The shopping center La Certosa, opened in November of 2003, is close to the western outskirts of Turin. It is easily reachable via the ring road, taking exit 24 if coming from the South and going in the direction of Savonera, or the North headed toward Collegno and Statale. The Center features a covered mall, a Carrefour superstore,a two-level underground parking lot and other outdoor parking spaces.
The area surrounding the shopping center is experiencing major commercial growth, and its catchment area includes the northern and western suburbs of Turin. Moreover, the external design project for the Center, paneled in wood and copper, was granted the Architectural Project Award 2004 by the Professional Association of Architects.