Tag: Shopping Centres

Shopping Centre Developments Resume as Demand Strengthens

Posted on 24 June, 2013 by MOVEHUT under Commercial Developments

Shopping-centre developments across Britain are restarting for the first time since the onset of the financial crisis, delivering a timely boost to the economy. New projects have been on hold amid concerns that economic conditions would curb demand... Read More

UK Retail Footfall Dips in May

Posted on 20 June, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

The recent sunshine and increase in temperature across the UK has been welcomed by retailers, especially following last summer’s washout conditions. Yet unfortunately, May’s footfall figures have proven to be something of a disappointment after a... Read More

Midlands Leads Way in Shopping Centre Development

Posted on 7 June, 2013 by Jodee Redmond under Commercial Developments

The Midlands is leading the UK in shopping centre development, according to research conducted by property consultants Cushman & Wakefield. Approximately 250,000 square metres of space will be added to the UK market over the next 12-18 months from... Read More

Meadowhall Introduces Virtual Gift Cards

Posted on 31 May, 2013 by MOVEHUT under Business News

British Land has announced that Meadowhall, Yorkshire's leading retail destination, has become one of the world's first shopping centres to offer virtual gift cards. Shoppers at Meadowhall can now buy dedicated digital ‘V-Cards' that are redeemable... Read More

New Shrewsbury Shopping Development Postponed Indefinitely

Posted on 23 May, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

After several tough years, the retail industry is beginning to get back on its feet with several high profile chains managing to post greater profits than have been seen since pre-recession 2008. In turn, this has had a positive effect upon developers, with... Read More

Major Investment Planned for Newcastle Shopping Centre

Posted on 14 May, 2013 by Neil Bird under Commercial Developments

Newcastle’s Eldon Square shopping centre is to undergo a major refurbishment as part of a nationwide drive by owners intu to broaden the experience offered to visitors. The company is planning to invest £1 billion over the next decade on its portfolio of... Read More

Whiteley Shopping Centre Almost Fully Let as Opening Approaches

Posted on 1 May, 2013 by Neil Bird under Commercial Developments

British Land reports that its Hampshire retail and leisure development, Whiteley Shopping Centre, is over 90 per cent let.  Among the latest names to take space on the site are Fat Face (5,100 sq ft), The Body Shop (1,400 sq ft) and Jones Bootmaker (1,518 sq... Read More

Liverpool Clayton Square Shopping Centre Sold to InfraRed

Liverpool One faces competition now Infrared have acquired Clayton Square
Posted on 9 April, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Sales and Lets

Liverpool’s Clayton Square Shopping Centre has been sold to InfraRed Capital Partners by Land Securities. The 170,000 sq ft centre comprises 34 separate shop units, with existing tenants including popular high street names such as Boots, the Body Shop and... Read More