FDC upgrades Canberra data centre for NEXTDC

FDC has completed phase one of the refurbishment of NEXTDC’s C1 Canberra data centre located in Bruce, and are now well into the second phase. NEXTDC is an ASX 300 company and the only independent data centre operator with... Read more.

FDC secures TWO National MBA Awards

Further to the amazing tally of SEVEN awards in NSW and another in Victoria received earlier this year, FDC is delighted to announce success for two of our projects at the 2013 National Master Builders Building & Construction Awards... Read more.

FDC completes NEXTDC S1 data centre

FDC has recently completed the construction of NEXTDC’s data centre at 4 Eden Park Drive, Macquarie Park, located in close proximity to Sydney’s CBD. S1 is NEXTDC’s newest purpose built enterprise-class data centre and has recently achieved Uptime Institute... Read more.

FDC ride for MS

Recently, 14 enthusiastic FDC employees and 10 friends and associates of FDC hoped on their bikes with 10,000 other riders to partake in the annual ‘Sydney to Gong’ ride in aid of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). MS is is the... Read more.

FDC completes Newington College refurbishment project

FDC has completed the refurbishment of the prestigious two level Le Couteur Building at Newington College, 200 Stanmore Road, Newington. The 2,223sqm project involved the refurbishment of an existing building and the 17 week project was delivered on time... Read more.

A record breaking 2013 for FDC awards

FDC is proud to announce that a total of eight (8) Master Builders Association Awards have been secured this year, taking our tally to 41. These “Excellence in Construction” awards recognise quality and innovation in the delivery of projects... Read more.

FDC completes Industrie IT fitout

FDC have recently completed the D&C office fitout for Industrie IT at Level 5, 50 Carrington Street, Sydney. Established in 1995, Industrie IT has developed into an exciting and dynamic consulting practice that focuses on helping clients develop and... Read more.

FDC (VIC) completes fitout for Sportsbet

FDC has recently completed the fitout of premises for Sportsbet at 367 Collins Street, Melbourne. Established in 1993, and Australia’s first licensed bookmaker, Sportsbet is an Australian online operation and as of 2012 was Australia’s biggest corporate bookie. The... Read more.

FDC completes Fujifilm makegood

FDC has recently completed a 2 staged; 5 week project to make good premises at Kings Park, NSW for Fujifilm. The restoration of the 1,600sqm warehouse with two storey integrated admin office extending to some 800sqm was completed in... Read more.

FDC wins Makita construction project

FDC has been award the construction of Makita’s new warehouse and head office at Greystanes. Makita produce electric power tools, stationary woodworking machines, air tools, garden tools and household tools. Since entering the U.S. market in 1970, Makita has... Read more.

FDC Contracts Administrator finalist in AIB Awards

FDC Contracts Administrator Daniel Faulkner was recently announced as a Finalist for  the Australian Institute of Building (AIB) Young Achiever of Year Award. The award is provided by the AIB;  the leading institute for building and construction professionals, acknowledged... Read more.

FDC (QLD) Sponsor Corporate Rugby Tens

FDC were pleased to be one of the event sponsors of a great charity day last week. Industry leaders from across the property, corporate and construction sectors joined forces for a competitive day of Corporate Rugby Tens. All funds... Read more.

FDC completes Optus Fortitude Valley Fitout

FDC has recently completed the fitout of 6,800sqm of office accommodation for Optus at their new premises in Fortitude Valley. The project consisted of the fitout of four floors of a newly constructed building located at 15 Green Square... Read more.

FDC’s Trailwalkers complete 100km trek

Well done to the “FDC Walkers” who took part in the annual Oxfam Trailwalk on the weekend. The challenging Sydney trail featured the well-known Great North Walk and the Harbour to Hawkesbury Walking Track in the rugged and beautiful... Read more.

FDC complete Merrylands RSL Club project

FDC has completed the construction of a car park and a gymnasium for Merrylands RSL, 14 Military Road, Merrylands. The project involved extending the existing capark by three split levels and constructing an Anytime Fitness gymnasium situated on the... Read more.

FDC completes Maddocks Fitout

FDC has recently completed the fitout of Maddocks’ offices at Angel Place in Sydney’s CBD. Maddocks is ranked as one of Australia’s Top 20 law firms with offices in Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney providing premium legal services to corporations,... Read more.

FDC to host 9th Melbourne Cup fundraiser

FDC and industry friends including Stylecraft, RJ Workspace, Thinking Works, Greenbox Architecture, Scope Productions, Impact AV, IQ Plumbing, Wizardry Imaging and Signs and AGS Structural are proud to announce our 9th Melbourne Cup Day fundraising event. This year’s event... Read more.

FDC’s Big Red ‘Election’ Night

A fine selection of great wines and food was enjoyed last Thursday evening themed around the forthcoming election and Australia’s Prime Ministers through the ages. Thank you to all our guests who came along and helped make the night... Read more.

FDC completes fitout for DFK Laurence Varnay

Using a design and construct arrangement, FDC was able to provide the Client, DFK Laurence Varnay, with a modern and vibrant new working environment. The large reception and waiting area features timber and stone elements and a glimpse of... Read more.

