Project overview


Molonglo Group






Fender Katsalidis Architects / Suppose Design Office Japan

Donald Cant Watts Corke provided services in quantity surveying, post contract services, engineering services review and tender negotiation for the NewActon Nishi project.

NewActon Nishi is a radically sustainable development in the heart of Canberra. The mixed-use building complex includes the new office headquarters for the Department of climate change and Energy Efficiency, 235 passive-designed residential apartments, as well as a 68 room boutique hotel and eight-screen cinema.

The design will set a new benchmark for residential and commercial sustainable development Australia-wide.

Since engagement on the project, Donald Cant Watts Corke has assisted the Molonglo Group recover in excess of $3 million in project savings, due to post contract negotiations. We have also added value by providing input on subcontractor and supplier selection in a very tight and busy market.

Input has also been provided by our Engineering Services team in regards to the review of services tender documentation and tender negotiation. This helped the client achieve in the order of $500,000 in additional savings.

NewActon Nishi External_Lee Grant (2).jpg

NewActon Nishi External_Lee Grant (1).jpg

Explore Related Projects

Western Australian Food Innovation Preci...

The Western Australian Food Innovation Precinct (WAFIP) is a game changer for the WA food and b...

Kaufland Distribution Centre

A state-of-the-art distribution centre located in Merrifield Business Park in Victoria, has rec...

Department of Transport Workplace and Cu...

DCWC has been appointed Quantity Surveyor for the Victorian Government’s Department of Transpor...

Bannister Downs Dairy Creamery

Bannister Downs Dairy Creamery is an award winning building situated in Northcliffe, Western Au...

405 Bourke Street

The 405 Bourke Street is an exceptional Prime grade office development in the mid-town precinct...

ACT Health Fit-out

The 2-6 Bowes Street office fitout in Canberra's suburb of Phillip makes it possible for Phase ...

Get in touch

Have an idea of how we might work together? Want to find out more about how we can deliver outstanding solutions to solve your complex problems? Our team is here to help you.