The announcement of this Tuesday comes after the project, which will involve an investment of 800 million euros, received, last September, the approval of the General Urban Planning Plan (PGOU) by the Board, have specified through a statement.
Martin Breeden, development director of Intu affirms that "we have had a great start in the commercialization of Intu Costa del Sol after a lot of meetings with many operators in the last 18 months. These agreements show that we are able to attract the project high quality operators. "
For his part, Ian Sandford, project director of Intu Costa del Sol and president of Eurofund, the partner of intu in the 'joint venture', added that "Intu Costa del Sol will be a global resort like no other, will bring together best national and international brands in an unbeatable location. These agreements are an example of the great interest of differential badges for the project. "
Specifically, Yelmo Cines has signed an agreement of intent for the installation of a state-of-the-art thematic cinema of 9,500 square meters and 16 screens located in the area called 'The Lakes', one of the eight neighborhoods of different themes and designs of the global resort
The CEO of Yelmo Cines, Fernando Évole, said that "for us it is a pleasure and an opportunity to be part of a project as special as Costa del Sol intu". "The creativity and innovation behind the commercial concept as well as the size of the bet are the two key factors that have convinced us to design the best cinema imaginable," he added.
Similarly, another agreement of intentions has been signed with Gran Teatro Bankia Príncipe Pío, Santiago Segura, José Mota and Luis Álvarez – whose commercial name will be Gran Teatro Costa del Sol – to operate the resort theater, which will be located in the neighborhood 'The Lakes' of the project.
With a capacity for about 1,500 attendees on two levels, this multipurpose theater of 4,000 square meters will offer top-notch shows, including theater productions, music, comedy and cultural events from all over Europe.
Luis Álvarez, CEO and co-founder of the Gran Teatro Príncipe Pío, SL, has stressed that this alliance between Intu and the Grand Theater Bankia Príncipe Pío, Santiago Segura, José Mota and Luis Álvarez will mean the opening, in 2023, "of one of the most revolutionary spaces in Spain, the Gran Teatro Costa del Sol, with the largest range of shows in Andalusia. "
The new European destination will open its doors in 2023 and is strategically located in a privileged enclave north of Torremolinos, which is accessed by the Mediterranean motorway and only three kilometers from the international airport of Malaga. Eight different and dynamic neighborhoods have been created, designed to offer unique experiences to each visitor. Each year, the resort is expected to attract 23 million people, including national and international tourists.