NEWS Osborne Park Hospital Rehabilitation and Neonatal Nursery

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

RBB is pleased to be appointed by the Department of Finance as the Quantity Surveyor for Osborne Park Hospital's expansion. We are pleased to be working alongside Carabiner and look forward to a successful project. 

RBB Melbourne - 12 Months On

Wed, Aug 1, 2018

As they say, time flies when you're having fun… it’s over 12 months now, since RBB opened our doors in Melbourne on 1st August 2017.
From a zero start base RBB Melbourne has secured over 60 projects in this 12 month period and now has a staff base of 4. Projects secured range from single residential to high density multi-residential, mixed use developments, industrial, health, education, local authority and community projects.
Our client base is also varied being financial institutions, private architects, project management firms, health authorities, private developers, local authorities and contractors.
The Melbourne team look forward to continually working with our existing clients and with new clients over the next 12 months and beyond.
Peter Clack – Director - Melbourne

The Beach Shack

Fri, Aug 17, 2018

RBB is excited to be involved with ‘The Beach Shack’ Scarborough, a Norup + Wilson development. Located on Scarborough Beach front, this development offers a real beach life experience. When complete, ‘The Beach Shack’ will comprise 99 apartments over 9 levels with 1, 2 and 3 bedroom mix. RBB will be providing QS finance reporting services for The Beach Shack development.


Western Australian Architecture Awards 2018

Mon, Jul 30, 2018

RBB would like to congratulate the following recipients of the West Australian Architecture Awards 2018 for their outstanding efforts in design, as recognised by the Australian Institute of Architects:

- Hassell Cox HKS – Optus Stadium
- Simon Pendal Architect – Cottesloe Lobby and Landscape
- Taylor Robinson Chaney Broderick – Wesley College Mildred Manning Science Centre
- Palassis Architects – The Cadogan Song School
- John Taylor Architect – St Francis Xavier Cathedral Precinct Geraldton
- Cameron Chisholm and Nicol – Allendale Square
- The Buchan Group – The Melbourne Hotel (Commendation)

We are please to have been involved with these Architects and their award-winning projects. We applaud all other award-winners, commendations and nominations this year for their excellent effort and achievements.

Perth.Stadium

Picture courtesy of ArchitectureAU. For more information regarding all award winners see https://architectureau.com/articles/2018-wa-architecture-awards/

New Associate Director

Sun, Jul 1, 2018

RBB is pleased to announce the promotion of Jake Sanders to Associate Director. Jake has over fifteen years of experience at RBB and leads with the professionalism and integrity we are known for. Jake specialises in retail, aged care and health and can provide assistance with all facets of quantity surveying. Congratulations Jake!

Bunbury Regional Prison

Fri, Jun 8, 2018

RBB has been awarded the construction cost management services contract for the new upgrade and expansion contract to Bunbury Regional Prison.

50 Bakers Road, Coburg North

Mon, Apr 9, 2018

RBB is proud to be providing post contract QS services on this 24 Warehouse development in Coburg North for a private developer.

Faulkner Civic Precinct

Mon, Apr 9, 2018

RBB are please to congratulate PACT Construction on being awarded the construction of the new Faulkner Civic Precinct – Community Centre Project. Worked commenced on site in February 2018, with completion due in December 2019.


RBB Welcomes William Chen

Tue, Apr 3, 2018

We are pleased to introduce William Chen, an experienced Quantity Surveyor to our Melbourne office. We are excited to have William join our expanding team in Melbourne and know that he will provide our clients with the high standard of service and professionalism that they have come to expect.

21 Albert Hill Road, Lilydale

Mon, Mar 19, 2018

A six townhouse development in Lilydale for a private developer. RBB are providing drawdown recommendations to the financier.

Broiler Farm

Mon, Feb 26, 2018

RBB are providing QS finance reporting services for Johnson Poultry Farms for this new Broiler Farm in regional Victoria. The farm will house over 350,000 chickens and is the first broiler farm of this size, able to produce free range chickens in Victoria.

Upgrades and Extensions to the Integrated Healthcare Centre, Yarram

Mon, Feb 12, 2018

RBB have been providing cost planning services to this critical health care facility in regional Victoria. RBB are working closely with the Yarram and District Health Service and McBride Charles Ryan Architects to deliver a cost effective outcome for this upgrade and extension to the existing facilities.

Exmouth Boat Harbour Upgrade Officially Opened

Tue, Jan 9, 2018

On the 9 January Transport Minister Rita Saffioti officially opened the second stage of the Exmouth Boat Harbour upgrade. The upgrade received more than $18 million in funding from the State Government and has transformed the harbour into a modern maritime hub. The works included an 88 metre extension to the wharf, with a 40 metre heavy lift zone, heavy vehicle parking area, new cyclone moorings, four new trawler pens and raising of the southern breakwater by two metres, construction of a new fuel farm, firefighting infrastructure, upgraded road access and a CCTV system. These upgrades mean the facility can better cater to marine and offshore industries.

RBB provided cost planning / estimating services to GHD and is pleased to be a part of this successful project.

Baranduda Fields Sporting Complex

Tue, Jan 9, 2018

RBB is pleased to be working with Wodonga City Council on the Baranduda Fields Sporting Complex. The proposed Pavilion designed by k20 Architecture forms part of the masterplan for the development.

