For several reason, shopping still be a part of people destination for have fun and spend the time even for just window shopping, this Chadstone Shopping Mall Stage 33, Virginia Australia, The Project was erected in stages. 300 tonne of steelwork, all specially rolled by BHP, was part of the Myer Loading Dock. Another 370 tonne of steelwork was part of the Hoyts Cinema extension. This was all part of a $150 million redevelopment of the Chadstone shopping centre. The project involves the construction of two new department stores Myer and David Jones and approximately 100 specialty shops including Tiffany & Co, Gucci, Esprit, Toys R Us, Country Road and AMF Bowling as well as an extension to the Hoyts Cinema. Also a 4 storey office complex was part of the stage 22 development at a later stage.
Probuild as client describes The award-winning $140m West Mall (Stage 33) redevelopment at Chadstone Shopping Centre is the largest single stage of work ever undertaken at the centre, and completes the creation of two levels of retail tenancies throughout the centre. It’s the first project to achieve a 5-Star Green Star rating under the Green Building Council of Australia’s formal retail rating tool, and has already achieved numerous local, national and international awards, including the 2010 Master Builders Association of Victoria’s Excellence in Construction of Commercial Buildings over $80m.
With a new lower ground and ground level mall and expanded retail training space, an extension of the existing south west multi-level car park, upgrades to existing services infrastructure and construction of a new lower level deliveries entry, the project saw 220 tenancy movements and an increase in the number of tenancies from 410 to 530. Completion was achieved in less than eighteen months in November 2009 and caps Probuild’s extraordinary relationship with Chadstone over 30 stages of development since 1989
PSG case Study wrote that Chadstone Shopping Centre is a two – level super-regional shopping centre located approximately 13 km south-east of Melbourne’s CBD. Chadstone, as it is commonly known, has had many redevelopments – Stage 33 includes over 500 tenants and a new glass roof structure. The Chadstone Shopping Centre Stage 33 project presented PSG Elecraft with an opportunity to embrace a new webbased maintenance manual program. The new web-based program required special training and collaboration with the web company.
PSG Elecraft worked collaboratively with other contractors and Centre Management on the embedded network system. This system enabled the head constructor to isolate power and reinstate power when necessary. It also has the ability to avoid delays in energising shops.
Importantly, the embedded network system assisted in making the project safer. It enabled the head contractor to distribute the power and avoid other contractors interfering with the main switches as can happen on larger sites.
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