Commercial Office Fitout - TE Capital, L20 350 Queen St

So, you have decided that it is time to give your commercial office a face-lift. Great news. Optimising your commercial office is linked to increased employee satisfaction, productivity and well-being. In fact, a study by Future Workplace found that the right office environment can boost productivity by 67%. But while commercial office fitouts offer a…

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Sustainable Stripout

Strip outs are a vital part of the construction, demolition and renovation process, providing several benefits to tenants and landlords alike. Whether you are planning to redesign, renovate or relocate, a strip out should be the first step of that process to ensure that you are avoiding unnecessary costs while making the most of your…

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Commercial Office Fitout - TE Capital, L18 350 Queen St

An inspiring workplace can be the cornerstone of employee happiness and correlates directly with the success of a company. It’s common knowledge among employers that investing back into their team members is one of the most effective ways to ensure work satisfaction and naturally encourage a heightened quality of work. With COVID-19 pushing the world…

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Office fitout and office refurbishment

As office leasing activity picks up and we welcome a ‘COVID normal’, landlords looking to attract and retain quality tenants are turning to fitouts and refurbishment. With businesses moving to a hybrid model of working, tenants and their employees now expect the office commute to be worth making a trip. Health and wellbeing amenities, social…

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melbourne office fit out design

Office fitout has come a very long way in a short period of time. When I was first plucked out of RMIT to work for a local design and construction firm in Melbourne, let’s just say whatever the ancient design trend at the time was, it would soon be over-run by the relentless and logarithmic…

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A simple understanding of building amenities for the rich and famous. Concierge service, restaurants and bars, valet parking, gymnasiums, an architecturally acclaimed lobby – no this is not an excerpt from the luxury hotel brochure you’re considering for your next holiday, they are just some of the amenities you can expect in today’s commercial office…

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columns in the office

The post and the beam were the very first building technique civilised society ever developed as can be seen in centuries of ‘columns’ throughout the world. From ancient Rome to modern Melbourne, we have looked to the building column for support. But as building technology advanced, with developments in structure design, materials and techniques, newer…

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Melbourne congestion levy

Avoid a simple sneeze turning into a serious case of parking influenza. Congestion levy. Another cost to CBD based businesses being implemented throughout major global cities in an attempt to cut down the number of cars in the city predominantly to reduce traffic congestion but with the obvious environmental concerns also relevant. The Victorian government…

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office cooling

Without a doubt air conditioning is the biggest cost pitfall in a building. Commonly referred to as ‘mechanical services’, we break this down to help all the non-engineers understand what is involved in air-conditioning and what you need to know to save yourself money on office cooling. The ‘Need the Knows’ on Office Cooling and…

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Make good

A make good clause is an owner’s assurance that once the tenant has left their space they return it back to them in the same condition that they found it. This would generally mean, in terms of an office fitout, the removal of all fixed and non-fixed partitions, features, furniture, electrical and building services. It…

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