Four new towers have begun to emerge from the ground in Brisbane’s CBD as part of the Queen’s Wharf resort and casino development.
Construction began in early 2017. Most of the construction has been underground for the past 3 years.
The first four towers between George and William Street have begun to emerge including, the hotels, apartments and gaming areas.
What the development already includes:
- 3000 tonnes of steel
- 24,000 cubic meters of concrete
- 400,000 cubic meters of fill, timber and debris
- About 90 per cent recycled material
In 2016, Destination Brisbane Consortium finalised the detailed design of Queen’s Wharf Brisbane to enable the start of early works.
In 2017, Destination Brisbane Consortium commenced demolition and enabling works on Queen’s Wharf Brisbane.
In 2018, excavation and shoring work began on the project.
Excavation work concluded in 2019 ready for the commencement of car park foundations and basement foundations.
Construction of the core of the development will be the major focus with much work being done to complete the structure to finishing height. The exterior will continue to be worked on over the next couple of years.
In 2021, Destination Brisbane Consortium will turn its focus on the internal fitting out of the buildings in the development. At this time, it is expected that the workforce number to peak to around 2,000.
In 2022, Destination Brisbane Consortium expects to open the core integrated resort development.
Following The Star Entertainment Group vacating the current heritage buildings being the Treasury Building and the Land Administration Building, these buildings will be restored and repurposed to include the Ritz-Carlton Hotel (Brisbane’s first), and mixed use retail and restaurants.
In 2024, Destination Brisbane Consortium expects to complete the transformation of the heritage Treasury and Land Administration buildings (currently housing Treasury Brisbane – hotel and casino).
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