Project was presented by the investors, Italian constructing and investment company "Gruppo Policentro". Lino Iemi, head of the company, said that by building the shopping mall, Rijeka and the whole region would have mulitiple trading, economical and touristic benefits.
The "WTC Rijeka" is planned to be opened by 2005.
"Gruppo Policentro" is specialized for building multiplex shopping and business malls in whole of Italy. "WTC Rijeka" project in the eastern subburbs will have more than 34 thousand square meters of space for shops, restaurants and fitness centres, along with more than two thousand parking places.
Italian consul in Rijeka Roberto Pietrosanto said the WTC project was a sign of good faith Italian government and Italian investors have in the future of Rijeka and Croatia, that would become a part of the European Union in the future.<