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Broad awarded Howard Smith Wharves Revitalisation Project in Brisbane


Posted by Sophia Rostron

Brisbane's iconic New Farm Riverwalk is set to become a new riverside precinct, providing world-class recreation, lifestyle, event and tourism options that provide access to and from the river. 

CPB Contractors subsidiary, Broad, has been named the preferred tenderer by HSW Nominees and Asian Pacific Group to design and construct the $100 million Howard Smith Wharves development. 

In a company statement, Broad said the project is an exciting step for their team, and a landmark project for Broad in Queensland. 

"It is our privilege to be contributing our capabilities and experience in delivering this significant project, including managing the complex interfaces between urban construction, heritage works, stakeholders and surrounding communities.

Works include:

  • development of 2.7 hectares of public open space for markets and festivals including $17 million landscaping budget to create grassed play areas, gardens, walking track, and cycle path
  • 164 room, 5-star boutique hotel;
  • new convention and exhibition centre;
  • refurbished existing buildings to accommodate restaurants and cafés;
  • two-level basement car park for around 360 vehicles. 

hsw.jpgImage courtesy of HSW

Broad has said that construction is scheduled to commence in early 2017 and be completed by mid-2018.

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Sources: Broad, BCC

Sophia Rostron

Sophia Rostron

As the Content editor at plantminer.com.au, Sophia works behind the scenes to keep our blog machine in motion. A student of Law and Business, she's very dependent on coffee and loves any excuse to travel.