With a leasable area of 173,000 square metres, it is the biggest shopping mall in Austria and also one of the biggest in Europe. It contains over 330 shops and has around 4,500 employees.[when?] The SCS offers 10,000 parking spaces. It also serves people from Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic.
In December 2007, the SCS was sold for €607 mil. to French real estate company Unibail-Rodamco, which also owns the Donauzentrum, the biggest shopping centre in the city of Vienna.