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BRAIN & POULTER - OUT & ABOUT
BRAIN & POULTER – OUT & ABOUT

TOOT TOOT! VICTORIA PARK SUSHI TRAIN

Is this Australia’s longest sushi train? Tao Sushi Train in the popular and packed Victoria Park restaurant precinct in Perth could be Australia’s largest sushi train seating 88 at the train plus stand alone a la carte tables. …Toot Toot! READ MORE
Marks & Spencer cafe kiosk, London
Marks & Spencer cafe kiosk, London

Article: RESOURCES TO MAIN COURSES, PUBLISHED IN THE RETAILER

In a recent article published by Suzee Brain, in the industry mag, The Retailer, check out the five big trends making food one of our next booms. With department stores downsizing and mini majors like Dick Smith leaving gaping holes in centres, the pressure is on to develop new relevant tenancy mixes with high millennial… Read More READ MORE
Tramsheds Harold Park
Tramsheds Harold Park

TRAMSHEDS: A COMMUNITY OF GOOD FOOD & LEARNING

Congratulations to The Mirvac Resi & Retail teams for an awesome outcome at Tramsheds. It was an inspiring project for B&P to be involved in. Tramsheds Harold Park is now open to the public.  Here’s what Concreteplaygound.com had to say about the transformation of this historic Sydney site: “A massive revamp of the heritage-listed Rozelle Tram Depot… Read More READ MORE
Harris Farm WBJ
Harris Farm WBJ

THE RISE OF LIFESTYLE FRESH FOOD SHOPPING

We marvel at overseas offers such as Eataly.  We watch as increasingly within Australia fresh food precincts incorporate expanded food service offers within the fresh food area.  We wonder what the right balance is for fresh food and food service within a ‘food shopping’ precinct? The growing convergence of food service and catering within fresh… Read More READ MORE
Elliot Stables Auckland NZ

ELLIOTT STABLES, AUCKLAND NZ: HERITAGE CHARM, CONTEMPORARY CONCEPT

Elliott Stables in Auckland is printed as an ‘Epicurean Village’… But in fact is a fully fledged 15 outlet restaurant court with the majority of restaurants lining the exterior with internal seating and then licensed external seating filling the entire centre of the space just like a food court. It’s a little behind the times… Read More READ MORE
MLC by Suzee Brain

OH, THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET!

Four cafes but only two with customers … All because of sun and shade.  This is a critical aspect to consider in restaurant precinct developments to ensure no risk to rents for non-sunny tenancies. Location – Sydney September 2016 READ MORE
food trucks on university campus

5 WAYS TO MAKE FOOD TRUCKS WORK ON CAMPUS

Food trucks at Curtin University. Image Source: news.curtin.edu.au Excuse the pun, but food trucks are the runaway success story of campus food over the last 3 years. Innovative, fun, loud and delicious, food trucks bring vibrancy and excitement to every campus they park on, draw big crowds and put smiles on customers faces. However, they… Read More READ MORE
Nookie Cafe Surry Hills

A TINY CAFE

Nookie: A tiny cafe on Cleveland Street Often cafes are oversized and pay rent for too much space. Nookie certainly doesn’t fit in this category. Here we see an owner operator cafe in about 3 square metres. After about 4 years of successful trading this one-person operation is definitely punching above its weight in an area… Read More READ MORE
Fusion Broadway Level 2 (2)

FUSION BY MIRVAC: LEVEL 2 BROADWAY

Congratulations to Mirvac, Perron and the B&P team on the launching of ‘fusion’; the new food and fashion precinct on level 2 at Broadway. It is such a clever use of space and tenancy mix that should assure Broadway exceeds its position as number one centre in the country for  sales productivity per m². August… Read More READ MORE
Ponsonby Central

NZ ON TREND WITH F&B

Ponsonby Central, NZ: F&B + Food Retail in perfect harmony Located among meandering laneways and disused warehouses and workshops, Ponsonby Central in Auckland New Zealand is a prime example of F&B and food retail co-existing in a collective space. From butchers and bakers to cafes and restaurants to hip pop up stalls, it’s an eclectic – yet… Read More READ MORE