Mulberry announced at Westfield London
30 May 2008
Countries: United Kingdom
Westfield and Commerz Real, joint owners of Westfield London, today announce that luxury, leather retailer Mulberry will be taking a unit within the premium Village area of the scheme.
Mulberry’s 1,331 sq ft store will be home to its exquisite range of handbags and accessories.
Vanessa Lunt, Communications Director at Mulberry, said: “Mulberry is delighted to be a part of this unique, high end shopping centre. For this venture, to inject an element of individuality, the brand is creating a specially designed space in collaboration with a British artist.”
Michael Gutman, Westfield managing director UK and Europe, said: “We are pleased that successful global brands like Mulberry have endorsed our concept of a dedicated luxury precinct at Westfield London.”
Westfield London will open on 30 October this year and all of the major anchor retailers are currently fitting out their stores.
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About Westfield London
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Westfield specialises in the management, leasing, development, design, construction and funding of shopping centres. Westfield has approximately 26bn of assets under management in a portfolio of 118 shopping centres across the United Kingdom, United States, Australia and New Zealand with 22,000 retailers and approximately 10m sq m of retail space. In the UK, Westfield has seven operating centres in Britain Tunbridge Wells, Nottingham, Guildford, Belfast, Lisburn, Merry Hill and Westfield Derby, a 340m development which opened on 9th October last year. Westfield has three major urban regeneration projects; the 1.6bn landmark Westfield London which on completion this autumn will be the largest shopping centre in Greater London at over 150,000 sq m. Westfield is also developing Stratford City, adjacent to the site of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games. It is the largest retail-led, mixed use urban regeneration project ever undertaken in the UK. Westfield Bradford is a 340m retail-led mixed-use regeneration development in the heart of the city.
Commerz Real AG
Commerz Real AG is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Commerzbank AG, Germany. With 44 billion in assets under management, it is one of the world’s largest real estate asset managers and providers of leasing and investment solutions. Commerz Real focuses on the provision of investment products, such as open-end and closed-end real estate funds, institutional real estate funds, REITs, closed-end funds for ships, aviation, and renewable energy. Furthermore, the spectrum of services includes the area of structured investments, which combines the activities of real estate leasing, big-ticket leasing, and structured financings, as well as equipment leasing.
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