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

September 2019 - October 2019
  • Site Establishment & Hoardings
October 2019 - February 2020
  • Stage One Construction - Business Lounge, Quiet Workspace & Core Works
March 2020 - July 2020
  • Stage Two A Construction - Exhibition St Entrance, Cafe & Foyer Expansion Works
August 2020 - September 2020
  • Stage Two B Construction - Flexible Workspace Works
October 2020
  • Completion of Works

Stage 1 Early works commencing 

Summary of the works include:

From Tuesday 1 October

•Arete will commence Stage 1 of construction.

•Stage 1 will inlcude the construction of the Buisness Lounge and Quiet Workspace at the entrance of the building and will also involve Core Works.

•Site establishment will also include the implementation of a project delivery point via Sargood Lane, so the Bike Room west door will be inacessible until October 2020.