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Shopping centres & malls

We need more buzzy precincts like NYC’s SoHo. Here’s how to build them
NYC’s vibrant SoHo district developed organically after artists moved in. Image: Bigstock

We need more buzzy precincts like NYC’s SoHo. Here’s how to build them

Building cities is like building relationships – it’s all about connections. Connection to places, to environments, to buildings, to activities, to each other.  Cities with high levels of connecti...
Opinion: Think shopping centres are dying? Think again
Retail news around the globe
How lockdowns have helped make the case for mixed-use development
Navigating the perfect storm: Social distancing and the collapse of tourism

Shopping centres & malls Archives

Melbourne’s lockdown collapsed Vicinity Centre’s quarterly sales by a third

With the re-opening of Melbourne retail business is already looking up, said CEO.
a lady with a hat holding shopping bags

Opinion: How shopping centres can transform the suburbs

With the help of some strategic master planning, centres can become important community hubs in the future.

Neighbourhood centres: The quiet achievers

As more people work from home and restrictions ebb and flow, it makes sense for local shopping centres to up the ante.

Shopping centres: Here’s what the stock market isn’t telling you

Centres need to read between the lines of the stock market before jumping to any conclusions about the future.

This week in retail property news

Neighbourhood centres outpace the rest; Ed.Square opens its doors.
Woman browsing clothes store

Retailers cough up $183 million in rent for Scentre Group

After a major dip in rent payments during the months of April and May, the shopping centre company has benefited from th...
image of macquarie smart bins

This week in retail property

Macquarie Centre rolls out smart bins in Sydney; Vicinity posts FY20 loss.

Westfield locks out retailers over rent disputes

Over 150 Mosaic Brands and Strandbags stores have been shut in Westfield centres across the country.

This week in retail property

Scentre opens Guzman y Gomez drive-through in WA; Investors eye off WA centres.

Shopping Centre Council warns landlords can’t keep supporting rent

$1.6 billion in rent assistance has been handed out, but landlords can't afford much more.

Were shopping centres hit hardest by Covid-19?

Not only have their revenues been hit by the economic downturn, they're facing a rent strike, too.

Crown Group launches plans to develop $1 billion retail portfolio

Residential developer plans to have 29,500sqm of retail space across nine of its developments by 2024.

Scentre Group sees lift in customer visitation across its shopping centres

Visitation at Westfield shopping centres was 86 per cent of last year's total for the same period.
SDA shopping centre safety

Government needs to step in on shopper behaviour: SDA

Many customers are ignoring advice from health authorities when shopping.
Emporium Melbourne Vicinity Centres

Vicinity raising over $1 billion to respond to virus impact

Equity raising launched to recover from months of reduced foot traffic and voluntary closures.