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Georgiou provides design, building construction, and project management services for commercial, retail and government building projects, either individually or as combined services.
Focusing on creating iconic projects that are innovative, commercial viable and sustainable, our extensive portfolio showcases the Group’s experience in delivering a wide range of complex building projects to clients across a variety of sectors including:
With extensive capabilities and in-house design teams, we have the capacity to concurrently deliver large-scale projects regardless of complexity, value or location. Our network of quality subcontractors and strategic procurement model enables us to provide significant supply chain value for our clients.
Our specialised teams have extensive experience in the Western Australian market and manage the entire building process, from feasibility studies through to design and value management, buildability to delivery and handover. Using various contract delivery models including design and construct, construct only, construction management and cost plus, has afforded us a comprehensive and complex grounding for delivering premium construction services.
Georgiou Building is a registered building company, holding pre-qualifications to Level 5 Complex with the Department of Treasury and Finance – Building, Maintenance and Works, and is a member of the Master Builders Association and Green Building Council of Australia.
|CLIENT:||TIANQI AND MSP ENGINEERING|
|DURATION:||APR 2017 - MAR 2018|
In November 2016, Georgiou’s Infrastructure unit was awarded the preliminary earthworks package for the Tianqi Lithium project in Kwinana WA, alongside Georgiou’s Building unit who were awarded both the ECI and D&C packages for the site.
After a successful ECI process, Georgiou has been awarded the design and construct contract for the project.
This is the third contract Georgiou has secured on the project, and is valued at $17M.
The scope of works for the project include the construction of the new office, training, security, warehouse storage, laboratory and control room building for Tianqi.
The new control room building is a critical part of the whole project and will control all elements of the lithium treatment and refining process.
Site mobilisation id due mid-April, with the project scheduled for completion in March 2018.
|CLIENT:||DEFENCE HOUSING AUSTRALIA|
|DURATION:||DEC 2016 - APR 2017|
Georgiou was awarded the DHA Forward Works in December 2015 for the constrution of a mixed use residential development in Queen Victoria Street, Fremantle.
The former run-down car yard will be remodelled into an attractive, modern, 166 apartment complex with 1,300sqm of commercial space, as well as landscaped courtyards and public open spaces to add diversity and character to the local area.
The project involves dilapidation survey, structural monitoring and geotechnical investigation preparation for piling works and bulk excavation.
The scopes of works include geotechnical investigation; structural survey; underpinning of neighbouring buildings; redesign and installation of 588 CFA 500dia at 9m long for double basement retaining structure; bulk excavation of 19,000m3 of limestone rock including access ramps; capping beam; and shotcrete.
The apartments will house Department of Defence families stationed in WA, with the balance of apartments available for sale to private owners and investors.
|DURATION:||NOV 2016 - EARLY 2018|
Georgiou began construction of the Primewest office development in October 2016, after securing the contract with an innovative and cost-saving business plan.
Located in the heart of Joondalup WA, the 9,600m2 project caters for an eight storey office development with 146 car car bays located on the first two levels.
The A Grade office building will be tenanted by the State Government for 15 years and has been designed to achieve energy efficiency with impressive environmental credentials of 4.5 star NABERs and 5 star green star.
A feature of the building is the perforated aluminium facade screen which will make the final building a standout landmark in the precinct.
Construction is due to be completed by March 2018, with occupation by the tenant expected by October 2018.
|CLIENT:||CONSTRUCTION TRAINING FUND|
|DURATION:||SEPT 2016 - APR 2017|
Awarded in September 2016, this project saw Georgiou’s Building unit construct the new office and training facilities in Belmont WA.
Valued at approximately $4M, the building’s footprint is 2,400m2 split over two levels, comprising offices, training classroom and a warehouse for the future installation of specialist plant.
The structure consists of a structural steel frame, precast panel wall and a suspended composite floor slab. The balance of the 4Ha site is paved, landscaped and includes an external alfresco area for staff and students.
|CLIENT:||PUBLIC TRANSPORT AUTHORITY|
|DURATION:||JAN 2016 - JAN 2017|
Georgiou delivered the Edgewater Station multi-storey car park in January 2017, on-time and on-budget.
The project aims to help ease the growing demand for parking along the Joondalup Line, particularly as Perth’s population continues to grow in this area.
Awarded by the Public Transport Authority, the ground plus two level multi-storey car park has increased Edgewater Station’s total parking capacity to approximately 1450 bays.
Designed to maximise security, natural lighting and ventilation while providing shading and weather protection where possible, the car park includes a lift, open staircase and façade screening to half of the building.
