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It's the next generation for the Macarthur Region, Macarthur Square is transitioning from a Prime Regional to a Super Prime Regional. The centre dominates its Trade Area with MAT almost twice that of it's nearest competitors, It will change the nature of the retailing in the region.

2016 Big Guns

The Guns
0 2016 Big Guns

2016 Big Guns Another centre joins the $1.0 billion MAT club – Westfield Sydney, with a 14% increase in MAT, pips the mark with $1.083 billion. Congratulations. Eight years ago we marked the occasion of an Australian centre reaching the mark by awarding a certificate…


Feature Stories

SCN publishes ‘CEO Outlook’ without any editorial influence whatsoever, CEOs are simply given a certain size window, CEOs are requested to write about what they see as important, the following contribution are published exactly as they are received.


Food Focus

Food Focus
0 Big malls

Throughout Australia, our big shopping centres are getting bigger. The Shopping Centre Council of Australia, in a recent report, confirmed that there are nearly one million square metres of redevelopment planned for Australian shopping centres including Westfield, Vicinity, GPT Stockland and Mirvac, to name a few.


0 Christmas: creating some digital magic

Christmas is over, but that was last year – and it’s coming again this year! Belinda Daly tells us in this article how AMP Capital Shopping Centres approached Christmas in 2015. It’s more than just an article on Christmas promotions; it looks at changing consumer habits and how we need to harness them.

Industry Events

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It was Big Guns Lunch time again. A packed city venue at Sydney’s Establishment saw the cream of the shopping centre industry gathered for the legendary event. Most of the CEOs and the industry’s senior people attended and enjoyed some great insights from the CEOs – their takes on the past year and prognosis on the year ahead.

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In 2015, Scentre Group commenced $830 million (SCG share: $583 million) of redevelopments, including projects at Casey Central, Chatswood, Hurstville, Kotara, North Lakes and Warringah Mall.

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The local Shoalhaven community celebrated the much anticipated grand opening of a new retail destination on the South Coast of NSW, Vincentia Marketplace.

Industry Events HP_StocklandOpening

Stockland accelerated the final stage of its $228-million redevelopment of Wetherill Park with the project completed and officially opened on December 10 – three months ahead of schedule.


0 Email communication

Email communication: tales of false hope and frustration Problems with using email to serve a formal notice under the lease Email: is it an effective or unpredictable method of service? The long-accepted and trusted practice is to serve a formal notice under the terms of…

Industry Comments

The publisher

Shopping Centre News
0 From the publisher

Big Guns time again. The short story is that the Big Guns are doing well; we’ve seen some really solid increases across the board and, for those centres showing a drop in MAT (small minority), in most cases the drops were very small. Fears of…

Industry shuffles

Industry Shuffles
0 Industry Shuffles

Find out who has moved, who has been appointed, promoted and to where and what position in the shopping centre industry!