The new Plaza Mayor Designer Outlet in Malaga, Spain was opened for the visitors in 13 February 2020. It was developed by McArthurGlen Group with their partner SONAE SIERRA, internationally well-known developer of shopping centers.
HYDEA S.p.A. was responsible for master plan proposal, the architectural concept design and the preliminary design of this retail project in association with Spanish EdP s.l. studio.
The new Plaza Mayor Designer Outlet shopping center with its 18,800 square meters of GBA is part of a large shopping area called Plaza Mayor which comprises the entertainment park and the existing shopping center, owned by Sierra Fund and managed by Sonae Sierra. The complex is located in the airport area of Malaga, on the A7 motorway, which runs along the tourist coast of Andalusia from Malaga to Marbella.
The architecture of the center reflects the attention to detail that distinguishes all HYDEA’s projects, with squares, avenues and tree-lined paths, fountains and works of art, all inspired by the design and local style of the Andalusian region. The pedestrian squares of the outlet are connected with underground parking and with a parking areas, locate on the roofs of the shop blocks.
The new center become an important part of the local tourist offer as well as almost all outlets of McArthurGlen Group are. Around 10 million people visit the Costa del Sol region every year and majority are the visitors of the center together with a local customers.