Proposal Received For New 25 Storey Commercial Tower


A new building could join the Fortitude Valley skyline as Brisbane City Council considers a development application for a 25 storey commercial tower.

The tower has been proposed by Cornerstone Properties to be located at 301 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley.

BVN Architects have made the initial designs for the building and have incorporated 36,194 sqm of office space, a ground floor cafe, a gymnasium and child care facilities.

301 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley

The project also includes a rooftop function room with terrace deck.

The building's office space will occupy a total of 22 floors and an additional nine storeys of high-rise leasable office area.

The total Gross Floor Area for the development is said to be in the order of 40,398 sqm which includes3,083 sqm for non-commercial use.

BVN Architects’ plans reveal that the building aims to become an exemplar 21st century workplace that will incorporate biophillic design to promote the health, well-being and productivity of the occupants.

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Artist impression of the podium form on Constance street, featuring a double height shop-front wrapping from Wickham Street to Constance Street.

Vegetation will also be utilised inside and around the building to promote green living and to adhere to Brisbane City Council’s “Buildings that Breathe” design guidelines and the broader Brisbane vision of a new world city.

If approved, the site will share its surroundings with the Utopia Space residential development, a 25 storey mixed use tower proposed by SANDT Developments and approved on 13 August 2015.

Fortitude Valley

Proposed tower elevationThe site currently has a low rise two storey building which is utilised as RSL care offices.

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