Landsec signs 63,000 sq ft of deals across its retail portfolio

Gunwharf Quays
Gunwharf Quays

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.”