and home accessories in a sales area of nearly 10.000 m2.
"We are pleased that the next addition to Bory will be KIKA, a company which fits very well into the wide offering of Bory Retail Zone. Customers can already find many well-known brands here, and the zone also includes the Bory Mall shopping and entertainment centre," says Rostislav Novák, Business Director for Commercial Real Estate at Penta Investments.
Bory Retail Zone is the current location of opened and trading Metro Cash&Carry, Hornbach, Merkury Market, Decathlon and Shell petrol station. Preparations are underway for construction of stores for SIKO Bathrooms, BAU Holding and Ptáček Bathrooms. In addition, a few weeks ago Porta Holding with the ASKO and Porta brands announced its arrival at the Bory Retail Zone.
KIKA currently has 4 stores in Slovakia; in addition to Bratislava it's also in Košice, Poprad and Banská Bystrica.
About the project
Bory Retail Zone is a seventy-hectare commercial zone, which may gradually enable as much as 20 large-scale commercial premises with a varied offer of goods and services. The retail park is a part of the Bory project and it is located close to the D2 motorway exit to Devinska Nová Ves and Záhorská Bystrica.
KIKA operates several stores in Austria, and in Central and Eastern Europe. Since Autumn 2013, KIKA has been a part of the Steinhoff international group, the second largest furniture retailer in the world, and is therefore among the market leaders in its field. Steinhoff has its own commercial brands, logistics and production and it employs more than 87,000 workers.