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Top 20 Brisbane Development Projects


Brisbane is fast becoming a centre for premium grade commercial developments with a succession of new major development projects planned in and around the CBD.

From the $3.6-billion new waterfront casino to a new 1500-seat theatre in the city's cultural centre—as well as a number of high-profile high-rise residential projects—the city is primed for major development and growth.


200 Turbot Street

Listed developer Mirvac has lodged plans for a $670-million commercial tower in Brisbane’s CBD.

Mirvac plans to build a 29-storey, A-grade office tower across an amalgamated site fronting Turbot Street. The site holds frontages to Turbot Street, Wickham Terrace and Albert Street and, at 8900sq m, is one the largest in Brisbane’s CBD. The building will sit alongside the three-storey heritage-listed Dental Hospital Brisbane and College at 168 Turbot Street.

200 Turbot Street Brisbane Mirvac
▲ The 5-Star Green Star tower will feature a series of public landscaped terraces and a dual podium, opening up public access from Turbot Street to King Edward and Wickham Parks.


Address: 200 Turbot Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000
Developer: Mirvac
Architect: Blight Rayner
Building type: Commercial (66,000sq m)
Height: 29-storeys (95.7-metres)
Gross development value: $670-million
Status: Planning
Estimated completion: Unknown


Waterfront Brisbane

Waterfront Place Dexus development Brisbane

Dexus is pushing ahead with plans for a $2.1-billion transformation of Eagle Street Pier and its Waterfront Place commercial precinct in Brisbane’s CBD. Plans include two new commercial towers, riverfront dining, public plazas, extended riverwalk and ferry terminal.

Waterfront Place Dexus development Brisbane
▲ Waterfront Brisbane, proposed over the existing Eagle Street Pier and Waterfront Place sites, will hold a 248m of direct frontage to the Brisbane River.


Address: 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000
Developer: Dexus
Architect: FJMT, Arkhefield
Building type: Commercial (75,000sq m and 60,000sq m)
Height: 49-storeys (161.7-metres), 43-storeys (141.9-metres)
Gross development value: $2.1 billion
Status: Approved
Estimated completion: 2026 (Stage One)


Queens Wharf

Queens Wharf Brisbane

Brisbane’s $3.6-billion Queen’s Wharf development—which has taken more than a significant footprint of the CBD—is quickly taking shape. The project, the largest private sector development in Queensland, is spread over 12ha of land and 15.3ha of water. The development, earmarked for completion by late 2022, will offer four luxury hotels, 2000 residential apartments and a casino.

Queens Wharf development Brisbane
▲ The redevelopment will include the construction of four high-rise buildings and the Neville Bonner Bridge connecting the precinct to South Bank.


Address: Queens Wharf, George Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000
Developer: Destination Brisbane Consortium (The Star Group, Far East Consortium, Chow Tai Fook)
Architect: Cottee Parker
Building type: Casino (390,000sq m), Hotel (1100 guest rooms), Residential (2000 apartments)
Height: 70-storeys (231.1-metres), 58-storeys (190-metres), 54-storeys (180-metres), 30-storeys (101-metres), 30-storeys (101-metres),
Gross development value: $3.6 billion
Status: Under construction
Estimated completion: 2022


80 Ann Street

80 Ann Street Brisbane

Mirvac’s commercial project, spanning an entire block, will reach 35-storeys and offer 60,000sq m of net lettable area across some of Brisbane CBD’s largest floor plates at 2200 square metres. Suncorp will anchor the tower, taking 66 per cent of the total space. Mirvac has also closed a deal to build the tower with M&G Real Estate, which will own a half stake of the building.

80 Ann Street Mirvac
▲ As part of the project Mirvac is revitalising the urban precinct at Heritage Lanes with a unique retail offering, public spaces, and activation program.


Address: 80 Ann Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000
Developer: Mirvac
Architect: Woods Bagot
Building type: Commercial (60,000sq m)
Height: 35-storey (119-metres)
Gross development value: $836 million
Status: Under construction
Estimated completion: 2022


205 North Quay

205 North Quay Brisbane development

Super fund developer Cbus Property, in conjunction with its local partners Nielson Properties and the Raniga family, is moving ahead with plans for a $600-million office tower in Brisbane’s fast-growing North Quarter precinct. The A-grade office tower, approved in February for a 3000sq m riverfront corner site, created from the amalgamation of properties at 205 North Quay and 30 Herschel Street.

