Casuarina Square

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Casuarina Square
Casuarina Square.jpg
Casuarina Square viewed from Trower Road
Location Casuarina, Northern Territory, Australia
Coordinates 12°22′31″S 130°52′55″E / 12.3753°S 130.8819°E / -12.3753; 130.8819Coordinates: 12°22′31″S 130°52′55″E / 12.3753°S 130.8819°E / -12.3753; 130.8819
Opening date 1974
Developer GPT Group
Management GPT Group
No. of stores and services 200
No. of anchor tenants 4
Total retail floor area 53,000 m²
Parking 2,400
No. of floors 1 of stores and 1 of car parking
Website Casuarina Square website

Casuarina Square, the largest shopping centre in the Northern Territory, is located in Casuarina in Darwin's northern suburbs. The shopping centre is built to the building code for Tropical Cyclones, due to cyclones that sweep through the area such as Cyclone Tracy in 1974.

Casuarina Square was built in 1973, the shopping centre contains over 180 businesses including two supermarkets (Coles and Woolworths), and the discount department - stores (Big W and Kmart), and a 7-screen Birch Carroll and Coyle cinema.

Other major stores in the shopping centre include Best and Less, JB Hi-Fi, Just Jeans, Supre, Boost Juice, Gloria Jean's Coffees, Priceline and a total of over 200 specialty shops.

The GPT Group owns and manages the shopping centre and since building the centre, it has undergone four major redevelopments. The most recent was a three stage redevelopment that was completed in December 1998 adding 63 specialty stores and the 7-screen Birch Carroll and Coyle cinema.[1] Since then the average number of visits per week is greater than twice the population of Darwin.[2]

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Casuarina Square is accessible from Trower Road and by the bus routes of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 21. The shopping centre is located 14km north of Darwin city centre.

The shopping centre has over 2,400 parking spaces including undercover parking. Access to the car parks is from Trower Road, Dripstone Road and Bradshaw Terrace.

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