Toys “R” Us Comes to Belfast City Centre

CBRE Managed Castlecourt Selected by Toy Retailer for New Store. Belfast, 15th September 2014 – Kids big and small are set to benefit from today’s announcement that leading toys retailer Toys “R” Us will open a store in Belfast’s CastleCourt shopping centre.

Boasting a wide range of toys, games and, fun products the retailer will take on 6,000 sq ft of space for their new format store in Northern Ireland.
Completion of the letting for the Upper Mall Level space has been negotiated by property firm CBRE with Toys “R” Us represented by Liverpool based firm, Mason & Partners.

CBRE currently manages 12 shopping centres totaling 3.5 million square feet in Ireland and Alana Coyle, Head of Retail at CBRE in Belfast welcomed the news which follows a number of other high profile entrants to the Northern Ireland retail scene.
“With Simply Be/Jacamo, Joules, Taking Shape, Mango and Dr Maartens recently entering the local market, shoppers really are spoiled for choice and Toys “R” Us is a great addition to our expanding portfolio of strong retail tenants in the centre.
“It is also a great boost for an underserved section of the market and will help us build CastleCourt’s line-up of family-friendly brands. We have invested significantly in our offering to ensure that we reflect the needs of customers and Toys “R”Us complements our existing offering with over 80 great stores and 10 eateries which make CastleCourt a great choice destination for families.”
Mike Coogan, Toys “R” Us Marketing & eCommerce Director said “CastleCourt is a great location for our store in Belfast. We are pleased to be in a high profile, high footfall position surrounded by other leading brands. It’s a perfect location, centrally located and easy for our Click and Collect service to operate. We’re pleased to have secured a store in this centre.’

CONTACT: Cathy Kapande, INC Marketing – 00 44 (0) 78 2827 2556

CONTACT: Alana Coyle – 00 44 (0) 2890 43 8555 or e-mail:alana.coyle@cbre.com

About CBRE Group, Inc.

CBRE Group, Inc. ((NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2013 revenue). The Company has approximately 44,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through approximately 350 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. Please visit our website at www.cbre.eu

In Ireland, with offices in Dublin and Belfast, CBRE is the country’s largest commercial real estate services company, now employing over 130 employees and offering a full range of property services including property sales and acquisitions, leasing and management, investment, corporate services, debt advisory, project management, consultancy, valuations and research. Please visit our website at www.cbre.ie or www.cbre.ie./ni