New Zealand-based SkyCity Entertainment Group has appointed Australian construction company Hansen Yuncken as the main contractor to deliver the AUD330m ($248m) Adelaide Casino expansion.
Watpac has been appointed as the managing contractor by the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning (DSDMIP) for Stage 1 of the two-stage, AUD170m ($128.3m) Rheinmetall Defence Australia Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence (Milvehcoe) at the Redbank Motorway Estate site in Ipswich, Queensland.
Australian real estate investment trust Dexus has received approval from the state government of Queensland, Australia to go ahead with the second stage of its proposal to transform Brisbane’s Eagle Street Pier into a business and leisure destination.
Arup, a multinational professional services firm based in London, along with architect Arkhefield, has been awarded a contract for the detailed design for the Brisbane International Cruise Terminal at Luggage Point.
Australian construction firm Multiplex has been awarded the main works contract for the new central acute services building of the $1bn Westmead redevelopment.
Sunshine Plaza, a shopping centre on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, has submitted an application to the Sunshine Coast Council for setting up a high ropes adventure course as part of the $400m redevelopment currently underway.
Sekisui House Australia has commissioned Hassell to carry out the master planning work for the Yaroomba Beach site on Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
Scentre Group in collaboration with joint owner QICGRE has announced to build 140 specialty stores under their new development, Westfield Coomera, on the northern Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.
SkyCity Entertainment Group has decided to invest AUD330m ($264.2m) to expand and transform the Adelaide Casino on the Festival Plaza forecourt into an integrated entertainment destination.
Australia-based contractor Multiplex has bagged a new contract from developer Shayher Group to construct the second of three towers at its Brisbane Quarter project in Australia.
Construction firm Multiplex has won a contract to deliver the fifth and final commercial office tower that will complete Walker Corporation’s AUD2.5bn ($1.8bn) Collins Square development in Melbourne, Australia.
Construction services firm Multiplex has broken ground on a new museum in Perth, Western Australia.
Lendlease has received planning approval for The Darling Exchange building in Sydney, Australia.
The state government of Victoria, Australia has allocated $1.46bn in 2016 state budget towards the completion of the Western Distributor project.With no funding from the Commonwealth Government, Victoria will undertake the $5.5bn project on its own.The project will provide a second river crossing connecting the West Gate Freeway with Citylink, cut travel times, reduce congestion and improve the living conditions in Geelong and Melbourne's West.The expected reduction in congestion in Melbourne's West will help lower the cost of doing business and enable workers to access job locations easily. It is anticipated that about 5,600 jobs will be created during the project's construction phase.Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews decision to set aside $1.46bn over four years to complete the project has been welcomed by the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, for whom the progression of the project is a priority.
Sydney’s current 235m height limit on buildings in the city should be overlooked to accommodate future population growth, architectural practice Bates Smart has proposed.