Calvin Klein, the global fashion brand reports brisk trade since it opened its new unit at Blanchardstown Centre two weeks ago. Dublin’s largest retail and leisure destination, Blanchardstown SC attracts an annual footfall of over 16m.
The label renowned for its His and Hers minimalistic but stylish designer wear from its recognisable underwear range toits authentic denim collection, has signed on a 10-year lease located on Level 2.
The new store will span 2,600 sq ft in total with neighbouring retailers include FIELDS, the contemporary and sustainable menswear brand, as well as Ireland’s largest ZARA, along with a host of others at the centre in recent months – including Nike Unite, FLANNELS and LEGO.
Blanchardstown Centre is Dublin’s largest retail and leisure destination, covering over 1.1m sq ft, in operation for over 25 years. The centre attracts high visitor numbers from Dublin and surrounding counties.
The centre has benefitted from an extension and extensive refurbishment process over the last three years – including a full mall upgrade – with further spend planned.
Blanchardstown is Dublin’s third largest urban area, popular with urban professionals and young families, with one of the fastest growing populations in Ireland. The area enjoys excellent transport connections – sitting on the M50 ring road and N3 motorway, eight miles from Dublin city centre, 15 minutes from Dublin airport and on a total of 20 bus routes.
Sharon Walsh, Leasing Director at Falcon AM, asset managers for Blanchardstown Centre, commented: “It is great to see another globally recognised brand open a store at Blanchardstown Centre. Calvin Klein will serve to further broaden our luxury fashion offer – speaking directly to demand from our catchment. The store will act as a real draw as we enter the festive shopping period.
“We’ve had a great round of openings to tie up what has been a strong year at Blanchardstown. Demand for prime retail space remains healthy and investment in the centre continues to pay off when it comes to attracting high quality local and international tenants.
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