Retailers are facing increasing expectations from their customers to embrace sustainability in all aspects of business – from selling greener products to managing waste more efficiently and even building greener spaces. Woolworths Heidelberg, is leading by example with a new sustainable supermarket that is already having a positive impact on its surrounding community.
Boasting five integrated towers, each of which have achieved a 5 Star Green Star Design and As Built rating*, Collins Square is one of Melbourne’s newest green precincts to take note of. The development, valued at approximately $3.0 billion, achieves a high level of environmental sustainability across the project without compromising on quality, occupant wellbeing or design intent.
The number of industrial facilities cropping up in Western Sydney is on the rise – and so are temperatures throughout sweltering summer months. Soaring above 40 degrees on some days, developer Goodman has designed its new warehouse in Kemps Creek with occupant comfort in mind. Enlisting JLL as Green Star consultants, the facility is the first of its kind to achieve a 5 Star Green Star – Design & As Built v1.2 rating.
Nestled in Townsville on the north-eastern coast of Queensland, St Benedict’s Catholic School is proof that showcasing world-class sustainability is possible, no matter the size or scale of a project.
105 Philip St is both Parramatta’s first ever 6 Star Green Star certified building, and is also the 2000th project to achieve Green Star certification.
Commonwealth bank branches are rapidly achieving Green Star certification, a result of the bank embracing volume certification.
Located on the Frankston foreshore, the South East Water Headquarters fits seamlessly into its coastal surroundings. Designed with the objective to bring together staff that had previously been dispersed across three locations, the 5 Star Green Star certified building achieved just this through the creation of the dynamic and flexible workspace.
ALDI is leading the retail industry in green star uptake. Its Jandakot Distribution Centre is one of three recently certified Green Star projects and the first 5 Star Green Star industrial building in Western Australia.