Development

Stage One Launch Celebrations

A host of Western Australian talent will be heading to Karrinyup Shopping Centre to celebrate the launch of stage one of the new-look centre, from Thursday 29th July to Sunday 4th August.
 
R&B artist Adrian Dzvuke, MasterChef Australia 2021 winner Justin Narayan and leading chefs Jed Gerrard, Melissa Palinkas and Luke Wakefield will star across the four days of fashion and food festivities, which will include a jam-packed weekend of DJ sets and music, free pop-ups, food demonstrations, and exclusive in-store offers centre wide for customers to enjoy.  
 
The long weekend of launch events will celebrate the opening of one of Perth’s most unique new retail offerings, bringing over 60 stores encompassing The Fresh Market and Karrinyup’s new urban fashion offering spanning sporting, streetwear and lifestyle brands at The Loop, Ground Level.
 
AMP Capital’s Divisional Investment & Development Manager WA, Scott Nugent, said the launch of Karrinyup’s first phase is an exciting moment for Perth and that he is thrilled to be celebrating the opening alongside a collection of West Australian talent.
 
“We are so excited to welcome the people of Perth to the new-look Karrinyup for the first time following nearly three years of development work. To be able to mark the occasion with a stellar line-up of home-grown talent from across the food and entertainment industries feels like a fitting way to celebrate our first launch event.”
 
Perth-based R&B artist Adrian Dzvuke, who has amassed over a million online streams, will perform live on Thursday evening, headlining the celebrations from the Boom Box Stage. Sets and a silent disco from a selection of Perth’s best DJs will ensue across the weekend.
 
Having led the Karrinyup launch campaign, WA on Stage, with fellow West Australian stars Nicole Trunfio and Billie-Jean Hamlet, Dzvuke said that it is fantastic to be performing live at the centre to celebrate its first official opening.
 
“As a Perth-based artist, I have followed the development of Karrinyup and I’m really looking forward to seeing the transformation and performing some of my favourite tracks as part of the line-up – it is going to be very cool.”
 
Leading West Australian culinary talent including this year’s winner of MasterChef Australia Justin Narayan, Jed Gerrard formerly of Hearth Restaurant and Wildflower, Melissa Palinkas of Young George Bar & Kitchen and Ethos and Luke Wakefield of Balthazar Restaurant will serve up tasting menus and demonstrations from The Open Kitchen, showcasing fresh produce from The Fresh Market’s local stores. Bookings are essential.
 
The MasterChef Australia winner and Perth local, Justin Narayan, commented that he is looking forward to celebrating the opening of a new fresh food venue in Perth.
 
“Western Australia is home to such an exciting array of local produce and talented chefs and its fantastic to see Karrinyup championing this with the creation of The Fresh Market.”
 
Large-scale interactive food and fashion pop-ups and activities including a chocolate Refuel Station, a Skill Tester claw machine, and arcade basketball game Bounce will entertain visitors throughout the centre all weekend, providing surprising opportunities to win exclusive gifts and Karrinyup vouchers.
 
“We know that customers will enjoy discovering the huge new mix of retailers, revamped locations for existing stores, and exciting centre wide activities we have planned.” said Mr Nugent.
 
Karrinyup is set to be one of the most significant new retail openings in Australia and will deliver a comprehensive mix of flagship brands under one roof spanning beloved fashion and lifestyle retailers in addition to leading entertainment and food and drink venues. 
 
The Loop, Ground Level will deliver an urban hub with sporting brands, streetwear and lifestyle retailers. Among the stores to expect will be Cotton On Mega, Rebel, Hype DC, Nike, adidas, Hurley, Boardriders and Platypus alongside a large format JB HiFi.
 
With a unique collection of West Australian brands anchored by a new Coles, Woolworths and ALDI, The Fresh Market will become the go-to for healthy food options and great local produce.
 
Karrinyup shopping centre will open in its entirety in late 2021, with the final stage set to see the completion of two levels of premium fashion and lifestyle brands across The Loop in addition to the dining and entertainment precincts. At completion, the overall development will offer approximately 290 retail stores.