Lakeside strengthens fashion offer – Pull&Bear and Stradivarius sign on new space
LAKESIDE, one of the UK’s most popular retail and leisure destinations, owned by property company SGS and asset managed by Global Mutual, is pleased to announce that leading fashion retailers, Pull&Bear and Stradivarius, have joined its line-up.
Pull&Bear has recently opened in a new 9,642 sq ft unit while Stradivarius has opened the doors to a new 8,710 sq ft store.
Both brands are owned by Inditex and will join sister brand Zara at the centre. The company now has three brands at the centre, attesting to its popularity among shoppers and strong performance.
Pull&Bear is a popular clothing and accessories retailer, catering to both men and women. The brand is distinctive for its European urban style. Founded in 1991 in Galicia, it now has over 800 stores worldwide.
Stradivarius is a leading women’s clothing and accessories retailer, founded in Barcelona in 1994. The brand now has over 900 stores globally.
Lakeside is a leading retail and leisure destination, situated in Essex, covering 1.6m sq ft. The centre sees millions of shopper visits per year and is home to over 250 shops in total, with leading brands such as M&S and H&M also holding space.
Steve Gray, Head of European Retail Asset Management at Global Mutual, comments:
“We are delighted to welcome two exciting fashion brands to our centre. Pull&Bear and Stradivarius are much-loved by our visitors and will significantly bolster our offer.
“We’ve seen strong leasing activity over the last few months, as confidence in physical retail– more specifically in prime, catchment-dominant locations like our own – continues to grow.
“We have a number of other deals in the pipeline, which will help to keep our offer fresh and diverse for guests. We look forward to updating over the coming months.”