Did you know, one in five Australians aged 16-85 experience a mental illness in any given year? This R U OK? Day, check in with your family, partners, kids, friends, colleagues and yourself and ask the question: R U... Read more.
FDC’s NEXTDC S2 data centre project, Macquarie Park, NSW, is well underway with 2 tower cranes erected, including the world’s largest capacity luffing crane – Favelle Favco M2480D. Consisting of 8,700sqm of technical space at full fitout, NETXDC S2... Read more.
FDC’s ISPT George Place redevelopment has reached a major milestone with the opening of the new entry and lobby to the office tower at 345 George Street. The new lobby and sky lounge feature original art installations by Hiromi... Read more.
FDC (QLD) have completed Q-Pharm’s relocation and fitout project, Level 3, CBCRC Building, 300 Herston Road, Herston. Q-Pharm specialises in the conduct of early phase (Phases 1 and 2) clinical trials, bioequivalence, bioavailability and vaccine studies. Expanding QPharm’s total... Read more.
FDC are proud to announce that our QLD WHS & QA Coordinator Neal Smith has been confirmed as a finalist in the 2018 NSCA Foundation / GIO Workers Compensation National Safety Awards of Excellence for the Ian Chisholm Award... Read more.
Last Friday, FDC’s ‘The Marsden’ Hotel & Brewhouse, the newest venue for the Laundy Hotels Group located in the Sydney Business Park precinct, celebrated its topping out milestone. Due for completion in early 2019, the hotel and brewhouse will... Read more.
Last night, NAWIC’s NSW Chapter hosted The Awards for Excellence, celebrating contributions made by women at all career levels and in all sectors of the construction industry. FDC’s Leading Hand, Katie Wilmshurst, who is currently completing a Certificate IV... Read more.
FDC and industry friends including premium sponsors Stylecraft, and Greenbox Architecture, and major sponsors Kerfoot and RJ Workspace are proud to announce our 14th Melbourne Cup Day fundraising event. This year, we have chosen to support The Butterfly Foundation... Read more.
FDC have completed the fitout of The University of Sydney’s Autopsy Room in the Evelyn Williams Building, Camperdown Campus, Sydney. Founded in 1850, The University of Sydney is a leading Australian public research university consistently ranked among the world’s... Read more.
FDC’s team in WA continue to successfully deliver construction & fitout projects for our Perth clients. Our latest fitout project; College of Law on Victoria Avenue, is the fifth project that the Group have delivered for College of Law.... Read more.
Last week, FDC’s Royal Far West project held a topping out ceremony, joined by Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW – John Barilaro MP, and Member for Manly – James Griffin. $5.1 million of further funding was also announced on... Read more.
FDC have completed a warehouse and office fitout for AutoNexus, Grady Crescent, Erskine Park (NSW). AutoNexus is a leading provider of automotive logistics and supply chain solutions. The industrial subdivision and new AutoNexus facility featured a large civil works... Read more.
Last Friday, FDC (VIC)’s Jemena, Broadmeadows project won the 2018 Master Builders Victoria, Excellence in Construction Award for Best Commercial Building $10M-$15M. This challenging project included the removal of two dilapidated buildings, asbestos remediation and the construction of a... Read more.
Today, FDC’s George Place site, Sydney, hosted a Buy a Bale BBQ to raise awareness and funds for drought-stricken Aussie farmers. Special thanks to our sub-contractors for supporting this great initiative and to Kerfoot for kindly providing lunch for the... Read more.
FDC (QLD) and Aurecon’s NEXTDC B2 data centre, in Brisbane, has been shortlisted for 2018 The Urban Developer Awards in the ‘Developer of the Year – Commercial’ category. This extraordinary project has recently won the MBA, Brisbane Region ‘Best... Read more.
Last Friday, State Member for Monbulk, Deputy Premier, Minister for Education and Minister for Emergency Services – James Merlino, visited FDC’s Upwey High School site. A new gymnasium, admin building and facilities for music, drama, arts, technology and sciences... Read more.
