STOCKHOLM-The UK-based outlet mall developer end operator Freeport has stepped up its international expansion programme with the completion of its 183,000-sf scheme at Kungsbacka near Gothenburg in Sweden. The £23 million ($33 million) development will be the first to serve the largely affluent 1.7 million catchment on Sweden’s Western seaboard.

Freeport Kungsbacka is located by the side of the main E6 North/South motorway route. Its 60 units, have been let to brands including Calvin Klein, Versace, Matinique, Levi’s, Adidas and Dolce & Gabanna.

Freeport Chief Executive Sean Collidge said: ‘The opening of a Freeport designer outlet village in Sweden is a continuation of our strategic expansion throughout Europe. We have further plans to open designer outlet villages in France, Portugal and Austria over the course of the next two years.’

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