TopShop Unveils $1.85 Million Refurbishment of Ex Gowings Building, Sydney

UK retailer Topshop has unveiled plans for a $1.85 million refurbishment of its Sydney CBD headquarters.

The retailer has leased five levels of the former Gowings building – basement, lower ground, ground, mezzanine and first floor.

Plans for the refurbishment are on display according to the AFR which reported the retailer’s application.


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Topshop Leases Sydney’s Iconic Gowings Building

UK retail giant Topshop will open its first Australian store at Sydney’s high profile Gowings Building (pictured, right).

The building, at the corner of George and Market streets, was reportedly eyed off by Spanish clothing retailer Zara, which instead chose the Westfield shopping centre nearby.

Topshop is a popular online clothing retailer, and also operates from about 20 countries. Its flagship is in London’s Oxford Street.

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Nespresso opens Biggest Store in Southern Hemisphere

COFFEE specialist Nespresso has opened its largest store in the southern hemisphere.

The new store, in Sydney’s Pitt Street Mall, follows the opening of a store in Melbourne’s ritzy Collins Street. Outside of Australia, Nespresso stores are in Paris’ Champs Elysees and New York’s Soho.

The Sydney store will be divided into four main areas, according to GQ which reported on the store opening.

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