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May 30, 2018

Perth College

Perth College’s new learning centre – The Excelsior House

Client: Perth College
Contract scope: New build
Location: Perth metropolitan area (Mt Lawley)
Completion Date: 2018

Description:  FIRM Construction was engaged to construct Perth College’s newest learning centre. The Excelsior House is a multifunctional centre that enables a flexible curriculum delivery. The building features floor to ceiling glass panels, open lecture theatres, collaborative reconfigurable classrooms, a basement and a dining room for boarders.

The use of American Oak is consistent throughout the building’s internal fit-out; such as windows, flooring and joineries. The building is fully equipped with sophisticated technology to enhance student’s learning experience. VRV/VRF heat recovery and inverter system has been integrated to the building’s infrastructure. The vibrant coloured furniture helps nourish student’s creativity.

An innovative and forward-thinking approach was utilised when executing this project. The school was in full operation throughout the project’s lifecycle.

May 29, 2018

Quest Midland Apartments

Client: Precast Investments
Contract Scope: New build – Apartments
Location: Midland, Perth
Completed: April 2018


Description:  Quest Midland Apartments has 102 modern rooms and is situated 16km north east of Perth’s City Centre.
March 14, 2018

Chrystal Halliday Aged Care

Brand new state of the art residential aged care facility under construction!

Client: Juniper
Contract scope: New build
Location: Perth metropolitan area (Karrinyup)
Completion: 2018

Description: FIRM Construction is currently building a brand new four-storeys aged care facility in Karrinyup. This facility will have 120-residential beds and an impeccable view of the ocean.
March 28, 2017

Perth Core Library

FIRM Construction constructed Australia’s biggest drill core facility.

Client: Department of Mines and Petroleum
Contract Scope: New build
Location: Perth metropolitan area (Carlisle)
Completion Date: 2016

Description: FIRM Construction was engaged in the construction of Australia’s biggest drill core facility – works include the demolition of existing structures that contained hazardous materials (asbestos).

The newly built facility consists of a brand new and extended core library storage area; new concrete core viewing area; office and kitchen spaces, along with its fit-outs; staff facilities; and the installation of new fire tanks, pumps and enclosures.

The highly intricate storage fit-out includes 120-bays of pallet racking, at a staggering 11-levels high, core viewing tables and a specialised conveyor system.

Our delivery team reached practical completion two weeks ahead of schedule.

March 27, 2017

Kennedy Baptist College Music & Media, Science Block upgrades

New upgrade to science and arts facilities at Kennedy Baptist College!

Client: Kennedy Baptist College
Contract Scope: New build & minor refurbishment
Location: Murdoch
Completion Date: 2016

Description: The Kennedy Baptist College Project was executed in multiple stages; FIRM Construction was engaged to build the last two stages, with the construction of a new science block and creative arts facilities.

The science laboratories were designed to maximise student engagement and the open plan art studios encourage a culture of innovation and creative thinking.

The school was in full operation throughout the project’s lifecycle.

March 27, 2017

Kennedy Baptist College Sports Centre

Delivered another successful Project at Kennedy Baptist College!

Client: Kennedy Baptist College
Contract Scope: New build
Location: Murdoch
Completion Date: 2016

Description: The Kennedy Baptist College Project was executed in multiple stages; FIRM Construction was engaged to build the last two stages, with the construction of a new science block, creative arts facilities and an indoor sporting complex.

The indoor sporting complex comprises of a multi-sport court, retractable bleachers seating for spectators, change room facilities and a fully equipped gym.

The school was in full operation throughout the project’s lifecycle.

February 27, 2017

Armadale Senior High School

Another successful high school works and refurbishment by FIRM Construction.

Client: Building Management Works
Contract scope: New build and major refurbishment
Location: Perth metropolitan area (Armadale)
Completion date: 2017

Description: FIRM Construction has completed the extensions and refurbishments to Armadale Senior High School. The works include the construction of a new cafeteria and an enclosed dining area; a new commercial kitchen fit-out, including a built-in freezer and cool rooms; the refurbishment of food technology and metalwork classrooms, along with eight additional new welding bays; and the supply and installation of new metalwork type machinery.

The school was in full operation throughout the Project’s lifecycle. Our team placed additional security measures to ensure the safety of the students, staff and local community. FIRM Construction consulted with the school management and other stakeholders throughout the Project, to minimise the disturbance to the community.

February 24, 2017

Narrogin Cottage Homes

Nurturing dementia facility added to Narrogin Cottage Homes.

Client: Narrogin Cottage Homes
Contract scope: New build
Location: Wheatbelt region (Narrogin)
Completion date: 2017

Description: FIRM Construction was engaged to construct the extension of Narrogin Cottage Homes. The new facility has 14 residential beds. The work includes the construction of adjacent ensuites, dining, lounge and common areas. The building has salutogenic elements which leads to a relaxing environment for residents and staff.
February 17, 2017

Opal Geraldton

Expansion of Opal Geraldton Aged Care by our team at FIRM Construction!

Client: Opal Aged Care
Contract Scope: New build and major refurbishment
Location: Geraldton
Completion Date: 2017

Description: The multi-award winning aged care facility is located in the heart of Western Australia’s Mid West region. FIRM Construction was engaged to construct an additional 40 resident bedroom facility and refurbishment to the existing infrastructure.

Opal Geraldton features multi-level courtyards, common areas, reception and other staff facilities. The project boasts on its high-quality finishes, with the combination of stone imported from Turkey and Alucobonds features in the entrance area.

The aged care facility was fully operational throughout the project’s lifecycle. Our delivery team collaborated with key stakeholders to ensure minimal disruption.

February 13, 2017

West Leederville Private Hospital

Private healthcare facility built by our team at FIRM Construction.

Client: West Leederville Private Hospital
Contract scope: Major refurbishment
Location: Perth metropolitan area
Completion date: 2017

Description: FIRM Construction has completed the construction of West Leederville Private Hospital which includes four surgeries, intensive care ward, general ward, day patient ward, consultation rooms, reception and toilets.

There were stringent medical services requirements for the project which includes HEPA filters, medical gasses, electrical backup generators, cyanosis lighting, industrial steriliser and R/O units.