Location Box Hill
Project Type Design Guidelines
What is retail development? How to asses retail development?
Retail development overview
Recent changes in retailing dynamics, new information age, finite sizes of the city growth and need not to be part of the conglomerates provided key research point for significant changes in the structural composition of retailing activity.
Furthermore, long term sustainability of smaller activity centres, walkable neighbourhoods, use of various modes of transport other than car created a scenario required for the return of the good values of the past. Appreciation of the walking abilities and interest from the pedestrian point of view structured new outwards looking shopping and activity centres.
Main street shopping centres became revitalised and bulky goods stores needed to follow. This study provided the know how about the ways to incorporate the two.