Roberts Co has secured the Design & Construct contract for a record-breaking four level automated robotic distribution centre in Melbourne. This comes after an extensive ECI phase working closely with client, LOGOS.
The fulfilment centre in northern Melbourne will create 2000 jobs and span 210,000m2 to become the largest in Australia, equivalent to 11 Melbourne Cricket Grounds.
Excavation works commenced on site in mid 2023 with completion targeted for 2025.
Design and Construct
Roberts Co are proud to be engaged by Holder East to construct Oasis Residences in South Melbourne.
The high-end development comprises 19 storeys including 158 residential apartments and 97 serviced apartments.
The unique design by renowned architects, Hayball ensures 360-degree views from the city skyline to the bay. The project presents multiple premium amenities including a large rooftop infinity pool, private cinema, sauna, large 2-storey ceiling height library, conference room, bar lounge, formal dining room with fully functioning kitchen, designated kids play area, piano room and a 100sqm gym.
Early works commenced earlier this year with contract works commencing in November 2022. Roberts Co are excited to bring Holder East’s inspiring vision to life over the next two years.
3 McNab Avenue
Design and Construct
Roberts Co are proud to be engaged by Investa to construct the 3 McNab Avenue, Build to Rent development in Footscray, Victoria.
Comprising 702 Build to Rent Apartments over 3 Buildings at 19 storeys, 16 storeys and 8 storeys respectively, it is Investa’s first BTR project being rolled out as part of their new ‘Indi’ brand in partnership with Oxford Property Group.
The precinct will include 275 carparks and amenities including gymnasium, co-working space, private dining, lounge and games areas and a rooftop basketball court.
“This contract cements Roberts Co’s place in the Melbourne market and builds on the company’s strong heritage and experience in the residential and Built to Rent sectors. We are excited to be partnering with Investa for the first time to bring this precinct to life and contribute to the vibrant community feel of Footscray.” Luke Stambolis, Roberts Co Managing Director, VIC.
Design and Construct
Roberts Co has been engaged to deliver a 65 storey apartment building above one of Melbourne’s finest examples of early streamlined modern architecture.
The project will include restoration of the heritage façade, excavation and construction of a new two-level basement back to ground level and construction of a 65 storey tower above consisting of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments as well as sub and penthouse apartments.
The extensive residential facilities include lobby area, teppanyaki private dining, lounge, bar, entertaining space, media and library facilities. Publicly accessible and community-focused amenities will also be delivered in the form of retail space and childcare.
Construction began on site September 2020, with the project due for completion mid-2023.
Children’s Hospital at Westmead Paediatric Services Building
Design and Construct
Roberts Co have been appointed for the design and construction of the Children’s Hospital at Westmead Stage 2 Paediatric Services Building (PSB).
The proposed PSB will enable the expansion and replacement of existing paediatric services at Children’s Hospital at Westmead, providing additional surgery and critical care services.
The PSB is a high-rise state-of-art paediatric hospital consisting of new front of house and retail facilities; pharmacy; surgical short stay unit; perioperative services; PICU; NICU; oncology inpatient units and family focused retreat areas; day oncology unit; medical and surgical inpatient units; family accommodation; short stay parking; loading dock, back of house and logistics facilities; and a public domain and associated landscaping.
Design finalisation is underway, with construction expected to start in late 2022.
NSW Health Infrastructure
130 Little Collins
Design and Construct
Roberts Co has been engaged to deliver a state-of-the-art commercial precinct at 130 Little Collins in Melbourne’s CBD. The development will see 27 levels of premium office space with columnless floors for optimum flexibility.
The precinct is targeting 5-star Green Star, 5-star NABERS and Silver WELL ratings. Construction commenced in early 2022, and is expected to be complete in early 2023.
Golden Age Group
502 Albert Street
Design and Construct
Roberts Co has been engaged to deliver a 4.5 star boutique hotel for Lanson Place, including pool and spa facilities, gymnasium and guest lounge.
Situated in a premium location on East Melbourne’s Albert Street, the 15 level tower will include 140 hotel rooms; two basement levels; food and beverage on ground floor; and a rooftop terrace on level 14. The project will see the building’s heritage architectural design and sitting preserved whilst achieving a 5-star Green Star Rating.
Construction began on site in November 2021, with the project due for completion in late 2023.
500 Bourke Street
Design and Construct
Roberts Co has been engaged to redevelop a 40-storey high rise office building at 500 Bourke Street, including services upgrades, lobby upgrade and new amenities. Using the best in design, engineering, operational and management solutions, this project aims to enhance the public realm and achieve optimum performance for businesses within the workspace.
