Vicinity Centres’ Ellenbrook Central will undergo a $63 million expansion featuring an additional 20 retailers, including a new Kmart, with Doric to commence construction this month.
The 11,000 square metre expansion will bring the centre’s total offering to more than 120 retailers.
Vicinity expects the expansion will be completed next year and create an estimated 500 jobs.
This is comprised of 120 jobs through construction and 380 new ongoing retail, hospitality and services jobs.
The expansion will also deliver an additional 320 new rooftop car spaces topped with solar generating shades.
Once the expansion is completed, there will be around 2,300 car spaces at the shopping centre.
“For 15 years, Ellenbrook Central has been a focal part of the Perth’s north-east growth corridor and our customers are highly anticipating Kmart, one of Australia’s most loved retailers, opening next year,” he said.
Vicinity said Ellenbrook Central is in one of the fastest growing areas in Perth’s north east corridor, with a population that is forecast to grow by 3.5 per annum over the next 10 years.
The shopping centre is home to some of Australia’s largest retailers, including Aldi, Best & Less, Big W, Coles and Woolworths.