- Shopping Centres
As an iconic shopping centre west of Paris, Vélizy 2 has been a model of urban development since its creation in 1972. At the intersection of two major highways, surrounded by offices and universities—including the prestigious HEC business school—Vélizy 2 is a shopping destination for residents and Parisians alike. With over 20, 000 sqm of retail space, restaurants, and services, Vélizy 2 aims to provide the inhabitants of the surrounding areas with a unique meeting place for families, friends and co-workers to share memorable experiences.
Vélizy 2 showcases a strong architectural identity, with an impressive glass sphere that lights up at night – an emblematic new monument designed by the architecture firm L35. This totem houses the brand new cinema complex: an 18-screen UGC Ciné Cité cinema featuring the latest technologies for a 100% immersive experience, as well as a virtual reality (VR) arcade – “Mind Out”.
The new dining space “Les Tables de Vélizy” – designed by Saguez & Partners – features 23 food offerings, including 15 new restaurants and 8 kiosks preparing cuisines from all of the world. At the cutting edge of culinary trends, this innovative dining area meets all consumption modes, thanks to partnerships with Uber Eats and Deliveroo. With easy access for food delivery services, improved signage and better communication, Vélizy 2 is the first omnichannel dining platform in a shopping centre in Europe. In addition to hosting unique food & cinema events all year long, “Les Tables de Vélizy” takes a stand on sustainable development through its partnership with the startup Too Good To Go. In line with the Group’s CSR strategy, the centre’s surroundings have been rethought to promote soft mobility, including the creation of a “greenway” for pedestrians and cyclists to reach the tramway station and the new entrance of Vélizy 2.
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, the city of Vélizy-Villacoublay and other stakeholders are working together to build the city of tomorrow: vibrant, hyperconnected and attractive. Resulting from a shared vision, the renewal of Vélizy 2 is offers a fresh moment to the region.
100% GLA (sqm)
100% Total Investment Cost (€ Mn)