FDC (VIC) have completed the refurbishment of Abbotsford Convent – Sacred Heart Building, 1-16 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford. Just four kilometres from Melbourne’s CBD and spread over 6.5 hectares, the Abbotsford Convent – with its 11 historic buildings and... Read more.
FDC are avid supporters of education, continual development and investing in our future leaders. As part of our commitment to promoting and improving gender equality, we recently invited four work experience students from the University of Technology Sydney and... Read more.
FDC’s ‘The Marsden’ Hotel and Brewery, in Marsden Park, is a few weeks out from the completion of the structure. The two level on-site brewery will produce 10,000 – 15,000 barrels of beer per year and supply The Marsden... Read more.
FDC (QLD) have completed the Stage 1 upgrade of Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC)’s concourse and halls amenities. Located on the corner of Merivale Street and Glenelg Street, South Brisbane, BCEC is one of Australia’s premier venues for... Read more.
FDC (WA) have completed the fitout of Level 15, The Quadrant, 1 William Street, Perth. Situated on 1 William Street, The Quadrant is not only amongst the corporate headquarters of Perth’s major commercial and public institutions, it also connects... Read more.
As we go from strength to strength, FDC (VIC)’s HSV Walkinshaw Racing project has been awarded the Australian Institute of Building‘s ‘Certificate of High Commendation for Commercial Construction up to $5M’. We are proud to have delivered this project... Read more.
FDC and Michael Davies Architecture’s Manly Andrew ‘Boy’ Charlton Aquatic Centre in Sydney has been awarded the Australian Steel Institute’s ‘2018 Australian Steel Excellence Award’. This project has also previously been awarded the NSW Master Builders Association’s Excellence in... Read more.
FDC are proud to be sponsoring the 2018 NSW Interschool Equestrian Championships at Sydney International Equestrian Centre. The vision of Equestrian NSW is to provide leadership for equestrian sport in NSW, promoting participation and the pursuit of excellence from... Read more.
FDC (QLD) cleaned up at the 2018 QLD Master Builders Association (MBA) ‘Housing and Construction’ Awards for the Brisbane region, taking home four awards on the weekend. This year saw FDC lead by example across different categories with wins... Read more.
This NAIDOC Week, FDC are recognising the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have made, and continue to make to our communities, families, rich history and our nation. Today at our ISPT – George Place project... Read more.
FDC have been awarded Hub Australia’s Melbourne coworking space project, 162 Collins Street, Melbourne. Hub is a coworking community for growing businesses in Australia, providing premium workspaces, business networks and member services. The fitout will provide premium offices and... Read more.
This August, FDC Construction & Fitout and Cromwell Property Group Foundation will again partake in Destination Outback, supporting causes relevant to the rural communities by raising funds and awareness for Black Dog Ride, Pink Angels and Royal Far West.... Read more.
FDC (WA) has completed an IVF Clinic and Day Surgery facility, Perilya Road, Craigie. Craigie’s new IVF clinic has diversified the healthcare services already available to residents in the area. The modern facility provides dedicated GP, dental, physiotherapy and... Read more.
We are excited to announce that Tuggeranong Office Park has been awarded the Judge’s Commendation for Commercial Buildings $50M+ at this year’s Master Builders Building Excellence Awards. A collaborative project delivered by the teams from FDC Construction and Fitout,... Read more.
FDC have recently been awarded the Upwey High School redevelopment project, 1451 Burwood Highway, Upwey. Upwey High School is a medium-sized comprehensive secondary school. Established in 1937, Upwey HS has a strong sense of community and a history in... Read more.
Through our partnership with Abbotsford Convent, FDC are matching donations up to $40,000 for the vital conservation and restoration works on the iconic 110+ year-old public walkways in the Convent Building and Convent Balcony, which will be opened for... Read more.
FDC (WA) were engaged by AMP Capital to complete the full refurbishment of 140 St Georges Terrace’s ground floor lobby and café. 140 St Georges Terrace is an iconic A-grade building providing 28 levels of highly efficient office accommodation,... Read more.
Yesterday, FDC hosted 70 guests at the NAWIC site tour of the University of Sydney’s new Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences building. The new facility provides state-of-the-art teaching and learning tools and spaces for the next generation of... Read more.
