A development application has been submitted by Hudson Bowen Hills Pty Ltd for the construction of a 24 storey mixed-use commercial and hotel tower for 41-47 Brookes Street, Bowen Hills.
Designed by Cottee Parker Architects, the development plans to accomodate 14,964m2 of A-grade commercial office space, 128 hotel rooms, a childcare centre, ground floor retail and space for community uses.
Community use areas, the child care centre and smaller commercial tenancies are proposed within the podium, along with the hotel lobby, food and drink uses and shop at ground level.
The hotel and commercial office areas are provided within the tower, with levels 6 to 18 dedicated to the office areas and upper levels 19 to 24 set aside for the hotel.
The site is located within the Bowen Hills Priority Development Area Development Scheme and is therefore anticipated to undergo significant redevelopment by Economic Development Queensland (EDQ).
- Gross Floor Area (GFA) (m2): Office: 14,964m2
- Short Term Accommodation/Function Facility: 5,310m2
- Community Use: 818m2
- Child Care Centre: 315m2
- Food and Drink / Shop: 186m2
- Total GFA: 21,586m2
- Plot Ratio: 10.7
- Number of Hotel Rooms: 128
- Site Area: 2,025m2
- Site Coverage: Tower (Commercial): 60%, Tower (Hotel): 50%
- Building Height: 24 Storeys
- Car Parking: Commercial spaces:123, Childcare spaces: 15, Sort term accommodation spaces: 32, total spaces: 170
- Bicycle Spaces: Building occupant: 76, Visitor: 31, total spaces: 107
- Landscaped Areas: Podium: 1,008m2, Level 19 Hotel: 472m2, Level 25 Rooftop: 394 m2, Total: 1,874m2
- Rooftop recreation terrace on
According to the developer’s vision, 41-47 Brookes Street will create an “up-market address for business and technology, adding to the vitality and vibrancy of Bowen Hills”.
“It is further envisaged that the development will become a landmark object and reference point, aiding in the navigation and understanding of the neighbourhood. This high quality, landmark development will increase visual and social amenity while improving the safety and legibility of Brookes Street.” – Development application
The project aims to achieve a 6-star Green Star rating with notable subtripical design elements incorporated into the tower.
A cross-block link is provided adjacent to the vehicle dropoff, allowing occupants to access between Brookes and Exhibition Streets. During daylight hours this link will be open to the public and restricted after hours.
Tell us what you think about this development below in the comment box. The development application for this project, available to view on Economic Development Queensland’s planning application portal is 1176.
Looks great and a vote of confidence in the city-fringe commercial market.