Established in 1964 as a joint venture with the Dutch Van Gils group, Bortex’s manufacturing arm has positioned itself as Malta’s most respected name in men’s formal tailoring.
The company has diversified significantly over the years, to become known as a high-quality manufacturer of mans suits, jackets and trousers. Internationally, the Bortex brand quickly became synonymous with excellence, and it continues to supply many of the best brands on the European high street with private label products and global brands under license.
Bortex’s manufacturing arm also launched its own label, Gagliardi, in 2011, and it has since become an international success. The brand has grown substantially in recent years and now operates outlets 16 outlets in six countries, with several more planned in the next few years.
For more informations, please visit the Bortex Website.
As a direct result of the Bortex Group’s extensive experience in the manufacture of quality clothing, the company also decided to venture into the retail of high-end fashion. This led to the development of the Bortex multi-brand concept, and the Group now operates a number of multi-brand stores across the Maltese Islands, retailing a plethora of products and accessories.The Group trades a diverse selection of brands, including products from Loake Shoemakers, Gant, Lacoste, Polo Ralph Lauren, Loro Piana, Cerruti, Fynch-Hatton, Pringle, and Mr Boho.
For more detailed information, please visit the Bortex Website.
Bortex’s own retail brand, Gagliardi, is becoming increasingly international. Plans are in place to grow this further in the next few years, with a focus on key opportunities that have been identified. Among these, Gagliardi plans to expand into markets including the UK, Scandinavia, Romania, Poland, Germany, Belgium, Canada, theNetherlands and Luxembourg, via both franchise and direct entry models.
For more detailed information, please visit the Gagliardi website.
The Bortex Group’s hospitality roots date back to 1975, when founder Sunny Borg first invested in the tourism industry. Today, the Group operates a portfolio of projects in Malta and overseas, with a number of investments and upgrades planned for the years to come, namely:
Palazzino Jean Parisot – A delightful palazzino situated in the centre of Valletta, featuring eight luxurious self-catering suites that have been finished to the highest standards.
Hotel 1926 – A 161-room hotel inspired by the life and passions of company founder Sunny Borg. The hotel will provide luxury rooms and suites in the heart of Sliema, with access to a splendid beach club and luxury spa at the water’s edge. Hotel 1926 will open its doors in June 2018.
Luxury Monaco Penthouse Le Lord – Located in Beausoleil, France, this upmarket penthouse promises the very best in accommodation, from the private lift and spacious kitchen, to the beautiful terrace with sea views.
The Bortex Group has developed an upmarket block of residential apartments in Sliema, called Ten.
This eight-storey block, which has been finished to the highest standards, was designed by leading Maltese architect Ray Demicoli – who has put his own unique stamp on the property. The concept combines three old townhouses with elegant upper floors in a homogenous spacial mass. This is a concept designed for discerning buyers, and it will contribute towards an ambience of timeless ideas, vision, colour and home design.
For more details information, please visit the Ten website.