Kmart serves up a ton of good news at Fairfield
THE $ 24 million stage two of the Fairfield Central shopping centre is taking shape with new anchor tenant Kmart starting recruitment for 100 new jobs.
The retail development, fronting the Bruce Highway and University Drive at Idalia, is a joint venture between Lancini Property and Development and Fairfield Land.
Completion of the project is on track for November with minimal construc- tion disruptions months.
Stage two will see the addition of Kmart and another 25 speciality shops including a medical centre, optometrist, pathology, barber, gaming and hobby shop, massage therapist and post office, as well as a cafe, carvery and Mexican restaurant.
“We are thrilled to be bringing such a fantastic range of services to Fairfield
few Central stage two,” leasing executive Hanna Peard said.
“There is definitely a demand new dining options in the area.”
In preparation for opening, Kmart General Manager Property Ben Smith said the retailer had recently commenced its recruitment plan with more than 100 staff to be employed.
Barbara Albert from The Retail Designers has been working with retailers
for in the delivery of quality design and fitouts.
Her design studio has been a part of delivering projects throughout Townsville and Brisbane, the most recent being the $ 450 million redevelopment of Indooroopilly Shopping Centre.
“We are dealing with professional retailers with a vision for a more upmarket result in the ever- evolving Townsville market,” Ms Albert said.
UPMARKET: Artist impressions of the Fairfield Central shopping centre expansion at Idalia.