Mirvac’s flagship Melbourne office building,
2 Riverside Quay has been completed two months ahead of schedule with anchor tenant PwC to begin moving in early in 2017.
About 2,200 PwC employees will call the 21 storey A-Grade office tower home with architecture firm and the building's designer Fender Katsalidis Architects also taking space.
Development Director at Mirvac, Frank Lonetti said Mirvac were delighted to deliver the building early and to have PwC begin to move in.
“Delivering 2 Riverside Quay two months ahead of schedule is a testament to the exceptional work of all of our partners on the development," he said. "The building is a unique example of urban renewal, using innovative design and construction techniques to deliver 12 storeys of A-Grade office space above an existing public car park."
“Mirvac worked in close collaboration with PwC to create a bespoke workplace for the company, incorporating leading sustainability features and optimal agile working environments.
“Mirvac is also revitalising the public space at the base of the building in partnership with the City of Melbourne. There is a significant public art installation feature, wrapping around the car park at the base of 2 Riverside Quay, created by local Melbourne artist Britt Salt."“The precinct and building will transform the Southbank precinct into a vibrant community hub and unique office environment."PwC has committed to 19,100 square metres over 11 levels representing 91 per cent of the total lettable office area with a 12-year lease.
Riverside Quay’s innovative design by Fender Katsalidis Architects, maximises light exposure with a north facing outlook providing optimal light and views for tenants. The building will also be one ofMelbourne’s leading environmentally sustainable buildings, targeting a 5 star NABERS Energy rating and 5 star Green Star As Built.
Fender Katsalidis Architects have leased the remaining floor and will move into the building in March 2017.