A Perfect Storm For Retail

Parramatta CBD has an estimated 200,000 m2 retail floorspace1, including Westfield Parramatta, which is the joint-largest shopping centre in New South Wales2. Recent entrants to the market are transforming the retail offer in Parramatta CBD and there are several major retailers looking for space. Parramatta's central location makes it accessible to the 1.6 million residents already living in Western Sydney.

Parramatta’s retail transformation has already started. The completion of Parramatta Square will be the next major milestone and should add a further 7,000 m2 floorspace by 2019.

Development of the Riverbank Precinct and Civic Link, together with the potential expansion of Westfield and mixed use developments including the Cumberland Media site will provide a pipeline of retail floorspace over the next decade in response to market demand.

David Borger

Western Sydney Director

David led the Sydney Business Chamber campaign in support of the Western Sydney Airport at Badgerys Creek including establishing the Western Sydney Airport Alliance. He has collaborated with chief executive officers, managing partners and Vice Chancellors to support campaigns like the Powerhouse Museum to Parramatta, the Westmead and Liverpool Innovation Districts, Sydney Olympic Park, Parramatta Light Rail and West Metro. Prior to this, he served as the Minister for Roads, Minister assisting the Minister for Transport and Roads in the NSW Labor Government, Minister for Housing, as well as Minister for Western Sydney.

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