MCR Property Group buys The Wheatsheaf Shopping Centre

Date published: 06 July 2017

Manchester based MCR Property Group has purchased the Wheatsheaf Shopping Centre for an undisclosed sum.

Chris Taylor, Asset Manager for MCR Property Group, commented: “The purchase of the shopping centre comes ahead of a significant shift in the retail landscape within Rochdale Town Centre.”

MCR Property Group has appointed specialist retail and leisure experts, Hynes Illingworth, alongside Richard Lucas Property Consultants as joint advisors.

Andrew Hynes co-owner at Hynes Illingworth said: “The shopping centre provides a primary covered shopping environment in the heart of Rochdale Town Centre. The scheme is well anchored, provides dedicated on-site parking and has excellent public transport links via the new Metro and Bus Transport Interchange.”

Chris Taylor added “We are in discussions with a number of exciting retail and leisure operators.”

Mark Dawson was appointed the new centre manager as of Saturday (24 June).

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