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Shopping centre retailers engaged on responding to threats

The National Retail Association (NRA) has successfully engaged 200 shopping centres via the Safe Retail Precincts initiative on how to respond to threats such as terrorism or armed attack The program aimed to engage and inform retailers about how to prepare for serious events that threaten the safety of staff, …

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Sydney’s Castle Towers unveils $180m retail hub

Castle Towers, a shopping centre in north west Sydney, has unveiled the first stage of its $1 billion master-planned retail and lifestyle destination. Repurposed from an under-used carpark, the new $180 million retail precinct was officially opened by QIC Global Real Estate Managing Director, Michael O’Brien and State Member for …

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Victorian shopping centre assists visually impaired with new technology

A shopping centre in Victoria is helping to break down the barriers experienced by those who are blind or visually impaired. Making mobility safer and easier for all, Barkly Square Shopping Centre has recently introduced new technology system, BindiMaps. Using Bluetooth beacons that have been installed throughout Barkly Square, the …

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Melbourne shopping centre’s Virtual/Chill winter village

The QV Melbourne shopping centre is unveiling Virtual/Chill, a ‘winter village’ promoted as being complete with a “state-of-the-art new VR experience”. From today (May 18) until June 10, the central plaza at QV Melbourne, owned by Dexus Retail, will be transformed into a “modern Nordic wonderland”. Shoppers are invited to …

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Major refurbishment for Richmond Marketplace (Sydney) keeps pace

Stage-two renewal has been seen a redeveloped car park completed and operational. The $11 million second stage of the centre’s renovation also includes a refurbishment of its March Street frontage, development of an expanded external courtyard and community-accessible amphitheatre, plus a significant facelift for all common areas and entry points. …

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New community engagement program announced by Scentre Group

Scentre Group has announced the launch of its community recognition and grants program ‘Westfield Local Heroes’ across its Australia and New Zealand portfolio. The new community engagement program aims to recognise and support individuals and organisations whose work benefit their communities. This year will see almost $1.2 million in funds …

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Bunnings site to be repurposed as shopping centre

A former Bunnings warehouse in Springvale, Victoria, will become Ouson Plaza – a shopping centre anchored by an ALDI supermarket and The Good Guys store. According to Burgess Rawson Leasing Director David Mark, the successful repurpose of the ‘Bunnings box’ will deliver a significant retail boost for the area. “Burgess …

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Woolworths to anchor Brisbane’s South City Square

The $600 million South City Square urban-regeneration project at Woolloongabba in Brisbane has secured Woolworths as an anchor tenant, with the retailer signing a 15-year lease. Woolworths Regional Property Manager Phillip Peel says the retailer has secured one of the key tenancies in the development, with the growing population indicating …

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Richmond Marketplace turns 20

The ISPT-owned Richmond Marketplace shopping centre in Sydney’s north-west is celebrating 20 years of operation, claiming to have recorded 74 million visits, generated $2 billion in sales and created thousands of local jobs since opening. “Our 20th birthday is a huge milestone for everyone involved with Richmond Marketplace, and the …

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Adelaide centre reopens with $51m redevelopment

Vicinity Centres has opened the redeveloped Colonnades Shopping Centre in southern Adelaide. The centre is fully leased and has a fresh food hall, ALDI, 16 new specialty stores, an expanded Woolworths and an alfresco dining precinct. “The $51 million redevelopment of Colonnades is the first project completion for Vicinity Centres,” …

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