Swarovski to open at Queensgate shopping centre in Peterborough this Spring
Lendlease and Invesco Real Estate, the global real estate investment manager, have signed luxury crystal jewellery brand, Swarovski for an 800-sq ft unit. Founded in 1895 in Austria, the brand has 2,800 stores worldwide.
The news follows the Queensgate shopping centre’s plans for a 77,000-sq ft, £60m extension, which is to be anchored by Empire Cinema. The first phase of the extension is being carried out in partnership with John Lewis, which will be investing in its store for 2019.
Guy Thomas, head of retail at Lendlease, said: “Swarovski is a highly reputable brand with a strong heritage and global reach, making them a brilliant addition to Queensgate. Their portfolio of unmatched quality and craftmanship alongside their relationship with their devoted customers and brand ambassadors is a formula for success and we look forward to welcoming them to Queensgate.”