North Rocks Shopping Centre

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North Rocks Shopping Centre
North Rocks Westfield.JPG
North Rocks Road entrance (prior to rebranding)
Location North Rocks, New South Wales, Australia
Coordinates 33°46′16″S 151°01′16″E / 33.771°S 151.021°E / -33.771; 151.021
Opening date 1975
Management JLL
Owner Challenger Limited
No. of stores and services 99 [1]
No. of anchor tenants 3
Total retail floor area 21,298 m2 (229,250 sq ft)
No. of floors 1
Parking 1063 Bays
Website www.northrockscentre.com.au
Information from Westfield[2]

North Rocks Shopping Centre (formerly Westfield North Rocks) is a shopping centre in North Rocks, a suburb of Sydney. The shopping centre is 26 km from the Sydney central business district on North Rocks Road, which links to the Hills Motorway via Pennant Hills Road.[3]

History and development[edit]

Originally opened in 1975, it was acquired by the Westfield Group in 1982 and rebranded as Westfield North Rocks.[4]

The centre has a current catchment area of 114,660 persons, and retail spending in the catchment area estimated at A$1.3 billion (2006).[2] Annual turnover at the centre for 2006 was $102.2 million with 3.7 million visitors per year.[2]

By 2001, the centre had grown to 21,298 m2 (229,250 sq ft) with 89 retailers.[5]

Redevelopments[edit]

The shopping centre went through a redevelopment which added branches of Aldi, The Reject Shop and other retailers.

Sale by Scentre Group[edit]

In August 2015, Scentre Group announced it had finalised the sale of the centre to Challenger Limited for $127 Million. At the same time, )JLL were announced as the new managers for the centre.[6] In September 2015 it was rebranded as the North Rocks Shopping Centre.

Transport[edit]

The centre can be accessed by public transport via bus services operated by Sydney Buses and Hillsbus.[7]

Anchors[edit]

Major retailers operating within the shopping centre include:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Westfield
  2. ^ a b c d "Property Portfolio - Westfield North Rocks". The Westfield Group. Retrieved 2007-07-17. 
  3. ^ Ausway Publishing (2005). Sydway - Greater Sydney and Blue Mountains Street Directory (10 ed.). pp. Map 233. ISBN 0-909439-04-4. 
  4. ^ Westfield Trust (12 February 1998). "Westfield Trust Annual Report 1997" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-02-07. 
  5. ^ Jobson's Year Book. Dun & Bradstreet Marketing Pty Ltd. OCLC 37164161. 
  6. ^ http://m.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/the-hills/north-rocks-shops-sold-to-challenger-for-127m/story-fngr8i1f-1227506505759
  7. ^ "Public Transport - Westfield North Rocks". The Westfield Group. Archived from the original on August 6, 2008. Retrieved 2007-07-17. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 33°46′08″S 151°01′41″E / 33.76894722°S 151.0281806°E / -33.76894722; 151.0281806