Menya Musashi, the world-known Japanese restaurant chain, will make its debut in Poland. This year, the brand’s first restaurants will open in Blue City in Warsaw and Forum Gdańsk, followed by Galeria Młociny in Warsaw in 2019. JLL’s Retail Tenant Representation team serves as the exclusive expansion agent for Menya Musashi in Poland.
Menya Musashi specializes in Japanese cuisine and has been present on the market since 1996 when the brand’s first local premises was established in Tokyo. Today, the Menya Musashi restaurants can be found in Singapore, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Ukraine and in Hawaii. Ramen soup is Menya Musashi’s signature dish.
“In Poland, there is a growing number of enthusiasts of Japanese cuisine. This fact has not escaped the attention of leading restaurant chains from around the world. Menya Musashi is a popular chain of restaurants which focuses on well developed markets with great potential. Therefore, we are extremely pleased with the brand’s decision to come to Poland. Within the framework of cooperation between JLL and Menya Musashi, our team will be responsible for developing a long-term development strategy on the Polish market, matching the location and negotiating lease contracts. We are convinced that our experience in this area will actively support the development of Menya Musashi in our country,” comments Karolina Stankiewicz, Consultant, Retail Tenant Representation, JLL.
“We are glad that such a world class brand as Menya Musashi joined the ranks of our clients. For us, it comprises a big distinction that we can advise and provide support on many levels for the development of this concept in Poland. We believe that the combination of our knowledge and experience with the quality and professionalism of Menya Musashi will yield our client success on the Polish market,” adds Dagmara Filipiak, Head of Retail Tenant Representation, JLL.
JLL’s Tenant Representation department is responsible for conducting comprehensive analysis of the retail sector, establishing long-term development strategies for brands on the Polish market, identifying the best commercial locations, negotiating lease terms as well as providing marketing and communication support. Furthermore, the company co-operates with brands from various market segments, including the Food & Beverage industry.