The $480 million Tower 5 rises 33-levels and is 117 metres high. Upon completion, Tower 5 will provide a total net lettable area of approximately 40,000 square metres of commercial office space.
Designed by high-profile architects Woods Bagot, the fifth tower features high quality office space with an architectural curtain wall façade to provide a light-filled spacious entry and public circulation space.
Leading global contractor Multiplex was engaged by Walker to construct the tower, with 570 people having worked on-site to date and a total of 22,000 cubic metres of concrete used to get the final tower to its 33-level height.
The base building is on track to be complete by July 2018 and tenant fit outs by November 2018. Tenants of Tower 5 include Transurban, nbn, Grant Thornton and The Executive Centre. There remains only one small suite on level 21 of the Tower bring the occupancy up to approx. 99%.
Collins Square is one of the largest commercial office developments in Australia. Spanning an entire city block, it consists of five commercial office buildings, the Lantern Building and the refurbished historical Good Shed, providing a combined total of more than 250,000 square metres of commercial space and 10,000 square metres of retail area.
Once complete each building within the Collins Square development will achieve a 5 Star Green Star Rating. All the completed building have achieved a minimum NABERS Energy 5 Star Rating with some achieving close to 6 Stars.
The final configuration of the site will include over 75 lifts, 3 Megawatt of power generated on site from Tri-Generation systems and solar plant, rainwater storage, and reuse systems throughout for amenities.
Many of the expected 20,000 people to eventually work at Collins Square are utilising the precinct’s many award winning restaurants, cafes and bars, staff wellness facilities, supermarket, as well as childcare services, pharmacy, dry cleaning and much more.