Graz, Austria

MURPARK

Feel-good Atmosphere

Strong Neighborhood Center

Focus on Gastronomy

Well Positioned as a District Center

Strong, Supraregional Pull

Award-winning Traffic Concept

Self-generated Electricity

Economic Driver with Exemplary Traffic Connections

MURPARK Graz offers special kinds of shopping experiences: The high architectural standard and many real plants combine with nationally and internationally successful anchor stores to create an urban lifestyle. In 2018, the SES center opened its 6,500 m² expansion and 18 new shops, strengthening further its position as one of the city’s favorite meeting places. MURPARK offers attractive anchor tenants, a variety of brands, and a special food & beverage focus in its segment mix. An extension of tram line no. 4 as a direct connection to the city center, a new highway feeder road, a Park&Ride offer, a dedicated city train station, bicycle garages, and connections to supraregional cycling paths all combine to constitute an internationally award-winning traffic concept for MURPARK visitors. The large-scale center in the southeast of Graz can be easily reached from all directions. MURPARK has a very strong supraregional pull that goes beyond the Slovenian border. At the same time, it offers benefits for local benefits as a district center. Since 2018, SES has operated a photovoltaics system on the roof of MURPARK Graz, which generates approximately 170,000 kWh of electricity per year for the center.

Transport Infrastructure

With direct connections to the feeder road leading to the A2 highway Graz-Ost exit, free parking spaces, tram and city train stations, and excellent bus and bicycle connections, MURPARK Graz boasts a well thought-out traffic concept.

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Catchment Area

  • up to 15 min.
    approx. 280,000 inhabitants

  • up to 30 min.
    approx. 559,000 inhabitants

  • up to 45 min.
    approx. 885,000 inhabitants

Facts & Figures

Address

Ostbahnstraße 3, 8041 Graz, Austria

Leasable area (GLA)

43.100 m2

Number of Jobs

approx. 1,000

Stores

90

Anchor Stores

INTERSPAR, Media Markt, Hervis, Kastner & Öhler, Hollister, Thalia, H&M, C&A, Humanic, McDonalds

Project History

Opening: March 2007, Upgrading: November 2009, Refurbishment: 2013-2014, Expansion: 2017-2018

Parking Spaces

2,040 free parking spaces
400 bicycle parking spaces (250 in a bicycle garage)

Opening Hours

Mon – Fri: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Sat: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM,
INTERSPAR* Mon – Fri: 7:40 AM – 7:00 PM, Sat: 7:40 AM – 6:00 PM
*vorbehaltlich Änderungen durch Sonderöffnungszeiten

Special Facilities

E-filling stations, Planet Lollipop, Mini Lollipop, bicycle service station

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Services

Architectural Highlight

The center features distinctive architecture.

Childcare

Supervised play area for children

Event Focus / Stage

Regular Events and / or Cultural Activities

Location on the Border

The center enjoys a cross-border catchment area.

Public Transportation Access

The center is very well connected to the public transport network.

The “Zehner” Gift Certificate

Cross-center gift certificate, valid at 12 national SES centers.

Top-performing Center

The center demonstrates above-average performance.

Tourism Destination

The center is located at a highly frequented tourist destination.

International Award Winner

ICSC European Shopping Center Award 2013, Stockholm, Sweden

MURPARK won the ICSC European Shopping Center Award in the “Established Centers” category. The Graz-based shopping center convinced the jury via its well thought-out traffic concept, which was established via a public-private partnership with the city of Graz, as well as its infrastructure and quality of stay.

MAPIC Retail Future Project Award 2005, Cannes, France

MURPARK in Graz won the “MAPIC – Retail Future Project Award 2005” as part of the global competition organized by the “Plaza” trade journal. In the “Best Shopping Center Near a Transport Hub” category, MURPARK achieved an impressive second place.