There American brand GAP The only store in the center of Barcelona has closed its doors, as indicated by sources from the Idealista company. Furthermore, as stated on the real estate company’s website, the company that manages in Spain for Galcéran Group Other closures were also considered.
It was the the brand’s first high street store in Spainsince until then there were three others in Barcelona, located in the L’illa shopping center, in La Roca Village and in Gran Jonquera, and one in Madrid, in the La Gavia shopping center.
As the real estate portal reminds us, the premises left by GAP are located number 10 rue des Arcs, an area close to the Portal de l’Àngel, recognized as one of the most expensive streets in Spain. It covers 600 square meters, although it was not difficult for another company to take an interest in it. According to what they say, this will now move to the Italian sneaker chain AWLab.
The premises are the property of American Hines Group, owner of other stores on the main Spanish routes. For example, in Barcelona the company owns number 17 Paseo de Gracia, number 44 Gran Vía or number 13 Preciados, in Madrid.
He Galcéran Group, responsible for the brand, is also responsible for the Nike franchises, FC Barcelona stores and Levi’s. However, they report in Idealista that “the brand is not working in Spain as it should and is considering closing other establishments.”