Occupying a 4,668 sq. ft. unit, adjacent to anchor tenant Primark, this will mark Waterstones’ ninth store in Northern Ireland, asserting the book retailer’s confidence in the buoyant local market.
Bringing more than just books, the arrival of Waterstones signals the creation of 10 new jobs and reaffirms Rushmere’s status as a pivotal retail destination in the province.
This deal was secured by property advisor, Savills Northern Ireland, on behalf of Rushmere Shopping Centre, continuing a narrative of robust retail expansion within the Centre.
Martin Walsh, Centre Manager, shared his enthusiasm: :We are delighted to welcome Waterstones to Rushmere Shopping Centre. Their presence adds a new and exciting dimension to our retail offering, and we are confident that book lovers and shoppers across Northern Ireland will embrace this noteworthy addition to our line-up. We believe that the inclusion of a bookseller of Waterstones’ calibre significantly enhances our appeal and provides yet another compelling reason to shop at Rushmere.”
Paul Wilson, Director, Savills Northern Ireland, commented: “This is a testament to the resilient and dynamic retail environment that Rushmere Shopping Centre continues to cultivate. The arrival of Waterstones, a highly esteemed retailer, underscores the centre’s appeal and ongoing commitment to delivering a diverse and vibrant shopping experience.”