The Village Alphington, a landmark super neighbourhood centre investment opportunity

A new revolutionary shopping centre development and the future epicentre of the Alphington community

Colliers International have been exclusively appointed to sell The Village Alphington, an extremely rare opportunity to acquire a super neighbourhood shopping centre with significant growth potential.

 

The landmark investment opportunity located just 6.5km from the Melbourne CBD is being marketed by Colliers International’s Lachlan MacGillivray, John Marasco and Tim McIntosh on behalf of Alpha Partners.

 

The Village Alphington will be anchored by two full-line supermarkets, Coles and Aldi, capitalising on a significantly under-serviced retail catchment approximately three times the size of a typical metropolitan supermarket catchment. With an approximate population of 75,000, forecast to grow at an average annual rate of 1.1% to reach over 86,600 persons by 2031.”

 

“This is an unprecedented investment opportunity to acquire a landmark, future inner metropolitan super neighbourhood centre located within Melbourne’s most innovative urban renewal project. The offering will comprise a brand new, built-form mixed-use shopping centre in a well established, affluent and rapidly growing catchment just 10-minutes from the CBD,” Mr MacGillivray said

 

The Centre will offer a secure, convenience-based, non-discretionary super neighbourhood shopping centre comprising 13,000sqm of retail lettable area and more than 10,000sqm of commercial lettable area.

 

“Testament to the calibre of the Centre, location and the significantly under-serviced retail catchment, The Village Alphington has already secured significant pre-commitments from national and international tenants,” Mr Marasco said.

 

The centre is located in the affluent inner metropolitan suburb of Alphington, approximately 6.5km north-east of the Melbourne CBD. Located on the corner of Heidelberg Road and Chandler Highway, the area is well serviced by road and transport networks which link the area to the CBD and surrounding amenities.

 

The Centre will form part of a 17ha master planned urban renewal project, which on completion will comprise 5,000-6,000 residents across 2,500 residential townhouses and apartments, over 4ha of community space and parkland, an aged care facility and serviced apartments. 

 

“The Village Alphington will be the epicentre of the new community and a landmark of Alphington. This significant urban renewal project will complement the well-established and dense existing population within the main trade area, underpinning the future performance and growth of The Village Alphington.” Mr McIntosh said.

 

The Village Alphington is for sale via an International Expressions of Interest campaign closing Thursday 12 September 2019 at 2pm (AEST).


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Lachlan MacGillivray

Head of Retail Investment Services | Australia

Sydney CBD

I lead the Australian Retail Investment Services team having transacted in excess of $11 billion worth of shopping centres across Australia in the last 10 years. I have been at Colliers International for over 12 years and have 21 years of retail experience encompassing retail investment, leasing and master planning.

With an in-depth understanding of shopping centre performance, I can provide you with expert advice on the sale and acquisition of your retail investments.

• Marketing campaign strategy, implementation and execution
• Shopping centre acquisition and disposal
• Sale negotiation and transaction
• Strategic asset positioning and repositioning
• Buy side investment advisory
• Portfolio sales and acquisitions


 

 

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John Marasco

Managing Director | Capital Markets & Investment Services

Melbourne CBD

I have been with Colliers International for over 25 years and am the Managing Director of Capital Markets & Investment Services, Australia as well as the State Chief Executive of Victoria.  

I have established a strong reputation in the Capital Markets space and have formed close relationships with major investors and institutions on a global scale. In recent years, I have negotiated some of Australia’s largest real estate transactions and have been instrumental in successfully brokering many substantial transactions with overseas investors entering the Australian market. My extensive connectivity in the global real estate market can unite capital with local expertise, regardless of location.

Our national Investment Services business represents market specializations including Capital Markets and Investment Sales. The two clear divisions servicing the Australian commercial office market ensures complete market coverage, efficiency and premium experiences and successes for our clients. 

​As a long standing senior member within Colliers International, I have played an integral role in contributing to the business's success in Australia. I hold a number of senior positions with Colliers including a member of the National Executive Board. I am committed to the success of the business by providing our people with the tools they require to deliver incomparable service and results.

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Tim McIntosh

Director, VIC

Melbourne CBD

Tim McIntosh is a Director of Retail Investment Services, heading up the Victorian division.

Tim has seven years industry experience, specialising in the acquisition and divestment of shopping centre and freestanding supermarket assets for over 5 years. At the beginning of 2019, Tim returned from the UK  after two years working with the Retail Capital Markets team in London.

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