Landsec has signed deals with 25 brands totaling 139,900 sq ft across its retail destinations, with fashion and lifestyle names on the list including Zara, H&M, Radley and Decathlon.
Decathlon has exchanged terms to open a 35,100 sq ft flagship store at Trinity Leeds which will become the first dedicated outdoors and sports retailer at the centre, while H&M will upsize its current store at the destination with an additional 13,600 sq ft of retail space – taking the overall unit to 38,900 sq ft.
Zara has signed for a 38,000 sq ft store at St David’s, Cardiff, shortly after announcing plans to expand its Bluewater presence to a 37,000 sq ft unit by autumn 2020.
In London, Oliver Bonas has more than tripled the size of its current unit to add 3,400 sq ft of floor space at Southside shopping centre, while Lewisham shopping centre has welcomed Deichmann in 5,400 sq ft of retail space.
Calvin Klein Jeans has secured 1,800 sq ft of space at Gunwharf Quays, adding to the brand’s presence with its Calvin Klein Underwear store already trading from the outlet; and Puma has opened in a 2,100 sq ft unit.
Kate Spade is joining Braintree Village with a 1,800 sq ft unit and Boux Avenue has opened a 2,300 sq ft store at The Galleria, Hatfield.
Marcus Geddes, Head of Property at Landsec, said: “This level of leasing activity demonstrates the continued importance of well-managed destinations which place retailers front and centre. It’s great to see a host of exciting new tenants join our schemes alongside the brands our guests already know and love.”