205 north quay Brisbane development
▲ The project is CBUS’ second office development in Brisbane after delivering the controversial “tower of power” for more than 7500 public servants in 2016.


Address: 205 North Quay, Brisbane, QLD 4000
Developer: Cbus Property, Nielson Properties
Architect: Hassell, REX, Richards and Spence
Building type: Commercial (50,000sq m)
Height: 37-storeys (122.1-metres)
Gross development value: $600 million
Status: Approved
Estimated completion: Unknown


19 Eagle Terrace

Morris Property Group Unveils Plans for $250 Million North Quarter Office Building

Morris Property Group has unveiled plans for a $250-million office tower in Brisbane’s North Quarter precinct. It is the latest office project for the developer, which has also commenced construction on the 26-storey Australian Taxation Office headquarters at 152 Wharf Street.

The tower will comprise circa 19,182sqm of office space across 19 levels in addition to a large rooftop breakout area, including a mediation and yoga terra
▲ Eagle Terrace will be a 24-storey $250m A-grade office tower in Brisbane's North Quarter.


Address: 19 Eagle Terrace, Brisbane, QLD 4000
Developer: Morris Property Group
Architect: Unknown
Building type: Commercial (19,200sq m)
Height: 24-storey (79.2-metres)
Gross development value: $250 million
Status: Planning
Estimated completion: Unknown


No.1 Brisbane

60 Queen Street Brisbane Charter Hall development project

Fund manager Charter Fund manager Charter Hall is pushing ahead with a major Brisbane development, with approved plans for a 35-storey office tower at the top of Queen Street. Earlier this year, the developer listed the three separate CBD titles but rather than realising their investment after securing development approval for the site the backers will now stay in the project as it readies to launch in 2023.

60 Queen Street Brisbane Charter Hall Development
▲ The development will comprise 24,500sq m NLA of office accommodation over 35 levels, of retail space, end of trip facilities and basement car parking for 95 cars.


Address: 60 Queen Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000
Developer: Charter Hall
Architect: Blight Rayner
Building type: Commercial (24,500sq m), Retail (2150sq m)
Height: 35-storeys (115-metres)
Gross development value: Unknown
Status: Approved
Estimated completion: Unknown


251 Wickham Street

New commercial tower proposed for 251 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley

Brisbane-based developer Cornerstone has plans before the council for a major commercial project in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley. The development is slated for a 1357sq m site between 251 to 253 Wickham Street, together with part of 47 Warner Street, currently occupied by a derelict and dilapidated building.

New commercial tower proposed for 251 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley
▲ Plans feature meeting and recreation spaces on levels 15 and 27, a gym with lap pool, sky terraces and balconies.


Address: 251 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006
Developer: Cornerstone Group, Pidson Investments
Architect: Bureau Proberts
Building type: Commercial (14,550sq m), Retail (90sq m)
Height: 28-storeys (123.4-metres)
Gross development value: Unknown
Status: Planning
Estimated completion: Unknown


895 Ann Street

895 Ann Street

Global real estate investment manager, DWS and Consolidated Properties Group has work underway at its joint venture development of an A-Grade commercial office building to be located at 895 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley.

895 Ann Street
▲ Practical completion of the development project is expected in the first quarter of 2023 with Hutchinson Builders leading construction.


Address: 895 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006
Developer: DWS, Consolidated Properties Group
Architect: John Wardle Architects
Building type: Commercial (24,000sq m)
Height: 15-storeys (49.5-metres)
Gross development value: $260 million
Status: Under construction
Estimated completion: 2023


360 Queen Street

360 Queen Street Brisbane development

Charter Hall and Investa Commercial Property Fund’s Queen Street tower is quickly taking shape. The joint venture acquired the 2150sq m site in June, 2017 for $53.75 million. The project will deliver 45,000sq m of A-grade office space, a publicly accessible retail component within its podium, childcare centre, supermarket, and indoor sport and recreation centre.

360 Queen Street Brisbane development
▲ The development will feature vibrant sky parks at different levels, a public podium, retail marketplace, supermarket, indoor sport and recreation, child care facilities and more.


