Commercial

Project

Downing Centre and John Maddison Tower Refurbishment

Client

NSW Department of Justice and Attorney General
(Department of Justice NSW)

Location

NSW, Australia

Overview

blueVisions was engaged as Project Manager on behalf of NSW Department of Justice and Attorney General to manage the design, tender, construction andncommissioning of Downing Centre and John Maddison Tower refurbishment project. The project comprised internal refurbishment and relocation of staff within two office buildings, involving ten different departments within the two buildings as well as from other buildings and locations. The project was carried out while maintaining full operational during the project life cycle. The project came in under budget.

Project

Qantas Business Lounge and Conference Room

Client

Qantas Airways

Location

NSW, Australia

Overview

The fit-out of Qantas Terminal 3 domestic business lounges and conference room. The fit-out works was carried out in several stages to maintain the operation of Qantas existing area. blueVisions provided value added project management services including managing all stages of the project lifecycle and served as the Superintendent’s representative to manage the Contracts.

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Qantas Centre of Service Excellence
Project

Qantas Centre of Excellence

Client

Qantas Airways

Location

Australia

Overview

The Qantas Centre of Excellence was the consolidation of dispersed work centres within one facility through the refurbishment of the facilities known as Building 147 and 189 at the Qantas Jet Base for occupation by Rolls Royce Engine Maintenance. blueVisions provided value added project management services including managing all stages of the project lifecycle, served as the Superintendent’s representative to manage the Contracts as well as managed major project risks and scope creep.

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Project

Department of Justice – Office Fitout

Client

Minister for Justice & Police for the state of New South Wales

Location

NSW, Australia

Overview

blueVisions was appointed for the provision of Project Management and Contract Administration Services during the construction phase for the fit out of the Department of Justice. The project scope included the refurbishment and fit out of offices, conciliation rooms, hearing rooms, staff workspaces and associated amenities with great emphasis on the coordination of Audio Visual, IT and Security installations. Many stakeholders had a vested interest in the design and operation of the spaces as well as a strict timeframe for completion. blueVisions played a key role managing the consultation process with client representatives and service providers, which was imperative to mitigate implications on the construction budget and program and achieve project success.

Project

Fairfield Courthouse Upgrade

Client

NSW Department of Justice and Attorney General (Department of Justice NSW)

Location

NSW, Australia

Overview

blueVisions was engaged as Project Manager on behalf of NSW Department of Justice and Attorney General to manage the design, authority approval, tender, construction and commissioning of Fairfield Courthouse Upgrade project. The project comprised internal refurbishment, refit and minor external works including new roof and landscape works. The project involved relocation of staff and maintaining full operational during the project life cycle.

Project

Sydney Cricket Ground Stage 2 Upgrade

Client

AW Edwards Pty Ltd

Location

Australia

Overview

The $180m project comprised construction of 13,000 grandstand, installation of largest video screen at Australian sports ground, dining area, function rooms, three new bars, corporate suites, members area, and back of house facilities. blueVisions assisted AW Edwards in developing detail contract programme which incorporates a design, procurement and construction activities. blueVisions worked with AW Edwards on monthly basis to status and update the programme to meet several tight milestones deadline, including handing over 13,000 seats for the 2014 Ashes.

Project

Transport House Refurbishment

Client

Kell and Rigby Pty Ltd / Mulpha Australia

Location

Australia

Overview

The project is a refurbishment of seven storey heritage listed commercial office building to achieve A-grade office space. The refurbishment involved restoration of common areas. blueVisions assisted Kell and Rigby in developing detail contract programme which incorporates authority approval, procurement and construction activities. The programme took into account extra time required to restore the heritage items including the delicate activities to refurbish the sandstone facade. blueVisions worked with Kell and Rigby on monthly basis to status and update the programme to manage and mitigate potential delay on the project.

Residential

PIETY Beyond Friedcorp Multiuse
Project

Development of Mix Use Commercial and Residential Complex in Hurstville NSW

Client

PIETY Construction Group

Location

Sydney, NSW Australia

Overview

This project is a commercial development in Hurstville by Fridcorp who engaged Piety Construction Group as Main Contractor for complete construction management of this project. Project construction cost is around $190 Million.

blueVisions was engaged by Piety Contractor to assist with following services:

  • Provide a high-level stagging program at the beginning of the project
  • Provide with a baseline program to get the client’s approval as part of their contractual requirement
  • Provide a slightly fast-tracked and revised methodology construction program for funder’s approval
  • Provide program based cash flow forecast and analysis
  • Provide detailed construction program for on-site people to manage and report.

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Glebe Housing LAHC
Project

Elger Street Glebe Social Housing Development Project

Client

NSW Family & Housing Community Services – Land & Housing Corporation

Location

Sydney, NSW Australia

Overview

The project was to provide public housing to seniors on the former Glebe public housing estate. The project aligned and supported the priorities of the Government’s social housing policy Future Directions for Social Housing in NSW. blueVisions provided contract administration services to assist Land and Housing Corporation with the management of the project. blueVisions was responsible for the management and administration of the design development, construction, commissioning & handover, and post-completion phase of the D&C contract with Kane Constructions.

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Project

The Starin at Macquarie Park – Construction Superintendent

Client

Sydney Rainbow Pty Ltd (STARIN)

Location

Sydney, NSW Australia

Overview

STARIN is premier serviced apartments building under construction at Macquarie Park NSW. The building is a 19-storey iconic building comprising of 154 rooms, hotel style lobby featuring reception, concierge, café, meeting rooms, business centre, swimming pool, spa, gym, bar and indoor/outdoor restaurant. blueVisions has been engaged as the construction superintendent acting on behalf of client for the procurement and contract management.

