MILLENNIUM City was built in 1999 by architects Gustav Peichl, Boris Podrecca and Rudolf F. Weber as Austria’s first town-in-town concept that combines office and living space with shopping and entertainment areas. On the 50,000 square meters of MILLENNIUM City there are over 100 shops from international top brands as well as numerous restaurants and entertainment options. An average of 14 million people a year visit Austria’s most modern shopping and entertainment center on the waterfront. The sale of MILLENNIUM City by MPC Capital to the consortium consisting of the Kaufmann Group and Morgan Stanley is considered the largest real estate deal of 2014.
Entertainment, Shopping & more
With MILLENNIUM City, renowned architects realized a vision for the 21st century that set new standards in Vienna. The future-oriented planning of the most modern shopping and entertainment center on the waterfront is proving even more true today: Vienna’s first address on the Danube has been recognized as the best center in Vienna by the renowned Shopping Center Performance Report Austria several times in a row, and it was also among the top in the national ranking Secure places.
The building ensemble, which combines office units in the 202-meter-high MILLENNIUM Tower and residential units with the shopping and entertainment center, is an outstanding project that has a permanent place as an architectural landmark of Vienna. Due to the optimal connection to local public transport and private transport, the MILLENNIUM City is a magnet for over 850,000 people in the direct catchment area.
Millennium City’s broad-based range encompasses around 100 well-known local and international brands, 30 bars, cafés and restaurants as well as a vibrant entertainment area including a 13 screen cinema. Meanwhile younger visitors converge at Monki Park with the highest indoor rope-climbing garden in the country or at Flip Lab, a trampoline, parkour, and freestyle park. More relaxing ways of entertainment can be found at Ocean Park, with its bowling alleys, video games and further entertainment options. Night owls turn night into day in the A-Danceclub, while sport fans find a premium keep-fit address in the Holmes Place Club, measuring more than 5,000 square metres. The innovative hotel Harry’s Home in the Millennium Tower covers around 4,200 square metres on five floors, with 97 rooms, offering guests attractive overnight accommodation, who can likewise profit from the wide-ranging options of Millennium City.
The direct location on the Danube gives the most modern shopping and entertainment center a special charm that is appreciated by visitors and employees alike. The Danube Island, Vienna’s largest local recreation area, is only a bridge away and offers countless sports and recreational opportunities.
SHORT WAYS TO THE CITY AND THE CEE
With its own train station, MILLENNIUM City is optimally connected to local public transport. Direct S-Bahn connections open up the surrounding area to the north and west. Vienna city center is only a few minutes away by underground. The port of Vienna, Austria’s most important logistics center, is only a stone’s throw away. Vienna International Airport can be reached in 15 minutes by car and offers the best connections to all CEE countries. Direct motorway connections also ensure short distances for private transport and connect the MILLENNIUM City with all of the country’s important traffic arteries.
The MILLENNIUM City is home to strong brands, which is frequented by around 14 million visitors every year. The guests appreciate the wide range in Vienna’s most modern shopping and entertainment center, which is constantly being expanded and has received numerous awards from the renowned Shopping Center Performance Report. The visitor magnets include strong brands such as Bonita, Calzedonia, CCC Shoes, Claire’s, Deichmann, dm Drogeriemarkt, Cineplexx, Burgerista, H&M, Humanic, Intimissimi, Jones, L’Occitane, Mango, Marionnaud, Merkur, Orsay, Palmers, Pearle Optik, MediaMarkt, Starbucks, s.Oliver, Sonnentor, Rituals, Levi’s or Tom Tailor.