Rosebud Plaza Shopping Centre

Location: Rosebud, Victoria Architect: NH Architecture Value: $25 million The redevelopment involved the re-configuration of the Masterplan for the site, including a realignment of adjacent streets to accommodate the retail expansion. The redeveloped included a new Target Discount Store, new Food Court, 35 new speciality tenancies and significant additional car parking. [...]

Westfield Plenty Valley Shopping Centre

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Location: Mill Park, Victoria Client: Westfield Architect: NH Architecture Value: $110 million Umow Lai provided Westfield with independent Contract Administration consultancy advice for the new $110 million Westfield Plenty Valley Shopping Centre located in Mill Park. The project, which was delivered on time and on budget, included mechanical and electrical engineering, a building automation system to control all the air-conditioning [...]

Northland Shopping Centre

Location: Preston, Victoria Client: Northland Shopping Centre Architect: The Buchan Group Value: $90 million The Stage 20 redevelopment of Northland Shopping Centre is the most significant extension and upgrade to the Centre in many years. The first Stage of Stage 20, successfully completed in late 2008, included the provision of a new curved Fresh Food Mall. The mall contains a number [...]

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 [...]

Deakin University – Burwood Highway Frontage

Location: Burwood, VIC Architect: Woods Bagot Value: $126 million Size: 17,000 sqm Umow Lai provided a range of building services including mechanical, electrical, hydraulics, vertical transportation, ICT, AV, fire services, fire safety engineering and ESD for Deakin University’s new $126 million Burwood Highway Frontage project. The development is a world class educational facility. It includes [...]

Institute for Marine + Antarctic Studies

    Location: Hobart, TAS Architect: John Wardle Architects + Terroir (in association) Awards: Winner, Public Architecture: National Award, 2014 Australian Institute of Architects The Institution for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) is a joint project of the University of Tasmania (UTAS) which brings together much of Tasmania's considerable strengths in marine and Antarctic studies [...]

Dandenong Government Services Office

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Location: Dandenong, Victoria Client: Grocon Architect: Hassell Value: $80 million Size: 14,100 sqm Built as part of VicUrban’s Revitalization of Central Dandenong, the 14,100sqm office development on the corner of Walker and Thomas Streets, houses multiple state government tenants. The building was designed to achieve a world class level of advanced environmentally sustainable design for commercial office developments including PCA [...]

Fiona Stanley Hospital

Location: Murdoch, Western Australia Architects: Fiona Stanley Hospital Design Collaboration Value: $1.76 billion The new 643-bed Fiona Stanley Hospital at Murdoch, Western Australia will be the major tertiary health facility in the southern metropolitan area of Perth. Umow Lai is providing specialist electrical engineering expertise for the dedicated pathology and education facilities as well as other hospital support buildings [...]