Lewis Craig Blog Archive

Sale completed of 12 Smithfield Street to South American restaurant Assenheims 56!

Lewis Craig are delighted to announce the successful completion of 12 Smithfield Street to South American Restaurant Assenheims 56.

Acting on behalf of the former occupier, Lewis Craig were instructed to source a high-quality operator who would fit in well with the impressive 12 Smithfield Street mixed-use scheme which comprises some 100,000 sq ft of office space above.

NARS New Head Office

Lewis Craig are delighted to have advised luxury beauty brand NARS Cosmetics with their recent UK Head Office relocation project, resulting in a move to 100 New Oxford Street, located in the heart of Central London.

100 New Oxford Street has recently been transformed to provide 34,000 sq ft of Grade A office space, with NARS securing some 6,000 sq ft of open plan space on the 6th floor.

Having considered several other options the premises were identified as offering the perfect solution for the company’s UK Head office requirement.

Blüthner Pianos West End Relocation

Blüthner Pianos, represented by Lewis Craig, have opened an impressive new showroom in the heart of the West End, at the landmark 10 Portman Square development situated at the southern end of Baker Street by Portman Square, London W1.

Located alongside Waitrose and Fired Earth, close to Selfridges, the premises comprising some 4,070 sq ft, offer a two level showroom of modern design, featuring additional sound-proofed, air conditioned practice and recording rooms each featuring a grand piano.

A slice of New York from NY Fold

Bringing authentic New York style pizza to London, NY Fold, represented by retained advisers Lewis Craig, have opened their first restaurant at 103 Charing Cross Road, between Soho and Covent Garden.

NY Fold is located in the section of Charing Cross Road between Tottenham Court Road Station and Cambridge Circus, with the double-fronted restaurant offering ground floor space of some 1200 sq ft, plus ancillary basement.

Yasmeen restaurant opens in St John’s Wood!

We are delighted to advise that Yasmeen are now open at 1 Blenheim Terrace, St John’s Wood.

Yasmeen restaurant opens in St John’s Wood!

Lewis Craig acted on the sale of the former Italian restaurant to Yasmeen, who are a high quality Lebanese restaurant. Yasmeen have undertaken a complete refurbishment of the entire space, including their fantastic raised outside terrace overlooking the beautiful suburb of St John’s Wood.

Nando’s at MK1 Leisure Park

Nando’s, have opened their fifth restaurant in Milton Keynes. The unit, comprising some 4,000 sq ft, is located at MK1 the new fashion and leisure park located alongside the Milton Keynes Dons stadium. Lewis Craig represented Nando’s in the acquisition process.

MK 1 has an impressive line-up, with occupiers on the leisure side including Pizza Express, TGI Friday’s, Frankie & Benny’s, Prezzo and Chimichanga as well as a state of the art 11 screen Odeon Cinema. The fashion element of the development houses brands including Marks & Spencer, Primark, River Island, H&M and Outfit.

The MK1 development adds to existing operators established in and around MK Stadium, including DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, with IKEA and an Asda Supercentre located closeby.

Nando’s at MK1 Leisure Park