Retail chain Kaufland opened its 10th hypermarket in the capital on Thursday, 2 September. The inauguration was attended by the minister of economy Bozhidar Lukarski, the German ambassador Detlef Lingeman and Kaufland Bulgaria's CEO Dimitar Spassov. This is Kaufland's 54th store in Bulgaria indicating once again the company's successful presence on the local market.
The new hypermarket is located on Ivan Stranski Str. and covers an area of over 3200 sq.m., offering customers a a large parking zone and range of over 20 000 products, including Kaufland's trademark - K-Classic. 200 job opportunities were created as part of Kaufland's investment.
The new store features open stands, a bakery, fruit and vegetable stands, electric appliances, garden equipment, textile, office supplies, toys, garden furniture and equipment. It will be entirely heated without the use of fossil fuels, implementing a system through which waste heat from the refrigeration showcases is used for heating the hypermarket. This will significantly reduce the use of additional electricity and will cit the release of harmful emissions.
A playground for the younger once was also developed as part of the hypermarket covering an area of 170 sq.m.
Kambourov & Partners assisted Kaufland Bulgaria through the entire development and construction of the hypermarket, including property acquisition, drafting and conclusion of design and construction agreements, as well as assistance through land urbanization activities, including regulatory issues and change of land status.