The new entrance opened to the public
last week and will transform the customer experience. The redesigned elevation
fronting onto Eyre Square at Kennedy Park ensures the centre’s renewed
prominence in the heart of Galway city centre.
A number of high profile tenants have
been secured for the main units in the redeveloped section of the centre, with
projected opening dates in early March.
Starbucks will open their flagship
Galway store on the first floor mall. The unit extends to 210 sq m (2,260 sq
ft) and enjoys fabulous views over Eyre Square. It has a seated outdoor area
that also overlooks Eyre Square and neighbouring protected structures.
International clothing retailer Diesel
will anchor the ground floor on occupation of their unit, which extends to 250
sq m (2,690 sq ft).
The tenants are undertaking their
respective shop fits and are projected to be open to the public by March.
Regatta Great Outdoors, the outdoor
and leisure retailer, has taken the unit adjacent to Starbucks, which extends
to 207 sq m (2,230 sq ft).
Lambert Smith Hampton are in advanced
negotiations with tenants for the three remaining kiosk units that extend in
size from approx. 90 sq ft to 450 sq ft, and lettings are expected to be
finalised in the coming weeks.
Patrick Cormican, Surveyor at Lambert
Smith Hampton, commented: “The short supply of suitable retail units in Galway
city centre and the high volume of both national and international retailers
seeking representation within Galway has resulted in the units attracting great
“We are delighted with the calibre of
the tenants we have secured so far and are confident the new development will
be a great success.”