QueensPlaza

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QueensPlaza
Queens-Plaza.jpg
Adelaide and Edward Streets entrance
Location Queen Street Mall, Brisbane
Coordinates 27°28′07″S 153°01′35″E / 27.468707°S 153.026322°E / -27.468707; 153.026322Coordinates: 27°28′07″S 153°01′35″E / 27.468707°S 153.026322°E / -27.468707; 153.026322
Address 226 Queen Street
Opening date June 1, 2005 (2005-06-01)[1]
Management Colonial First State Global Asset Management
Total retail floor area 36,000 square metres (390,000 sq ft)[2]
No. of floors 5
Parking 600[3]
Website queensplaza.com.au

QueensPlaza is an upmarket shopping centre located in Central Business District of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, with frontages on Adelaide Street, Queen Street Mall, and Edward Street.[3]

QueensPlaza has three main shopping levels, plus an extra two levels exclusively for a David Jones department store. The shopping centre also has many national and international retail brands, some exclusive to Brisbane, as well as a number of high fashion stores including Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Bally, Salvatore Ferragamo, Max Mara and Tiffany & Co.

Internal view from Queen Street Mall, 2006

Construction began in September 2003.[3] Stage 1 of QueensPlaza was completed in June 2005, with stage 2 being completed in October 2007.[1][4] Stage 2 included giving the building more footage on the Adelaide Street side for more stores.[1] The final stage, an expansion of David Jones, was opened in February 2008.[5]

Other stores in QueensPlaza include fashion brands (such as Alannah Hill[6] Carla Zampatti, Espirit, G-Star Raw, Leona Edmiston, Max & Co., Sass & bide, Zimmermann, Witchery, Saba), accessories, (Fossil, Mimco), cosmetics (Aesop, Mecca Cosmetica), specialty stores (T2), (Kikki K) and a Coles Supermarket (which replaces the old Coles that used to be in the former building).

Edward Street sculptures

Food is available at a food court located at the basement level, that has many fast food outlets. There are also coffee outlets, ice cream and chocolate stores (such as Australian Homemade Ice Cream). There is a Starbucks cafe near the Adelaide Street.

Car parking is available at five basement levels.

Fashion shows are held annually in the QueensPlaza as part of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane.[7]

Queens Plaza gallery[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Condon, Matthew (2005-06-02). "Opening day fever has shoppers abuzz". The Courier-Mail (6 ed.). p. 12. ISSN 1322-5235. 
  2. ^ Madden, Fleur (2004-04-04). "What's going on in there? Soon the hole story will be revealed". The Sunday Mail (2 ed.). p. 20. ISSN 1322-5243. 
  3. ^ a b c Healy, Madeline (2003-09-22). "Chic centre to usher in new era of shopping". The Courier-Mail (1 ed.). p. 7. ISSN 1322-5235. 
  4. ^ Tilley, Elizabeth (2007-10-18). "Going downtown". The Courier-Mail (1 ed.). p. 41. ISSN 1322-5235. 
  5. ^ "Beauty's attraction matches that of bargains". The Courier-Mail (1 ed.). 2008-02-11. p. 7. ISSN 1322-5235. 
  6. ^ Sourris, MarieChristine (2008-08-24). "By Design". The Sunday Mail. p. 45. ISSN 1322-5243. Retrieved 2011-07-21. 
  7. ^ Syers, Rachel (2006-08-01). "FESTIVALfirst State of style". The Gold Coast Bulletin (U ed.). p. 12. ISSN 1321-3830. 

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