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Aldridge Street, Auchenflower

Project No. 6577

The Aldridge Street development was a 1 into 3 subdivision and multi-residential development in Auchenflower. This particular project enabled the BEC Team to make fantastic use of our multi-discipline skill set. Originally asked to provide storm-water concepts, our team was further engaged for the provision of site based storm-water management plans and a traffic impact assessment.

We provided storm-water drainage methodology, quantity management, quantity mitigation methods and quality assessment. Our Civil capabilities and status as qualified QUU endorsed consultants were key to designing non-standard property connections for water and waste water to support the property subdivision; as well as ensuring the design satisfied certification and approval criteria. 

Aldridge Street was a long-term project, and BEC’s diverse range of services meant we could continually offer support across multiple disciplines and project stages.   (more…)

Wellington Street, Petrie Terrace

Project No. 6685

The Wellington Street project is a tight little two-story residential townhouse, located in Petrie Terrace. BE Collective were asked to step in on the project after a dispute between the client and the builder.  The engineer’s drawing specified an A1 standard for all concrete finishes but the concrete didn’t match architectural and engineering specifications.  The delivered concrete showed unevenness in horizontal surfaces, and blowholes in vertical surfaces as a result of inadequate vibration when it was poured.

The BE Collective team supported the client’s case by providing specialist forensic inspection and reporting on non-compliances and potential structural issues, and were prepared to provide expert witness representation at QCAT – luckily that wasn’t necessary. (more…)

Darling Heights State School

BE Collective staff provided Project Management services for the Construction phase of the Darling Heights State School project. The project comprised three separate work fronts, with the construction of a new state of the art Music and teaching facility, the extension of an existing prep teaching building and the full refurbishment of an English as a Second Language (ESL) centre.

The Music facility is designed with inclusions such as full acoustic consideration, digital inter connectivity, media production and rehearsal rooms and a ‘green wall’ for video editing. An adjacent awning provides approximately 400m2 of undercover play area for the junior school.

The extension of the Prep building involved the expansion and full refurbishment of the teaching and Administrative spaces.  Works undertaken on the ESL building involved a full refurbishment including finishes and multiple operative walls to enable customisation of the teaching spaces.

Due to the location of the work zones enclosed within the operating school, student safety was paramount to all methodology approaches. This meant maximising works during holiday periods, before and after school and over weekends. Works were complete on program and on budget. (more…)

Myer Centre Redevelopment – Brisbane

BE Collective staff provided Project Management and Contract Administration services for the redevelopment of Myer Centre Brisbane.

The complete refurbishment of Brisbane’s iconic Myer Centre shopping precinct was undertaken in various stages over a period of six years. This involved the renewal of existing retail tenancies to accommodate the construction of a Coles Express, construction of a new eight-cinema complex including associated public areas, food and entertainment tenancies, new floor finishes throughout all public areas, the creation of additional car parking in the old Sizzler tenancy and additional retail space replacing the Sizzler entry stairwell.

Coates Hire Depot – Kingston

BE Collective staff provided Project Management and Contract Administration services for the Design & Construct (D&C) Coates Hire Depot project at Kingston, adjacent to the Logan Motor way. The 60,000 m2 site is comprised of a combination of concrete and earthen hardstands with all stormwater draining to three separate bio-retention basins.

Two separate steel portal framed sheds were constructed to house the administrative functions and also repair workshops, wash bays and storage. Design was carefully managed in accordance with the Logan Council and exacting briefings with the Client, to create a functional fit-for-purpose design and built facility that will cope with expanding capacity over time.