Thursday, June 21, 2018

Obayashi Corporation & Built announce first project at Hotel Windsor in Melbourne

Built announced it has entered into an agreement with Japanese construction giant Obayashi Corporation to work together to target select large-scale construction opportunities in Australia.

Built managing director, Brett Mason said: “I’m delighted to announce that Built has entered into an agreement to partner with Obayashi Corporation on select construction opportunities in Australia.  This represents an important step in Built’s growth strategy and gives us further scale and capacity to compete for larger construction projects of A$200 million and above.

“I am also pleased to announce that for its first project, our joint venture has been selected as preferred contractor for the circa A$200 million construction of the A$350 million redevelopment of the historic Hotel Windsor in Melbourne CBD for the Halim Group.

He continued: “With works on the 135-year-old hotel to include a complex heritage refurbishment and construction of a new tower wing.  Construction works are anticipated to commence onsite in the first quarter of 2017 to deliver a six-star addition to Melbourne’s luxury hotel sector in 2019.”

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