123 Albert Street

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Rio Tinto Tower
Rio Tinto Tower.jpg
General information
Status Opened
Type Commercial office
Location Brisbane,
Australia
Coordinates 27°28′14.71″S 153°01′36.26″E / 27.4707528°S 153.0267389°E / -27.4707528; 153.0267389Coordinates: 27°28′14.71″S 153°01′36.26″E / 27.4707528°S 153.0267389°E / -27.4707528; 153.0267389
Construction started February 2008
Completed July 2011
Opening October 2011
Cost $359 million
Owner Dexus Property Group
Height
Roof 127 m (417 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 31
Floor area 38,991 m²
Design and construction
Architect Hassel
Developer Dexus
Structural engineer Robert Bird
Main contractor Laing O'Rourke

123 Albert Street, also known as Rio Tinto Tower, is a commercial office development in Brisbane, Australia. The modern style office building is located in the Brisbane central business district at 123 Albert Street. The building was completed in July 2011 and opened in October 2011.

The Premium grade office tower was designed by Hassell and is owned by Dexus Property Group. The tower consists of 26 levels of office space and eight levels of car parking (five above ground) which provide 388 car park spaces.[1] The building has a two design ratings: a 6 Green Star rating and a 5 Star Australian Building Greenhouse Rating which are pending assessment.

Rio Tinto is the major tenant of the building.[1]

On 25 August 2010 a worker was injured during the construction of the tower.[2]

The building was the first in Brisbane to employ a commercial concierge.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "123 Albert Street, Brisbane: Property details". Dexus Property Group. Retrieved 2 December 2011. 
  2. ^ Marissa Calligeros and Courtney Trenwith (25 August 2010). "Worker crushed at construction site critical". Brisbane Times (Fairfax Media). Retrieved 22 July 2011. 
  3. ^ Katherine Feeney (17 August 2012). "'A hotel without bedrooms', complete with concierge". Brisbane Times (Fairfax Media). Retrieved 17 August 2012. 

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