Vaalimaa Luxury Outlet
A new Destination Center, on one of the most well-travelled crossing places between EU and Russia
By spring 2016, a new Destination Center will open in Vaalimaa, Finland, on one of the most important crossing points between the EU and Russia, halfway from Helsinki to St. Petersburg. The Destination Center will include a luxury outlet of 10,000 SqM , a 150-room design hotel, the first casino on the border, a wellness center, lounge bars and restaurants. With a catchment area of more than 4 million people within 150 min driving, Vaalimaa Luxury Outlet aims to reach the Russian market by offering very competitive prices, thanks to the VAT refund for non-EU residents.
Arcoretail is an independent company specializing in the design, development, management and promotion of retail properties.
Arcoretail leverages its extensive experience in the fashion, architecture, office, hospitality and real estate fields to craft innovative solutions for retail, leisure and community developments. One of the Arcoretail’s missions is the creation and management of Destination Centers.
The Destination Center is a combination of thematic areas, each one with a specific purpose. It is an attraction that enhances the peculiarity of the location where it’s settled. It is designed to satisfy the needs of the user that is attracted by the multi-functionality and the multidisciplinary nature of the center, involve and persuade him to stay.