The strengths of the Wangaratta CBD are retail business, medical and professional services, together with recreation facilities. These facilities support a greater regional catchment area.
The attractive retail centre provides a strong platform for future development through pedestrian focussed layout and retail structure.
Retail trade in the municipality contributes over $165 million annually to the local economy and directly employs over 1,400 people.
A range of boutique retail, commercial goods and services tenancies are enhanced by several major national tenants including Big W, Kmart, Spotlight, Coles, Dan Murphys, ALDI, Provincial, Target, Woolworths, Harvey Norman, Bunnings & Officeworks.