The location is in the centre of Bochum right on Kortumstrasse. Kortumstrasse is the city centre’s main shopping thoroughfare. Bochum’s entire retail trade is concentrated in this pedestrian precinct. The shopping facilities here are many and varied and include fashion (H&M, C&A, Sinn, Esprit, Hallhuber etc.), jewellery, books and media (Mayersche Buchhandlung, Saturn im Kortumhaus) as well as interior decoration and design and first-class retail foodstuffs outlets. There are also major department stores and the ECE "Drehscheibe" and "City-Point” shopping centres, each featuring 40-odd retail outlets. The location is at the top end of Kortumstrasse right on the Bermudadreieck, the biggest recreational area in the city. There are over 60 bars, cafés and restaurants in the vicinity ensuring night-time and weekend frequency. Kortumstrasse is the most heavily frequented shopping area in the region.