Brewdog is the latest operator to sign up for new space at Basingstoke’s Festival Place. The Scottish brewery and pub operator has signed a 15-year lease on 4,883 sq. ft and is targeting an opening date towards the end of March.

Russell Jewell, Head of Private Equity Funds at AEW, said: “The arrival of a flagship brand like Brewdog is a strong endorsement of Festival Place’s evolving F&B offer and will be a welcome addition to our varied roster of operators in that category.”

Festival Place (Basingstoke) reported positive trading performances for 2021, with more than 20 new leases/lease renewals agreed, reflecting its continued resilience and relevance as a key retail and leisure destination.

In January 2022, F&B performed strongly within Festival Place with fast food reporting an uplift in revenue of +18.5% vs. 2019 and many operators seeing double-digit growth.

Joint agents for Festival Place are Lunson Mitchenall and Cushman & Wakefield. CBRE is the managing agent for the centre.

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