Docks 76, developed and managed by Unibail-Rodamco, Europe's leading listed commercial property company, is a new concept of leisure and shopping pleasure open 7 days a week inaugurated on 23 April 2009 in Rouen. It comprises of some 80 boutiques including several medium sized units and restaurants and a 14 screen multiplex cinema. It forms part of the urban rebirth of the suburbs west of the city centre. Docks 76 was designed by Jean-Michel Wilmotte who renovated the old shipping docks in the heart of an area designated for substantial residential and tertiary projects such as the Rouen sport stadium (Palais des Sports) (6 000 seats).
Location and accessibility
The shopping centre benefits from its exceptionalposition and right bank accessibility to the docks area, the Seine, the city centre and the new Gustave Flaubert bridge.
Shopper Trafic/Catchment Area
Catchment area: 600,000 people from the surrounding areas.
Shopper traffic: 4.0 visitors annually.
Acro Sport, PATHE cinema, TOYS R US s, WOUPI (playground).
Features mall architecture
Designed by architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte associated with the design agency Saguez & Partners, the three buildings, including former disused docks and warehouses that have been renovated, adopted a "citizen" approach more and more vogue in commercial real estate.
Docks 76 is the first shopping center in Europe to receive the BREEAM International Retail (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) certification, awarded by a British environmental rating agency and subject to the assessment "good" for the environmental performance of its buildings.