COMMERCIAL PROJECTS

Scope: New build | Contract value: $24M

Construction of a new hotel resort with 80 exclusive guest rooms, reception pavilion, day spa, two pools, and outdoor dining areas. During the second stage of the project, FIRM Construction refurbished the heritage-listed hotel facility. This required the skilled strip-out of internal areas, protection of heritage facades, and the modernised fit-out of the hospitality areas.

Scope: New build | Contract value: $3M

FIRM Construction delivered the construction of the visitor centre as part of the National Trails Hub in Dwellingup. The building is of timber construction and incorporates customised timber beams, columns and connections, which are a visual design feature.

Other constructed items include a bike repair workshop, kitchen and BBQ facilities, a laundry, toilet and shower facilities, and a retail shop with an exhibition area.

The project won the MBA Award South-West in the category Best Retail Building $1.5M-$5M in 2021.

Scope: New build | Contract value: $14.5M

FIRM Construction stepped into this contract to complete the commenced building work for the Quest Hotel after the previous contractor entered administration.

The completed apart-hotel comprises 102 fully fitted rooms with one and two bedroom apartments, a basement carpark, reception area, vertical transport, swimming pool, fitness room, and common living and landscaped areas.

Scope: New build | Contract value: $4.1M

FIRM Construction built a new culture and exhibition centre at the foreshore of the Avon River with a distinctive jarrah and cladding façade. The centre features interactive education programs about the Nyoongar culture, and is a landmark for the local community and tourists.

The centre incorporates public exhibition space with digital and interactive art displays, retail and meeting areas, offices, a custom-made marri veneer reception desk, and fitted cabinetry.

Scope: New build | Contract value: $25M

The Ningaloo Visitors Centre is one of the largest buildings in Exmouth and a major community infrastructure investment for the region. It is a multi-purpose building designed to connect the local community with the foreshore and its stories. 

 

Scope: New build | Contract value: $2.4M

Construction of a modern sports community facility with club function and change rooms, amenities, bar and café areas, commercial kitchen, storage facilities, viewing balconies, service upgrades, and customised fit-outs with large TV and video screens.

Wembley Golf Course

Scope: New build | Contract value: $8.5M

The scope of works included the construction of a new community function facility with indoor and outdoor bar and restaurant areas, a commercial kitchen with reheating facilities and a cool room, a full retail fit-out, and the installation of change rooms and general amenities.

Key features of the building incorporate external timber cladding, high-quality internal fixtures and finishes, and large outdoor entertainment areas.

Scope: New build | Contract value: $2.1M

Catering for up to 200 people, the Amberton Beach Cafe offers a modern dining experience adjacent to the beachfront.

It includes a high-tech commercial kitchen, public amenities, an outdoor deck, and secure play areas with turf sections.  

Geraldton Civic Centre and Youth Facility

Scope: New build | Contract value: $7.5M

Construction of a multipurpose facility with three separable buildings, connected by surrounding hardstand, walkways and landscaping. The building with the shade structure includes offices, meeting and function rooms. The second building contains sports storage, change rooms, amenities and meeting areas for local sports and community groups, while the third building hosts a bar and kitchen, and entertainment and office areas.

FIRM Construction worked collaboratively with the design and engineering team to re-design the foundations of the building to comply with the sandy ground conditions and high winds in the Geraldton area. Another challenge included old buried rail infrastructure and other hazardous materials to be removed before construction could commence.

Scope: New build | Contract value: $3.5M

The extension predominantly focused on the spectator and fan experience.

Additions include modifications to ticketing booths, ramps and seating spaces, while also providing upgraded player and umpire facilities and improved amenities for all.