At the end of 2014, there was over 11.5m sq m of modern retail space in Poland. Shopping centres are the most common type of retail schemes. Over 900,000 sq m constituted projects located in central locations of the 8 major cities, close to high streets.
In the well-developed European retail markets, high streets provide a supplement and alternative to the traditional shopping centres. High streets, perceived as the most prestigious and attractive locations, are streets with a high pedestrian traffic situated in the core city centre.
Source : Knight Frank