WSP Sustainability team was responsible for BREEAM In-Use certification for the biggest retail facility in Opole.


Location

  • Opole, Poland

Sector

Service

  • Green Building Design
  • Sustainability, Energy and Climate Change
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Project Status

  • Opened

Architect

  • Blue Architektura

Biggest retail facility in Opole

Image by Przemekpolak (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons  

Karolinka Shopping Center is the biggest retail facility in Opole, comprising of over 120 shops, including Auchan hypermarket and a food court. It is divided in two parts: gallery  (38,000m²) and retail park (32,000m²). Karolinka has been opened in 2008 and offers parking space for 2,600 cars on 93,000 m².

Area
70,000 m²
Gallery
38,000 m²
Retail park
32,000 m²
Parking places
2,700

Our involvement

WSP in Poland sustainability team has been appointed for BREEAM In-use certification. The gallery has obtained "Very good" rating in Building Management category and "Excellent" in Asset category, while retail park was awarded "Very good" rating in both categories.