Hammerson signs Scottish brewer for shopping centre first
Hammerson has signed Scottish craft beer brewer, BrewDog, to open its first-ever bar in a shopping centre, at Union Square in Aberdeen. The new 3,751-sq ft bar, located on the Upper Mall adjacent to Nando’s and Thai street food operator Thaikhun, is a first for BrewDog. The new bar has capacity for over 150 beer enthusiasts and will offer 20 draft beers on tap.
Launched in 2007 in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, BrewDog is now one of the UK’s fastest-growing food & drinks companies with more than 70 bars around the world, exporting into 60 countries.
Hammerson commercial director Iain Mitchell said: “We have seen solid demand over the past year for exciting F&B brands looking for space in our flagship city centre locations. BrewDog is a great addition to Union Square’s dining offer and demonstrates the increasing demand from new entrants for prime space and the shifting mix to growing categories such as food and leisure.”