Development and Regenerating project of the Heysel Plateau

The City of Brussels awarded the public contract for the redevelopment of the Heysel plateau to the Group Unibail-Rodamco/CFE/Besix. The first part, which will become an attractive location for the capital, will develop a new active living quarter with housing facilities, shops and green spaces for a private investment of 800 million of euros. This first phase will comprise:

  • a shopping mall « Mall of Europe » :
    • 230 shops (81.000 m² of commercial activities),
    • 30 restaurants,
    • The largest movie theatre in Belgium, Kinepolis (21 fully digital rooms with a total of 4,000 chairs)
  • 590 housing facilities
  • two nurseries,
  • 3.500 m² offices,
  • rest home,
  • landscaped park of 3,5 hectares built under the shops,
  • discovery garden,
  • space dedicated to the art,
  • 3.700 underground parking places
  • the first indoor « Spirouland » in the heart of a leisure zone of 15.000 m².


City of Brussels and the Brussels Capital Region

Project Dates

Realization date : 2018-2022


Architects: Jean-Paul Viguier & associés and Art & Build architects

Project Figures

Heysel : ± 70 ha