With a 6-star Green Star Design & As-Built rating, a 5.5-star NABERS Energy Base Build rating and a Platinum WELL rating, Roberts Co is proud to deliver the refurbishment of this major office building. Having commenced in November 2021, completion is targeted for mid-2023.
Roberts Co has been engaged to deliver the second stage of three ultra-modern buildings that bridge Parkville’s Biomedical district with Melbourne’s CBD.
Stage 2 comprises a 16 storey building that will accommodate collaboration between academic institutions and industry, supporting and advancing Melbourne’s position as a centre for research, development and innovation.
Work commenced on the 5-star Green Star rated project in February 2020, with completion mid-2022. Roberts Co were also engaged for the specialist integrated fitout, CSL Melbourne.
Roberts Co has been engaged to deliver a state-of-the-art head office fitout for CSL in the heart of Melbourne’s world-class medical research district.
The facility consists of 16 levels including 7 levels of office fitout and 9 levels of laboratories, consisting of commercial office space, conference facilities, common facilities, cleanrooms and laboratories. The fitout will be integrated with the base build at Elizabeth North Stage 2, also being completed by Roberts Co.
This 5-star Green Star Design will be proudly delivered by an experienced team in both laboratories and high-rise construction. The integrated fitout commenced in May 2021, with the project due for completion in mid-2023.
PDG Corporation & CSL Innovation Pty Ltd
Greenwich Hospital Stages 1&2
Roberts Co has been engaged to undertake the ECI Planning Phase for the redevelopment of Greenwich Hospital on Sydney’s lower north shore.
The project will see the existing hospital undergo a major redevelopment while remaining operational to service its existing patients. The ECI Planning Phase will be followed by two delivery stages to minimise disruption to operations on the health precinct.
The final project will include two high-rise seniors living buildings; a health, wellness and residential care building; a low-rise respite facility; basement carparking; and landscaping across the precinct.
ECI planning phase
New build and refurbishment within an operational environment
Roberts Co was engaged to manage the design development, through an Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) agreement, for the construction of a proposed new 13-storey hotel at 38 Baxter Road, Mascot.
The Moxy Hotel will comprise of 301 hotel rooms; entry from Baxter Road for guest drop-off/pick-up and shuttle bus service; reception, lounge/waiting area, café, library, restaurant and back of house services on the ground floor; and car parking spaces on Level 1 to Level 3.
Construction began on site in September 2021, with the project due for completion in late 2022.
Wentworth Point New High School
ECI/Design and Construct
Roberts Co are currently delivering the Wentworth Point new High School.
The school incorporates learning spaces specific to senior school requirements including science, visual arts, performance, fitness, wood/metal, food technology and supporting spaces. Split across six levels, the school will also include a library, administration, staff areas, student services, a canteen, outdoor covered workshop and a quadrangle.
Roberts Co managed design development through the ECI Planning Phase, with works currently under construction.
This project is being delivered as a 5-day work week program, a first for School Infrastructure NSW.
Roberts Co has secured the D&C contract for MQX4 at Macquarie Exchange in Macquarie Park with joint venture partners Frasers Property Industrial and Winten Property Group, alongside Touchstone Partners as Client Project Manager, on the first stage of this innovative precinct.
MQX4 is the first of four new commercial office buildings that will form the centre of Macquarie Exchange – Australia’s first community business district and a vibrant mixed-use destination occupying prime position at the entrance of the new Macquarie Park Metro Station.
Beautifully designed by architects Bates Smart, the 9-storey MQX4 building (20,668m2 GFA) will comprise of PCA A-grade office space, ground floor retail and four levels of basement car parking.
The project will deliver target a 6 Star Green Star Design and As Built rating, 5.5 Star NABERS Energy rating, a 4.5 Star NABERS Water rating, WELL Silver Shell and Core certification, WiredScore Gold Certification as well as incorporate some of the industry’s leading Smart Building technologies.
Frasers Property Industrial and Winten Property Group
Roberts Co recently completed a 29-storey commercial office tower in North Sydney.
The project, developed in conjunction with Client Representatives White & Partners and Generate Property Group, delivered a state-of-the-art workplace now occupied by Zurich Financial Services Australia as the anchor tenant.
Following the demolition of an existing 6-storey building, a new 20,000m2 PCA A-Grade building was constructed with 29 floors, an integrated fitout, a 2-level podium with provision for a café, a sky terrace, 3 basement car parking levels and end-of-trip facilities in a bustling North Sydney CBD precinct.
