Cumbria’s 100% hit rate of new Woolies tenants

Graham Soult

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  1. smlp says:

    I understand when retail units are split up in right value locations (Northumberland Street Newcastle for example) but in places where the high street foot fall is lower (south shields) it never seems to work.

    Landlords just trying hard to max out on £££’s i guess but actually the empty units always make the high street look worse.

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