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Echo unveils plans for Towarowa

Office & mixed-use development
POLAND Echo Investment has presented its plans at the MIPIM fair in Cannes for a mixed-use building concept to be built on a 6.5 ha site on ul. Towarowa in Warsaw.

The design is by Danish architectural studio Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and comprises 230,000 sqm, of which 25 pct will be retail space. Offices will make another 25 pct of the project with a hotel occupying 10 pct of the remaining space and 16 pct being set aside for residential apartments. A theatre and a cinema as well as restaurants and cafés are also planned.

“I am sure that Towarowa 22 come to be recognised as a model of design and construction within the city” stated Mikael Andersson, the director responsible for the Towarowa 22 project.

Echo Investment is to develop the project in a single stage with investment from its partner EPP. The zoning plan for the area is still under preparation, but a building permit is to be applied for next year.

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