Picture courtesy of k20 Architecture. https://www.k20architecture.com/baranduda-fields-sporting-and-community-facility

Christmas & New Year

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

RBB will close for Christmas on Thursday 21 December 2017 at 11:30am and re-open on Monday 8 January 2018 at 8:00am. We wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

Movember

Thu, Nov 30, 2017

RBB is proud of Clayton Boyd, Sadmir Ceric and Travis O’Neill on fundraising over $1,400 for men’s health with their participation in Movember. Their fundraising is helping the Movember Foundation to address some of the biggest health issues faced by men: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health and suicide prevention. By 2030 the Movember Foundation aims to reduce the number of men dying prematurely by 25%. RBB considers this a noble goal and encourages our staff to get behind the cause and our staff participating.
For further information regarding the Movember Foundation see the website below:
https://au.movember.com


Award-Winning East Pilbara Arts Centre

Fri, Nov 3, 2017

RBB congratulates Officer Woods Architects on receiving the Sir Zelman Cowen Award for the East Pilbara Arts Centre. The project was commended as a "master-stroke building-within-a-building concept". RBB is grateful to have been involved with such an impressive project.

Picture courtesy of Australian Institute of Architects. For details on all award winning projects see http://wp.architecture.com.au/awards-2017/winners/

Wanneroo Civic Centre Fit-out

Wed, Nov 1, 2017

RBB are proud to continue their relationship with the City of Wanneroo on the Civic Centre Project. We are pleased to congratulate Broad Construction on being awarded the fit-out of the Wanneroo Civic Centre Extension and Refurbishment of the Wanneroo Civic Centre building.

The contract commenced in July 2017 with contract completion in May 2018.


The Camfield - Perth Stadium's Local Pub

Fri, Oct 20, 2017

RBB are pleased to be associated with The Camfield, Perth’s latest bar and microbrewery. The licenced venue is set to be one of Western Australia largest pubs with a capacity of 2,500 patrons. Located only 80m from Perth Stadium the venue aims to accommodate local sport enthusiasts and the community alike. The Camfield will offer a function centre, main bar, container bar, beer garden and a microbrewery across the 8,000sqm site. It will host patrons 7 days a week with the promise of entertainment on its big screens of all genres, from sport to family movies. The project is due for completion late February 2018.

Westcoast Eagles Training Facility Lathlain

Fri, Sep 15, 2017

RBB is excited to be a part of the new Westcoast Eagles Training Facility at Lathlain, co-habiting with Perth Football Club. We congratulate Perkins on being awarded the construction contract, with works scheduled to commence in September 2017. The project includes:

• 2 new ovals, one with broadcast quality sports lighting
• Sports medical facilities
• Coach & players specialist facilities
• Gym & pool facilities
• Indoor training field
• Entry lobby, café, sensory theatre, shop, etc
• Commercial space
• Media studio
• Function spaces
• Wirrpanda Foundation



Dumas House

Mon, Sep 11, 2017


RBB is proud to be associated with the restoration of Dumas House, a heritage listed 14 storey office building that is approximately 50 years old. It consists of a concrete encased steel frame, with insitu concrete suspended floor slabs. The project is for the full restoration of the external façade and podium deck and includes the following:

• Removal of asbestos balcony tiles, balcony waterproofing, podium deck waterproofing and miscellaneous sealants
• Concrete repairs to reinforced concrete suspended balcony slabs and encasement to steel frame
• Removal of defective precast concrete spandrel panels and replacement with new precast units with quartz exposed aggregate
• Removal of reconstituted black terrazzo external column cladding with new granite cladding (sourced from Italy)
• Replacement of balcony tiles
• Repairs to and recoating to Tyrolene balcony soffit render
• Replacement blue glazed stack bonded brickwork to East and West elevations
• New entrance canopy
• Repairs to podium balustrading and other general repairs

The North façade is now complete with works continuing on the South, East and West facades.

Works are due for completion mid-2018.


Dumas House
 

Compassion Charity Ball

Mon, Aug 21, 2017

RBB was pleased to show their support at the Compassion Charity Ball on Friday evening. Compassion is a Christian organisation that provides aid and support to children and families through child sponsorship, clean water initiatives, healthcare and a variety of other services.
We congratulate Compassion on raising over $65,000 towards the funding of practical malaria prevention initiatives in Uganda.


Compassion Ball

Mandurah Forum

Tue, Aug 8, 2017

RBB congratulate Vicinity Centres and their Development Team on the opening of the first major retail stage of the Mandurah Forum Redevelopment, "on budget, on schedule and fully leased".

RBB look forward to our continuing involvement in the project through the remaining development stages to completion.

http://www.vicinity.com.au/media-centre/media-and-news/mandurah-forum-unveils-the-first-major-retail-stage-of-its-350-million-transformation


RBB - Melbourne Office

Tue, Aug 1, 2017

RBB is proud to announce an opening of our Melbourne office located at Suite 7, 53 Coppin St. Richmond!

We are also pleased to introduce Peter Clack who will be heading up our new Melbourne office. Peter is a Quantity Surveyor with impeccable reputation. As RBB's Melbourne director, Peter will provide highest standard in service and professionalism, values that RBB has been renowned for here in the West.

If you require any Construction Cost Consultancy services in Victoria, please contact us or contact Peter Clack directly via peterc@rbb.com.au or 0417 388 370.

Kings Square Civic Centre

Sat, Jul 29, 2017

RBB is pleased to be awarded the contract for the cost management / quantity surveying services from the City of Fremantle for the delivery stage of the Kings Square Civic Precinct project. This continues our relationship with the City of Fremantle on this project from the Master Planning and Schematic Design Stages.