The façade design focuses on ensuring the building complements the area’s amenity and give the impression of an occupied building.
|DURATION:||NOV 2015 - JUN 2015|
Georgiou was awarded a design and construct contract to build a new warehouse extension, facility and hardstand for Toll Express to meet growing demands at Perth Airport in November 2015.
The proposed facility comprised of:
The facility is used for 24/7 freight distribution, and loading/unloading operations.
|DURATION:||OCT 2014 - APR 2016|
Georgiou has delivered the first distribution centre in WA for supermarket powerhouse ALDI Australia, after being selected to design and construct their new Jandakot distribution facility worth $57 million.
Capable of supporting in excess of 70 retail stores, the 50,000m2 distribution centre includes refrigerated areas, ancillary buildings, an office, extensive heavy-duty hardstand areas and landscaping.
The centre has been designed to support low lifecycle costs over a 30-plus year life — a major consideration for ALDI, which has positioned itself worldwide as an environmentally responsible company.
This is a crucial project for ALDI as it establishes their presence in WA and forms the basis for their expansion and the distribution of their products locally.
|CLIENT:||CITY OF JOONDALUP|
|DURATION:||AUG 2014 - SEPT 2015|
Georgiou delivered a multi-storey carpark on Boas Avenue for City of Joondalup, WA in April 2016.
Scope of works included the construction of a lower ground carpark for 28 private bays, along with five levels providing 560 bays for public parking.
The carpark structure was based upon a post-tensioned floor slab on a constant grade, supported on piled pad footings.
The external façade featured architectural grade coloured precast concrete panels with a stencilled imprint representing an aerial view of Lake Joondalup and surrounds. Feature aluminium panels and louvres enhanced the aesthetics and concealed the use of the building as a multi-storey carpark. Won from a competitive field of major builders, Georgiou offered the client the best value, methodology, programme and people, backed by solid financials.
The team worked closely with the client throughout the project to ensure no delays to the construction programme. Strong stakeholder relations were required to ensure no traffic disruptions to visitors and Joondalup locals during construction.
|CLIENT:||TOWN OF CAMBRIDGE|
|DURATION:||JUN 2014 - DEC 2015|
In June 2014, Georgiou commenced work on the $13 million City Beach Redevelopment which saw Georgiou's Building team undertake all building works associated with the multi-million project.
Scope of works include:
The building incorporates grass-topped roofs and viewing towers accessible to the public, more than $3 million of hard and soft landscaping – including the relocation of several mature pine trees – with extensive open pathways, public plazas, an amphitheatre, precast concrete feature wall panels and high quality finishes throughout.
The new surf club replaced the previous outdated facility, and includes a gymnasium, administration area and new bar facilities. The commercial tenancies are being leased to private restaurant and retail businesses, and will provide a much-needed vibrant social hub on the beach front.
|CLIENT:||CURTIN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY|
|DURATION:||JUL 2014 - APR 2016|
In July 2014, Georgiou entered the specialist education building sector with the award of Building 410, the medical teaching building, at Curtin University's Bentley campus in WA, valued around $40 million.
The five-storey building with a total of 6,350m2 of floor area has been designed to accommodate a mix of formal and informal learning areas. Exposed concrete and in-situ beams with feature textured surfaces have been specified in keeping with the high quality finishes of surrounding buildings on the campus. The external façade will also feature curved precast wall panels, manufactured using coloured concrete and a high class surface finish, providing vertical fins on the building façade for shading purposes.
The contract will also include an integrated fitout incorporating state-of-the art audio visual, communications, IT and security services. Extensive landscaping and public art has also been designed to provide a comfortable and attractive environment for students and staff.
|DURATION:||JUL 2014 - APR 2016|
Commencing in September 2014 and completed mid-April 2016. The Pocket is a $38M design and construct contract, apartment complex located in Perth’s Western Suburb, in Claremont. This premier development is the first apartment project at LandCorp’s multi-million dollar Claremont On The Park, which will see the building’s façade front the boundary line of Claremont Football Oval.
Designed by award-winning architects Cameron Chisholm and Nicol, this project comprised of 95 one, two and three bedroom apartments set around a central landscaped garden. The apartment is close to Perth’s best retail precincts and easy reach of public transport, golf courses, yacht clubs, Swan River and pristine Cottesloe and Swanbourne beaches.
The Pocket has 95 high specification apartments in a non-standard 8 stories design configured to suit client’s brief. High Quality features include:
The project in The Pocket has been designed to Australia’s best practice in environmentally sustainable design. These initiatives include; cross ventilation, appropriate sunshading and double glazing to provide comfort whilst minimising the need for mechanical cooling. A central gas watered heating system and WELS-rated fixtures and equipment facilitate further energy savings.
|CLIENT:||ARMADALE CITY COUNCIL|
|DURATION:||SEPT 2013 - DEC 2014|
Georgiou was awarded the contract by the Armadale City Council to construct a new, four-storey office development, and an additional integrated office fitout for anchor tenant, the Department for Child Protection, in 2013.
