More Luxury Shops in El Salvador

Grupo Roble has begun the expansion of the Multiplaza shopping centers in Antiguo Cuscatlan and remodeling in Metrocentro in Santa Ana and San Salvador.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

"For Multiplaza, which has 250 stores, new stores will open such as Victoria's Secret, Nike Store, Gap, La Senza, Banana Republic, Aldo, CAT, and Converse, among others, explained Alberto Poma, CEO of Grupo Roble. It is projected that these fashion brands will open between December 2012 and March 2013", reported

In total an area of 6.312 m2 will be remodelled and 6.807 m2 will be built. The works are scheduled for six months.

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The first Costa Rican store of the salvadoran group will open in November 2009, hiring over 300 employees.

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