FDC are proud to have delivered the new Stylecraft and StylecraftHOME showrooms in Melbourne. The official opening is this Friday, 22nd June 8.00am – 4.30pm. Head to 145 Flinders Lane to experience the five floor transformation of Stylecraft’s iconic... Read more.
FDC is proud to partner with Women in Design and Construction (WIDAC) as their national silver sponsor. WIDAC is a national organisation that forms a supportive and collaborative network and educational platform to empower women within the design and... Read more.
FDC (VIC) have recently completed the refurbishment of Quintessential Equity’s Melbourne office, Level 2, 30 Collins Street. This project has also won a Silver Award at the 2018 DRIVEN x DESIGN Awards. Quintessential Equity is a diversified property group... Read more.
Minister for Health, The Hon. Brad Hazzard, officially opened the Close Observation Unit at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead on Friday. The facility hosts 2 new staff stations and 6 separate close observation rooms including a state-of-the-art N-Class isolation... Read more.
FDC are proud to support local community sports clubs nationwide. Featured below are the APIA Leichardt Tigers SAP Girls U10, U11, U12 and U13 football teams who got together earlier this month to celebrate Mother’s Day. FDC recognises the... Read more.
FDC’s Virgin Active, Barangaroo at 400 Barangaroo Avenue, Exchange Place is Australia’s first ever Collection Club and the fourth health club that FDC have delivered for Virgin Active. The new Club showcases Virgin Active’s vision for the future of... Read more.
Since the Abbotsford Convent Foundation was formed in 2004, funds have been raised to restore and open the stunning spaces for arts, cultural, learning and wellbeing initiatives – from new studios and performance venues, to galleries, eateries and gardens.... Read more.
Last night, at FDC’s annual Ladies Night, the two recipients of the Western Sydney University (WSU) ‘FDC Scholarship Empowering Women in Construction’ were announced. FDC is an avid supporter of education, continual development, investing in our future leaders and... Read more.
FDC (ACT) have been engaged to deliver Quest Apartment Hotels’ newest property at 240 City Walk, Canberra. Quest Apartment Hotels is the largest and fastest growing apartment hotel operator in Australasia, with a network of 150 franchised properties across... Read more.
FDC have completed the construction (base build) of a new office building, 11 Murray Rose Avenue, Sydney Olympic Park. The 6,000sqm project was carried out over 6 floors and included the excavation of a 2 level basement car park,... Read more.
FDC have completed the end-of-trip facilities upgrade, Level 8, Governor Macquarie Tower, Sydney. The project encompassed the refurbishment of existing bathroom amenities including new vanities, sinks, showers, joinery and stone-top benches and appliances. The gymnasium also includes a new... Read more.
$627,958 has been raised for Royal Far West from this year’s Ride for Country Kids. This a truly phenomenal achievement! Congratulations and a huge thank you to all involved!... Read more.
FDC’s Northpoint redevelopment and 187 room Vibe Hotel offers residents and guests an exciting new eat-street, casual dining atrium and a sophisticated rooftop pool and bar with sweeping views of city skylines.... Read more.
FDC have completed a fitout of Homeloans’ office, Level 2, 45 Clarence Street, Sydney. Homeloans provides home loan solutions to borrowers and brokers alike. In operation since 1985, Homeloans specialises in home loans and have a wide range of... Read more.
Earlier this week, the fifth annual Royal Far West Ride for Country Kids was undertaken by 65 riders. An incredible effort! Below are some shots of riders who cycled the 500km from Lightning Ridge to Bourke. As founding partners... Read more.
Base build works for 4 retail spaces are well underway at FDC’s ISPT George Place, 345 & 363 George Street, Sydney. The atrium continues to take shape and the major services infrastructure works are almost ready with the last... Read more.
FDC’s major partnership with GIANTS Netball has entered the second year of a two-year sponsorship deal and the 2018 season is set to be even more thrilling than the first! The GIANTS created history by achieving the Minor Premier... Read more.
In less than a week, 67 cyclists will embark on the Royal Far West’s Ride for Country Kids, a charity bike ride up to 500km, from Lightning Ridge to Bourke over 3 days. The ride supports Royal Far West... Read more.
