Holt Renfrew Vancouver Announces Expansion

Last night we were treated to a beautiful dinner at the Fairmont Pacific Rim with the Holt Renfrew PR team to celebrate a big announcement. Holt Renfrew is planning a major expansion to their flagship Vancouver store. They’re adding close to 40,000 Square Feet of retail space and an array of new luxury experiences.

CDXmTCdVIAAW7qwThe beautiful Versace plates from dinner at the Fairmont Pacific Rim 

Holt Renfrew Vancouver will be fully updated throughout, and expanded by 30% to reflect an elevated flagship store model and innovative new retail concepts. The store will grow to approximately 190,00 ft, offering experiences tailored and personalized for the Vancouver customer.

“We are excited about our growth plans and sharply focused on our unique position as Canada’s specialty luxury retailer,” said Holt Renfrew President Mark Derbyshire. “Our customer in Vancouver can look forward to more of the exceptional service and rich assortment of leading brands they have come to know and love at Holts.”

image2The Luxury Apartment Private Shopping Concept

Construction at Holt Renfrew Vancouver will begin August 2015 and the store will remain open throughout the renovation with enhancements complete by the end of 2016. The store will feature a newly expanded 200 foot storefront along Howe Street, updates to its street front and facade along Dunsmuir Street, and comprehensive renovations throughout the store.

Highlights include an expanded women’s leather goods and footwear area (Hello shoe department) an expanded menswear department, a new luxury apartment private shopping concept and a new restaurant, Holts Cafe.

“We are pleased to continually enhance our position as Canada’s destination for luxury and style” said Mr. Derbyshire.

image1For more information on the Holt Renfrew expansion, visit holtrenfrew.com
Images courtesy of Holt Renfrew