Further details have been released about the outlets set to open at the Bay's newest shopping centre.

After a decade in the making a new shopping centre in Tauriko is to open to the public next month - featuring four major brands and more than 20 speciality stores.

As part of the $50 million first phase of development at the Tauranga Crossing, Pak'n'Save, The Warehouse, Noel Leeming and Warehouse Stationary would anchor the shopping centre.

The 17,000 square metre first stage would also host a range of shops.


So far, those that have been signed off for stage one of development include ANZ, Eves Realty, HelloWorld, Hollywood Bakery, Looksharp, ProfessioNail, The Crossing Pharmacy and Sharing Shed.

Twenty-nine local shopping brands were confirmed to open in the Tauranga Crossing, however, some stores were still in the negotiation phase and their names would be released in the next few weeks,

The food and hospitality lane, known as "The Millyard", would feature Hello Sushi, Pita Pit, Spice Traders and The Coffee Club.

First to open would be The Warehouse, Noel Leeming and Warehouse Station on September 15.

Pak'n'Save and the other retailers would open on September 27.

Food and hospitality would open from October 1.

Planning for the Tauriko area began over 10 years ago and the booming population growth in the area enabled the project to get underway.

Tauranga Crossing Ltd director Mark Taylor said stage one encompassed 17,000sqm with 780 car parks and had been in the pipeline since 2013.

Construction of the next stages of Tauranga Crossing would begin in 2017.

Plans included an enclosed mall, new dining and entertainment concepts and an extended car park.

In a press statement Mr Taylor said "Tauranga Crossing will ultimately provide a complete shopping experience.

"Stage Two will offer local, national and international brands in one designed and managed environment where locals and visitors can meet family and friends, eat, shop and have fun."