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Best Shopping Centre Development

This award recognises and publicly rewards excellence in the development of, and the efficient use of capital, in a high quality new or refurbished shopping centre asset.

Eligible entrants will be projects, developments or refurbishments that have been completed by 31 December 2022 (completed in the past 5 years) and have been operating for at least one year as at 31 December 2023 and have not previously won the award.

The award is open to members of the Property Council of Australia only. The nominator or owner of the entry must be the member.

2024 Finalists

Bankstown Central Grand Market Redevelopment - NSW

Nominated by Vicinity Centres

Owned by Vicinity Centre & Elanor Investment Group

Vicinity has transformed Bankstown Central to reflect the diverse spirit of its unique multicultural community. Your Bankstown, celebrates life through its customers, a one-stop destination comprising Coles and specialist retailers with the freshest Eastern food in West Sydney - everything a customer needs to bring family and community to the table.

Chatswood East Neighbourhood Shopping Centre - NSW

Nominated by Woolworths Group

Owned by Woolworths Group

Chatswood East Shopping Centre is the epitome of a convenient omnichannel retail offering, one that caters to the everevolving customer, who expects synergies between their in-store and online experience.

Westpoint Repositioning Project - NSW

Nominated by Buchan & QIC

Owned by QIC

The repositioning of Westpoint signifies Blacktown’s CBD evolution, prioritising accessibility and customer experience. The new product offer gives customers the convenience of not having to leave the area for the brands they love. The repositioning enhances the public realm and fosters a welcoming atmosphere for people to gather and connect.

Woolworths Gubuda-Gordonvale - QLD

Nominated by Woolworths Group (Fabcot Pty Ltd)

Owned by Woolworths Group (Fabcot Pty Ltd)

Gubuda-Gordonvale epitomises community-driven development, fostering a symbiotic relationship with its surroundings. It's the first of Woolworth's centres to adopt the local indigenous name, Gubuda. With an innovative mix of specialty retail and a large-scale mural by indigenous artist Michael Boiyool-Anning, it sets a new standard for inclusive planning.

2023 Winner

Rhodes Central Shopping Centre (NSW)

Rhodes Central Shopping Centre is part of Billbergia’s broader $2.5 billion Rhodes Central masterplan.
Designed by architects SJB, the Centre has delivered much-needed shopping facilities and an authentic Asian-inspired Bamboo Lane dining precinct under a unique semi-enclosed translucent canopy, that delivers an outstanding level of public amenity and services.

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