Retail Renovation Set to Stimulate Sheffield Job Growth


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Sheffield City Council have appointed global consultancy company Turner and Townsend to provide support for the development of the new £480m Sheffield Retail Quarter, which is set to create around 2,500 jobs in the city.

The Sheffield Retail Quarter Development is set to span 900,000 square feet throughout the City Centre, creating improved retail links between The Moor and Fargate. Further to the dedicated retail outlets, at least a further 200,000 square feet of residential and office space is also set to be created.

The retail project, which is set to drive regeneration throughout Sheffield, is expected to be fully complete by 2021 – with 80% of the development set to be open for trading by late 2019. It is hoped the redevelopment will make the city around £291m a year in additional retail spend, creating 2,500 jobs in retail the retail industry upon completion.

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