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DEXUS The city retail team -
changing the nature of CBD retail

City retail, especially that at the bases of prestige commercial office towers, is changing rapidly. Gone are the days when it was just simply about a few fast food shops, the odd chemist and, if you were lucky, a post office. 
DEXUS is leading the charge. As the number-one prestige office tower owner/manager in the country, DEXUS understands the significant influence retail has on the commercial return of the offices above. Retail might well only be 5% of the revenue, but it’s 40% of the experience! The city retail team at DEXUS is leading the way.

2016 CBD Guns

The Guns
0 CBD GUNS 2016

Some great results: CBD retail is looking rather good! Standouts are Mirvac’s Greenwood Plaza – up over 18% on MAT and 20% on MAT/m2. The Galleries, GICRE/Ipoh recorded a 19% increase in MAT/m2 as a result of a 19% jump in MAT. QueensPlaza, the Vicinity…

Industry Comments

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In this article, Angus Nardi discusses the issue. It’s a reasoned, logical and pragmatic paper; but he leaves no room for a dissenting point of view, as quite frankly, there isn’t one!

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The decision on penalty rates, due to be handed down soon, culminates an 18-month exercise by the ARA, working with the Fair Work Commission. The case for a reduction in rates is the strongest it’s ever been.



Food Focus

Food Focus
0 Food is the future

In my previous Big Guns article, I addressed the growing size and diversity of our shopping centres in Australia, so this article will focus on the food mix and hospitality within these spaces.


0 Fashion forward

In this article, Belinda Daly shows the professionalism involved in strategic relationships, partnerships and involvement with the fashion industry in its widest forms. It is compulsory reading for those aspiring to senior roles in shopping centre marketing.


Industry Events
0 Big Guns Lunch 2016

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.

Industry Events



The publisher

Shopping Centre News
0 From the publisher

This issue deals with CBD retail and the DEXUS initiative in forming a specialised CBD retail team to regenerate shopping at the base of their commercial towers. On another front, Angus Nardi, Executive Director of the SCCA discusses…

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!