AKROPOLIS Vingis is a multifunctional cultural, business, shopping and entertainment district that will be developed in Vilnius, Lithuania. The new, vibrant quarter is planned to be built in Vilkpėdė district, on the site of the former Velga factory. It will become the impetus for the conversion of Vilkpėdė district into an important part of Vilnius.
Different functional spaces will be arranged in the city quarter manner on an area of 10 hectares, separated by open and covered internal streets and alleys. The total area of the retail, service and leisure premises will amount to around 100,000 square metres. In addition, a multi-purpose concert hall will be built in the complex with 2,500 seats or up to 4,000 standing places, as well as a conference centre and a multiplex cinema, various leisure areas and children’s playgrounds. The 7 office blocks to be developed above the shopping centre will cover around 100,000 square metres. Around 450 apartments for long-term residential rentals are planed to be developed as well.
A total of 4,500 car parking spaces will be provided in a multi-storey underground and above-ground car parking, for the convenience of visitors and employees in the quarter. AKROPOLIS Vingis will also be friendly to cyclists, pedestrians and public transport passengers with convenient accessibility, including 2.5 km of new pedestrian and cycle paths, a pedestrian walkway from Geležinio Vilko St. to the Neris River, as well as a modern underground passage under Geležinio Vilko St.
The conversion project of the industrial territory will focus on creating an efficient public infrastructure through the reconstruction of the Geležinio Vilko St., Gerosios Vilties St. and M.K. Čiurlionio St. intersection next to the quarter, as well as the reconstruction of Eigulių St. and an improvement of part of the approaches to M.K. Čiurlionio St.
The multifunctional cultural, business, shopping and entertainment quarter will be situated next to Vingis Park, AKROPOLIS Vingis will be ultra-green and blend in harmoniously with its surroundings, while respecting nature and human health. In addition, the quarter will be built in accordance with the requirements of the BREEAM international standards for sustainable construction and will use green energy sources. The project is expected to create around 8,000 new job places.