THE SHOPPING PORT AND A BLACK SEA HOTEL
Samsun is an important coastal city, as well as being a maritime commerce zone connected to railways, airways and highways; projects are to welcome overseas visitors by boat from other countries having a coast on the Black Sea such as Ukraine, Russia and Georgia. The idea is reflected on the concept in terms of “trade flows” and “the flow of people”. The emerging mixed-use project proliferate the social life via creative expertise to fit the challenges of transforming city. The first floor of the 13 storey hotel (14,500sqm above the ground) is at level 30m; the hotel provides maximum sea-view at all rooms. The function of 156 room five-star hotel will be enriched with the shopping mall linked to the hotel building. The top floor of the 4 storey shopping unit is reserved as food court and entertainment, where maximum view is granted, in addition, the cinemas are at this section. Terraces serve as open air lounges where visitors enjoy the panorama. The Gross Leasable Area for shops is 62,000sqm.