The very best of Victoria’s constructing and development business was on show on the Master Builders National Excellence in Building and Construction Awards over the weekend.
Denita Wawn, CEO of Master Builders Australia stated the state’s development contractors had dominated within the national business constructing classes “winning a swathe of major awards, including the coveted National Construction Builder of the Year awarded to Kane Constructions for the RAVC Cape Schanck Resort.”
Rebecca Casson, CEO of Master Builders Victoria, stated “The broad variety of Victorian projects honoured demonstrates just how vital the building and construction industry is to our state, as our population grows at the fastest pace in the nation.”
The following Victorian builders have been recognised with national excellence awards:
· National Commercial/Industrial Construction Award – $20M to $50M, Icon for Parliament House Accommodation Project.
· National Commercial/Industrial Construction Award – $10M to $20M, SJ Higgins for Huntingtower School Performing Arts Centre.
· National Commercial/Industrial Construction Award – over $100M, Kane Constructions for RACV Cape Schanck Resort.
· Toyota National Civil/Infrastructure Award – over $25M, CPB Contractors for Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project.
· Toyota National Specialist Contractor of the Year – Construction, HBS Group for Princess Theatre Façade Conservation Works.
· National Construction Master Builder of the Year, Kane Constructions for RACV Cape Schanck Resort.
· National Alterations/Additions Award – $650,000 to $1M, APC Build for Toorak.
Kane Constructions gained the National Construction Master Builder of the Year award for the development of RACV Cape Schanck Resort. The Award recognises the challenge because the best within the nation for 2019.
“Kane Constructions had to beat fierce competition from other outstanding construction contractors and projects from around the country to be recognised for this prestigious Award,” Denita Wawn stated.
Set amongst the 7.6-hectare golf course, the brand new seven-level built-in resort brings collectively all lodging and visitor facilities into one single constructing. The constructing is characterised by its distinctive façade and sweeping curves with stone clad partitions to the decrease ranges, designed to visually anchor the constructing to the earth and provides the constructing immense presence on arrival.
“This outstanding building covers a mammoth 33,000m2 of total floor area and includes 120 new hotel rooms. It provides extraordinary amenities for guests, residents of Cape Schanck and visitors alike including new dining options, a 25m swimming pool and spa, day spa and function and conference facilities,” Denita Wawn stated.
The national award-winning builder additionally gained the National Commercial/Industrial Construction Award – over $100M for this stand-out challenge.
Façade conservation works on Melbourne’s iconic Princess Theatre gained HSB Group the Toyota National Specialist Contractor of the Year within the development class.
Works have been in depth and included render and joinery repairs, alternative of broken bricks, repainting utilizing mineral paint, gold and silver leaf software to decorative gadgets, alternative of metallic ornaments and extra slate and leadlight work.
“The conservation works on the Princess Theatre in Melbourne’s city centre was complex and comprehensive. The iconic building was restored beautifully to its former glory by HBS skilled tradesman and a broad range of specialised trades,” Denita Wawn stated.
Icon took house the National Commercial/Industrial Construction Award – $20M to $50M for his or her Parliament House Accommodation challenge.
The new free-standing, two-level annex constructing was constructed to the east of the prevailing heritage-listed Victorian Parliament House. It is linked to Parliament House by way of a basement tunnel, floor degree cover and a bridge on the roof terrace.
“The Parliament House Accommodation project included construction of 102 offices with break-out spaces and amenities for Members of Parliament and their support staff,” Denita Wawn stated.
“It is cleverly designed in four unequal wings, partly sunken into the ground to protect views and integrate it topographically within the eastern garden. Icon have done an exceptional job here and are to be congratulated on their excellent build quality,” Denita Wawn stated.