FDC are celebrating our Football Development Australia (FDA) Corporate World Cup victory today at the David Phillips Sports Complex, Daceyville, NSW. The FDA Corporate World Cup raises much-needed funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation who are the leading... Read more.
FDC (QLD) have recently delivered pro bono works for Smart Pups’ shed extension project, 37 Mountain View Road, Pinbarren. Over the weekend, an Open Day was held for families and FDC staff to tour the facility. Smart Pups is... Read more.
FDC’s Fast5 netball team took out the ‘Best Dressed’ award for the second consecutive year on Friday. The team were competing in Netball NSW’s Annual Fast5 Corporate Challenge held at Genea Netball Centre. Great fun was had by all!... Read more.
FDC (SA) have completed the fitout of Eckermann Group’s office, 180 Flinders Street, Adelaide. The Eckermann Group comprises of Eckermann Conveyancers, Eckermann Lawyers and Eckermann Forms. The three businesses create a group of highly specialised but also highly integrated... Read more.
FDC’s Stylecraft, Perth showroom has been shortlisted in the Retail Design category of the 2018 Australian Interior Design Awards. Congratulations to Woods Bagot, the designers of the space. Award-winners will be announced on 25th May in Sydney. Stylecraft’s Perth... Read more.
FDC (VIC) have completed a lobby upgrade of Monash University, 30 Collins Street, Melbourne. Monash University is one of Australia’s leading universities and ranks among the world’s top 100. The project included an upgrade of the existing lift lobby... Read more.
FDC (QLD)’s Estimator, Damon Kelly, will be competing for Australia in Weightlifting at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games next Monday. This is Damon’s fourth Commonwealth Games. He won silver in 2006, gold in 2010 and bronze in 2014.... Read more.
Last week, FDC and Cromwell Property Group welcomed over 100 guests for the Property Council of Australia‘s tour of the Northpoint redevelopment at 100 Miller Street, North Sydney. The $130M integrated redevelopment has reached practical completion with anchor tenant,... Read more.
FDC (QLD) have recently delivered the fitout of Energy Super’s Brisbane office, Level 10, 123 Eagle Street, Riverside Centre. Guests visiting Energy Super’s new workspace are warmly welcomed by the timber and stone reception, leading into the Members lounge equipped... Read more.
In the spirit of bringing cheer to children, the project team at our Royal Far West Centre for Child Health and Learning site in Manly, Sydney delivered baskets of Easter goodies to children via our on-site tower crane on... Read more.
This Easter, FDC visited The Children’s Hospital at Westmead to bring special gifts to the children admitted at the hospital. We hope these gifts bring a touch of happiness this Easter. We wish you and your loved ones a... Read more.
FDC’s Virgin Active, Barangaroo is now open at 400 Barangaroo Avenue, Exchange Place. It is Australia’s first ever Collection Club and the fourth health club that FDC have delivered for Virgin Active. We look forward to sharing professional images... Read more.
500 kilometres, 3 days, 67 riders. Only 1 month to go until participants set off on the annual Ride for Country Kids in support of Royal Far West and their work in providing integrated health, education and disability services... Read more.
FDC (SA) have completed the fitout of 1/3 by NNQ’s café and bar, 1 King William Street, Adelaide. 1/3 by NNQ is a Vietnamese café and bar offering from the famed family behind the Woodville (NNQ) and Gouger Street... Read more.
FDC (VIC) have recently completed a project for Walkinshaw Performance, an automotive company involved in motor racing and the production of high performance sports cars for regular road use. The project involved the construction of a new corporate office and... Read more.
FDC have recently completed numerous fitout and refurbishment projects at Westmead Hospital (NSW). The fifth milestone was a fitout on Level 2 of the Kids Research Institute building. This refurbishment is part of the Westmead Redevelopment – a NSW... Read more.
FDC (QLD) have completed construction & fitout works within the Redcliffe Special School, 19 Klingner Road, Redcliffe. Redcliffe Special School is passionately committed to the provision of quality educational experiences for students with intellectual impairment in a safe, supportive... Read more.