The iconic commercial tower was designed by architects FJMT with services design by AECOM and structure by Northrop. It achieves a 5-Star Green Star Design and As Built Rating V1.1, and 5-Star NABERS Energy rating.
Construction commenced after an early contractor involvement (ECI) stage in May 2018 and achieved practical completion in November 2020, 5 weeks ahead of the contract date.
“This has turned out to be the smoothest, most collaborative construction project I’ve ever worked on, and I’ve been doing them my whole career” – Mark Grant, White & Partners.
Roberts Co recently completed the North Shore Health Hub for Dexus adjacent to the Royal North Shore Hospital health precinct, one of the busiest Hospital operational environments in NSW.
Designed by Billard Leece, the mixed-use medical facility with an overall building NLA of 16,915m2 consists of two commercial tower buildings sitting on top of a 5-storey 17,000m2 basement for 357 car spaces and 2-levels of podium.
Tower A (health facility) and Tower B (commercial facility) sets a new benchmark in the provision of health services and healthcare workspace – including a day surgery facility, medical centre, medical imaging, pathology, cancer treatment, medical consulting suites, retail amenity and a 76m pedestrian link bridge safely installed in the live hospital environment, that connects the building to North Shore Private Hospital.
Construction commenced in December 2018 under a D&C contract with 10 months of extensive shoring and basement excavation on the challenging site with an 18m cross fall. The building achieved practical completion in February 2021.
“I want to commend Roberts Co for the professional manner in which they have engaged with the hospital to date, during which has been an unprecedented period of activity, both from a construction point of view and from the point of view of clinical activity with planning and works associated with COVID-19. I’m very pleased to be able to say to you that our experience of working with Roberts Co on site, and with their subcontractors, has been brilliant throughout.” – John McMurray, Director Corporate Services, Royal North Shore Hospital
Roberts Co recently completed the state-of-the-art 44,000m2 GFA Clinical Services Building at the Concord Hospital as part of the Stage 1 Redevelopment for NSW Health Infrastructure.
The new building, known as the Rusty Priest Centre for Rehabilitation and Aged Care, re-houses and expands Aged Complex Care and Rehabilitation services, Veteran’s Physical and Mental Health Treatment and Rehabilitation services.
The project includes an integrated Cancer Care Centre, as well as inpatient services in new purpose-built facilities. A 3-storey atrium links the new building into the current clinical services building.
Construction commenced in April 2019 with a NSW Government first – a 5-day work week implemented on the project.
Roberts Co and the NSW Government have jointly engaged UNSW to study the benefits of the 5-day work week on the mental health and wellbeing of site workers and their families. While we await the results of the final report, the interim report saw higher productivity and happiness on site and an increase in quality of work and safety.
Roberts Co is constructing the Stage 1A Infrastructure Works at the Liverpool Health and Academic Precinct for NSW Health Infrastructure.
The scope of the Infrastructure Works includes diversion of existing sewer main which runs through the Hospital site, installation of a new Stormwater system to alleviate the flood risks on Goulburn Street, new HV and ICT conduit networks, adjustment of the existing road network to connect Burnside Drive to Elizabeth Street and new Fire Service infrastructure in preparation for the main works package.
Liverpool Hospital is the busiest operational Hospital in NSW with the complex project requiring complete continuity of current hospital and surrounding precinct operations.
Construction commenced in January 2020 with a 5-day work week being implemented on the project.
“Our experience with the Roberts Co team has been very positive. At the initial project start up meeting, the team offered to deliver the project safely, to minimise disruption to the hospital operations while always respecting the staff, patients and visitors of the hospital, and we are thrilled that they have delivered on this promise. The team has worked with professionalism and have always been transparent in their approach to works” – Karinn Marrone, Liverpool Health and Academic Precinct Redevelopment Director, South Western Sydney Local Health District.
Schools at Meadowbank Education and Employment Precinct
ECI/Design and Construct
Roberts Co is constructing new schools at the Meadowbank Education and Employment Precinct for School Infrastructure NSW.
The new precinct will cater for 1,000 primary students, 1,500 high school students and a 120 place Intensive English Centre to accommodate the relocation of Meadowbank Public School and Marsden High School.
The new schools include multi-level, multi-purpose, integrated school building with a primary school wing and high school wing; 4-level central library connecting the schools; associated site landscaping and public domain improvements; and on-site car park for 60 cars.
The facility includes collaborative general and specialist learning hubs, adaptable classroom home bases, a centralised library that is embedded into the landscape, laboratories and workshops, and an indoor gymnasium.
This is one of School Infrastructure NSW’s fastest delivery programmes with design and delivery utilising Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA) kit of parts construction.