• Total Construction completes Edensor Gardens aged care facility

    Over the past 18 months, Total Construction has been working closely with Micheal Kresner, Advantage Care Managing Director on developing and building a facility that sets a new standard for the aged care indus... more
  • Construction commences on $130M community and civic building in Parramatta

    City of Parramatta Council’s long-term vision for a flagship community, cultural and civic building in the Parramatta CBD is now one step closer to reality as the construction of 5 Parramatta Square gets unde... more
  • Machines get prepared for Brisbane’s first underground tunnels

    Two Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) have arrived in Queensland to be fitted out and deployed to dig Cross River Rail’s twin tunnels under the river in early 2021. Cross River Rail is a new 10.2-kilometre rai... more
  • Mixed-use tower adds to the transformation of Parramatta

    Coronation Property has broken ground on a landmark 55-storey mixed-use tower which is set to transform the historic Paramatta riverside precinct with luxury residences and Western Sydney’s first QT Hotel. ... more

Works start on new $91M Mental Health Unit at Ipswich Hospital

Early works have commenced on the new $91 million, 50-bed Acute Mental Health Unit (AMHU) to be built at Ipswich Hospital. The funding is part of the Queensland Government’s $146.3 million commitment for the master-planned Ipswich Health Precinct. The project, along with the $25 million 26-bed ward at Ipswich Hospital will increase the number of beds and meet the demand in the growing Ipswich region. The project will be built across from Ipswich Hospital, and on Chelmsford and Kallara avenues and Walker Street and has been co-designed with consumers and clinicians. It will provide best practice mental he... more

$1B master-planned community creates a mini city in Melbourne

Schiavello Group’s $1 billion mixed-use M-City development in Melbourne has been completed, breathing new life into Clayton’s former warehousing district. Prominently located at 2109-2125 Dandenong Road on the corner of Princess Highway and Blackburn Road, M-City is one of the largest master-planned community single-stage developments undertaken in Victoria to date. Designed by high-profile architects, The Buchan Group, M-City is an iconic new gateway to Melbourne’s South East growth corridor. Graham Cottam, Regional Managing Director of Multiplex Victoria, said M-City is a vibrant miniature city ... more

Crown Group opens new office to enter into Brisbane market

Crown Group has opened a new office in the fast-growing West End in Brisbane and will launch the group’s first project in Queensland in September 2021. The new West End luxury apartment development will have beautifully designed residences set on 1.25 hectares of prime waterfront land at 117 Victoria Street. There will be a mix of terraces homes through to four-bedroom penthouses, with many taking advantage of the river and city skyline views from the site. The resort-style facilities at West End will include a 25-metre pool, cabana and poolside lounges, barbecue facilities, gym, community room and plent... more

Development sets benchmark with Australia’s tallest man-made waterfall

The $400 million residential project in Waterloo, Waterfall by Crown Group, opened earlier this year and includes 331 luxury apartments, innovative new retail precinct offering a cat café, a dog grooming salon and mix of dining outlets. The development offers a collection of premium, pet-friendly apartments including studios, one, two and three-bedroom apartments, courtyard apartments and a double-storey penthouse. The resort-style amenities are exclusive to residents and their guests, and include infinity rooftop pool and terrace, a cantilevered gym with state-of-the-art equipment, rooftop outdoor cinema... more

New iconic residential tower in Melbourne ‘tops out’’

A major construction milestone on Fragrance Group’s $315 million Premier Tower has been reached, with Multiplex ‘topping out’ the brand new 79-level high-rise residential tower. Prominently located on the corner of Spencer and Bourke Streets and designed by high-profile architects Elenberg Fraser, Premier Tower presents a striking new addition to the Melbourne CBD skyline with its distinctive ‘wave like’ curved façade. According to Multiplex, the wave design presented several challenges to construction with the changing floor plates and cantilevered slabs requiring innovative approaches to formw... more

Australia’s largest suburban-based medical precinct underway

With Queenslanders on the brink of once again enjoying their pre-pandemic freedoms, the development of one the country’s largest and most innovative suburban-based medical precincts is set to commence. The Southwest Medical Precinct, a significant development for the Logan region and for Greater Brisbane, is now underway and is due for completion in late 2021. UQ Health Care is a leading primary care, clinical innovation and research organisation owned by The University of Queensland.  The new UQ Health Care site will provide an extensive range of health services, from the treatment of acute illness to... more

From the façade to the labs: student hub celebrates mathematics

The University of Western Australia (UWA) EZONE student hub for the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (EMS) has reached practical completion. The Hassell-designed EZONE UWA Student Hub is a shared precinct for the EMS community and their partners, providing a new western gateway into the University of Western Australia Crawley Campus. Three engineering labs, higher degree workspaces, and 14 flexible learning studios are supported by a large ‘learning steps’ meeting place, café and beautiful outdoor spaces for both socialising and learning. With space for students, alumni, researchers, a... more

Building Australia’s slimmest tower in dense Melbourne

Collins House is Australia’s slimmest tower and the fourth most slender in the world. Developed by Golden Age and joint venture partner Deague Group, the 60-level skyscraper rises from Melbourne’s historic Maker’s Mark building at 446 Collins Street, with the grand façade restored to its former glory. Built by Hickory and designed by Bates Smart, the sleek, elegant tower has a street frontage of just 11.5 metres and a footprint of 480sqm, making it Australia’s thinnest tower. At level 14, the building has a 4.5m cantilever component which takes the tower over the adjoining building and beyond the sit... more