472 Bourke Street is a hotel development that consists of 250 hotel rooms, a hotel restaurant, bars, executive lounge, meeting rooms, gymnasium and back of house facilities. Designed by architects Bates Smart, the development involves partial demolition of the existing building to allow for the construction of a new 17-storey building over basement at the rear of the property. As well as the construction of a new 6-storey structure over the existing ‘Equity Chambers’ building. The existing building and the heritage listed elements pertaining to the façade and the internal fit-out shall be restored to celebrate and enhance the historically significant aspects of the ‘Equity Chambers’ building.
This combined building automation & mechanical electrical project is due for completion at the end of 2019.