CitySwitch Brisbane: HQ, Fortitude Valley Site tour


Friday, 30 January, 2015
HQ, 520-540 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD
Meeting point: Leighton Contractors, Level 6, HQ South Tower
8am – 9.30am, morning tea will be provided


Showcasing contemporary design and using the latest sustainable technology, the HQ development enjoys 50 per cent more fresh air than normal office buildings. A subtropical boulevard provides open space, trees and street shading.

The HQ development received a 6 Star Green Star Office Design and Office As Built v2 rating from the Green Building Council of Australia representing World Leadership in Sustainability and becoming Australia's largest 6 Star Green Star rated development. HQ was also awarded the Urban Taskforce 2011 Development Excellence Award for 'Development of the Year'.

The Leighton Contractors fitout was awarded a 6 Star Green Star Office Interiors Rating

HQ’s key sustainability features include:

  • A cogeneration plant
  • Building services systems that achieve the highest quality energy efficiencies 
  • Floor plate plans that increase proximity to natural light
  • Rainwater capture and reuse
  • Bicycle centre


Fraser Wright, Services Manager at Leighton Contractors, will provide an insight into the construction and commissioning of the HQ precinct.

Kindly supported by Leighton .


Registration is essential as spaces are limited to 15. Please RSVP by Friday 23 January 2015 to Alexander Stathakis by email  or phone 07 3227 1474.

This Activity received funding from the Department of Industry as part of the Energy Efficiency Information Grants Program. The views expressed herein are not necessarily the views of the Commonwealth of Australia, and the Commonwealth does not accept responsibility for any information or advice contained herein.


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