5 Martin Place crowned NSW Development of the Year

April 27, 2017.

5 Martin Place crowned NSW Development of the Year

The spectacular restoration of the heritage-listed 5 Martin Place has won the 2017 NSW Development of the Year award.

Dexus and Cbus Property were presented with the NSW property industry’s top accolade, at the Property Council of Australia / Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) Development of the Year cocktail party on 27 April.

Affectionately known as Sydney’s ‘Money Box’ building, 5 Martin Place has long been one of our city’s best-known and respected buildings.

Re-engineered for the new century, the heritage-listed sandstone building has been extensively modernised, while retaining its grand and distinctive historic features.

One of the most innovative workspaces in Australia

Matthew Harris, Managing Director of RLB in NSW said, ‘The considered restoration and transformation of 5 Marin Place has delivered one of the most inspired and innovative commercial workspaces in Australia.’

He added, ‘The building’s 5 Star Green Star rating demonstrates how older buildings may be upgraded to meet new sustainability standards.’

Matthew noted that the quality of entries for this year’s award was very impressive, reflecting the industry’s commitment to pushing the design and innovation envelope.

The 2017 Property Council of Australia / Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation & Excellence Award winners will be announced on Friday 5 May, at a gala dinner at the International Convention Centre, Sydney.

RLB has partnered with the Property Council of Australia to present the Innovation & Excellence Awards program since its inception in 1982.

2017 Property Council of Australia Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation & Excellence Awards finalists

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With a network that covers the globe and a heritage spanning over two centuries, Rider Levett Bucknall is a leading independent organisation in cost management and quantity surveying, project management and advisory services.

Our achievements are renowned: from the early days of pioneering quantity surveying, to landmark projects such as the Sydney Opera House, HSBC Headquarters Building in Hong Kong, the 2012 London Olympic Games and CityCenter in Las Vegas.

We continue this successful legacy with our dedication to the value, quality and sustainability of the built environment. Our innovative thinking, global reach, and flawless execution push the boundaries. Taking ambitious projects from an idea to reality.