4 / Carindale Property Trust
Annual Report 2015
A long-established fixture in Brisbane’s retail
landscape, Westfield Carindale has enjoyed a
genuine reinvention in recent years following
the redevelopment that was completed in 2012.
It remains one of Brisbane’s premier retail
destinations and has performed solidly in the past
12 months, generating $913 million in retail sales,
marginally down on the previous year as a result of
increased competition in the trade area.
The centre has two department stores, two
discount department stores, three supermarkets,
an 8–screen cinema complex and more than 400
specialty retailers, and is one of Australia’s best
five performing shopping centres based on retail
The Glasshouse dining precinct has welcomed
two new food operators that have broadened the
quick-service dining offer and complemented the
existing mix of eating options.
Westfield Carindale’s fashion offer is one of the
best in Brisbane’s suburbs, with new arrival Sass &
Bide, joining a selection of some of Australia’s top
Large format retailers include Japanese discount
novelty store Daiso and apparel and homewares
retailer Harris Scarfe.
As one of Brisbane’s biggest lifestyle destination,
Westfield Carindale’s broad based offer of retail,
entertainment and leisure also includes a modern
public library, a gym, a child-minding centre and
outdoor play area.
The centre’s design is ideally suited to Brisbane’s
temperate climate and capitalises on the available
natural lighting and heating allowing for significant
minimisation of energy usage.