Articles Construction begins on the Grimshaw-designed Olderfleet development at 477 Collins Street, Melbourne

Construction has begun on the site of the Grimshaw-designed Olderfleet → building at 477 Collins Street, Melbourne. Developer Mirvac celebrated the start of construction at its latest Premium-Grade office building with a sod turning event on site.

Lord Mayor of Melbourne, Robert Doyle; Deloitte Chairman and Victorian Managing Partner, Tom Imbesi; Deloitte CEO, Cindy Hook; Mirvac CEO and Managing Director, Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz; and development partners attended the event marking the significant milestone for Mirvac’s Melbourne portfolio.

Olderfleet will be one of Mirvac’s largest commercial developments in Australia once complete and is on track to be delivered in 2020, with demolition and concrete piling already well underway. The 40-storey office tower will rise from the unique 1880s facades of the heritage buildings along Collins Street.

The building incorporates a vertical village concept, with the tower split into three separate modules each expressing the key internal workings of the building, whilst forming a strong connection to the heritage of the existing site.

View a fly through of the building here →