Convention Centre wins property award
Melbourne’s new Convention Centre has been honoured with two awards at the recent Australian Property Institute Excellence in Property Awards.
The impressive new facility won the Investa Environmental Development Award and the prestigious President’s Award.
The judge’s citation for the Investa Environmental Development Award said that the Centre “demonstrated outstanding leadership in terms of sustainable development, in a project” and sets “a new global benchmark for buildings of its type”.
The citation for the President’s award said the centre demonstrated world class achievement in its field noting that:
“The recipient of the President’s Award for 2009 has delivered a project that is an outstanding addition to the built fabric of Melbourne, will generate considerable economic benefit for the State of Victoria, and is genuinely world class for sustainability practice for a project of its type.”