Westfield Fountain Gate
Westfield Fountain Gate is a super-regional mall located in Narre Warren in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia. It is Australia’s second largest shopping mall. It houses the Big W department store and Target, which offer three-discounts. Kmart makes it Australia’s largest shopping mall.
In November 1970, the center was officially inaugurated. Sir Henry Winneke, the Victorian Governor, later rebuilt it. It was reopened on March 11, 1980. Kmart and Coles were its principal tenants. In September 1988, the adjacent homemaker center opened. The center was purchased by the Westfield Group in July 1995. In order to expand the complex, it was redeveloped and expanded. It was completed in November 2001. It houses a number of major chains, including Kmart and Coles, Woolworths Big W, Target, and Myer.
The complex was greatly expanded between 2011 and 2012. In December 2007, the City of Casey approved another extension. The extension included a new Myer store on 2nd floor (12,000m2), and a new Coles store at 4,200m2. It was located near the old BILO. Target’s retail space grew from 6,884m2 up to 8,368m 2. David Jones initially planned to open a new location in the new expansion. Westfield terminated Jones’ contract in July 2010. This expansion saw David Jones replaced by Myer. David Jones wanted to terminate his contract with Westfield Group. Fountain Gate was not in line with the company’s strategy and target audience. David Jones wanted to end his contract with Westfield Group. Fountain Gate was not in accord with the company’s strategy and target demographic.
It’s also home to Krispy Kreme Victoria.
A new building has been added to the complex. It’s the City of Casey’s new entertainment precinct. It is the regional’s creative centre. This is the new home of the Narre Warren Library.
Near the center is Narre Warren railway station. It is connected to Westfield Fountain Gate by numerous bus routes. Regional buses also serve Fountain Gate.
Complex is also served by the new Hallam Bypass section of the Monash Freeway. It was inaugurated in 2003. It can be seen through the windows of the food court. In the northeast corner of this center is the Hallam Bypass Trail. It was built in the same time period. It is accessible by both cyclists and pedestrians.
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