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MAYOR OF FINESTRAT VISITS CC LA MARINA TO REVIEW RECENT UPDATES

Today, Tuesday 2nd June, La Marina Shopping Centre and Retail Park were delighted to receive a visit from Mr Juan Francisco Pérez, the Honourable Mayor of Finestrat, and the Councillor for Enterprise, Mrs. Rebecca Plummer.

Today, Tuesday 2nd June, La Marina Shopping Centre and Retail Park were delighted to receive a visit from Mr Juan Francisco Pérez, the Honourable Mayor of Finestrat, and the Councillor for Enterprise, Mrs. Rebecca Plummer. The visit follows the Centre and Retail Park being awarded the first COVID-19 SAFE Shopping Centers (SSC) Certification in Spain and news of the Centre’s recent improvements and rebranding.

In this visit, the Mayor and the Councillor for Enterprise, Mrs. Rebeca Plummer, were accompanied by the manager of the center, Florentino Fernandez and the manager of Marketing, Hugo Fuster  and they enjoyed a tour of La Marina Shopping Centre and Retail Park to observe the improvements and the implementation of the COVID-19 safety measures.   

Mr Juan Francisco Pérez, the Honourable Mayor of Finestrat,  commented “today we visited the La Marina Centre and Commercial Park on the occasion of its reopening, which means the return of many people, especially young people, to their jobs. Employment and economic recovery is very important for everyone. However, at this time we must prioritize security. Therefore, we congratulate the management of the Centre because they have made a very important investment and effort to guarantee all security measures to customers, workers and retailers. And this has been reflected in the fact that today La Marina de Finestrat is a reference at the Spanish level by obtaining international certification for its good practices in relation to the Covid-19".

Florentino Fernández, Centre Manager, BNP Paribas Retail Estate commented “we are extremely proud to be the first Centre in Spain awarded with the SSC Certification and together with the improvements that have been undertaken, we have created a vibrant and safe environment to welcome back our shoppers. The Centre has undergone complete rebranding together with the installation of free WiFi throughout.” 

Auxiliadora Martínez de Salazar, Head of Retail of BNP Paribas Real Estate Spain, commented "the priority of La Marina Shopping Centre and Retail Park is the safety of everyone and we have implemented all protocols necessary to become a SAFE Shopping Centre and Retail Park. We look forward to welcoming our shoppers back.”

La Marina is the main Shopping Centre and Retail Park in the Marina Baixa region Finestrat, Alicante.  Located near Benidorm, the Centre has over a hundred shops, with top brands such as Zara, H&M, C&A, El Corte Inglés and Ikea. The panoramic rooftop terrace with outdoor seating offers a range of restaurants, leisure facilities and children’s activities.