Retail rush

Internacionale and The Card Factory have signed 10 year leases with Aberdeen’s Bon Accord & St Nicholas Centres, owned by the Scottish Retail Property Limited Partnership (a joint venture between Land Securities and British Land). Internacionale, due to open within the St Nicholas Centre, has agreed a 10-year lease on a 5,140 sq ft unit at a rent of £240,000 a year. A 10-year lease has also been settled with The Card Factory on a 1,529 sq ft unit at £140,750 a year. It is due to open at the St Nicholas Centre. The signings come after food brands YO! Sushi, Di Maggio’s, Pret a Manger and Cafe Rouge joined the centres’ new look food terrace, part of Bon Accord & St Nicholas’ £8m refurbishment.