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The Colombo is Christchurch’s landmark shopping precinct in the heart of Sydenham, home to independent retailers and global brands.

About The Colombo

Inspired by the arcades of London and the quartiers of Paris, and building on Canterbury’s iconic character, The Colombo is Ōtautahi’s pre-eminent retail and entertainment establishment.

The world-class fashion, beauty, home and lifestyle boutiques are joined by an independent cinema offering the latest in art-house, festival, and blockbuster films in comfort. All of The Colombo’s residents share an innovative attitude towards retail, and connect the people of Canterbury with pioneering labels.

The Colombo is dog friendly and family friendly, with retailers selling designer babywear, childrenswear, accessories and toys. Dogs on lead are allowed in the main central area of The Colombo, and each retailer has their own dog policy, so ask the team at your favourite stores whether it’s OK to bring your furry friend in.

Owners and renowned property developers, the Cooper family, bring their architectural expertise to the centre, giving it a unique aesthetic edge. The carefully thought-out location in the downtown suburb of Sydenham is an easily accessible destination in an evolving district.

The Colombo is proudly New Zealand owned.

Leasing opportunities

Interested in opening your business in The Colombo? Get in touch. Become a local.

Join a community of top-quality businesses including exclusive Christchurch boutiques, top national retailers, and some of the best eating options in the city. The Colombo draws a prime crowd of regular shoppers, specialist product hunters, daily diners, and out-of-town visitors.

Get in contact today to tell us a little bit about you and your business, and we’ll let you know about upcoming vacancies and pop-up store opportunities.