Tiffany & Co.

Location: 267 Collins Street, Melbourne Client: Tiffany & Co. Architect: TSC Architects (New York) + PTID Environments (Australia) Value: Multi-million The new Tiffany flagship store at 267 Collins Street, Melbourne, was officially opened in August 2011. The main challenge for Umow Lai was to deliver a well conditioned, double-height retail environment and to maintain the opulent aesthetics synonymous with [...]

Treasury Precinct Refurbishment

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Location: East Melbourne, Victoria Value: $60 million Refurbishment and tenancy fit-out of a number of heritage listed buildings in the Treasury Precinct. The project consisted of over 40,000 sqm of office accommodation, training and meeting rooms and ministers suites for a number of State Departments. 2 Treasury Place - Department of Education 2A Treasury Place 4 Treasury [...]

Southern Cross Tower – 121 Exhibition Street

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Location: Melbourne CBD Client: Victorian Government Property Group  Architect: Geyer Tenancy fit-out of office accommodation for numerous State Government departments including the State Revenue Office (Levels 2 and 3), Department of Infrastructure (Levels 5 to 16), Department of Justice (Levels 17 to 30) and the Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development (Levels 31 to 36). Umow Lai [...]

More Government + Civic Projects

City of Boroondara Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre Redevelopment Kew Recreation Centre Redevelopment Community Hub at Hawthorn Library Precinct City of Melbourne Visy Park Redevelopment (Carlton FC) Punt Road Oval Redevelopment (Richmond FC) East Melbourne Community Centre & Library Melbourne Town Hall - Administrative Building City of Yarra Richmond Library Collingwood Town Hall Relocation of [...]

150 Collins Street – Westpac HQ

Location: Melbourne Architect: Peddle Thorp Size: 20,000sqm NLA Key tenant: Westpac Ratings: 6 Star Green Star Offices v2.0 Design (target), 5 Star NABERS Key Features: High performance glazing, underfloor air distribution (UFAD) Awards: 2016 Master Builder Award (MBA) 'Best Sustainable Project' category - Victorian State Finalist 150 Collins Street was awarded a 6 Star Green [...]

500 Collins Street Redevelopment

Location: 500 Collins Street, Melbourne Architect: Peddle Thorp Ratings: 5 Star Green Star Office Size: 28 Storeys Value: $50 million This totally refurbished 28-level 1970's office building is the first refurbished CBD office building in Australia to achieve a 5 Star Green Star rating. The refurbishment included a new central mechanical and electrical plant and incorporated a number of ESD [...]

35 Spring Street

Location: 35 Spring Street, Melbourne Architects: Bates Smart Architects Size: 54,000 sqm Value: $350 million Umow Lai’s ability to provide a high level of building engineering services is being well utilised in a significant new landmark residential project currently under construction at 35 Spring Street in one of Melbourne’s culturally and historic precincts. The $350 million, 44-level [...]

171 Collins Street – BHP Billiton HQ

Location: 171 Collins Street, Melbourne Client: CBUS and Charter Hall Architect: Bates Smart Ratings: 6 Star Offices v2 Design and As-Built Green Star, NABERS Energy 5 Star Size: 20 storeys Value: $135 million Awards: 2016 Master Builder Association - State Finalist - 'Best Sustainable Practice' The $135 million, 20-storey development is a new state-of-the-art glass office tower was developed in conjunction with CBUS [...]

Spectrum – 56 Clarence Street

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Location: Sydney, New South Wales Architect: Gray Puksand Ratings: 4 Star Green Star Offices Interiors rating Size: 5,000 sqm  Value: $10 million The refurbishment of this existing 11-storey office building in the heart of Sydney’s CBD involved renewing the building with new energy and water efficient building services and amenities, a more aesthetic façade, enhanced main entrance and an overall [...]

Jetset Travelworld Group Tenancy Fitout

Location: Brisbane, Queensland Client: Jetset Travelworld Group Architect: Forrest Architects Ratings: 5 Star Green Star Office Interiors v1.1, 5 Star NABERS Energy Tenancy Value: $2 million Jetset Travelworld Group is undergoing a $2 million office fit out of their premises in the Santos Place building. It is targeting a 5 Star Green Star and 5 Star NABERS rating. The [...]

Sydney Overseas Passenger Terminal

Location: Sydney Client: Port Authority of New South Wales Architects: Johnson Pilton Walker “Our expertise and experience in electrical, fire safety and sustainability services is being well utilised as part of the upgrade of Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal (OPT) and we are up to the challenges involved,” notes Paul Jacobsen, a Umow Lai Associate Director who is leading [...]