123 Bethnal Green Road

June 1st, 2016
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BC Retail have just  secured new shop premises in Shoreditch for Japanese denim brand Edwin.  Edwin have committed to a new 10 year lease on 123 Bethnal Green Road which is a landmark corner building at the intersection with Redchurch Street.  The building is Grade II listed dating from between 1878 – 1883 and was extensively refurbished by the current owners in 2011.  It extends to approx. 3,250 sq ft over ground, basement, first, second and third floors.

Edwin will be relocating from Charlotte Road in Shoreditch and this new shop will complement their West End flagship store on Henrietta Street WC2.  The premises are currently being extensively fitted out and an opening date is to be confirmed in the near future.

Edwin was founded in 1947 by KK Tsunemi and has been credited with contributing to the success of denim in Japan.  Edwin champions superior quality and craftsmanship, utilising exclusive fabrics and unique production processes.

443 Strand WC2

April 5th, 2016
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Acting for TH Real Estate BC Retail has successfully secured a deal to let these prime shop premises to Accessorize.  443 Strand forms part of the Coutts building and extends to approximately 1,500 sq ft over ground and basement.  A new 10 year lease was agreed at a rent of £235,000 pax.

Richmond 38/39 The Quadrant

April 5th, 2016
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Acting for Flight Centre BC Retail have secured a deal to up size Flight Centre’s presence on The Quadrant in Richmond.  Flight Centre had successfully traded from 38 The Quadrant for 5 years and has now doubled up to take in the adjacent premises previously occupied by EE.  A new 10 year lease at a rent of £170,000 per annum exclusive was secured on 38/39 The Quadrant.

151 Earls Court Road

April 5th, 2016
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Acting for a private investor BC Retail have successfully let 151 Earls Court Road which consists of a ground floor and basement restaurant premises on a new 15 year lease.  Substantial interested was generated and ultimately a deal was secured to let the premises to pizza chain Franco Manca at a rent of £90,000 per annum exclusive.

Ely: 3 Market Place & Unit L The Cloisters Shopping Centre

April 5th, 2016
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BC Retail, acting for Buccleuch Property, has recently concluded a letting of 3 Market Place in Ely to fashion retailer White Stuff.  These retail premises form part of The Cloisters Shopping Centre which is anchored by Waitrose and a 300 space car park.

3 Market Place extends to approx. 4,100 sq ft which are arranged over ground and first floor was let on a 10 year lease at a commencing rental of £52,500 per annum exclusive.  This opening will be White Stuffs 100th shop opening and will feature the retailer’s full range of clothing, footwear, accessories and homewares. Further to this the shop’s fixtures and fittings are to include original vintage wallpapers along with locally sourced antique furniture.

Starbucks have also taken a new lease on Unit L in the Cloisters in January 2016.  The coffee retailer has taken a 10 year lease on Unit L which has formerly been occupied by Carringtons Café.

The above lettings will see The Cloisters once again return to being fully let.

2 The Quadrant: Richmond

April 5th, 2016
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Acting on behalf of a private investor, BC retail has let 2 The Quadrant in Richmond to the women’s active wear retailer Sweaty Betty who are relocating from their current premises in Richmond. A 10 year lease was secured at a rent of £105,000 per annum exclusive.

81 Chancery Lane

February 18th, 2016
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Acting on behalf of the Fleet Street Press, BC Retail have successfully acquired 81 Chancery Lane within the new Chichester Rents development on a new 10 year lease at rent of £37,500 with 12 months rent free. BC Retail continue to search for suitable opportunities for Fleet Street Press in London.

48-51 Bow Lane

February 16th, 2016
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Acting on behalf of Pret, BC Retail have successfully acquired 49-51 Bow Lane as an up size from their existing store. The new site totals 8,500 sq ft and was secured on a new 15 year lease at a rent of £250,000 pax. As part of the deal BC also agreed the surrender of the existing store which the Landlord, CBREi, hope to re-let to a menswear fashion operator.

 

48 Oxford Street

February 16th, 2016
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Acting on behalf of Oriana, BC Retail have let 2,082 sq ft of space at 48 Oxford Street to Kiko Milano for their flagship store at a rent of £525,000 per annum exclusive. This will be their first Oxford Street store.

Cocktail Trading Co.

November 11th, 2015
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Acting on behalf of the Cocktail Trading Co. BC Retail have successfully acquired Unit 4 Avant Garde on behalf of The Cocktail Trading Co. for what will be their forth bar. A new 15 year lease was agreed at a rent of £50,000 pax with nil premium. BC continue to search for other suitable A4 opportunities in London.