Shopping center A Bloc will open in Otaniemi in August
The new beating heart of the campus – shopping center A Bloc – will open on August 30th 2018 in connection with the Aalto University metro station.
With its restaurants and cafés, A Bloc is the natural meeting place of Aalto University Campus and the whole Otaniemi. A Bloc also houses Clas Ohlson, Alko, a pharmacy and other services for daily needs. Esport Aalto fitness center offers different kinds of sports services from traditional gym to hot yoga and bouldering.
A Bloc focuses on interactions and innovative solutions. The shopping center’s unique location at the heart of an innovation university enables new forms of co-operation when developing the center. In the future A Bloc will develop different kinds of retail concepts and new ways of thinking within the shopping center industry together with the retailers, students and the university community.
The new shopping center is a part of a large building project, which also includes the main building of the School of Arts and Design Väre opening in the beginning of September 2018, as well as the new building of the School of Business opening in the beginning of 2019.
A Bloc is located right in the center of the Aalto University campus in the crossing of public transport. The other entrance of the Aalto University metro station is located within the shopping center, and Otaniemi bus lines run next to the building. In the future, also the Jokeri Light Rail will pass the shopping center.
For more information on Väre and the School of Business, click here.
jatta.reijonen (at) aalto.fi
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