Land Securities has opened its Buchanan Street development in Glasgow today, following the debut of its Trinity Leeds centre yesterday.

The 115,000sq ft retail scheme, which features apartments and nine stores, was opened  fully let with retailers including Forever 21, Gap and Evans Cycles taking space in the centre.

The £61m development faces Land Securities’ existing Buchanan Galleries. Buchanan Street was opened by Land Securities chief executive Robert Noel and Scotland’s deputy first minister Nicola Sturgeon this morning.

It follows the launch of the developer’s 1 million sq ft, Trinity Leeds shopping centre yesterday.

Noel said: “The opening of 185-221 Buchanan Street in Scotland’s No.1 retail City is further evidence of the strength of our confidence in the Scottish market: We are delighted to have introduced new brands to Scotland and are confident that Buchanan Street will further enhance the City’s retail credentials”.