Beavis & Bartels – (under D&C)
Owner – Valparaiso Capital / Student One
Value (Build Cost)
$110 million ($45 million refurbishment allowance)
Beavis & Bartels
May 2015 to June 2016
Transforming an existing 18 storey ‘class 5‘ office building, built in 1985 – into a modern 700 bed and bath Student Accommodation Building, complete with tradewaste and natural gas provision for 3 x retail and 1 x restaurant.
Dealing with and retaining the existing building structure –that had little to no, existing information. Detailed site visits where required, to gain an understanding of the existing site constants.
Attempting to understand the complete existing hydraulic systems, with little to no existing information.
Attempting and successfully reusing some existing hydraulic elements, to provide cost savings for the contractor.