WT appointed Quantity Surveyor for Macquarie Point Multipurpose Stadium

Leading international cost management and advisory firm WT has been selected as the preferred quantity surveyor for the Macquarie Point Multipurpose Stadium in Hobart, Tasmania.

The Macquarie Point Multipurpose Stadium is set to become Tasmania’s premier multipurpose sporting, arts, events and entertainment facility. It is a significant infrastructure development project that will be a key part of the urban renewal of Macquarie Point. ​It will have 23,000 seats, be roofed and be the home ground of the Tasmanian Devils AFL team.

Chris Hawkins, WT’s Tasmania State Director, said:

We are thrilled to be playing a key role in this landmark project for Tasmania and its community. We’re looking forward to bringing our local Tasmanian experience and our cost management and advisory expertise to enable the successful delivery of the project.

WT has a wealth of expertise in sports and stadia across Australia, including the Kardinia Park stage 5 redevelopment in Geelong, Optus Stadium in Perth, and Commbank Stadium in Sydney, among many others.

James Avery, CEO, Stadiums Tasmania, is one of the C-Suite speakers taking part in next month’s SVB LIVE Global Networking Event, being hosted by Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia, on June 25th.

COX, a leading Australian architectural firm, was recently named as the Lead Design Consultant for the Macquarie Point Multipurpose Stadium. The project team includes local Tasmanian architectural firm Cumulus Studio, and specialist engineers and technicians, including AECOM, local experts Cova, Aldanmark, and Pitt & Sherry, as well as international partner Schlaich Bergermann Partners (sbp).

About WT

In Tasmania, WT has worked on iconic projects across multiple sectors around the State, including UTAS Stadium, Blundstone Arena Redevelopment, Hobart Airport, the Parliament Square Redevelopment, the Cradle Mountain Visitor’s Centre, Hobart Transport Vision, various University of Tasmania projects, Mona’s latest project The House of Kiefer, TasPorts Capital Works Program and the Bridgewater Bridge.

Operating for nearly 75 years, WT’s expertise spans the building, construction, infrastructure and defence sectors. The firm supports clients with an award-winning team of specialists in cost management, quantity surveying, digital solutions, sustainability, asset and buildings, portfolio and program advisory, PMO, PPP and facilities management.

Sports Venue Business has launched a raft of new offerings under the SVB LIVE banner for 2024, including Networking Events and a Webinar Series, the pinnacle of which being the 2024 SVB LIVE Conference & Exhibition. The next Networking Event is taking place at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia, on June 25th.

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