June 7, 2010
Uniqlo, the Japanese fashion retailer advised by Harper Dennis Hobbs (HDH), has exchanged contracts on a new store at Bluewater shopping centre in Kent.
It has leased 12,700 sq ft on the Upper Thames Walk on a new 10 year lease. The store is due to open in the Autumn of 2010.
Simon Coble, Uniqlo’s UK CEO says: “We are delighted with this acquisition, our brand is going from strength to strength in the UK and our products have captured shoppers’ imagination for quality fashion at affordable prices .”
James Ebel of HDH adds: “We are currently seeking more new stores in London and the South East for openings in early 2011”
CBRE and DTZ represented Bluewater.