Jysk is the third retailer to open stores in the retail park in the past 12 months
Capreon, the Noé Group real estate business, has signed Jysk, the Scandinavian-style international furniture retail chain, has taken a new unit in Westgate retail park, Wakefield. The new store will be Jysk’s 19th UK location.
Jysk will be occupying an 8,000-sq ft unit, formerly occupied by DW Sports, on a 10-year lease. Dreams and One Below have also moved to the retail park within the last 12 months.
The new store joins a strong collection of home retailers including Harvey’s, Bensons for Beds, ScS and Dreams, as well as top retail brands including Curry’s/PC World, Laura Ashley, Mothercare and Pets at Home. The retail park also offers a selection of food and beverage outlets with Costa Coffee, KFC and Subway.
Carolyn Sparshott, asset manager – retail at Capreon, said: “Jysk is joining a strong mix of homeware retailers and adds a distinct offering to shoppers in Wakefield. Jysk’s arrival is the third in 12 months and marks the growing reputation of Westgate from its 50% occupancy a year ago to the thriving retail park it is today. There are more exciting new retailers to come.”