WestEnd City Center

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WestEnd City Center
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WestEnd City Center, taken from second level above mall's food court
LocationBudapest, Hungary
Coordinates47°30′42.21″N 19°3′26.97″E / 47.5117250°N 19.0574917°E / 47.5117250; 19.0574917Coordinates: 47°30′42.21″N 19°3′26.97″E / 47.5117250°N 19.0574917°E / 47.5117250; 19.0574917
Address1062 Budapest, Váci Road 1-3
DeveloperTriGránit
OwnerTriGránit
No. of stores and services400+
No. of anchor tenants16
Total retail floor area186,000 m2 (2,000,000 sq ft)
No. of floors4 floors including Cinema City
WebsiteWestEnd City Center

The WestEnd City Center is a shopping centre built by Hungarian TriGránit Ltd. located next to the Western Railway Station, in Budapest, Hungary. Opened on 12 November 1999, it is known for having been the largest mall in Central Europe until larger ones were inaugurated, including Arena Plaza, also in Pest.

Other notable malls in Budapest include: Allée, Arena Plaza, Árkád, Campona, Corvin Plaza, Csepel Plaza, Duna Plaza, EuroCenter, Europark, KÖKI Terminal, Lurdy Ház, Mammut, MOM Park, Pólus Center

Facts[edit]

  • Client: TriGránit Development Corporation (joint venture of TrizecHahn Corporation and Granit Polus RA)
  • Site area: 540,000 square feet (50,000 m2)
  • Total building area: 2,000,000 square feet (186,000 m2)
  • Layout:
    • 535,000 square feet (49,700 m2) retail entertainment
    • 225,000 square feet (20,900 m2) offices
    • 170,000 square feet (15,800 m2) Hilton International Hotel
    • 240,000 square feet (22,300 m2) open space – rooftop garden/park
  • Special features: accessible by subway, train, bus and tram
  • Awards: 2001 First in Retail, Prix d’Excellence, International Real Estate Federation, Paris