The scope of work included the following building elements: four levels of commercial office space; an underground basement carpark; centralised lift and twin stair core; end-of-trip facilities in the basement; new power substation; plant room on the roof; extensive glazed facade treatment; louvre shade structures on the facade; and two separate building entries – one for the public and the other for staff due to security issues.
Georgiou’s design partner for the project was GHD who were previously appointed by the Armadale City Council to prepare a master plan for the new precinct. Georgiou and GHD worked closely during the tender to develop a fit-for-purpose, efficient and aesthetically pleasing building design.
Georgiou was the only proponent to offer a detailed programme and proposal for an integrated office fit-out, demonstrating to the client that Georgiou’s programme and methodology would result in rent revenue being generated earlier than the other proposals.
Additionally, a partnered approach was adopted with the high value mechanical, electrical and facade trade subcontractors, with an upfront agreement to jointly target this project and utilise our combined skills to value manage the design and secure the project.
|DURATION:||AUG 2013 - MAY 2015|
Georgiou was awarded an initial early works contract to carry out services relocation, structural strengthening and retaining works for Healthscope on the Mount Hospital in WA.
Scope of works comprised of: an upgrade of the sprinkler and distribution system including fire water booster pump; strengthening of the existing rear hospital carpark to support new buildings above; new retaining wall structures at the rear carpark and at the base of the Kings Park escarpment for the future building; carpark upgrade works.
A construction management contract model was adopted by the client due to the tight timeframes and undefined scope. The project was technically challenging and required a high degree of planning and coordination in order to prevent any disruption to life critical systems within a live hospital environment.
In September 2013, Georgiou was awarded Stage 2 of works which included the new Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD), new operating theatres, plant room and connection into the existing hospital including fitout.
The new building was constructed on top of the existing carpark which was partly demolished and strengthened.
Georgiou was then awarded Stage 3 compromising a catheter laboratory and further refurbishment and upgrade of power, water, sewerage, communications, fire, security and nurse call systems.
|DURATION:||JUL 2013 - MAR 2015|
Georgiou were awarded this mixed-use, state-of-the-art medical centre and residential development on Cambridge Street in Wembley, WA, in July 2013. Designed as a specialist medical centre, scope of works included the construction of three levels of medical centre, two levels of underground parking (101 bays) and six, two-bedroom residential apartments on the upper floor.
The specialised medical suites include consulting, diagnostic, day surgery and recovery rooms - all requiring the installation of HEPA filters. Georgiou carried out all forward works prior to the building’s construction, resulting in cost and time savings for the client.
Georgiou also used an integrated specialist fitout for the anchor tenant (St John of God) to achieve earlier occupation, some 33 weeks ahead of their original programme. This has resulted in significant time and cost benefits for both the developer and the tenants. Challenges faced by the project team included the 22kva live power lines on the northern elevation requiring the team to implement additional safety controls. Plant and equipment also had to be tracked through from the opposite side of the project which required areas of internal fitout and large portions of the façade to be placed on-hold until very late in the project delivery.
All precast panels installed on the project were manufactured in-house at the Georgiou Precast Facility in Malaga, providing key time and cost savings to the Client. Georgiou engaged with the consultant team during pre-contract negotiations to value-manage the design to achieve time, cost savings and more efficient buildability.
Georgiou’s strong building construction experience, best practice project management and track record for medical developments ensured a quality product delivered on time and schedule.
|DURATION:||AUG 2012 - JAN 2014|
In January 2014, Georgiou delivered one of the highest quality office developments at the time to be constructed outside the Perth Central Business District for internal client, Georgiou Capital.
Located in Stirling, WA, the development is split into four levels of carpark, four levels of commercial office space with the top level reserved for the plant room. In total, the net floor area is 13,000m2 and incorporates 7,800m2 of commercial office space, 4,500m2 of elevated carpark over six storeys and features 700m2 of terrace and balcony at level 2. The brief also included a high level of finishes accentuating the architectural design presence, and adopting an efficient work methodology.
The building is a high quality, state-of-the-art construction that maintains the functionality and constructability of a mixed use development. Achieving a 4.5 star NABERS (National Australian Built Environment Rating System), the building is designed to meet the Property Council's stringent A-grade office attributes. The building is currently leased by the State Government of Western Australia for a period of 15 years. This is the first significant office building to take shape in this important transitorientated development precinct.
