Rundle Place – one of the most exciting retail development to happen in Adelaide in 21 years ago will officially open to the public on 26 March with a gala celebration.
“Just as Adelaide is gearing itself for the wind down of the mad-March festival season, the shopping celebrations will commence with the opening of this exciting retail centre. Its unique mix of new and existing beloved retailers and a food court like no other in SA will have Adelaide buzzing all over again” said Justin Dangerfield, Rundle Place Centre Manager.
Comprising Harris Scarfe department store, Coles supermarket and 70 specialty outlets (full list below) the $385m retail development will herald the arrival into the CBD of a premium retail shopping centre experience with a sleek modern design, including a state of the art skylight bringing in natural light to all four retail levels and facilities and fixtures designed for convenience and luxury such as free WiFi throughout.
Conveniently located between, and accessible from both Grenfell Street and Rundle Mall, Rundle place has seen the arrival into Adelaide of many new brands including the debut of three of Canada’s top retail stores within Australia.
Point Zero, Joshua Perets and La Vie en Rose are household names in Canada and many other parts of the globe, Rundle Place, Adelaide is thrilled to be the gateway to their entry into the Australian market.
“We are very excited to open our first stores in a growing city like Adelaide. Rundle Place has proven to be the right spot for us with the best mixture of national and international big brands “said Joseph Waknine, Director of Retail Expansion Pty Ltd.
Point Zero – the number one leading Canadian brand name and the largest manufacturer of chic and fashion-forward ready-to-wear apparel for men, women and children
Joshua Perets – a retail store dedicated primarily to the teen and tween market includes everything from undergarments to hoodies, jeans to accessories and perfume.
La Vie en Rose – Canada’s leading specialty lingerie retailer targeting women 25-54.
The highly anticipated Rundle Place will also provide the fourth Australian site for one of the UK’s fastest growing lifestyle brands – also famously known as ‘No Ordinary Designer Label’, Ted Baker.
For shoe lovers, Vince Camuto whose shoes regularly grace the pages of the glossy magazines – not to mention the feet of celebrities such as Katie Holmes , Jessica Alba, Kristen Bell, Kourtney Kardashian and Selma Blair will open his second Australian retail outlet.
On the Australian label front, Seduce one of our leading labels for women – and as seen on the likes of Kelly Rowland, Jennifer Hawkins, Jessica Mauboy and Carrie Bickmore will make Rundle Place the home for its first Adelaide retail outlet.
Not forgetting the men, Peter Jackson, Victoria’s market leaders in the men’s tailored fashion industry with an extensive product range consisting of classic-modern business wear, elegant evening and relaxed casual fashion will open their first store outside of Victoria in Rundle Place.
Rundle Place’s dining offering will be in the lower ground level. ‘77’ will offer an option between the slower traditional restaurant dining experience and what is conventionally thought of as fast food dining. It will provide patrons with the opportunity to sit and meet for both social and business occasions with seating areas designed to suit.
The full list of retailers to be located in Rundle Place is below*
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank*
Crabtree & Evelyn
Jones the Grocer
La vie en rose
Best & Less
Blow its a hair thing
ACMI Acupuncture & Massage
Bread n Butter
Commonwealth Bank ATM
Rundle Place Newsagency
T Bar Salon
Terry White Chemist
* a number of retailers are yet to be able to be announced publicly
In keeping with Rundle Place’s ‘Your Place’ branding, the centre will shortly reveal details of a gala party to be held for the public. “We will be having a celebratory event for our retailers and contractors upon completion of the building” Mr Dangerfield “however, it’s important to us for all of Adelaide to know this is their place which is why we are throwing open the opening party to the public and we’re looking forward to announcing details really soon.”
ABOUT RUNDLE PLACE
Rundle Place is a $385 million redevelopment and will include a four-storey retail centre, anchored by Coles with a food court on the lower level; Harris Scarfe department store located on Level 1 and all of Level 2 and approximately 70 specialty retail tenancies, with the fashion offering to be located on ground level.
The development also includes an 11-storey commercial tower (set to open in October 2013) which is pre-leased to the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank. The purchase of the adjoining car park by the developers provides 500 casual car parking spaces and 100 pre-leased car spaces that will directly link to each level of the retail centre.
“The centre is now 95% leased* and interest continues to be strong. Over the coming weeks we will be able to release more exciting international names who have decided to make Rundle Place their home,” said Ilona Rose, Project Leasing Manager for Rundle Place.