Stockland has accelerated the next stage of its $414 million redevelopment with the grand opening of Stockland Green Hills now only two months away.
The March 22 grand opening will see Stockland unveil a new section of the mall, taking Stockland Green Hills closer to becoming the premier retail, entertainment and casual dining destination for the Hunter and Newcastle region.
An array of much anticipated retailers are confirmed to open their doors including, the first new look David Jones department store in the Hunter, JB Hi-Fi and a Harris Scarfe department store. Over 50 new on trend specialty stores including Tigerlilly City Beach, Seed, Decjuba, Kathmandu and Platypus will also open their doors.
Stockland will also unveil its new restaurant precinct named The Courtyard, featuring Guzman y Gomez, Rashay’s Restaurant, Kinn Thai and TGI Fridays. In addition, the centre will increase carparking to a total of 3,000 spaces, open a second feature inclusive playground and unveil new public art projects.
Peter Hugh, Stockland Project Director, said: “We’ve listened to the community from the inception of our planning process to ensure the new Stockland Green Hills would become a highly-treasured asset and a vibrant and thriving shopping, leisure and entertainment destination for the community.
“Our customers have really embraced everything we’ve delivered so far and we look forward to celebrating the official opening with everyone very soon.”
The $414 million redevelopment has created 1,500 new jobs for the region and is on track to generate more than 2,285 jobs, including 1,350 construction jobs, 1,250 direct full time jobs in retail, customer service and hospitality, and some 1,200 flow-on jobs for local suppliers