The Black Sea Trade and Development Bank intends to issue a loan of up to $ 20 million to a group of companies that owns two Araks shopping centers in Kyiv.
“The loan will support the modernization and upgrade of the commercial property owned by the group and located in Kyiv and Khmelnytsky substantially for the purpose of improving their energy efficiency and reducing energy consumption, as well as the refinancing of the group’s existing credit portfolio, Asters, a legal company acting as a loan advisor, said.
The network of Araks shopping centers in Kyiv includes two objects: the object opened in Kiltseva Street in 2009 (27,000 sq m) and the one launched in the village of Khodosivka in September 2019 (Kyiv region, 15,000 sq m).
The group also owns the Oasis shopping and entertainment center (30,000 sq m), opened in Khmelnytsky in 2008.
Araks Group of Companies (Kyiv) in the end of September will open a new furniture trade center with a total square of 15,000 square meters in the village of Khodosivka of Kyiv region, a group’s press service reported. “A decision to open a new trade center and to develop Araks furniture network is carefully worded. We engross our business and we’re glad to cooperate with the new brands, which will be displayed at the new furniture center,” Araks group quotes one of its shareholders Harush Antonian as saying on Monday.
According to a press release, the new three-storey shopping center, 25 kilometers away from Kyiv, will consist of the shops with household goods: furniture, kitchen, lighting, floor coating, textile, decoration and others. Armenian classicism combined with modernistic forms is at the bottom of the architecture, the company said.
The first Araks furniture trade center with a square of 27,000 square meters at 110 Kiltseva Street opened in 2009.
In public cadastral map, Kyiv-based Business-Techno Plaza LLC is owner of the land plot with a square of three hectares on which the center was built.