GAP Kids & Baby Opens in CDM on Lubyanka
A store of the major global brand of kid’s clothing, GAP Kids & Baby, has opened in the Children’s Dreamhouse Mall on Lubyanka (owned and developed by Hals-Development). Located on the second floor of the complex, the new shopping space has a total area of 130 sq m. GAP Kids & Baby offers seasonal collections of clothing for newborns and children aged up to 14, developed in collaboration with some of the leading international designers and available in a wide range of styles and sizes: jeans, T-shirts, sweatshirts, school clothing, accessories, etc.
“The Children’s Dreamhouse Mall on Lubyanka is actively expanding its offer of children’s clothing from Russian and international brands. We are glad that GAP Kids & Baby has opened its first single-brand store in the center of Moscow in the CDM on Lubyanka where our customers will have a chance to shop for stylish and high-quality goods at affordable prices. By the beginning of the spring-summer season we expect to launch three new shopping spaces,” comments Leonid Kaprov, Senior Vice President of Hals-Development.
“The new Gap Kids & Baby store has opened in the very heart of the capital, and in the most beautiful children’s mall in the country. The concept of a store operating inside such a large-scale shopping space and the offer of children’s only goods is a new step in the Gap Kids brand development in Russia. We hope that it will be a perfect opportunity for us to enhance brand awareness and boost our sales,” comments Ardahan Arda, Commercial Director of Gap in Russia.
“When selecting tenants for the main Children’s Store in Moscow, we place our stakes on powerful international brands that are well known to both Russian and international shoppers. The brand’s collections reflect the trend for comfortable and practical wear and we are certain that GAP Kids & Baby will be very successful here on Lubyanka,” comments Stefan Zeiselmaier, General Director of ECE Russland.
The Children’s Dreamhouse Mall on Lubyanka is a unique complex for family and children’s leisure and a shopping center offering a full range of goods and services for kids. Today the CDM on Lubyanka accommodates over 100 clothing and footwear stores, including popular European brands H&M, Tommy Hilfiger Kids, Kenzo, effortless chic-style clothing for girls from Liu Jo, fashionable and elegant, and the stores of Russian manufacturers – Gulliver, Orby, Stylnyashka designer clothes, Kotofey footwear boutique, and others.
Gap Inc. operates a global retail chain of over 3,100 stores. Gap stores are located in the United States of America, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Ireland and Japan. Gap has been working in Russia since 2008 and currently has 17 retail stores in Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Yekaterinburg.
About the Company:
PJSC Hals-Development is a fast-growing real estate development company that specializes in residential and commercial real estate and controls all stages of a project life cycle, from concept development to further management of finished facilities. The company’s principle shareholder is VTB Bank.
The company is one of the five largest real estate developers in Moscow. The total area of the development projects implemented by Hals-Development is 1.6 million sq m. In 2016 and 2017, the company commissioned seven real estate projects with a total area of about 600,000 sq m: 1st and 2nd stages of the business-class Nasledie Residential Complex, elite Wine House Quarter, Peking Gardens Apartment Complex, IQ-Quarter (International Business Center Moscow-City), and elite Teatralny Dom Quarter.
The total area of real estate under construction in the company’s portfolio is over 800,000 sq m. Four projects are currently under construction: 3rd stage of the business-class Nasledie Complex, multifunctional Iskra-Park Complex, Dostoyanie Residential Complex, and Nevskaya Ratusha project in Saint Petersburg.
The company’s portfolio includes currently operating commercial real estate: SkyLight Business Center, Danilovsky Fort Business Center, Peking Hotel, shopping and entertainment complex Central Kids Store, Kamelia resort complex in Sochi, and other projects in Moscow and other regions of Russia.