Project

Management Plan – Peer Review and Refinement

Client

LANDCOM (trading as UrbanGrowth)

Location

NSW, Australia

Overview

LANDCOM, partnering with Transport NSW, are improving the supply, diversity and affordability of housing. The program focus is to unlock housing and jobs in the Sydney region. blueVisions were requested to perform a peer review of the existing Programs Management Plan (PMP). This will be the primary tool the LANDCOM Team will use to deliver the Program. The next phase of the project is to redevelop the PMP into a practical and succinct document. The LANDCOM Team members will be able to utilise the PMP to ensure a consistent and practical method for delivering every aspect of the Program.

Project

Project Management Services

Client

NSW Land and Housing Corporation

Location

NSW, Australia

Overview

blueVisions was engaged by NSW Land and Housing Corporation for the provision of Project Management Services for multiple projects. The aim of these projects was to provide more social housing and improve maximise the potential of the existing properties owned by the corporation. Projects ranged from car park upgrades, common Room conversions and group homes to multi unit residential dwellings from seven to over 100 units. blueVisions was the client-Side Project Manager for projects throughout New South Wales.

NSW Land and Housing Co Sydney Metro and Newcastle
Project

Contract Administration Services

Client

NSW Land and Housing Corporation

Location

NSW, Australia

Overview

The Site Feasibility Assessment Program is a two-year contract to undertake feasibility assessments of NSW Land and Housing Corporation’s development sites to determine the realistic yield and suitability for state-wide residential housing under ARHSEPP, SLSEPP and Council Controls. blueVisions’ scope included site inspections, coordinating sub-consultants and providing a report summarising the potential for the site. blueVisions completed over 80 Site Feasibility Assessments for the corporation in the Sydney Metro Region and in the Newcastle area.

NSW Land and Housing Co 3
Project

Site Feasibility Assessment Program – Project & Contract Management

Client

NSW Land and Housing Corporation

Location

NSW, Australia

Overview

blueVisions was engaged by NSW Land and Housing Corporation for the provision of Contract Administration Services for their projects during the Delivery Stage, including construction and project closure phases. Projects ranged from Group Homes to developments consisting of over 100 dwellings. Activities included Administration of the Contractor, assessment of claims including, Review and monitoring the Contractor’s WHS and Environmental Management Plans and Chairing and minuting Contract meetings.

Stockland Cardinal Freeman Village Ashfield NSW
Project

Stockland Cardinal Freeman Village, Ashfield NSW

Client

epm Projects Pty Ltd

Location

NSW, Australia

Overview

blueVisions developed a detailed design programme for the $160 million redevelopment of Stockland’s Cardinal Freeman retirement village at Ashfield in Sydney’s inner west. The strategic programme comprised of a structured methodology, with resource levelling techniques and a critical path analysis, to develop necessary architectural and services drawings for the construction of 240 apartments and new community facilities. blueVisions provided a review of the design as well as attended site for site inspections.

Project

Townhouse Development – Caringbah and Avalon

Client

Thornbrook Properties Pty Ltd

Location

NSW, Australia

Overview

The project comprised of development of two sites at 252-256 Kingsway Road and 72-80 Yathong Road, Caringbah. The project incorporated development for 18 x 3 bedroom townhouses and 22 x 3 bedroom townhouses over a site area of 3400m2 and 3900m2 respectively. blueVisions played a pivotal role in rendering both development and project manager services spanning all areas of the project life cycle to bring the development to a successful closure, including initial feasibility studies and yield analysis.

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Project

University of Newcastle Student Accommodation

Client

University of Newcastle

Location

Newcastle, NSW Australia

Overview

The University of Newcastle Student Accommodation Project is scoped to provide additional on campus student accommodation. The project involves the development of four (4) new eight (8) level residential buildings to accommodate 780 new students. The project includes services infrastructure upgrades, new roads, car parks and landscaping to be integrated with the existing campus. blueVisions has been engaged as Project Managers acting on behalf of the University of Newcastle for the design, procurement and contract management of a new student accommodation project. Undertaking the design review and attending the site was also blueVisions’ responsibility.

Project

Bonnyrigg New Leaf Renewal – Stage 4 Development Program

Client

Land and Housing Corporation

Location

Australia

Overview

blueVisions expertise in project delivery and industry knowledge facilitated the planning of 94 dwellings in two (2) precincts. blueVisions developed a detailed master programme of activities for all phases of the project lifecycle, with the inclusion of a detailed Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for each design discipline and a timeline with designated hold points and milestones for delivery. The programme minimised project risk relating to time and cost with the application of realistic time estimates, a sound construction methodology and a critical path analysis. blueVisions also undertook a review of the design and attended site for the site inspections.

Project

Canley Vale – 143-145 Carcoola St

Client

Land and Housing Corporation

Location

NSW, Australia

Overview

With the provision of blueVisions’ Project Management Services from project initiation to handover, this multi-residential dwelling comprising of six, two (2) bedroom, units was successfully delivered in accordance the client’s and Local and Service Authorities’ objectives. blueVisions facilitated the required Gate Review Meetings from concept design through to tender call, whilst liaising with the relevant stakeholders. blueVisions undertook a review of the design and attended site for the site inspections, as well as administered the Head Contractor’s works, including methodology, program and safety, in accordance with the selected General Conditions of Contract.