Shopping centres launch food fight against Amazon.

Landlords are adding so many new eateries to shopping malls to draw customers away from online shopping platforms such as Amazon that they are creating competition for existing operators, a JLL report found. Tenant inquiry was dominated by food-based retailers in the JLL Retail Centre Managers’ Survey for April, with 16% of respondents reporting strong … More Shopping centres launch food fight against Amazon.

Westfield’s history tracks the rise of the Australian shopping centre and shows what’s to come.

The sale of Westfield to the French property firm Unibail-Rodamco draws to a close (with a $32 billion reward) one of Australia’s greatest business success stories. But it also shows where Australian retail could be headed next. Westfield has been at the heart of Australian retail innovation and development since Frank Lowy and Jeno Schwarcz … More Westfield’s history tracks the rise of the Australian shopping centre and shows what’s to come.

Westfield’s history tracks the rise of the Australian shopping centre and shows what’s to come.

The sale of Westfield to the French property firm Unibail-Rodamco draws to a close (with a $32 billion reward) one of Australia’s greatest business success stories. But it also shows where Australian retail could be headed next. Westfield has been at the heart of Australian retail innovation and development since Frank Lowy and Jeno Schwarcz … More Westfield’s history tracks the rise of the Australian shopping centre and shows what’s to come.

Belrose Super Centre Casual Leasing Now Online

Casual leasing at Belrose Super Centre can now be done at the click of a button. Information on the centre, locations availability and costs are all available on the casualleasingaustralia.com website Belrose Super Centre is located in Belrose on Sydney’s North Shore, 23 kilometres north of the Sydney CBD. The centre is 36,604 square metres across … More Belrose Super Centre Casual Leasing Now Online

Beecroft Place Casual Leasing – Now Available

Beecroft Place is an exciting new high-quality retail and dining destination anchored by Woolworths with around 30 specialty shops in the village of Beecroft in Sydney’s north west.  The centre serves the well-established, affluent and growing population of Beecroft and Cheltenham. Located 100 metres from the railway station and at the junction of the main arterial … More Beecroft Place Casual Leasing – Now Available

Pop-ups are a bellwether of retail property market’s health: Savills.

Pop-up retail is here to stay in Australia. They are also a bellwether of the retail property market’s health, according to Savills director for Retail Services, Leighton Hunziker. While casual leasing focuses more on common area leasing, a pop-up business occupies what is traditionally a leased tenancy. Landlords are embracing the concept in the absence … More Pop-ups are a bellwether of retail property market’s health: Savills.

An Australian design story: Forty years of King Living.

David King is no stranger to innovation. Back in 1976, when beanbags and floor cushions were suddenly appearing in more and more suburban homes around Australia, his family saw an opportunity and decided to join the furniture market. “My mother had the idea of using brightly coloured stretch fabrics to cover foam shapes,” explains King. … More An Australian design story: Forty years of King Living.

No buyer: Blackstone puts $3 billion mall sale on ice.

Global private equity giant Blackstone has called off the sale of its $3 billion shopping centre portfolio and will instead work on the properties to make them more competitive amid the arrival of Amazon. After a lengthy sale program, where Australian groups such as AMP Capital and Lendlease were among interested buyers and also a … More No buyer: Blackstone puts $3 billion mall sale on ice.