JD Gyms signs in Rochdale
Published: 20 February, 2016
LaSalle signs Greater Manchester’s first JD Gyms at Rochdale Exchange
LaSalle Investment Management has agreed a new 25-year lease with JD Gyms at Rochdale Exchange in Greater Manchester. JD Gyms is part of JD Sports Fashion plc.
This new agreement sees the award-winning fitness chain opening its first branch in Greater Manchester in fully refurbished premises at Rochdale Exchange. Opening in April 2016, JD Gyms has invested £1.5m in the fit out of its 26,000-sq ft unit.
Located in the centre of Rochdale, Greater Manchester, Rochdale Exchange is 13.5 miles north of Manchester city centre with Huddersfield 20 miles to the east. Anchored by Beales, Boots and River Island, the mixed-use scheme comprises a total 290,000 square feet across two levels.
LIM asset manager Charlotte Watkins said: “We have enjoyed a period of tremendous growth and success in the region, underlined by our commitment to invest in the future development of this scheme. The agreement with JD Gyms to locate its first premises in Greater Manchester at Rochdale Exchange demonstrates the success of our proactive asset management as well as continued investment into the centre, ensuring it meets the needs of the local catchment.”
LaSalle was advised by Barker Proudlove and Green & Partners.