• Construction commences at 80 Ann Street in Brisbane

    Mirvac Group (Mirvac) and co-owner M&G Real Estate have announced that demolition and civil works are complete, and construction is now underway at their landmark building, 80 Ann Street in Brisbane. Set... more
  • UTS Central opens its doors to students, staff and the community

    The University of Technology Sydney has officially opened a striking, 17-storey, glass-encased building - the final significant capital development project to be delivered as part of the UTS’ billion-dollar-p... more
  • DA approved for narrow 30-storey tower on 320 George Street

    Brisbane City Council has granted Development Approval for the transformation of a 135-year old heritage building at Brisbane’s 320 George Street into a multi-use 30-storey commercial tower. Owned by ‘Li... more
  • Sod turned on Qantas Group Pilot Academy at Wellcamp Airport

    Up to 100 construction jobs will soon take off at the new Qantas Group Pilot Academy at Toowoomba’s Wellcamp Airport, with the official turning of the first sod today. Estimates suggest that 790,000 more p... more

Victoria’s first-ever dedicated Centre of Learning for Family Violence opens

Following the declaration by Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews, that family violence is ‘the most urgent law and order emergency occurring in the state', the first-ever dedicated Centre of Learning for Family Violence has opened in Glen Waverley - providing a state-of-the-art simulation space for the front-line police. Designed by leading architecture firm, FMSA Architecture, for Victoria Police, the facility features Australia’s first scenario training and simulation spaces dedicated to training those on the front-line of family violence. A landmark project, the building is the direct result of academ... more

Construction commences on ultra-luxury $540M precinct

Construction has officially kicked off on the Saint Moritz development, which will see the iconic former Novotel St Kilda site in Melbourne transformed into a world-class luxury residential precinct. Demolition of the existing building, which commenced officially on 17 July 2019, is 15 months ahead of schedule, after the project garnered $500 million in sales in the equivalent of just six selling weeks. The developer, GURNER™, has confirmed long-time finance partner ANZ is funding the $300 million construction debt facility, in what is believed to be the largest residential construction loan undertaken b... more

Bushfires NT Headquarters construction tender awarded

A local construction company has just secured a $6.6 million contract to build the new Bushfires NT Headquarters at the Hughes Airstrip in Acacia Hills. The Northern Territory Government awarded the contract to C&R Constructions Pty Ltd, which is expected to support more than 30 local jobs. The new Headquarters will align staff located at Winnellie and Batchelor to the one location – a move which aims to better coordinate fire season planning and response. The facility will support Bushfires NT respond to and manage bushfire emergencies through an improved and integrated Incident Control Room and ... more

Designs unveiled for new vertical secondary school at Fishermans Bend

Designs for an innovative new vertical school that will cater for 1100 students have just been released by the Victorian Government. Member for Albert Park, Martin Foley, released the images of the new Fishermans Bend Secondary School (currently known by an interim name) and declared that early site works such as geotechnical investigations, demolition, site clearing, environmental testing and remediation works are now getting underway at 477 Graham Street, Port Melbourne. The four-storey school’s design references the Spirit of Tasmania ferry, with layers of classrooms that resemble the levels of a shi... more

$5.8M Jetty Road causeway upgrade contract awarded

A $5.8 million contract to complete the Jetty Road causeway upgrades at Casuarina Boat Harbour in Bunbury was recently awarded. The Jetty Road causeway forms the eastern boundary of Casuarina Boat Harbour and was originally connected to the Bunbury timber jetty (seaward section removed in 2012). Early investigations by the Department of Transport found the causeway to be in poor condition. Phase One works (commenced in early November 2018) saw approximately 24,000 tonnes of rock placed in the water using specialised long reach excavators to improve protection of the causeway during storm events. The ... more

Gold Coast Airport’s southern terminal expansion takes off

Foundation works for the southern terminal expansion of Gold Coast Airport are set to begin this week, signifying the next exciting step in the delivery of the redevelopment project. Gold Coast Airport welcomes 6.6 million passengers each year – a number set to more than double by 2037. Designed by architecture firm, HASSELL, the three-level southern terminal expansion aims to accommodate for this forecasted growth. The building's design features swing gate capacity, which will offer increased flexibility to service both international and domestic services, depending on demand. The southern termina... more

A new life for Australia’s oldest historic trades hall

Complex restoration and refurbishment works to the historic three-level Trades Hall building in Victoria Street, Carlton has reached completion. Victoria’s Trades Hall is Australia’s oldest and largest trades hall. It was constructed in 10 stages with the most significant occurring between 1876 to 1925 and is a prominent Carlton landmark that continues to serve as a hub for union organisation. The Trades Hall Living Heritage Project was led by high-profile architect and heritage consultant Lovell Chen, and focused on conservation works and refurbishment for the main public spaces in the 3,800 square me... more

Construction commences at major urban renewal project

Construction has officially commenced at Epping’s major residential high-rise project in north-west Sydney, The Langston. The ceremony marks the project’s progression to the next phase of development following the completion of demolition at the former Westpac Credit Card Services building, between Langston Place and Chambers Court, Epping. Project contractors Hutchinson Builders have commenced drilling of the project’s foundations, prior to construction of the development’s basement levels. According to Adrian Pozzo, CEO of Cbus Property, the Epping community can expect to see a significant cha... more