Izmir Optimum, which opened its doors to the visitors in the outlet concept on 30 March 2012 and became Izmir’s most popular shopping center, continues to serve as the largest shopping center of Izmir and the Aegean Region in the regular shopping center concept, after transition from its outlet concept with ‘Refurbishment and Expansion’ project on 31 March 2017.

Shopping Center


Izmir, Turkey


86.000 m²

Number of Stores:


Opening Date:

March, 2012, March, 2017 / Refurbishment and Expansion

Established on an area of 235,000 m2, İzmir Optimum offers its visitors a social and cultural living area with 252 stores, an indoor car park for 3000 vehicles, movie theaters, bowling center, skating rink, cafes and restaurants with outdoor terraces and 3,000 m2 of free playgrounds for children of different age groups, on a leasable area of 86,000 m2.

Izmir Optimum, where all needs from disabled and children toilets to baby care rooms and from prayer room to vale services are considered, also attracts people with its rich combination of brands and meets visitors’ expectations with its food court for 1,400 people, offering tastes for every age and taste.

Located in the district of Gaziemir, between the city center of Izmir, the 3rd most populated city of Turkey and the Adnan Menderes airport; Optimum is the largest shopping center of the Aegean region and is situated in the north of the district, directly opposite the Aegean Free Zone.

The center is unique in its segment and with its location, accessibility, modern, aesthetic and compact architecture, advanced technological infrastructure, Sustainable Business and Sustainable Management Certificate (BREEAM In-Use), prestigious variety of stores including national and international fashion brands, social, cultural and artistic events, bowling center, game halls, movie theaters, skating rink and professional management approach.

Awards and Certificates
Gold Winner: Elele Cafe “Best Social Responsibility Project of Europe”

ICSC 2018
Best Shopping Center of Europe Award in the Refurbishment and Expansion (Large Shopping Center)

MarCom 2018
Platinum Winners: Movie Premieres “Marketing Campaign of the Year Category”

The Stevie Awards 2018
Bronze Winner in two Different Categories: Movie Premieres, ‘’Marketing Campaign of the Year and Public Relations Event of the Year in Art and Entertainment’
Silver and Bronze Winner in two Different Categories: Elele Cafe, ’Best Consumer Event and Corporate Social Responsibility Programs of the Year in Europe’’

Sustainable Business and Sustainable Management Certificate / “Outstanding” BREEAM In-Use