Address: 360 Queen Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000
Developer: Charter Hall, Investa
Architect: Blight Rayner
Building type: Commercial (45,000sq m)
Height: 28-storeys (92-metres)
Gross development value: $650 million
Status: Under construction
Estimated completion: 2023


Albion Exchange

Albion Exchange Brisbane development project construction

Geon Property will soon break ground on the first stage of its $750-million residential project in Brisbane’s inner north, after winning approval for the two-tower mixed-use development earlier this year. The transit-oriented development, which will be delivered over 15 years, will revitalise a 4900sq m state government-owned development site adjacent to the existing Albion train station.

Albion Exchange development Brisbane
▲ The first stage of the Albion Exchange development was given the green light from Brisbane City Council in early 2020.


Address: Albion Train Station, Albion, QLD 4010
Developer: Geon Property
Architect: Hames Sharley
Building type: Residential (253 apartments), Transport, Retail,
Height: 20-storey (66-metres), 19-storey (62.7-metres)
Gross development value: $750-million
Status: Approved
Estimated completion: 2035 (10-stages)


443 Queen Street

443 Queen Street development

Cbus Property’s $375-million residential tower, consisting of 264 apartments, will include a private dining room, catering kitchen, outdoor lounge cabanas, a gymnasium and 25m pool perched on the river’s edge. The building was recently awarded a 6 Star Green Star design rating by the Green Building Council of Australia, the first residential building in Australia to be recognised with this rating.

443 Queen Street development
▲ Amenities for residents include a private dining room, catering kitchen, outdoor lounge cabanas, a gymnasium and 25-metre pool perched on the river’s edge.


Address: 443 Queen Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000
Developer: Cbus Property
Architect: WOHA Architects, Architectus
Building type: Residential (264 apartments)
Height: 47-storey (155-metres)
Gross development value: $375-million
Status: Under construction
Estimated completion: 2021


NPAV

NPAV Brisbane Performing Arts Centre QPAC Development Construction

The state government-funded New Performing Arts Venue (NPAV), a new $150-million theatre, is currently being built as part of the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC). The 1500-seat theatre will make the QPAC precinct the largest performing arts centre in Australia and is expected to deliver capacity for an extra 260 performances annually.

NPAV development Southbank
▲ More than $73 million in contracts have been awarded to local industries, utilising local consultancies, sub-contractors and Queensland products to build the new theatre.


Address: Corner of Grey and Russell Street, South Brisbane, QLD 4101
Developer: Queensland Government
Architect: Snøhetta, Blight Rayner
Building type: Theatre (1500-seats)
Height: 6-storeys (19.8-metres)
Gross development value: $150 million
Status: Under construction
Estimated completion: 2022


44 Roma Street

44 Roma Street development project Brisbane

Plans for a 26-storey slimline hotel in the Brisbane CBD just outside the Roma Street priority development area are under assessment. The 44 Roma Street application envisages a double-storey glass entrance to the tower, which has a ground floor foyer, cafe and lounge bar leading up to 212 hotel suites

44 Roma Street
▲ The hotel would include 212 hotel suites along with a ground floor restaurant and bar.


Address: 44 Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000
Developer: Contal Properties
Architect: Buchan
Building type: Hotel (212-guest rooms)
Height: 26-storey (85.8-metres)
Gross development value: Unknown
Status: Planning
Estimated completion: Unknown


58 Morgan Street

58 Morgan Street Brisbane

The Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane has approval to build a commercial building alongside St Patrick’s Church in Fortitude Valley. Brisbane City Council approved the mixed use building, which includes function space, a rooftop garden and public realm as well as two basement levels of parking on the site of the state-heritage-listed St Patrick’s Church at 58 Morgan Street.

58 Morgan Street Brisbane development
▲ The eight-storey tower features a communal rooftop garden with views to the gothic church below and Brisbane's CBD.


Address: 58 Morgan Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006
Developer: The Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane
Architect: BVN
Building type: Commercial (13,300sq m)
Height: 8-storeys (26.4-metres)
Gross development value: Unknown
Status: Approved
Estimated completion: 2023


LIV Anura and Quay Waterfront Newstead

Mirvac has officially started work on more than 500 apartments across two new residential developments at its $1bn Waterfront Newstead community.

