Frasers Group signs on at The Centre Livingston
Hines, the international real estate firm, has signed a lease with fashion retailer FLANNELS for 17,500 sq ft of space with a trading space of 11,000 sq ft across two floors, at The Centre, Livingston.
Strengthening The Centre’s fashion offering, FLANNELS will bring a vibrant retail destination to the town and will house a collection of men’s, women’s and junior luxury designer clothing and accessories from some of the most coveted brands in fashion. The new store is due to open this Autumn, bringing an impressive offering of luxury, contemporary and emerging fashion brands to Livingston.
Sharon Bloodworth, Director of Retail Asset Management at Hines, says: “We are delighted to welcome one of the UK's leading luxury fashion retailers, Flannels, to The Centre, Livingston which is a fantastic addition to our exciting mix of over 150 stores, eating places and leisure. The Centre continues to sign and retain top international retailers to enhance our shoppers experience, ensuring there is something for everyone who visits. We are confident Flannels, which is at the forefront of contemporary fashion retail with an impressive portfolio of designer brands, will be a major success at The Centre.”
James France, Head of Global Leasehold Property at Frasers Group, says: “This new site in Livingston, demonstrates our on-going commitment to bricks-and-mortar and investing significantly into key retail destinations. Frasers Group is dedicated to bringing an unrivalled shopping experience to customers with the opening of new, vibrant and elevated stores across the UK.”
The Centre, a c856,000 sq ft, 160-unit shopping centre in Livingston, is one of the most established regional shopping centres in Britain. It is fully let to a broad range of occupiers with a diverse array of leisure and shopping offerings and contains 100 per cent of Livingston’s high street retail space. This latest opening highlights the resilience of the local market given the challenges of the past year and the continued demand from consumers for high-quality fashion retail. The Centre retains a diverse portfolio of occupiers and holds a strong position in the market both locally and nationally.
EYCO and Savills acted for Hines.