Grand Central Shopping Centre

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Grand Central
Location Toowoomba, Queensland Australia
Coordinates 27°33′39″S 151°56′55″E / 27.56083°S 151.94861°E / -27.56083; 151.94861Coordinates: 27°33′39″S 151°56′55″E / 27.56083°S 151.94861°E / -27.56083; 151.94861
Opening date September 1996
Developer Queensland Investment Corporation
Management Queensland Investment Corporation
Owner Queensland Investment Corporation
No. of stores and services 136 (approx)
No. of anchor tenants 4
Total retail floor area 46,000 m2 (500,000 sq ft) (approx)
Parking 2,000 (approx)

Grand Central Shopping Centre is a retail shopping centre in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Owned by the Queensland Investment Corporation, it is the largest shopping centre in the Darling Downs with the first stage opening in September 1996. A second stage opened in June 1999.[1][2][3]

It features a Target, Coles, Birch, Carroll & Coyle five-screen cinema, and over 180 specialty stores over two levels. Stage 2 features a Kmart, Woolworths, Big W, Best & Less and H&M.

In November 2014, a $500 million redevelopment commenced that will double the floor area to 90,000 m2 and the number of parking spaces to 4,000.[4][5] It is scheduled to be completed in early 2017.[6] New anchor tenants will include Country Road, Esprit and H&M.[7]


  1. ^ History Grand Central Shopping Centre
  2. ^ Grand Central Queensland Investment Corporation
  3. ^ Grand Central Shopping Centre in Toowoomba E Architect 3 November 2016
  4. ^ Toowoomba's $500m retail development starts The Toowoomba Chronicle 12 November 2014
  5. ^ Construction starts at Grand Central ProBuild December 2014
  6. ^ Grand Central Shopping Centre ProBuild
  7. ^ The New Grand Central Grand Central Shopping Centre

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