Mirvac has commenced work on more than 500 apartments across two new residential developments at its $1 billion Waterfront Newstead community. Combined, the dual-tower LIV Anura build-to-rent project and Quay Waterfront Newstead premium riverside development will deliver 538 apartments.

Construction Begins at Waterfront Newstead
▲ Combined, the developments will comprise 538 apartments, with the build-to-rent component totalling 395 units across two buildings of 23 and 25 levels.


Address: 60 Skyring Terrace, Newstead, QLD 4006
Developer: Mirvac
Architect: Unknown
Building type: Residential (538-apartments)
Height: 25-storeys (82.8-metres), 23-storeys (75.9-metres)
Gross development value: $1 billion
Status: Under construction
Estimated completion: 2024


309 North Quay

309 North Quay Charter Hall

Charter Hall has two sets of plans before council for a significant riverfront site in Brisbane’s fast-growing North Quarter precinct. The dual tower scheme, lodged in a bid to recognise “growing flexibility in tenant requirements”, will be developed through a staged approach and will hold a more public-centric focus with a number of pedestrian laneways featuring cafes and pop-up venues.

309 North Quay
▲ Two separate development applications were submitted by Charter Hall, one comprising of a two-commercial tower development scheme and another one being a single-tower.


Address: 309 North Quay, Brisbane, QLD 4000
Developer: Charter Hall, Quadreal
Architect: Blight Rayner
Building type: Commercial (50,000sq m)
Height: 30-storeys (99-metres), 21-storeys (69.3-metres)
Gross development value: Unknown
Status: Approved
Estimated completion: Unknown


Jubilee Place

JUBILEE PLACE
Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, 2018-current

Jubilee Place is a combined revitalisation of an historic hotel and a 15 level office building that part-cantilevers over the hotel. The new building’s exoskeleton structure is designed to minimise the structural impact on the Brisbane’s Clem Jones Tunnel that lies directly beneath the site.

JUBILEE PLACE
Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, 2018-current
▲ The proposed tower podium is characterised by a breathable glass louvered façade and lush landscaping that houses an innovation hub and a public interface.


Address: 470 St Pauls Terrace, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006
Developer: JGL Properties
Architect: Blight Rayner
Building type: Commercial (18,166sq m)
Height: 14-storeys (46.2 metres)
Gross development value: Unknown
Status: Under construction
Estimated completion: 2022


117 Victoria Street

117 Victoria Street

Sydney-based developer Crown Group has rebooted plans for its controversial $460-million residential development in West End. The contentious development, which has been paused since mid-2019, will be completely redesigned after initial plans for an FJMT-designed scheme were scrapped. Crown Group is now preparing to resubmit plans shortly to provide for larger apartments with a greater project gross floor area in response to market conditions.

Crown Group West End Brisbane
▲ Crown Group has returned to the drawing board for the design of its maiden Brisbane development, enlisting Japanese architect Kengo Kuma and local firm Plus Architecture.


Address: 117 Victoria Street, West End, QLD 4101
Developer: Crown Group
Architect: FJMT (Redesign by Kengo Kuma, Plus Architecture)
Building type: Residential (446-apartments)
Height: 14-storeys (81-metres)
Gross development value: $460 million
Status: Planning
Estimated completion: Unknown


St Vincent’s Hospital

St Vincent’s Plans Redevelopment for Kangaroo Point Hospital Site

St Vincent’s Health Australia has lodged a six-staged development masterplan for the redevelopment of St Vincent’s Hospital in Kangaroo Point. The planned development proposes to split the site into two different precincts, with a residential precinct connected to the Riverwalk along the Brisbane River and a health, aged care & education precinct along Main Street.

St Vincent’s Plans Redevelopment for Kangaroo Point Hospital Site
▲ The site currently consists of St Vincent’s Private Hospital Brisbane and St Vincent’s Care Services.


Address: 411 Main Street, Kangaroo Point, QLD 4169
Developer: St Vincent’s Health Australia
Architect: Bickerton Masters
Building type: Hospital (18,166sq m), Residential, Retirement,
Height: 15-storeys (49.5-metres), 19-storeys (62.7-metres), 19-storeys (62.7-metres)
Gross development value: Unknown
Status: Planning
Estimated completion: 2040


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