Run of new lettings at Crown Point, Denton, Greater Manchester
British Land has leased over 36,000 sq ft of retail space at Crown Point, Denton. Sports Direct has taken 12,000 sq ft on a long leasehold basis; Footasylum has signed for 5,000 sq ft on a 10-year lease and Flannels has taken 12,000 sq ft on a long leasehold basis. At the same timeJD Sports has re-geared the lease on its existing 7,500-sq ft store for a further 10 years.
The deals reflect British Land’s focused leasing strategy of targeting growth subsectors such as outdoor and sports clothing. The operators will complement the newly opened Sweat! gym.
Crown Point, Denton attracts 5 million customers per year and, with over 200,000 sq ft of retail and leisure space, offers 36 shops including River Island, TK Maxx, H&M and Boots.
Ben Grose, BL’s head of national leasing, said: “The strong leasing activity at Crown Point, Denton demonstrates our expertise in strategic asset management and ability to create vibrant retail locations. We have unique insight in understanding our customers’ wants and needs, and the success of Crown Point, Denton is testament to this, with an array of leisure brands now operating at the centre, which is an important part of the local community.”
British Land was advised by Savills and McMullen Wilson.