A New Door Opens - Bizou expands into Ontario

November 29, 2010

We are pleased to announce that Bizou has opened at Bramalea City Centre, in Brampton, Ontario. The opening is Bizou's first in Ontario in over five years.

Bizou's premises is 751 square feet, and is situated on the shopping centre's main level. Their store is beautifully designed - attractive and warm, well merchandised, and very inviting.

Bizou joins other new tenants such as Forever XXI, Browns, BCBG, Joe Fresh, Aeropostale, Swarovski...etc, who have opened in the new mall expansion area, which was unveiled in mid-September. Morguard Investments Limited, owner of Bramalea City Centre,  invested $105+ million on the this project. A total of fifty new stores have been added on two levels. The centre is now 1.4 million square feet, with approximately 275 stores. In addition to the new stores, the property renovated and now has brand new entrances, common areas, soft-seating, lighting...etc.

Bizou will continue to expand in Ontario, with plans to open an additional 4-5 stores, in 2011. Regional and super-regional shopping centres are preferred. Size required in 650-1200 square feet. Bizou will also consider high traffic street-front locations in both Toronto and Montreal.

Bizou specializes in the sales of fashion accessories and costume jewellery. The company operates approximately 130 stores in Canada.

I'd like to thank Judie Hart of Morguard, for her help and efforts in finalizing this agreement.