WATERFRONT PLACE

Waterfront Place is an iconic building in Brisbane’s premier riverside business precinct. Home to some of Australia’s most influential private and government offices, Waterfront Place is arguably Brisbane’s most iconic and desirable business address.

With timeless architecture, luxurious finishes, commanding river frontage and strong commitment to service, Waterfront Place continues to dominate the corporate landscape.By redefining existing spaces within the community precincts and investing in key areas such as building services, technology and sustainability, Waterfront Place will remain a landmark building for years to come.

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SUSTAINABILITY

Waterfront Place has an ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability. Continual investment, together with stakeholder engagement, provides the platform for ongoing improvements in water and energy efficiencies. The building currently holds a 5-star NABERS Energy Rating and a 4-star NABERS Water Rating.

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COMMUNITY
DEVELOPMENT

Waterfront Place has supported the Brisbane arts community over many years with its hosting of various art shows and installations in its magnificent lobby, including the annual Tattersall’s prize art show.

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HISTORY

1859

Queensland was formally established as a self-governing colony of Britain separate from New South Wales.

1879 – 80

Brisbane’s Port Office in Edward St was erected, complete with wharves and slipway. The site now occupied by Waterfront Place was part of Brisbane’s original port.

1888

Naldham House (now the Brisbane Polo Club) was built for the Australasian United Steam Navigation Company.

1970s

The site was in ownership of both the Queensland Government and the Inchcape Group of the UK.

1982

F. A. Pidgeon and Son purchased the part of the site owned by the Inchcape Group with the intention of developing an office building in the future.

1986

Folkestone Limited decided to join the project, in a joint venture with F. A. Pidgeon & Son. Obayashi Corporation of Japan was invited to become Project Head Contractor, Indosuez Australia was appointed to arrange finance and Cameron Chisholm & Nicol Architects were appointed to design the complex.

1987

Construction commenced in September.

1989

Construction was completed twenty seven months later on Christmas Eve 1989. In December AMP Society purchased the Waterfront Place complex from the Joint Venture partners.

1990

Waterfront Place was officially opened on 15 February by the Honourable Wayne Goss, the then Premier of Queensland.

2003

AMP Funds sold 20 percent of Waterfront Place to Ronin Property Group.

2004

Stockland Group purchased 50 per cent share of the Waterfront Place office tower and 100 percent share of the adjoining retail complex, Eagle Street Pier. Westpac purchased the remaining half share of Waterfront Place, later selling it to Stockland’s unlisted property fund, Stockland Direct Office Trust No 1.

2011

May 2011 – 50 percent of Waterfront Place was acquired by Future Fund. The property is now owned in joint venture with the Stockland Group.

July 2011 – CBRE appointed to manage Waterfront Place

2015

Dexus announces acquisition of Waterfront Place in October 2015

ABOUTDEXUS

Dexus Property Group is one of Australia’s leading real estate groups, investing directly in high quality Australian office and industrial properties.

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OURCUSTOMERS

To view the list of our current tenants please click the button below.

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