The redevelopment of the Port Canal Shopping Centre has commenced with stage 1 due for completion is mid-2019. The $45 million construction project makes it the most significant retail development of its kind in the local area in 40 years.


Port Adelaide Plaza will be located in the heart of one of Adelaide’s oldest, historical ports, Port Adelaide. It is a unique shopping centre positioned to meet the everyday needs of its community in an area rich in history, culture and opportunity. It is surrounded by historic landmarks and buildings with a solid industrial and residential base. Being located 5 minutes on foot from the Port River and only a few kilometres to the beach adds to the unique maritime charm of the area.

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Customer Demographics

Average Age: 35-64 years
Average Household Income: $55,295 pa
Average household size: 2.3 (21% couples with children)
Employed Residents: 56,880
Occupation: Predominantly white collar workers (65%) and blue collar workers (35%)
Household/Landlord type: In line with State averages for SA, fully owned (32%), part owned/ mortgaged (34%), renting (32%)
Population: The current total population within the catchment area is over 60,800, and it projected to grow to 70,260 by 2031.

Local Industry

The Centre is easily accessible to over 8,000 local businesses and their employees

Local Jobs: 70,286
Local Businesses: 8,115
Largest Industry Sector Manufacturing

Catchment Area

Port Adelaide Catchment Area
The primary catchment area spans a radius of approximately 8km, including the entire Le Fevre Peninsula.

The primary catchment area includes:

  • Port Adelaide
  • Gillman
  • Queenstown
  • Rosewater
  • Alberton
  • Ottoway
  • Semaphore Park

Secondary catchment includes:

  • West Lakes
  • Woodville

Mansfield Park and along the Lefevre Peninsula to Outer Harbour.


Port Adelaide Plaza is approximately 11kms northwest of Adelaide CBD. The centre has direct access to public transport including, taxi ranks, nearby bus stops and the Port Adelaide train station. Free customer parking with access from Commercial Road and Church Street. Easy vehicle access to major bridges leading to and from the northern suburbs, including the northern express way plus close to the major arterial road from the CBD to the Le Fevre Peninsula area.

Retail Spend

The total retail spending market in the Port Canal trade area was estimated at $960m for the year ending June 2017. The total retail spending market for the trade area is forecast to increase to $1,052m by 2021. This equates to total growth of $115m (or +12.2%). It is forecast that on completion of the redevelopment the Centre’s customer traffic will increase from 1.5 million to and expected 3.5 million customers a year

Retail Opportunities

Joining major tenants Kmart, Coles and ALDI, Port Adelaide Plaza will be home to a Health Club, Child Care Centre, Medical Centre and a casual dining and restaurant precinct set to transform the local area. This will also be complimented by health and beauty services as well as a strong mix of financial and everyday services including Bendigo Bank, People’s Choice Credit Union and Australia Post, providing an enjoyable retail experience for customers.

Supported by some of the area’s finest food and drink operators, the new state of the art café and dining precinct will be the ‘go-to’ destination for shoppers and residents in one convenient hub.

Key Retailers:

Coles Logo Kmart Logo Aldi Logo

Development Leasing Enquiries

Michael Gillett
M: +61 415 482 077
E: mgillett/at/
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