CRC – Cairns Performing Arts Center – Queensland - Project Profile
- September 2017 •
- 7 pages •
- Report ID: 5074729
"CRC – Cairns Performing Arts Center – Queensland - Project Profile" contains information on the scope of the project including project overview and location. The profile also details project ownership and funding, gives a full project description, as well as information on contracts, tendering and key project contacts.
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Cairns Regional Council (CRC) is undertaking the construction of a performing arts center in Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
The project involves the construction of a 7,385m2 arts center. It includes the construction of a 941-seat main theater, a 400-seat studio theater, a fly tower, a 68m2 orchestra pit, a 641m2 foyer, a bar, changing rooms, a 158-space parking garage, and related facilities.
CA Architects PTY Ltd has been appointed as architect.
On July 10, 2015, CRC issued expressions of interest for a construction contract with July 28, 2015, as the submission deadline.
In September 2015, CRC shortlisted five companies for the tender process.
On November 24, 2015, the Cairns Regional Council held a fiery public consultation at the Civic Reception Rooms.
On December 16, 2015, FK Gardner and Sons part of FKG group has been appointed as a construction contractor, with a contract value of US$39 million.
Demolition work is expected to commence by the end of May 2016, Piling work is expected to take place during July 2016, and the main construction work is expected to commence in August 2016 with scheduled completion in 2018.
Palaszczuk Government provided US$11 million and the federal government provided US$7 million funds for the project.
Construction activities are underway and slated to be completed by mid-2018.
The project involves the construction of a 7,385m2 arts center in Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
The US$50 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a 941-seat main theatre
Construction of a 400-seat studio theatre
3. Construction of a fly tower
4. Construction of a 68m2 orchestra pit
Construction of a 641m2 foyer
6. Construction of a bar
7. Construction of changing rooms
8. Construction of a 158-space parking garage
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