Longmartin Properties, a joint venture between Shaftesbury and The Mercers’ Company, has announced Rohan, the outdoor clothing and footwear brand, has opened a 3,875 sq ft London flagship in St Martin’s Courtyard.
Located at 11 Mercer Street and designed by Rohan’s in-house team in conjunction with Future Display Systems, the new store features the brand’s full range of innovative travel and outdoor clothing. In addition, Ecco footwear, Life Systems accessories, and the UK’s largest range of Eagle Creek luggage are all showcased the store, which covers two floors.
Scott Longstaff, Managing Director at Rohan added: “We are delighted to launch our new flagship store in this central London location. It has a great atmosphere that makes it a wonderful place to shop and we look forward to becoming an established part of the area.”
Charles Owen, Portfolio Executive at Shaftesbury, added on behalf of Longmartin Properties: “Rohan’s choice of St Martin’s Courtyard for its London flagship reflects the strength of the destination, both in terms of the quality of its brands and the footfall it attracts. Rohan adds to St Martin’s Courtyard’s other leading outdoor brands, such as Barbour and Jack Wolfskin, as well as the collection of premium fashion retailers and all-day restaurants that make it such a popular destination in London’s West End.”
The news follows the recent refurbishment of Bill’s restaurant in St Martins Courtyard, one of only three locations the brand chose to launch their new concept design and bespoke menu in the UK.
Colliers and Hanover Green Retail acted as letting agents on behalf of Longmartin Properties. CBRE are appointed as the asset manager on behalf of Longmartin Properties.
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Notes to Editors
Shaftesbury PLC is a Real Estate Investment Trust, which invests exclusively in the liveliest parts of London's West End. Our objective is to deliver long-term growth in rental income, capital values and shareholder returns.
Focused on restaurants, leisure and retail, our exceptional portfolio extends to around 15 acres, clustered mainly in Carnaby, Seven Dials and Chinatown, with substantial ownerships in east and west Covent Garden, Soho and Fitzrovia.
In addition, we have a 50% interest in the Longmartin joint venture with The Mercers' Company, which has a long leasehold interest, extending to 1.9 acres, in St Martin's Courtyard in Covent Garden.
Our proven management strategy is to create and foster distinctive, attractive and prosperous locations. It is implemented by an experienced management team with an innovative approach to long-term, sustainable income and value creation, and a focus on shareholder returns. We have a strong balance sheet with conservative leverage.
About The Mercers Company
Over the centuries The Mercers’ Company have looked after the welfare and interests of mercers in the City of London, managed charities, almshouses, and schools, and played a prominent role in London civic life.
During this time The Mercers Company have accumulated a large property portfolio, located mainly in the City of London, and in Covent Garden in the West End of London, including a Joint Venture with Shaftesbury PLC for St Martins Courtyard.
Income derived from the Company’s investments, particularly from property, funds the Company’s other activities and charitable works.
CBRE Asset Management is an integral part of the global CBRE business. They use their in-depth experience to drive investment returns and value through active asset management. They have a wealth of experience across multiple sectors that they employ to unlock an asset’s potential and they align their services to provide a customized solution.