The owner of the Galleries, InfraRed Capital Partners, working in partnership with asset managers Hark Group and advised by Savills, is pleased to announce the letting of the former ‘Almshouse’ space to Jack Wills.
The British clothing brand will take occupation of the unit for fitting out, by the end of July. This new deal follows a number of recent lettings over the past year at The Galleries.
The Galleries, part of the Bristol Shopping Quarter, is located in the centre of Broadmead and has 335,000 sq ft (31,122 sq m) of retail space with brands including Argos, Boots, Peacocks, WHSmith and TKMaxx. In 2015 footfall at the Galleries reached 10.2 million, and the year-on-year figures outperformed the national average by 2.5% .
Chris O’Mahony, retail director at Savills in Bristol, comments: “We’re delighted and very excited about the fact that Jack Wills has chosen The Galleries for its first store in the centre of the city. This deal further expands the retail offer and highlights the re-establishment of the centre as a key shopping destination in Bristol.”
Jack Wills was advised by Montagu Evans.