// Braehead shopping centre adds a host of new retailers including Paperchase and Frasers Group
// Despite a challenging year, new signings indicate confidence in physical space for
The Braehead shopping and leisure destination in Glasgow has added Paperchase, Frasers Group and Pink Vanilla to its line-up.
The card and stationery retailer Paperchase has taken 1,500 sq ft of space on a five-year lease while Frasers Group has signed for 15 year leases on units spanning 24,000 and 12,000 sq ft respectively.
The fashion retailer Pink Vanilla has also signed for a 2,400 sq ft space for five years.
A spokesperson from Paperchase said: “We are delighted to be able to offer the shoppers of Braehead a new and joyful shopping experience with us. It’s not been an easy time for anyone but we are thankful for our loyal customers who have inspired us to step up our game with store design and just know this new store is going to pack a punch.”
The accessories retailer Claire’s has also extended its lease on its existing unit and AmericanCandy has relocated and expanded its space, taking on a 3000 sq ft store.
Steve Gray, head of European retail asset management at Global Mutual, said: “We are thrilled to welcome a host of new retailers, and to renew terms with some of our noteworthy existing tenants – reflecting a positive outlook for the year ahead and as restrictions ease.
“Despite the challenges of the past 17 months, Braehead continues to be a popular retail and leisure destination in the Glasgow area, and these deals will further enhance the diversity of our offer.”