Property group Landsec says it has signed 63,000 sq ft of deals across its retail portfolio with 17 brands, including Polo Ralph Lauren, H&M, Diesel, and Armani.
In Lewisham, H&M will more than treble the size of its current store, opening a flagship branch which will feature fashion and homeware, while at Bluewater, Polo Ralph Lauren will be opening a new store in the scheme’s Lower Guildhall, and Rituals will double the size of its current store.
In Leeds, Rosa’s Thai will open at Trinity and Menkind will open a store at White Rose.
Landsec has also completed a number of deals across its outlet portfolio. At Gunwharf Quays, Armani, 7 for all mankind, American Vintage, Pandora, and Diesel have taken space.
New food and beverage brands have also joined the line-up with Cosy club opening this week, and Pho due to open in the summer.
At Junction 32, clothing-brand Kurt Muller will open, and at Clarks Village, Dune, Jack Wolfskin and Mint Velvet have opened new stores. Dune will also arrive at Braintree, along with Trespass.
Ailish Christian-West, Head of Property, Landsec, said: “This level of leasing activity demonstrates the continued attractiveness of well-managed destinations which place customer and brand experience at the heart of day-to-day operations.
“Across our diverse portfolio, we continue to attract brands of an exceptional quality. This is reflective of the product we offer to both consumers and retailers.”