offering a refined experience 

Designed by renowned Melbourne architects, Bates Smart, the upgrade will feature:


  • • A variety of high quality lounge and collaborative meeting spaces which will support socialisation and contemporary work practice.
  • Fireplaces and contemporary art to add a sense of warmth, encouraging visitors and occupants to work or relax in comfort.


• The new colour palette features natural materials and expresses a sense of craft and careful detailing, further enhancing the human sensibilities of the space.


• Textured and honed limestone, granite flooring, bronzed metal, dark timbers and rich carpets combine to create a timeless and welcoming environment.

more information & feedback

For more information on the lobby transformation project as it happens, or to provide your feedback, please contact our friendly and professional Management Team who will be more than happy to answer your enquiry.

Project Updates

Key Dates for Upcoming Works

September 2019 - October 2019
  • Site establishment & hoardings
October 2019 - February 2020
  • Stage one construction - business lounge, quiet workspace & core works
March 2020 - May 2020
  • Stage two construction - Exhibition St entrance, cafe & foyer expansion works
June 2020 - August 2020
  • Stage two construction continues. Stage Three construction - Further Exhibition Street entry and Flexible workspace works
August 2020
  • Completion of works

Stage 3 Construction Update

The construction of the lobby transformation project is approaching completion.

Entry from Exhibition Street is expected to be reinstated from 16 July. The project is currently scheduled to be completed in early August with final fit out works to be completed to the new café facility located within the Heritage Weekly Times building. We anticipate the café to be trading by mid August.

The completion of the project will see the development of the business lounge, the new café facility and the foyer expansion.

We thank you for your on going support throughout the project.

Stage 2B Construction Update - from 21 March

  • No more access from Exhibition Street.
  • Stage 2A of construction is approaching completion.

Stage 2B works will commence on 21 March and will still involve the closure of the Exhibition Street entrance. The building will still be accessible via Flinders Street or the 32 Flinders Street Carpark. 

This stage of the project involves the development of the business lounge, the new café facility and the foyer expansion works. The concierge desk will be relocated to the south entrance door for the duration of this stage. 

Keep an eye on the website for regular updates on the project.

Stage 2A Construction Update

  •  No Access from Exhibition Street

This stage involves the closure of the Exhibition Street entrance. Access to the building will be required through the Flinders Street entrance or the 32 Flinders Street Carpark.


Stage 1 Construction Update

Stage 1 of construction includes the development of the Business Lounge and Quiet Workspace at the entrance of the building and will also involve Core Works surrounding the lifts.

• Arete have completed the initial demolition works which included the removal of all floor coverings and cladding within the hoarded construction zone.

• Future works include the installation of ceilings, further fit out works within the tenancies and works to the lift core. 

Stage 1 is anticipated to be completed in late February 2020.