Coles Flagstone Village shopping centre build gets underway for mid-2020 opening

RETAIL SPACE: Artist's impression of Coles Flagstone Village shopping centre. Photo: Coles
RETAIL SPACE: Artist's impression of Coles Flagstone Village shopping centre. Photo: Coles

A SHOPPING centre that includes a Coles supermarket and nine specialty shops is being built at Flagstone.

Excavators were at the site when Jimboomba Times visited this week, with the project at Homestead Drive tipped for completion by mid-next year.

Coles regional manager Damien Griffiths said the store would create 100 retail jobs and drive additional investment in the area.

Peet Limited's Flagstone project director Troy Thompson with Coles regional manager Damien Griffiths at the site. Photo: Hannah Baker

Peet Limited's Flagstone project director Troy Thompson with Coles regional manager Damien Griffiths at the site. Photo: Hannah Baker

Flagstone was undergoing rapid growth, with 12,000 homes, 330 hectares of green space and a 126-hectare CBD to be built with the next three decades.

Plans for a future hospital, tertiary campus and train station were also in the pipeline.

The Coles store would have more than 240 car parks that included 160 shaded parking bays.

Residents who preferred to shop online could also pick up their grocery orders from the supermarket via Coles' Click and Collect.

Mr Griffiths said Coles looked forward to servicing the Flagstone area.

"Investing in Coles Flagstone Village shopping centre will help create a strong, sustainable community," he said.

The space at Homestead Drive is being developed into Coles Flagstone Village shopping centre. Photo: Hannah Baker

The space at Homestead Drive is being developed into Coles Flagstone Village shopping centre. Photo: Hannah Baker

Peet Limited managing director Brendan Gore welcomed Coles' announcement, saying it demonstrated enormous confidence in Flagstone's rapidly growing community.

"Peet Flagstone City is the biggest project in the Greater Flagstone Priority Development Area...," he said.

"Residents will be well-served by lively retail, commercial and hospitality options (that) all contributed to employment opportunities."

Peet Limited's Flagstone project director Troy Thompson said 200 construction jobs would be created by the shopping centre's build.

Coles Flagstone Village shopping centre was being built near other retail precincts that included an adjacent shopping centre anchored by Supa IGA and nearby medical centre, he said.