Commercial - Office & Retail

David Jones Elizabeth Street Store, Sydney

A major refurbishment of David Jones’ flagship store located within the Sydney CBD. The iconic 50m high heritage listed luxury department store building is proposed to undergo a major $200m refurbishment. SGA was responsible for developing the fire safety upgrade strategy and the delivery of fire safety engineering solutions for a variety of issues for the existing building.


Belrose Super Centre, Belrose

A major homemaker shopping centre in Sydney North-East. The original building fire-safety system was designed on a performance basis in early 2000’s. A major augmentation of the premises took place in 2016 and the fire-safety systems followed similar principles. SGA has been involved on both occasions providing solutions for safe egress, smoke-hazard management and fire-resisting separations.


Bonnyrigg Plaza, Bonnyrigg

A major refurbishment of the existing shopping centre located at Bonnyrigg, NSW. The refurbishment comprised the reconfiguration of tenancies and a new food court. SGA delivered the fire safety strategy to accommodate the new works into the existing centre to ensure the high level of safety is maintained within the building. Services included Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) fire and smoke modelling as well as occupant evacuation modelling.


Bunnings Warehouse, Hoxton Park

This project located at Hoxton Park comprised the conversion of a bulky goods warehouse into a Bunnings Retail Warehouse. The large warehouse conversion required SGA to provide fire engineered solutions to maintain compliance with the building code and to provide a high level of fire safety without unnecessary upgrade


259 George Street, Sydney NSW

SGA worked together with architects PTW and BVN providing consultancy services on the $80m project dealing with major repositioning, alterations and additions incorporating an atrium.

Gurney Paragon, Penang

Gurney Paragon Condominium comprises 2 blocks of high-end condominiums with a total of 264 units. The built-up size ranging from 2,810 to 4,629 sq.ft for standard units and 5,404 sq.ft. to 10.442 sq.ft. for duplex and penthouse units.

Queensbay Mall, Penang

From an abandoned Mall development, this shopping mall was designed to represent a current retail experience. Numerous challenges were faced and solutions found for fire engineering matters.

Chatswood Transport Interchange - Retail, Chatswood NSW

The Chatswood Transport Interchange Shopping Centre consists of 4 levels of retail tenancies and a food court seating 1000 people, separated by an atrium-like pedestrian street. Due to the unique and complex nature of this building, involving a major train station, shopping centre and residential units, Stephen Grubits & Associates played a crucial role in facilitating the requirements of the relevant stakeholders whilst ensuring the safety of occupants.

Intermark, Kuala Lumpur

In an area totalling more than 2.5 million square feet on a two-hectare site, The Intermark integrates Vista Tower, a 62-storey grade A office building; Integra Tower, a 39-storey grade A office building with LEED Platinum pre-certification; a retail podium designed for the executive lifestyle; and Doubletree by Hilton, Kuala Lumpur, a 540-room hotel for the business traveller.

Moore Park Supa Centa (Sydney)

After nearly two decades as Australia’s industry-leading lifestyle destination, Supa Centa Moore Park began a $60 million refurbishment commenced in 2009 and completed in 2011.

Eclipse Tower

This striking 19-level office tower totals 25,728m2 Net Lettable Area (NLA). The building offers floor to ceiling windows on all sides offering great natural light. Eclipse Tower provides basement car parking plus motorcycle bays, bicycle racks and extensive shower and locker facilities.

Deutsche Bank Place (126 Philip Street, Sydney)

A $450m project with Foster and Partners and Hassell architects – the first for Lord Norman Foster in the southern hemisphere – and winning the 2007 PCA Excellence & Innovation Award. The full-height atrium is the tallest in the southern hemisphere and required specialist fire safety engineering expertise.

Westpac Plaza

As part of the design team at Westpac Place in Sydney, SGA provided quantitative analysis and fire-safety engineering support. The client required a more pleasing and functional architecture, and SGA facilitated this firstly by rationalising in active and passive fire protection and exit design, thereby reducing costs and providing enhanced lettable floor space.



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