A development application has been lodged by Mirvac for a new 37-storey, A-grade commercial tower located at 200 Turbot Street, Brisbane City.
Designed by Blight Rayner, the redevelopment comprises of a suspended campus style commercial tower positioned adjacent to the former Brisbane Dental Hospital and College which is a heritage building.
The proposal includes three ground floor retail outlets as well as new cross block link interfaces with Wickham and King Edward Parks.
The design of the tower has been split into three distinct zones – low rise, medium rise and high rise – which has been achieved through the provision of sky gardens at Podium Level 8, Level 19 and the roof.
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As the Turbot Street streetscape is pedestrian only, vehicle access to the tower is proposed via a back unnamed road connecting to Wickham Terrace.
To facilitate widening of the unnamed road, some existing low concrete retaining walls and vegetation are proposed to be removed. The Brisbane Tuff retaining wall is proposed to be removed and reinstated on the property boundary of the Observatory Park.
The project site is situated in close proximity to the planned Brisbane Live arena which would host the Swimming at the Brisbane 2032 Olympic Games.
- Site Area: 8,919m2
- Proposed Tower Footprint: 2,910m2
- Tower Site Cover: 32.6%
- Gross Floor Area: 66,079m2
- Green Star: Proposed to be Star Green Star rated office tower
- Total Open Space (Plaza & Landscape): 5,943m2 (66% of Site Area)
- Building Height: 37 storeys / RL 177.30m (to roof top)
- Total Communal Open Space (Plaza & Landscape): 5,943m2 (66% of site area)
- Car Parking: 169 car parking spaces, including: 163 car spaces, 6 van spaces.
- Bicycle Parking: 745 bicycle spaces
- End of Trip Facilities: Showers and lockers at Podium Level 8
- Pedestrian Access: Pedestrian entry to the ground floor lobby is provided directly from the Turbot Street frontage
- Landscape architecture by Blight Rayner
The site which is owned by the Queensland Government is under a three year put and call agreement which allows Mirvac to propose and secure an anchor tenant for the development before purchase to minimise risk.
Mirvac are currently developing Suncorp’s new headquarters at 80 Ann Street, a 39,600m2 commercial building featuring ground floor retail and laneway within a refurbished heritage setting.
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Tell us what you think about this development below in the comment box. The development application for this project, available to view on Brisbane City Council’s Developmenti online platform is A005799854.