FDC were engaged to deliver ‘The Marsden’ Hotel & Brewery, the newest venue for the Laundy Hotels Group through an integrated Early Contractor Involvement process that commenced in 2016. Plans for the hotel and brewery include a variety of spaces, from... Read more.
Virgin Active, the international health club chain and part of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin enterprise, is soon to open its seventh Virgin Active club and first ever Collection Club at Exchange Place in Barangaroo on Monday 26 March. In... Read more.
FDC (VIC) have completed the fitout of Gallagher’s Mulgrave office, Level 3, 700 Springvale Road, Mulgrave. This is the second project that FDC have completed for Gallagher, the prior being the Perth office fitout. Gallagher is one of the world’s largest... Read more.
FDC (SA) have completed the fitout of Australian Institute of Architects’ office, Level 2, 15 Leigh Street, Adelaide. The Australian Institute of Architects works to improve Australia’s built environment by promoting and creating quality sustainable designs, playing a major... Read more.
FDC are partnering with Cromwell Property Group to sponsor Property Council of Australia’s site tour of our Northpoint redevelopment. It’s North Sydney’s newest landmark office tower and 187 room hotel which offers residents and guests an exciting new eat-street,... Read more.
We’re proud to announce that Claire Andonopoulos, Project Engineer, Construction (NSW) has been selected to participate in the Property Council of Australia’s 500 Women in Property program. 500 Women in Property is an initiative of the Property Council’s Diversity... Read more.
FDC are continually driving gender equality and empowering men and women. With the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report findings telling us that gender parity is over 200 years away, there has never been a more important... Read more.
FDC’s Team Taouk participated in the Walk to Save Our Sons over the past 6 days, a 160km walk across Sydney, stopping at all Sydney-based NRL clubs to raise funds for the Save Our Sons Duchenne Foundation. The final... Read more.
Representatives from FDC, Laundy Hotels, Sydney Business Park and other key stakeholders attended a ground-breaking ceremony today for the group’s new ‘The Marsden’ Hotel & Brewery, a 5,900sqm hotel, brewery and conference centre development. Plans for The Marsden include... Read more.
Today, FDC is celebrating 28 years of operation. Repeat business and referrals have underpinned our continued growth. Delivering consistently, with personal attention and a rare humility, we have built our own success on the success we deliver to our... Read more.
Joe Taouk, Director – General Manager of FDC’s Fitout & Refurbishment (NSW) team, is currently participating in the Walk to Save Our Sons, a 6 day, 160km walk across Sydney, stopping at all Sydney-based NRL clubs. Today, participants stopped... Read more.
Web FDC’s University of Sydney, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) project is progressing well. Façade, atrium, services, interior partitioning and painting works are currently underway throughout the building. Adjacent to the FASS building, the 101 year old... Read more.
FDC (WA) have recently completed the fitout of Gallagher’s office within Bishops See precinct on Level 2, 235 St Georges Terrace. The building, jointly owned by Hawaiian and Brookfields, is the perfect setting for the relocation of the Gallagher... Read more.
FDC have recently completed numerous fit-out and refurbishment projects at Westmead Hospital, in NSW. The seventh milestone was the Audiology and Ears, Nose and Throat (ENT) clinic, which is part of the Westmead Redevelopment – a NSW Government project... Read more.
FDC (QLD) and subcontractors are currently delivering a pro bono project; a much-needed shed extension for the Smart Pups office, 37 Mountain View Road, Pinbarren. Smart Pups is a charity that specialises in providing trained service dogs to assist... Read more.
Below is a snapshot of the GIANTS Netball team at FDC’s Canberra Park recently. The Super Netball Minor Premiers stayed at the innovative student and group accommodation facility constructed by FDC when the team travelled to Canberra to celebrate... Read more.
FDC have completed the construction & fitout of Jemena’s new Broadmeadows depot, 48-56 King William Street, Broadmeadows (VIC). This is the fourth project that FDC have proudly delivered for Jemena, the prior three being Jemena, Melbourne (VIC), Jemena, North... Read more.
FDC are excited to hand over the new Ronald McDonald House (RMH) Westmead. With the construction of the new facility, the House prepares for future growth by tripling its previous capacity. It will cater for up to 60 families... Read more.
