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The Terrasses du Port is a commercial shopping center located in the 2nd arrondissement of Marseille . [1] The retail format contains 190 shops, including both domestic and international brands. The mall, which opens in the spring of 2014 also has a balcony of 2,600 square meters, offering a view of the harbor, La Joliette , hence the building’s name, which translates to “The Port Terraces”. [2]

The shopping mall Was designed by French architect Michel Pétuaud-4A Létang of Architects, Matthew VanderBorgh of the Netherlands-based firm, C Concept Design , [3] and the design consulting firms Ingérop and Barbanel. The development was financially supported by the British property development and investment company, Hammerson . [4]


The seafront view of the Port’s Terraces extends an impressive 260 meters

The Terrasses du Port sits on the Boulevard du Littoral, between the sea and the Docks. Previously, this area of ​​the port had not been accessible by the public for many years. Erected in the heart of the Grand Seaport of Marseille , the shopping mall plays a role in the large operation to renew and urbanize the district. The mall was designed in the modern style, influenced by the spirit of the region, combining fine materials with stone and steel. [5]


  • 61,000 square meters of shops
  • kindergarten
  • 190 shops and restaurants
  • 2,600 parking spaces
  • 2,600 square meters of terrace overlooking the sea
  • 260 linear meters seafront facade
  • 3,000 m2 space for private events and functions
  • central location, accessible by all means of transportation


Interior conceptual rendering of the Terrasses du Port


  • attained certification level “Excellent” by BREEAM
  • refills for cars in parking lots
  • parking lot for car sharing car pooling
  • installation of photovoltaic panels
  • ecological garden



The construction of a shopping mall of this size in Marseilles was forbidden until 2001. This article is only available in French and German by Jean-Claude Gaudin , as seen in Plan of Countryside in nearby Cabriès. The choice to rise was the subject of the Socialist Party in the municipal elections of 2008, where it was feared that the center would have a negative impact.


Port Terraces has the following stores:

Zara , Mango , Lacoste , Jeff from Bruges , Alain Afflelou , Uniqlo , Orange , Franck Provost , Desigual , H & M , G-Star , Pepe Jeans , Kaporal 5, Adidas , Etam , Yves Rocher , Savonnerie Marseillaise, Monoprix , Célio , Jules , Sephora , Guess , Quiksilver , Michael Kors , Starbucks Coffee, La Grande Recre , L’Occitane en Provence , Hugo Boss , Petit Bateau , Levi’s , Geox , Decathlon , Redskins , Van’s, Running , Darty , Bose , Crocs , American Vintage, Tumi, Armand Thiery , Hediard , Eleven Paris, Catimini, Okaïdi, Little Marcel , Marionnaud , Spirit , Pull & Bear , Kiko , Bizzbee, Camaïeu ,IKKS , Ted Baker , Agatha, Pellegrin & Sons , Calzedonia , Bershka , Houses of the World , Texto, Havaianas , Kookai , NAO do BRASIL, Tally Weijl , Accessorize , Puyricard , Cop Girlfriend, Princess TAM TAM, Comptoir des Cotoniers, Carnet de Vol , Glove, Mauboussin , Minelli, Sandro, Superdry, Undiz, Stradivarius, JD Sports , Jonak, Izac, Pylones, Maje, LITTLE EXTRA, Noise in the Kitchen, Kusmi Tea, The Kase, Yellow Korner , Carmen Steffens and many more other

Restaurants in the building include the following: Vapiano , Beef House, Dalloyau , Roy Rene, Tommy’s Diner, and Yoj by Yoji.


See also

  • The Joliette


  1. Jump up^ Official Website
  2. Jump up^ About the Terrasses du Port
  3. Jump up^ ICSC. “ICSC European Shopping Center Awards 2015 Finalists”, p.5. ICSC , London, 21 April 2015.
  4. Jump up^ The Port’s terraces: a commercial center like no other
  5. ^ Jump up to:c About the Terrasses du Port
  6. Jump up^ Les Terrasses du Port – Stores, lesterrassesduport.com, July 23, 2014

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