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Jones Lang LaSalle advises clothing retailer Aquascutum on its return to London’s West End.
London, 4nd September 2013 – Jones Lang LaSalle’s Central London Retail team has advised Aquascutum on its search for a new West End of London store, helping them land an assignment of the Swarovski lease at 24 Great Marlborough Street.
Due to open in Autumn 2013, the 4,456 square feet store is located opposite Liberty Department store in the heart of the West End. Trading across both ground and first floor, the spacious new store will incorporate a new modern design concept.
The new store will carry luxury tailoring and outerwear for menswear, a selection of contemporary interpretations of traditional and directional pieces for womenswear and junior. It will also showcase Aquascutum’s latest category offering a modern fun interpretation of classic pieces for children between the ages of 4 and 10.
Mark Taylor, Chief Operating Officer at Aquascutum commented, “We are delighted to be opening the Great Marlborough Street Store. Returning to the West End provides the brand with a prime trading location, and reinforces our fundamental objective, to maximise our presence within luxury retailing.
The addition of the store to our portfolio highlights the exciting period of growth that we are embarking on. We continue to search for more prime retail space in Greater London to add to our existing portfolio."
Duncan Gilliard, Director in Jones Lang LaSalle’s Central London Retail team added, “Aquascutum is an iconic British brand and it is fantastic that they will once more have a presence in the West End. Demand for Regent Street and the surrounding streets remains at record levels both from international and British brands. Footfall growth in Regent street was the strongest across the West End last year and retailers will continue to see this as a prime location for stores.”
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