It’s all systems go at Riverside Stables! Delivered by FDC, Riverside Stables opened for its first ever auction last Saturday – The 2018 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale – which incorporated the use of the latest technology in international real-time auction... Read more.
Through the collaborative efforts of organisers, sponsors, prize givers, donors, table and auction purchasers, FDC together with Stylecraft were thrilled to hand over a grand total of $302,107 to the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation and The Charlie Teo Foundation.... Read more.
FDC have completed the fitout of Nikko Asset Management’s office, Level 26, Tower One, Barangaroo (NSW). Nikko Asset Management is one of the Asia-Pacific’s largest asset managers, providing active fund management across a range of equity, fixed income, multi-asset... Read more.
HE DID IT!!! Well done Ben for cycling over 20,000km in 193 days on your ‘Ride for Jase’ and for making it home after taking on this enormous challenge in memory of your dear brother Jase. A truly incredible... Read more.
3 days to the finish line! A farewell barbeque was held for Ben Woods yesterday in Canberra. FDC’s ACT team joined Ben outside Pushys in Fyshwick then rode alongside Ben as he left Canberra for Batemans Bay. Ben is... Read more.
FDC’s Inglis ‘Riverside Stables’ complex, Warwick Farm has been officially opened this week by Minister for Western Sydney – The Hon. Stuart Ayres, MP. Mr Ayres, Inglis deputy chairman Arthur Inglis and Inglis Managing Director Mark Webster were joined... Read more.
Join FDC’s Ben Woods from 6.30am (AEDT) tomorrow morning as he sets off from Canberra – BSpoke Café, 79 Collie Street, Fyshwick – to complete the last 500km of his Guinness World Record-breaking 20,000km ride around Australia in memory... Read more.
Come and join us at the Ride for Jase Homecoming Event this Saturday 10th February on The Corso, Manly Beach to welcome Ben home from his 193 day ride. The event will commence at 9.00am. In memory of his... Read more.
Here Come the GIANTS! As a Major Partner of GIANTS Netball, FDC are excited that the 2018 Suncorp Super Netball season has been officially launched. To celebrate the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay passing through Sydney Olympic... Read more.
8 days to the finish line! FDC’s Ben Woods passed through Melbourne this morning on his Ride for Jase – a 20,000km cycle ride around Australia in memory of his late brother Jason. Pictured below are some of FDC’s Melbourne team... Read more.
Join FDC’s Ben Woods from 6.30am (AEDT) tomorrow morning as he departs Melbourne – Ron Barassi Snr Park, Docklands Drive, Docklands – to continue his Guinness World Record-breaking 20,000km ride around Australia in memory of his late brother Jason and... Read more.
FDC Construction & Fitout (VIC) were engaged by IA Design to deliver Henslow’s new office tenancy fitout in the iconic 333 Collins Street building. Henslow is an independent advisory firm that partners with and supports growing companies, entrepreneurs, managers... Read more.
FDC are proud to recognise the incredible achievements of our Estimator, Damon Kelly who resides in our Brisbane office. Damon will be competing in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games as a member of the weightlifting team. Damon is... Read more.
FDC’s newly constructed 5-star hotel – ‘The William Inglis’ – officially opened on Monday. As part of the boutique ‘MGallery by Sofitel’ collection, this new establishment is the pinnacle of luxury with its world-leading accommodation and facilities. The William... Read more.
FDC have completed the fitout of Ironstone Capital’s office, Level 25, Governor Macquarie Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney (NSW). Ironstone Capital is an independent corporate advisory firm that provides specialist financial and strategic advice to clients in the infrastructure,... Read more.
FDC’s Ben Woods passed through Adelaide last week on his Ride for Jase – a 20,000km cycle ride around Australia in memory of his late brother Jason. Ben is on track to break the Guinness World Record for the... Read more.
Our NSW office is leading the charge with the construction of a six-storey building for the University of Sydney, Vibe Hotel at Northpoint and the $115M hotel and equine facility for William Inglis & Son. Numerous fitout & refurbishment... Read more.