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BUILD IT & THEY WILL COME: 4 ESSENTIAL CRITERIA TO DEVELOPING A BOLD FOOD PRECINCT

The recent announcement that more than 3,000 seals had been added to the Sydney restaurant scene, creating a restaurant oversupply and contributing to closures of many long term restaurants has prompted us to pen this issue as to when can you ‘build it and they’ll come.’ At B&P, we have determined 4 essential criteria we… Read More READ MORE
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BRAIN & POULTER – OUT & ABOUT

POP UP SCROLLS

A few centres in Melbourne have jumped on the Sydney band wagon with scrolls popping up as casual leases. Oregano Scrolls, famous from the Oregano Bakery in Hurstville, have evolved their branding and kiosk design along with eye catching visual merchandising of their multi flavoured artisan scrolls. Here we see them in operation at Sydney… Read More READ MORE
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4 VITAL ACTIONS TO HAVE YOUR FOOD RETAILERS READY FOR CHRISTMAS

Specialty food retail is in decline. Butchers down 5%, chicken store sales down a similar percentage*. Some of the decline is due to improved value added ranges in the supermarkets and some due to the shift from food retail to food catering BUT Christmas and Easter are the two times a year when specialty food… Read More READ MORE
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BRAIN & POULTER – OUT & ABOUT

STYLISH NEW LOBBY CAFE FOR BARANGAROO

Great example of a lobby café that lifts design standards with the use of brushed metal finishes. The all enclosed structure does not interfere with the walls or ceiling of the lobby space, giving it the feel of a pop up with the benefit of not requiring significant re-work to the space at lease end. READ MORE
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BRAIN & POULTER – OUT & ABOUT

BEARDED BAKERS BRINGING FOOD AND FUN TO THE STREETS

This pop up takes the growing food truck business to a new level. Using an old shipping container, Knafeh bakery not only pumps out a delicious Knafeh (Middle Eastern baked cheese dessert) but creates a festival-like atmosphere. When in location, the container opens wide up and activates the public space with a DJs on the… Read More READ MORE
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BRAIN & POULTER – OUT & ABOUT

FRESHLY SHUCKED, ON THE SPOT! SYDNEY OYSTER GIRLS AT NEW GASTRONOMY VENUE

Catering, as with all sectors of the hospitality industry, is an increasingly competitive business. Caterers are constantly competing for prime venues to not only service their client’s needs but to enable them to have a home in which to host additional external business and private client events. So as property owners seek an edge over their… Read More READ MORE
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BRAIN & POULTER – OUT & ABOUT

SHANNON BENNETT’S GOURMET BURGER BAR AT SYDNEY AIRPORT

Sydney Airport’s T1 International Departures offers its new dining precinct, City View, where Melbourne-based chef Shannon Bennett (Vue de Monde), brings Benny Burger to the table.   The gourmet burger venture is one of five new upmarket food brands designed to enhance the F&B mix for international travelers and “will showcase a range of deluxe burgers using… Read More READ MORE
Urban Orchard @ Gateway Sydney
Urban Orchard @ Gateway Sydney

GATEWAY SYDNEY “PEEPHOLE”

Have a look at this clever tenancy activation at Gateway Sydney, Circular Quay. Here the cool room for the whole foods tenancy, Urban Orchard Wholefoods, has been built into the seating area with a “peephole ” between the cladding to the cool room allowing customers to view the wholesome produce. READ MORE
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CAMPUS RETAIL 2030: INSIGHTS FROM TEMC 2016

Over 4 days in September in Auckland almost 100 abstracts were presented by TEFMA and TEMC members on burning issues and opportunities facing the management of higher education in the Pan Pac Region in coming years. Always thought provoking and inspiring, it was a great time for B&P to listen and consider how these types… Read More READ MORE
Tramsheds Harold Park
Tramsheds Harold Park

THE NEW LOOK TRAMSHEDS; AN INNER WEST SUCCESS

B&P is proud to have been the food masterplanners for Mirvac on the recently opened Tramsheds Harold Park redevelopment.  A heritage building of 6,000m² in Glebe, B&P took Mirvac’s vision for a fresh food market and transformed it into a lifestyle emporium creating a highly curated shopping destination that was then attractive for Mirvac to be able to secure,… Read More READ MORE