We are pleased to announce that Lords Group has been formally appointed by Fortis Development Group for the construction, refurbishment and fit-out of their commercial asset in Bay St, Double Bay.
Lords Group were engaged to provide preliminary cost and feasibility advice prior to property acquisition. After a successful due diligence phase, Fortis acquired the property and Lords Group were engaged under an Early Contractor Involvement arrangement to partner with the client and design team to ensure that all pre-construction project objectives were achieved, enabling the project to move efficiently into construction phase.
The project involved 4,200m2 of high specification and complex full building internal and external refurbishment and fit-out, heavy structure upgrades specifically, demolition and complete removal of existing lift and fire stair core, micro-grout injections to strengthen the existing foundations, steel column jacketing to existing column elements, structural amplification sequencing, extension of slabs to rear façade, new PT slab to existing roof to facilitate transfer of loads from existing column alignment to new levels above, new Level 4 & 5 steel frame structure and concrete roof, precast boundary panels, new curtain wall façades, new base building services, new passenger and car lifts, new retail awning and a fit-out to the lobbies, amenities and end of trip facilities.
This project acquisition fulfils Lords Group’s strategic transition and diversification back into our core strength being heavy and complex commercial fit-out and refurbishments and reinforces the diverse range of skills and expertise the Lords Group team can offer to our client’s projects and pipeline portfolio.