Construction firms are set to tender for the works at the Queen’s Wharf project in Brisbane’s riverfront.
Australia.- The upcoming US$3 billion casino project that is set to be built at the Brisbane riverfront site will soon have companies tender for the latest contract. The Destination Brisbane Consortium that is developing the project has reportedly invited offers for the excavation works of the Queen’s Wharf initiative.
The latest round of building contracts establish six stories for basement works and a 500-bay carpark which is valued in US$31 million. The full project will feature a purpose-built casino five hotels with more than 1600 rooms, shopping otions, 50 restaurants and approximately 2000 apartments, The Australian reported. The demolition of the former Queensland government buildings is currently in process and is expected to be completed by the end of February 2018.
Star Queensland managing director Geoff Hogg said: “For most people, when they look at the precinct, the majority of the buildings will be gone by the end of the year.” The official confirmed that the main tender for the construction of the integrated resort would start in the middle of 2018, subject to the Queensland government’s approval.