Find in the news:
BY COUNTRY

£656m buys a 30% share in Bluewater, Kent for Land Securities



Land Securities has acquired a 30% share in the Bluewater Center based in Kent, from Lend Lease, for a sum of £656m.

It has also gained full management rights, along with 110 acres of land for £40m.  After the rent free periods have ended, the overall net initial yield is expected to be 4.1%. The asset is owned by Lend Lease which holds 25%, M&G Real Estate and GIC with 35%, and Hermes and Aberdeen Asset Management hold a 10% stake.

This is one of the prime shopping centers outside of central London.  It hosts 27m annual visitors, in an extremely wealthy catchment area.  The center offers 1.8m sq ft and houses more than 330 cafes, restaurants, bars, and retailers, including House of Fraser, American Eagle, Tommy Hilfiger, H&M, Zara, Jack Wills, Victoria’s Secret, John Lewis and Marks and Spencer.  It offers shoppers 13000 parking spaces.

£656m buys a 30% share in Bluewater, Kent for Land Securities.jpg

The acquisition of this center increases Land Securities’ exposure in the South East.  Purchasing this share forms part of their plans to dominate the retail center experience. The company is planning to improve Bluewater returns by a reduction in the void rate to an average of 2.6% from 5.3%.  It will combine units to offer larger, but fewer units to retailers.  It is also targeting an improvement in its catering and leisure offerings.  

The company is confident that their approach to managing this asset will allow for growth in rentals as confidence in the market resumes again.

More about shopping malls in the United Kingdom



Jul 9, 2020, Poland:
The coffee chain from Israel opens its first representative office in Europe and Brazil.
Jul 8, 2020, USA:
Following the announcement of the launch of a subscription service worth less than $100 per year, retail network shares increased by 7%.
Jul 8, 2020, USA:
American fashion brands Lucky Brand and G-Star Raw filed for bankruptcy and joined the so-called "march of bankruptcy" retailers.
Jul 7, 2020, Sweden:
The Swedish fashion retailer has decided to adjust its global retail network against the backdrop of the recent crisis.
Jul 3, 2020, Sweden:
The new, innovative website will be a playground for anyone who wants to experiment with the design of their homes.
Jul 3, 2020, USA:
Customers in shopping malls will be able to get a full-body scan in 10 seconds and get their exact measurements from different brands.
Friend
and Follow
Forum Istanbul GLA:1 883 684 SF
ADDRESS: Kocatepe Mahallesi, Pasa Caddesi 34045 Bayrampasa
Turkey . Istanbul
Forum Istanbul
Aviapark GLA:2 475 699 SF
ADDRESS: ul. Aviakonstruktora Mikoyana, 10
Russia . Moscow region
Aviapark
212 Istanbul Power Outlet GLA:753 474 SF
ADDRESS: Mahmutbey Merkez Mah. Taşocağı Cad. No:5 Bağcılar  /  İstanbul
Turkey . Istanbul
212 Istanbul Power Outlet
Madrid Xanadú GLA:1 184 030 SF
ADDRESS: Autovía A5, salidas 22 y 25 - 28939
Spain . Madrid
Madrid Xanadú


Edit text

Dear visitor!
If You wish to add appropriate information to this description, please make changes in the text below and they will take effect after being verified by Malls.com administrator.

SAVE CHANGES
ADD PHOTO

Dear visitor!
If you desire to add more photos to this description, please upload them and they will appear on the page after being verified by Malls.com administrator.

CHOOSE PHOTOS
SAVE CHANGES
Sign in Malls.com
Sign in please, if you already have an account

Registration



Error filling
Error filling
Error filling
Error filling
Thank you!
You will receive e-mail with registration data shortly. In email you'll find link, confirm your account by clicking on it, please.

Malls.com Team
Thank you for message!
In the near future you will be contacted the manager
for further details.

Malls.com Team
Good mall, bro!
In the near future you will be contacted the manager
for further details.

Malls.com Team
We are dissatisfied with you :-(
In the near future you will be contacted the manager
for further details.

Malls.com Team

Write to us