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JB in Civic moves

By johnboy - 29 October 2006 12

Many of us shed a tear when JB Hi-Fi took over Impact Records in the bus interchange. Now that too has moved on.

They seem very confident the Canberra Centre expansion will be done real soon now.

With the Library also moving out of that building does anyone know its fate?

What’s Your opinion?


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JB in Civic moves
el 12:33 pm 30 Oct 06

Smartest idea I’ve read today, KandyA.

KandyA 12:04 pm 30 Oct 06

a tunnel should be constructed under East row, and the roof knocked off this building, which could then be connected to the Phoenix, to serve as its beer garden. I think its in the public interest, and expect to see progress very soon

Smackbang 11:02 am 30 Oct 06

… and at least Borders allows you to listen to a sample of a CD before buying it. Not like JB – “we don’t have listening facilities”!!

areaman 10:21 am 30 Oct 06

Borders should be reasonably up market and pretty good. Apparently there’ll be proper restaurants in the dendy end as well.

simto 9:50 am 30 Oct 06

The new expansion seems to be a lot more downmarket than the first expansion (the “over Bunda Street” bit) – Big W’s one of the first places opening in it.

Not saying that downmarket is a bad thing, necessarily. Just different.

maloomike 9:10 am 30 Oct 06

No one wants to rent in that building because the landlord charges too much. They are unreasonable and arrogant.

justbands 9:06 am 30 Oct 06

> personally I’d love to see “Impact – The Bar” in there.

“Impact – The Bar” may just be a reality..stay tuned. Probably not where JBs is now though, perhaps another old Impact location. 🙂

Swaggie 6:46 am 30 Oct 06

Cheers for the info Bighead. Thank God Teds are moving – I hate that little basement shop they have. Could it be that with JB and Teds they will actually have some USEFUL shops in the new expansion rather than another collection of women’s ‘fashion’ shops / shonky mobile retailers and those pretentious jewellers shops?

bighead 4:48 pm 29 Oct 06

November 2nd seems to be the day, I know 2 places that are opening now. Teds Cameras and JB.

threeze 2:15 pm 29 Oct 06

johnboy, i would invest in that if they sold records too.

johnboy 12:46 pm 29 Oct 06

personally I’d love to see “Impact – The Bar” in there.

futto 12:39 pm 29 Oct 06

Maybe the scientologists across the street could expand into this extra space….

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