Working closely with stakeholders (client, tenant and design team) through all key stages of the project (design, concept and construction), Georgiou added value to the design by providing buildability advice to achieve the most cost and time-effective design solution. Georgiou engaged with key traders early on to engineer the best structure, façade and finishes for the building – a key benefit to the Client. All precast panels were manufactured internally at the Georgiou Precast Facility in Malaga, with this in-house capability providing key time and cost savings to the project. The project team also initiated a number of safety in design changes to ensure the safety of personnel working on the project such as pouring the precast concrete solution at ground level to reduce working at heights. These solutions also resulted in time and cost savings for the Client.
|CLIENT:||GEORGIOU CAPITAL/FJM PROPERTY AND MAINPART HOLDINGS|
|DURATION:||AUG 2013 - NOV 2014|
The Knutsford development comprised of 80 dwellings, both single residential and townhouses, built over 1.6 hectares.
Georgiou delivered Stage 1A which included the construction of 23 dwellings, which were a combination of two-storey houses and apartments along with the installation of rammed earth retaining walls.
The high quality residential development featured contemporary Michael Patroni architecture and a variety of accommodation options from single residential dwellings and apartments of varying types and sizes.
Additionally, the project team carried out all split-level hard and soft landscaping, grasscrete driveways and parking areas, along with the installation of all external façade features including brick lattices, metal cladding and perforated aluminum screens.
Collaborating with the client and architects throughout the build, adjusting finishes and final design detailing guaranteed no rework at handover.
|CLIENT:||RIO TINTO IRON ORE|
|DURATION:||JAN 2011 - SEPT 2013|
Rio Tinto Iron Ore awarded Georgiou the contract to deliver the Cape Lambert Camp A Village Expansion works in January 2011, and then later the construction of the Camp B Village with in-situ kitchen.
Cape Lambert Camp A works included the installation and commissioning of: a further 500 standard rooms; laundries; gymnasium/sports facilities; toilets; executive accommodation; ice and refrigerated rooms; wet mess facilities; underground services for fire, potable water, sewerage, drainage, communications and power including associated treatment plants.
The successful completion of Camp A led to the award of a separate contract for Camp B, to design and construct a 1,200 person camp with similar scope, but with an in-situ built kitchen and dining hall that also served as a designated cyclone refuge to IL4 standards. Additionally, the project team delivered maintenance and recycling facilities, light vehicle washdown facility, and multi-purpose sports court, swimming pool and indoor cricket pitch.
Delivering the accommodation in a staged approach; with kitchen, wet mess and additional central facility buildings whilst the 800 person camp is fully operational (night shift personnel), created scheduling challenges for the team. To ensure minimal disruption and astute delivery of the required infrastructure, Georgiou’s teams worked with local contractors and produced a schedule that was able to meet client needs. The client received a camp on program that met and exceeded expectations, whilst demonstrating a focus on safety.
Georgiou worked with the client and caterer to ensure minimal disruption to the camp occupants while installing all rooms and facilities. The project team created time savings for the Client through manufacturing the precast footings offsite out of Georgiou’s Precast facility. Other benefits provided to the client included: the use of an in-situ kitchen cut 50% of the construction program had the Client chosen to construct a modular facility; phased handover to allow for early occupancy; and with both packages delivered concurrently, Georgiou was able to meet the expanding camps needs and demonstrate its ability to mitigate disruptions to camp occupants, whilst installing all accommodation and facilities within timeframes.
|LOCATION:||OSBORNE PARK, WA|
|DURATION:||JUL 2009 - JUL 2010, APR 2012 - AUG 2012|
In July 2009, Georgiou Capital successfully negotiated the acquisition of the Canon head office complex in Osborne Park and commenced design development to refurbish and convert the premises into the long-awaited Georgiou WA Office.
In April 2012, Georgiou acquired the warehouse to the rear of the property, converting the property into a quality office space and Case Study and Collaboration Centre (pictured). Works included re-roofing to comply with BCA requirements, upgrade of electrical infrastructure, installation of new windows, construction of solid/glazed internal partitions, complete office fitout and furniture package, and all mechanical and hydraulic works to suit the new conversion.
The works comprised the complete removal and replacement of all electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, lift, ceilings, toilets, floor coverings and office partitions. The office fitout, installation of workstations, joinery, furniture, state-of-the-art video and teleconferencing facilities and communications were integrated with the construction work to achieve time and cost savings.
Georgiou completed the refurbishment scope of works as part of a fast track construction methodology – completing the works in three months. Additionally, Georgiou worked closely with the designers to value manage the design and provide buildability advice to achieve the most cost-and time effective design solution.
All works were carried out in a live working environment with minimal disruption to existing adjoining operations.