The first half of 2017 saw an addition of about 1.5 million sq. ft. of fresh supply across the seven key cities; majority of which was concentrated in Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi National Capital Region (NCR).  The demand for retail space remained strong as international brands including Kate Spade, Scotch & Soda, Pandora and Selected Homme opened their first outlets in the country; while others such as Muji, H&M, Aeropostale, Jack & Jones, US Polo, Taco Bell and Forever 21continued to expand operations.