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Sojitz Contracted for Property Management of Seishin-Chuo Station Department Store Building (former Sogo Seishin Store)

– Opening Friday, December 4th, 2020 –

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Nov. 18, 2020
Sojitz Corporation

Sojitz Corporation (“Sojitz”) has been contracted by Kobe City Transportation Promotion Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Nagata-ku, Kobe) to conduct preparations for the partial store opening and post-opening management operations of the Seishin-Chuo Station Department Store Building owned by Kobe City, located in front of Kobe’s Municipal Subway Seishin-Chuo Station.

This new shopping center, the “Seishin-Chuo Station Shopping Center” will open on December 4th. The shopping center is located on the site of the former Sogo Seishin store that was a long-loved favorite in the area for many years and regrettably shuttered its doors on August 31st, 2020. The new store will partially open in December, including parts of the first and 5th floor spaces.

[Overview of Shopping Center]
●Facility name:     Seishin-Chuo Station Shopping Center (Tentative)
●Location:          5-9-4 Kojidai, Nishi-ku, Kobe
●Floors opening:      1st and 5th floors
●Opening date:      December 4th, 2020
●Number of shops:     28 shops planned (as of temporary opening in Dec. 2020)
●Composition of shops:  Supermarket, bakery, food sales (sweets, prepared foods, etc.)

Sojitz will capitalize on its abundant experience in the shopping center business to take on management of this facility, contributing to the revitalization of the Seishin-Chuo Station area and greater Kobe community.

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