Multiplex has won the National Commercial Builder of the Year award for the construction of Perth’s Optus Stadium at the National Excellence in Building and Construction Awards on the weekend.
The Awards recognise the project as the best in the country for 2018.
“Multiplex had to beat fierce competition from other outstanding construction contractors and projects from the around the country to be recognised with this prestigious Award,” Denita Wawn, CEO of Master Builders Australia said.
The leading builder and the landmark project also won the National Commercial/Industrial Construction over $100M Award and the National Entertainment/Recreation Facility Award before taking out the top award at the Master Builders National Excellence in Building and Construction Awards at the Convention Centre in Adelaide over the weekend.
“Multiplex’s work on Optus Stadium has resulted in a landmark project for the Perth and West Australian community,” Denita Wawn said.
“The project was a mammoth undertaking and the result has exceeded the clients’ expectations,” she said.
“With a vision of a stadium within a park, the scope of work on the project also consisted of hard and soft landscaping over an area of 41 hectares, including the design and construction of the Chevron Parkland and BHP Boardwalk and Amphitheatre to activate the area on both event and non-event days,” Denita Wawn said.
“The construction of Optus Stadium, a 60,000 seat multi-purpose venue, delivers an unrivalled stadium experience for Western Australia along with the surrounding Stadium Park,” said John Gelavis, Executive Director of Master Builders Western Australia.
“Designed with a fans first philosophy, it offers year-round community facilities including parklands, nature play areas, restaurants, an amphitheatre as well as a pedestrian and cyclist network,” John Gelavis said.
“The WA building and construction industry has again demonstrated that it provides the highest quality outcomes for its clients,” Denita Wawn said.