FDC (VIC) completes fitout for Panasonic

Panasonic was founded in 1918, and has grown to become one of the largest Japanese electronics producers in the World. Panasonic consolidated several departments into a new location in Mulgrave. The 600sqm ground floor fitout includes a new breakout... Read more.

FDC Technologies completes Telstra Broadway Project

FDC Technologies recently completed a project for Telstra International Exchange at 184-204 Broadway Chippendale, NSW. The 5 week project involved the installation of 1,800ea x Cat 6 UTP data tie cables and 158ea x 12C single mode OM1 fibre... Read more.

FDC (QLD) runners triumph in Fun Run

A team from FDC’s QLD office participated in the inaugural Stafford City ‘The Brook Run’ yesterday. The team, comprising Marty Nguyen, Adam Tutt, Adam Worthy and Dallas Harmer, all performed extremely well on the 7kms course through Brisbane’s Kedron... Read more.

FDC completes Crown Equipment project

FDC recently completed a fitout for Crown Equipment, Smithfield. Crown is one of the world’s largest forklift truck manufacturers. Crown’s award-winning product line includes hand pallet trucks, powered pallet trucks and stackers, sit-down and stand-up counterbalance trucks, narrow-aisle reach... Read more.

Eggs and bacon for PIF

FDC recently held a breakfast to raise funds for the Property Industry Foundation (PIF). PIF’s vision is to unite the entire national property and construction industry in an independent initiative to support community programs aimed at youth homelessness. A... Read more.

FDC (VIC) complete MYOB fiout

MYOB, Mind Your Own Business, is an Australian based multinational corporation that provides tax, accounting and other services to business owners, accountants and individuals. With the expiry of their lease, MYOB elected to relocate to a single floor of... Read more.

FDC (VIC) attend trivia for Melbourne Citymission

A team from FDC (VIC) recently attended Melbourne Citymission’s trivia evening. Held at the State Library. From children living with a disability, or young people with nowhere to call home, to people who need assistance into education or employment,... Read more.

FDC (VIC) awarded Sportsbet fitout

FDC was recently awarded the fitout of premises for Sportsbet, at 367 Collins Street, Melbourne. The 14 week, 8,000sqm project over five floors incorporates a new  reception, boardrooms and meeting rooms, open plan workspace, storage, utilities, staff café, and... Read more.

FDC’s ‘Paint the Town Red’ celebration

FDC’s QLD office recently held a ‘Paint the Town Red’ party to mark the opening of their new office in The Valley. Guests enjoyed good food, wine, music and company! We reiterate our message of THANKS to all who... Read more.

FDC (QLD) Climbs for Cancer

A team from FDC (QLD) recently took part in the annual Climb for Cancer stair race. FDC’s team; ‘Fast Dynamic Climbers’ climbed more than 800 stairs (37 floors) and raised over $600. Donations will be put towards funding cancer... Read more.

FDC gives Barnardos Auburn Centre a makeover

FDC recently collaborated with DEXUS to undertake refurbishment work at Barnardos Australia Auburn Family Centre. Barnardos Australia is a non-government, non-denominational child welfare charity, with a 130 year history in caring for children and a focus on long term... Read more.

FDC completes Liverpool Plaza refurbishment

FDC recently completed the refurbishment and construction to upgrade areas within Liverpool Plaza. Located on Macquarie Street, Liverpool, the seven month project involved the extension of the centre to create new tenancies as well as the refurbishment of all... Read more.

Helping twins stay in touch

For months, twin babies develop nestled together in the womb. Now thanks to a donation of $10,580 from the FDC Charity Committee, twins can continue to ‘stay in touch’ once they are born, while receiving life-saving treatment in the... Read more.

FDC completes fitout of CBRE’s head office

FDC recently completed the fitout of CBRE’s head office located on levels 20 and 21, 363 George Street, Sydney. The 2,500sqm project was delivered in collaboration with WMK Architecture in line with the 12 week program. The project included... Read more.

FDC completes OOCL fitout

FDC recently completed the single floor fitout of the OOCL offices at 107 Mount Street, North Sydney. Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Orient Overseas (International) Limited (OOIL), a public company listed on the Hong... Read more.

Puppy breeding program officially launced at Glossodia

Following the completion of the state-of-the-art puppy breeding facility for Guide Dogs NSW/ACT at its centre in western Sydney, the FDC Charity Committee (FDCCC) along with Senior Executives attended the official launch of the Puppy Breeding Program in Glossodia.... Read more.

Barefoot bowling and beers

FDC’s Work Life Balance committee recently hosted Barefoot Bowls at Balmain Lawn Bowls Club. The event drew over 40 staff members and culminated in a hotly contested final held between the 2 best performing teams from the round robin.... Read more.

FDC’s ladies enjoy Qantas site visit

Recently the ladies from FDC’s Sydney office were invited to a site visit of the Qantas Campus in Mascot. Hosted by the Fitout division, attendees were able to witness another project milestone with the completion of the new B... Read more.

