Les Terrasses du Port is located in the heart of the largest urban regeneration programme in Southern Europe, Euromediterranée.
Opened in May 2014, the centre is home to 190 stores and its unique location, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea includes a 260m long restaurant terrace.
The centre is anchored by French department store Printemps, their first opening since the relaunch of its flagship Paris store. It also brings over 35 new brands to the city, including Ted Baker, Uniqlo and Citadium.
Joining Printemps on the top level of Les Terrasses du Port are high end designers including Michael Kors, Sandro, Bose, G-Star and Maje. The centre also hosts the best international brands ranging from Zara, H&M and Mango to Pull & Bear and Aldo.
Description of the location and accessibility
The mall is located in the heart of Marseilles’ Euroméditerranée regeneration project. Euroméditerranée is currently southern Europe’s biggest urban regeneration
scheme, with a brief to create a business and leisure district in the former docks area known as La Joliette.
You can easily access the Terrasses du Port via the A7, A55 andA50 or by the Boulevard du Littoral highways.
Les Terrasses du Port is served by several bus lines: 55, 49, 35 and 35 S, 82 and 82 S.
The nearest Terrasses du Port Metro station is the Joliette station, located on the M2 line.
Shopper Trafic/Catchment Area
Marseille and the wider region attracts over 34million tourists a year with over 2 million cruise passengers visiting the city as part of Mediterranean trips. Marseille has a strong consumer catchment with a regional spend of €12billion and a retail market gap (for non-food) of €600million.
Features mall architecture
Architecture evoking the Docks in London building, largely using stone, metal, glass. Roof covered with solar panels in a shape that is similar to the Docks roof. 260 m long terrace with an open view onto the Mediterrannean. The terraces overlooking the sea are lined with restaurants with exterior seating areas that are covered with retractable, fabric in appearance, canopies that give it that premium mediterranean feel.
Open 7/7 all day long, the Terraces offers many spaces on several levels. The large and modular 3000m2 terrace on the roof can accommodate large events and offers an amazing sea view. Visitors can also admire artworks and interactive events along the path, while enjoying a new shopping experience in the 190 shops and restaurants available.
The ground floor of the scheme features La Grande Halle, a unique concept for a French shopping centre. The area includes 20 kiosks, designed in the style of an indoor food market, which offers a range of local produce, along with live cooking demonstrations from speciality chefs to inspire shoppers.
Part of the centre’s ground floor level also acts as the passenger terminal for the passenger ferries to Corsica and Sardinia which transports around 600,000 passengers a year.