GPT commits to sustainability with six-star office building opening at Sydney’s Olympic Park
GPT has opened the first of three buildings in its 5 Murray Rose development at Sydney’s Olympic Park.
The A-grade campus-style building, which has 12,000 square metres of office space, will be tenanted by beer maker and food company Lion, which has committed to a 12-year lease and will relocate 800 people to the Olympic Park business precinct.
Among the beers Lion produces are Tooheys, XXXX, Hahn and James Boag.
The building, the first of three GPT is building as part of a $200 million development, has received a six-star green star rating from the Green Building Council (GBC) and is targeting a five-star NABERS energy and water rating.
A rooftop solar farm, which generates more solar energy per square metre than any other commercial building of it scale in NSW, produces 25% of the base building’s electricity requirements.
GPT Group chief executive and managing director Michael Cameron says building is exemplified GPT’s commitment to sustainability.
“The best practice sustainable design on show in this building is what people have come to expect from GPT,” he says.
It includes a bar serving Lion’s famous brews and beverages.
GPT is the largest private land owner of commercial space in Sydney Olympic Park, with an additional 200,000 square metres of commercial, retail and residential space secured for future development within the precinct.
The Sydney Olympic Park Master Plan for 2030 aims to grow the precinct daily population to 50,000, which includes up to 20,000 visitors.
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