Cairns Central

At the centre of it all, Cairns Central is well located within walking distance to the CBD and tourism hot spots of Cairns. 

It is a lifestyle, entertainment and fashion destination for local residents and tourists offering an authentic shopping experience. The centre is a sanctuary for visitors, providing a comfortable environment to connect, explore and unwind. Boasting the highest traffic and sales performance in the region. Cairns Central is home to the only department store in Far North Queensland, Myer, and offers a diverse retail mix with exclusive brands such as Country Road, Lorna Jane, Sportscraft, Universal Store, R.M. Williams, Peter Alexander and more.

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Centre location

Key centre statistics

We work in close partnership with our owners, retailers and suppliers to create integrated shopping environments that are commercially successful as well as socially, environmentally and economically sustainable. 

Our customer

Cairns Central total trade area has an estimated population of 242,638 as of December 2022, which is forecast to grow at an average annual rate of 1.1% reaching 283,920 by 2036. The centre also benefits from the large tourist population visiting the Cairns region. The average age of the main trade area population is 38.8 years. The main trade area average household income is $98,855 with 53.1% percentage of population with dependent children.

Our trade area

The Cairns Central total trade area is defined to include two primary sectors, two secondary sectors and three tertiary sectors. The total trade area extends 80 km to the north and south and 50 km to the west. The extensive trade area reflects the dominant position the Cairns CBA plays within Far North Queensland, recognising the role of the centre as the major regional centre for the region. A high proportion of centre sales come from outside the defined trade area, highlighting the importance of the tourist market to centre trade.

Our people

Every reasonable effort to ensure the accuracy of this information has been taken by Lendlease Property Management (Australia) Pty Limited ABN 61 002 894 153 (“Lendlease”) and its agents. At the time of publication (August 2023), the content of this page is accurate to the best of the knowledge of Lendlease and its appointed agents. Lendlease reserves the right to change any concept or any design elements of the centres as depicted at any time. In investigating whether or not to occupy premises within a Lendlease managed centre, intending occupiers must make and rely on their own enquiries in relation to, and in evaluation of, the information, predictions, opinions and statements contained in this brochure. 

Lendlease on its own behalf and on behalf of its agents and the owners of Cairns Central will not be liable to you or anyone else: for any decision made or action taken in reliance on the information in this brochure; any errors in or omissions in this brochure and the content of the brochure, including but not limited to the information provided and technical inaccuracies; and for any consequential, special or similar damages (including but not limited to claims and actions in negligence and torts), even if advised of the possibility of such damages. 

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