Image: Franco Manca | Shelley Sandzer
Ticker

SHELLEY SANDZER SECURE A SLICE OF GREENWICH FOR FRANCO MANCA

Shelley Sandzer, the leading specialist UK leisure property agency, has acted on behalf of the brand in a deal which will see Neapolitan sourdough pizza brand, Franco Manca, secure its next London location at 29/31 Greenwich Church Street, due to open in April.

Starting out with their first site in Brixton Market, Franco Manca has developed a rich portfolio of restaurants across the capital and regionally, facilitated by the team at Shelley Sandzer. With dough made daily, the brand has remained true to its roots by calling upon seasonal ingredients from small suppliers across Italy and the UK. Franco Manca’s new pizzeria in the leafy South East London suburb of Greenwich, marks the 44th Franco Manca site which Shelley Sandzer has advised on.

Tom Byng of Franco Manco, said: “We can’t wait to bring our handmade sourdough to one of London’s most popular tourist destinations, the historic and beautiful Greenwich Market. The area has been a target location for us throughout much of our expansion process so we’re hugely grateful to the Shelley Sandzer team for bringing this to fruition and helping us to bring our pizzas to the bustle of Greenwich Market.”

Nick Weir, joint managing partner at Shelley Sandzer, added: “Operating over 40 pizzerias in the UK and Italy, Franco Manco is a well-established brand in the dining market but one that retains an offer keeping them relevant and popular. The team has sought the perfect Greenwich Market site for a number of years and we’re proud to have delivered this, utilising our expert industry knowledge to handpick a unit that will help them to maximize on the draw of this area. We have built a strong relationship with Franco Manca working with them since they were a fledgling brand, so I’m confident that they will be a great success in Greenwich’s charming and quirky market.”

Shelley Sandzer is a leading and dynamic agency, specialising in the restaurant and leisure property sector. The company provides considered and valued advice to many of the UK’s most highly regarded restaurant brands, centres, developments high streets and landlords, via a lateral thinking team with an unparalleled knowledge and understanding of the leisure business. Shelley Sandzer is also known for the key role it plays in launching new entrants and unique concepts to the market, such as Duddell’s, Honey & Smoke, and Frame.

Shelley Sandzer acted for Franco Manca.

Sign up for our ACROSS Newsletter. Subscribe to ACROSS Magazine.

Ticker MORE

WEMBLEY PARK SIGNINGS RISE WITH BREAD AHEAD

Independent bakery and baking school, Bread Ahead, is the latest retailer to join the line-up at Wembley Park, the £3bn urban development adjacent to the world-famous National Stadium.

PEGGY PORSCHEN SUGAR-COATS CHELSEA WITH ITS NEW FLAGSHIP PARLOUR

Sloane Stanley has announced phase one of the opening for popular chic cake and confectionary brand, Peggy Porschen, at 219 King’s Road. Boasting a prime corner position, the 2,400 sq ft Parlour marks the second site for the brand, after their debut in nearby Belgravia in 2010.

KGAL IMMOSUBSTANZ ACQUIRES FIRST PROPERTIES

Seed portfolio in the Stuttgart suburbs – KGAL Group’s first open-ended mutual real estate fund, KGAL immoSUBSTANZ, has started with the acquisition of two properties in the fashion outlet city of Metzingen, and in Wannweil (a district of Reutlingen).

Development agreement secures £30m regeneration of Princess Square and creation of The Deck in Bracknell

The next major milestone in Bracknell town centre’s regeneration has been secured with the signing of a legal agreement between Bracknell Forest Council and its development partner, Bracknell Regeneration Partnership (BRP) – a 50/50 joint venture between Schroders UK Real Estate Fund and Legal & General Capital.

Nathalie Lohaus is new Head of Commercial Partnerships at Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield Germany

Nathalie Lohaus took over the position as Head of Commercial Partnerships at Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield Germany in March 2019. Her activities focus on mall retail in the form of pop-up shops, kiosks and promotions, the creation of brand experiences through events and cooperations as well as the management of media campaigns on digital and static advertising spaces. Previously, she worked for the company as Deputy Head of Shopping Center Management as well as Center Manager at Ruhr Park Bochum.

Equilis Europe is continuing with its expansion in Europe

Equilis Europe: 7 countries (Belgium, France, Spain/Portugal, The Netherlands, Poland, The GD of Luxembourg) - 1 headquarter. Retail development: 300,000 sq m built (retail+others) and 174,000 sq m under development/construction.