NEW RETAILERS OPEN AT SOUTHBANK PLACEFriday, October 11, 2019
NEW RETAILERS OPEN UP FOR BUSINESS AT SOUTHBANK PLACE
Recently welcoming the first residents to Southbank Place, Braeburn Estates (a joint venture partnership between Qatari Diar and Canary Wharf Group) can now announce the imminent opening of four new retail units.
Boom Cycle, Birley Sandwiches, Island Poké and Black Penny will all soon be opening their doors on the 5.25 acre site that surrounds the iconic Shell Tower.
The new retailers are set to take their place beside current incumbents Gail’s Bakery, Marks & Spencer, Boot’s, Coco Di Mama and Knight Frank.
Visited by over 22 million people each year, the South Bank is one of London’s most popular tourist destinations, with Southbank Place set to become the jewel in the crown of the area. The development, which features seven beautifully designed buildings, includes a prominent piazza and collection of public squares providing the perfect destination to live, work and relax.
Further retailers to be announced as the development fully opens in 2020.
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About Southbank Place
Southbank Place is being developed by Braeburn Estates, a joint venture between Canary Wharf Group plc and Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company.
About Qatari Diar
Qatari Diar is a global leader in sustainable real estate, building landmark projects of unrivalled scope and vision. We create vibrant communities dedicated to capturing the hearts and imaginations of the people we serve. These developments are conceived from our commitment to preserving and reflecting local characters and traditions and our visions have created places with a sense of identity and purpose where people aspire to live, work and visit.
Qatari Diar’s European operation is based in London, and boasts several key local projects, including a landmark residential development at the 12 acre Chelsea Barracks site in Belgravia; Southbank Place, a mixed-use joint venture between Qatari Diar and Canary Wharf Group situated in a prime central London location on the south bank of the River Thames; 30 Grosvenor Square, the current US Embassy in London, which will become a luxury hotel, retail and event space; and East Village & Elephant Park, a joint venture with Delancey and APG, offering more than 4000 private residential apartments for rent.
Qatari Diar seeks to harness the world’s greatest architectural and design talent in order to create sustainable communities that will stand the test of time.
About Canary Wharf Group
Canary Wharf Group plc has overseen the largest urban regeneration project ever undertaken in Europe, designing and building more than 17m sq ft of London real estate, which now houses local and international companies and renowned retailers.
The Canary Wharf Estate is a major retail destination comprising around 1m sq ft across five shopping malls, including the award-winning leisure development, Crossrail Place, housing one of London’s most stunning roof gardens. It also has world-class, year-round arts and events programme offering over 200 diverse and culturally inspiring events performed throughout the Estate.
Canary Wharf Group is a wholly owned joint venture between Brookfield Property Partners and the Qatar Investment Authority.