Boronia Mall could be acquired by Knox Council under revitalisation plan

BORONIA Mall could be compulsorily acquired by Knox Council under plans to revitalise the entire suburb.

But the mall’s manager has labelled the suggestion “crap” and said selling the centre was “out of the question”.

The council’s city development director Angelo Kourambas said the idea of acquiring the 1970s shopping centre was “one of many options” for its long-term Boronia Renewal Project.

The project is a review of the 10-year-old Boronia Structure Plan.

Mr Kourambas said it was “too early to provide a definite answer” but the council was keen to get feedback from residents and shoppers on what they wanted to see in the area.

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