a.s.r. real estate investment management has acquired the Castellum shopping centre in Houten for ASR Dutch Prime Retail Fund from Syntrus Achmea Real Estate & Finance, which represented two Dutch pension funds, including BPL Pensioen. The shopping centre is located adjacent to the train station of the same name and offers 29 retail outlets, measuring about 8,600 m2 in total.
The stores in the Castellum shopping centre focus mainly on daily necessities. The shopping centre serves the local community as well as benefiting from train commuters. The shopping centre has 29 stores, measures about 8,600 m2 in surface area and offers excellent and spacious underground parking facilities. In addition to supermarkets Albert Heijn and Hoogvliet, the shopping centre boasts a strong mix of local and national retailers such as Etos, The Readshop, Intertoys, Kwalitaria, Gall & Gall and Big Bazar.