MORLEY GALLERIA SHOPPING CENTRE REDEVELOPMENT
When fully completed Morley Galleria Shopping Centre will become one of Australia’s largest shopping centres after approval for the major upgrade was granted last week.
The proposed redevelopment and expansion to the Morley Galleria Shopping Centre included almost 100,000m2 of additional retail floorspace and approximately 80,000m2 of office and other commercial floorspace. Also included are a hotel, improvements to the building facades, road and bus lane upgrades, increased parking including assisted parking technology and the creation of a main street and piazza adjacent to the existing bus station. The approval is expected to be a catalyst for the overall redevelopment of the Morley Activity Centre.
Rowe Group was engaged by Vicinity Centres to co-ordinate the planning approval process. Rowe Group was able obtain support from the Department of Planning to fast-track the approval period and assist the City of Bayswater in finalising the conditions of approval.
The application was supported by the City of Bayswater and the Department of Planning, with a unanimous vote from the Joint Development Assessment Panel. Construction is planned to commence later next year.