Pacific Centre set to Make an Entrance with Official Opening of Redevelopment

AllSaints, Weekend MaxMara, Ted Baker London, kate spade new york and PANDORA among some of the key retailer partners set to open their doors today and redefine the shopping experience at Robson and Granville

VANCOUVER, June 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Calling all fashion lovers, as of today, Pacific Centre's new retail expansion is officially open.  Three years in the making, this highly anticipated grand opening brings some of the most sought-after fashion retailers in North America right to the corner of Robson and Granville.  The space boasts over 44,000 square feet of retail space and gives shoppers the heightened retail experience they've been waiting for.

Earlier in March a list of first-class retailers was unveiled, marking the arrival of eight world-class brands including  fashion-favourites Ted Baker London and AllSaints, both of whom chose Pacific Centre, Vancouver as their first location outside of Toronto.  Come September, Pacific Centre will also bring Vancouverites another key fashion player with a flagship Nordstrom store set to span three floors and have a prominent position on the street.

"Pacific Centre redevelopment is reshaping one of the city's most well-known retail destinations," said Tom Knoepfel, Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Cadillac Fairview.  "We are proud to take a leading role in the city's premier shopping district and are committed to bringing the best client and shopper experience to Pacific Centre.  Partnering with leading fashion retailers is just one of the ways this new expansion is delivering on that promise."

NEW STORE OPENINGS

Pacific Centre is pleased to welcome an exciting line up of high-fashion retailers to the new space including:

  • AllSaints
  • Weekend MaxMara
  • Ted Baker London
  • BOSS Store
  • kate spade new york
  • Pandora
  • TUMI
  • B2

Followed by Rockport, Microsoft, Abercrombie & Fitch and The Disney Store all making their debut in the space throughout the summer and fall.

"I've shopped at Pacific Centre for years and couldn't be more excited about the new developments," said Jill Lansky, Founder and Editor, TheAugustDiaries.com. "These new store openings are landmark for Vancouver; it's exactly what our fashion district needs. From Nordstrom to AllSaints to Sephora, it's truly a one-stop shopping destination." 

GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION

Pacific Centre's is making an entrance with a live fashion show taking place at street level.  On Wednesday June 17th at 12 o'clock sharp. Models wearing the hottest looks available only at Pacific Centre will turn the street into a catwalk, showing off their new looks. We welcome you to join us.

FOLLOW @PACIFICCENTRE ON INSTAGRAM

In conjunction with this exciting opening, Pacific Centre is upping the ante in the social realm with the launch of their Instagram.  Pacific Centre's social channels will be a go-to destination for shoppers looking for head-to-toe fashion, in addition to beauty-related inspiration.  Fashion-lovers can follow Pacific Centre on Instagram at @PacificCentre.

From June 17th to 24th, Pacific Centre will host a #MakeAnEntrance contest on Twitter and Instagram. Contest participants are encouraged to share their favourite in-mall fashion finds using "#MakeAnEntrance" and tag @PacificCentre for a chance to win one of three $200 Cadillac Fairview SHOP! CARD gift cards. For more information on the contest, including the rules and regulations for entry, please visit: http://www.pacificcentre.ca/en/centreinfo/Pages/MakeAnEntrance.aspx

About Pacific Centre
A well-known landmark in the heart of downtown Vancouver, Pacific Centre is the city's premier mixed-use office, retail, and hotel complex.  The centre opened in 1971 and now encompasses more than 2.8 million square feet of gross leasable area. With more than 18 million pedestrian traffic visits per annum, Pacific Centre is Vancouver's leading fashion destination and Canada's top performing shopping centre. Pacific Centre will feature over 100 stores including a flagship Holt Renfrew, H&M, Harry Rosen, Sephora, and Apple.

Pacific Centre Social Media
Like Pacific Centre at Facebook.com/PacificCentre
Follow Pacific Centre on Twitter @pacificcentre
Follow Pacific Centre on Instagram @Pacificcentre

About Cadillac Fairview
Pacific Centre is owned by The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited, one of North America's largest owners, operators and developers of commercial real estate. Cadillac Fairview focuses on developing and managing high quality office, retail and mixed-use properties in Canada and the United States, as well as international investments in real estate companies and investment funds. With a portfolio valued at more than $28 billion, Cadillac Fairview and its affiliates own and manage nearly 36 million square feet of leasable space at 66 properties across North America, including some of Canada's landmark developments, such as Toronto-Dominion Centre, Toronto Eaton Centre, Sherway Gardens and Chinook Centre. Cadillac Fairview is wholly-owned by the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, which invests to secure the retirement income of 311,000 active and retired teachers in Ontario.

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SOURCE Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited

For further information: Media contact: Vanessa Jenkins, North Strategic, 416.206.8765, Vanessa.jenkins@northstrategic.com


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