Westfield continues to recover thanks to ‘strong leasing’

// Westfield owner Unibail reports rise in turnover in the very first quarter
// Turnover rose 34.2% reflecting a “strong post-Covid-19 recovery and asset deliveries”

Westfield has revealed a increase in its turnover in the first quarter as it recovered from Covid-19.

The operator of the browsing centre big, Unibail-Rodamco Westfield stated turnover rose 34.2% reflecting a “strong publish-Covid-19 recovery and asset deliveries”.

It mentioned its tenant sales recovered and reached 93% of 2019 levels in the first 3 months of the calendar year as effectively as 95% in March by yourself.

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Meanwhile, rent assortment also improved to 93% with a “continued improve in the 2021 assortment rate”.

The group saw “sustained leasing activity” with 521 offers signed in in the interval, which was essentially up 4% towards 2019.

Unibail chief executive Jean-Marie Tritant claimed: “Our portfolio of flagship locations in the wealthiest towns and catchment spots done perfectly in Q1, demonstrating the continued power of the recovery. The essential role our centres perform in the omnichannel approach of leading brand names was illustrated by robust leasing general performance.”

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