FDC Win Maddocks Fitout at Angel Place, Sydney

FDC’s Sydney office was recently awarded the fitout of Maddocks’ offices at Angel Place in Sydney’s CBD. Maddocks is ranked as one of Australia’s Top 20 law firms with offices in Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney and provides premium legal... Read more.

FDCCC hosts Cambodian CookOut for Matesabroad

FDC Charity Committee (FDCCC), in collaboration with the FDC Work Life Balance team recently held a Cambodian CookOut in aid of the Matesabroad Foundation, an Australian charity established in 2004 to relieve suffering in developing countries caused by poverty,... Read more.

FDC’s Charity Committee presents Nadrasca with hoist

FDC’s Charity Committee recently acquired a hoist for Nadrasca, Victoria, that will allow Nadrasca clients to enjoy hydrotherapy in the in-house pool. Established in 1967, Nadrasca’s purpose is to establish and develop a range of services and provide employment... Read more.

FDC completes fitout for Nexia

FDC has successfully completed a two floor fitout for Nexia at 1 Market Street, Sydney CBD. Nexia Australia represents a network of solutions focused accountancy and consultancy firms in Australia, supported by global links to Nexia International. With over... Read more.

Golfing fun and games at the FDC / PCA golf day

This year FDC stepped up to be the principal sponsor for the annual PCA Corporate Golf Day. Held at the beautiful Killara Golf Club on March 7th, the event was very well attended with morning and afternoon competitions both enjoying... Read more.

New Digs for the PM in Rooty Hill

This year at the PCA Corporate Golf Day of which FDC were the principal sponsors, we invited players to participate in a ‘Fun Design Challenge’ at hole 7 by designing an imaginative home or office for Prime Minister Julia... Read more.

FDC wins Haworth fitout project

FDC was recently appointed by Haworth to fitout their new premises at 1 O’Connell Street, Sydney. The 12 week, 750sqm project involves the fitout of an activated VIP business lounge complete with an Apple Genius Bar, WiFi, power and touch... Read more.

FDC (QLD) project contender for Dulux Colour Award

FDC’s Oxley House warehouse conversion at Donkin Street, West End, has recently been announced as a finalist in the Dulux Colour Awards ‘Commercial Exterior’ category.  The façade upgrade was completed by FDC (QLD) last 2012 and was a collaborative... Read more.

FDC (VIC) compete at corporate triathlon

It was a fantastic morning with ideal race conditions and a near perfect swim course at Elwood beach in Melbourne. Which saw the champion triathlon team of Wayne Duffy, Dan Burmeister and Johnny “the laser” Lane competing in the... Read more.

FDC and V Arc battle it out at ‘Beer Pong’

Recently, FDC and V Arc participated in a friendly competition of ping pong at V Arc’s Melbourne office. It was a great opportunity to improve on the great working relationship that FDC have with V Arc. The final score... Read more.

FDC completes integrated fitout for Fox Sports

Building C is located approx 5km north of Sydney’s CBD and is part of the Gore Hill Technology Park developed by Lindsay Bennelong Developments. It is the second building within the technology park designed by Leffler Simes Architects and... Read more.

FDC completes COS construction project

Complete Office Supplies is Australia’s largest privately owned office products supplier with over 5000 customers nationwide. FDC were appointed as the D&C Contractor for the construction of their new office, car park and warehouse storage & distribution facility in... Read more.

FDC Swims for Cystic Fibrosis

The FDC Cystic Fibrosis Swim Team did a great job on Saturday at the Wollondilly Leisure Centre, Picton (97km South of Sydney CBD). Swimmers came from all over Sydney to participate in this second Cystic Fibrosis Swimathon. The total... Read more.

FDC completes fitout for IMC Financial

FDC recently completed the fitout of IMC Financial’s Sydney head office at level 40, 50 Bridge Street. IMC was established in 2002 with two traders. This financial corporation is now the leading derivatives market maker on the Australian Securities... Read more.

CEO Cottle cooks up a storm

Last night, Ben Cottle, FDC’s Managing Director, took part in OzHarvest’s ‘CEO CookOff’ at Cathedral Square in Sydney. Ben joined 131 other CEOs from around Australia and 30 celebrity chefs, to cook up a storm and feed over 1,000... Read more.

FDC secures a horse for Riding for the Disabled

During 2012 your FDC Charity Committee identified RDA (Riding for the Disabled) as a suitable charity and has elected to support their network of centres throughout Australia. RDA NSW has been the initial point of contact and three of... Read more.

FDC sponsors Macarthur Swimathon

FDC are proud to announce their sponsorship of the Annual Cystic Fibrosis Swimathon. To be held at the Wollondilly Leisure Centre on Saturday 16th February, the Annual Cystic Fibrosis Swimathon is a chance for the local community to come... Read more.

Christmas comes early for Lewisham Nursing Home

FDC’s Work Life Balance Committee recently assisted Lewisham Nursing Home (LNH), Lewisham by decorating their function area, supplying beer, wine, soft drinks and nibblies to supplement the catered food organised by LNH and help staff serve food and drinks... Read more.