04 Dec 23 news

Sierra wins MAPIC Awards with NorteShopping expansion projects

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  • The CookBook and GALLERIA recognized as Best Refurbishment and Redevelopment Project.
  • In its 25th year, NorteShopping continues to be acknowledged for its scale, differentiation, and innovative character.

Sonae Sierra, a multinational fully vertically integrated international real estate player, has just been distinguished at the MAPIC awards for the GALLERIA and The CookBook projects at NorteShopping in the Best Refurbishment and Redevelopment Project category. MAPIC recognizes excellence, innovation, and creativity in the real estate industry, awarding the best projects in terms of utility, sustainability, and innovation.

Since their inauguration, The CookBook and GALLERIA projects have been accumulating awards. Apart from the recent recognition at MAPIC, NorteShopping has also received this year the ECSP award for the “Best Renovation/Expansion of Centers up to 70,000 m2” and has been elected by RepScore as the shopping mall brand with the best reputation in the country, in the “Retail Shopping Malls” category.

Disruptive concepts combined with exemplary quality implementation have been worthy of recognition and applause from the sector, which is a source of pride for the company. Ricardo Vilaça, Asset Management Director of Sierra in Portugal and Romania, emphasizes the work of an entire team to achieve these results: “The dedication we feel at Sierra to materialize projects of this quality is indeed commendable. We are as committed as on the first day to deliver memorable and unparalleled shopping experiences, maintaining social and environmental responsibility as a top priority. In the year we celebrate the 25th anniversary of NorteShopping, we feel immensely satisfied with all this recognition from our peers,” he says.

NorteShopping: Excellence in shopping experience

The CookBook and GALLERIA were the two most recent complements to the expansion of NorteShopping, completing the overall 77 million euros project at the most emblematic retail destination in Northern Portugal, which celebrates 25 years with a renewed project and tremendous commercial robustness. With about 2300m2 of good food, comfort, fun, and modernity, The CookBook is the new dining space at NorteShopping that brings trends and the lifestyle of famous traditional food markets while presenting a more modern and bold design where comfort is essential. As for GALLERIA, it is much more than a commercial space, being a unique and pioneering concept in Portugal. It brings together exclusive brands, modern architecture, and an elegant and sophisticated environment and decoration, harmonizing leisure, social interaction, and shopping in a refined and stylish space.

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Sierra wins MAPIC Awards with NorteShopping expansion projects

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