Australian fitness franchise F45 to open new site in Harrogate
F45 Training, the Australian fitness franchise, has chosen Harrogate to open its first site in the North of England.
Represented by Savills, F45 Training has agreed to a new lease at Westgate House in the town centre.
F45 Harrogate will comprise 2,238 sq ft of ground floor space at Unit 5, Westgate House.
Having launched in Bondi in 2013, the fitness franchise has since opened more than 500 venues across the Asia Pacific region, the Middle East, North America and Europe.
Josh Howe, associate in the retail team at Savills Leeds, commented: “We are delighted to have secured the first gym in the north for F45 following their considerable success in London and the south east.
“There is strong appetite for fitness and leisure operators from the public as increasingly unique concepts continue to refresh the market.”
Luke Armstrong, global franchise director at F45, added: “F45 cannot wait to bring the world’s best team training workout to North Yorkshire with the opening of F45 Harrogate.
“Our record-breaking expansion around the world has fast asserted F45 as the market-leader in group fitness and we’ve learned that our popularity is not confined to the cities and as such our appetite for suitable regional real estate is huge.
“The fitness industry is undergoing seismic change with discerning consumers no longer content with a generic, commoditised workout experience.”