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Canberra contractor wins $300m contract to build new government building

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Posted by Monica Gameng

The contract to deliver a $300 million government office complex in Canberra has been awarded. From six shortlisted tenderers, Canberra-based company Capital Property Group (CPG) was chosen to transform the existing car park in Civic into a 20,000 square metre office building that will house at least 1,700 public servants by October 2020.

1470100721980_2.jpgConcept design (source: The Canberra Times)

Development works will include a new government office building and a connecting commercial use complex with a boutique hotel, basement parking, child care centre, cafes and landscaped plazas. This mixed-use development will be located right at the heart of Canberra and is expected to spark further redevelopment in the CBD area.

This project is expected to create a boost in jobs and economic activity in the area, helping local businesses benefit from the increased commercial wave.

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Source: AEOL and The Canberra Times

Monica Gameng

Monica Gameng

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