WA Premier Colin Barnett announced the State Government’s lease agreement with Primewest to build 9600 square metres of office space in Joondalup.
The new project will create 340 new construction jobs and 800 public service workers would relocate to the area by 2019.
Primewest was represented by office leasing specialists Digby Sutherland & Mark Clapham at Sheffield Property.
Workers from the Departments of Water and Environment Regulation as well as the Environmental Protection Authority will move into the new facility in early 2019.
“Today the Government is fulfilling a 2013 election promise to support the growth of urban office precincts,” Mr Barnett said.
“With the construction of this eight-storey building expected to generate about 340 jobs, the City of Joondalup will see economic benefits from the start of construction in October and an ongoing stimulus once public servants relocate.”
“The building’s proximity to Joondalup train station and bus stops, coupled with the modern end of trip facilities that are planned for the building, provides numerous transport options for staff.”
Finance Minister Bill Marmion welcomed the announcement and said the Government aims to save taxpayers’ funds through decentralization.
“Proposals have been received from building owners and developers in Fremantle, and the Government is actively pursuing an outcome that will deliver further value to taxpayers,” Mr Marmion said.
Construction will begin in October and project is expected to be completed by early 2019.
- WAMN News – published 14 July 2016 by Darcy Daley.
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