News

  • May 2017

  • February 2017

    • Built Environs Awarded West Franklin

      Built Environs has been awarded the contract to deliver the first stage of the West Franklin Development on behalf of developer Greaton.


      The two tower development comprising 16 and 18 levels, will deliver 290 apartments on the former Balfours site in west end of the Adelaide CBD. The Brown Falconer designed development will incorporate many aspirational features including ground floor retail, a 24 metre swimming pool on level 7, a golf simulator and roof top bar. ...more
    • Built Environs Awarded U2 on Waymouth

      Built Environs has been awarded the contract to deliver the U2 on Waymouth project on behalf of developer Datong Australia.

      The development comprising 26 levels, will deliver 286 apartments into the heart of the Adelaide CBD. Located at 114 - 122 Waymouth Street. ...more
  • December 2016

  • August 2016

    • Built Environs Awarded Urbanest Student Accommodation

      Built Environs is pleased to announce the awarding of the Urbanest Student Accommodation in Adelaide. The new development will address the need to support the growing international and domestic student sector by delivering an additional 689 purpose built student beds to the Adelaide market. ...more
  • September 2015

  • February 2015

  • January 2015

    • Appointment of New Acting Regional Manager, SA

      Built Environs is pleased to announce that Will Chapman has been appointed as the acting Regional Manager of Built Environs’s South Australian operations. Will brings more than 15 years of experience in the construction industry and a strong track record in high-profile, high-value South Australian construction projects to the role.

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  • November 2014

    • Appointment of new Managing Director

      The Built Environs Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Daryl Young as Managing Director of Built Environs. Daryl brings more than 30 years of national and international experience in commercial construction to the role. Daryl’s expertise spans the full range of construction sectors. From infrastructure and power through to water treatment plants, Daryl has a strong background in large-scale, high-value construction projects. ...more
  • August 2013

    • Increasing the capacity of Perth Airport

      Built Environs is well underway in delivering the largest component of Perth Airport’s $750 million redevelopment— constructing the Domestic Pier and expanding the international departures area of Australia’s fourth busiest airport.
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  • June 2013

    • Stephen Knight joins Built Environs Board

      Former Managing Director of cost management and advisory firm Rider Levett Bucknall has been appointed to the Built Environs Board. From 1 July 2013, Stephen will join ANZ Chairman Jane Yuile as the second Non-Executive Director appointment to the Board. Stephen brings to Built Environs more than 40 years of experience in the construction industry, including 24 years as a Director of Rider Levett Bucknall in South Australia, Western Australia and Northern Territory. Stephen’s thorough understanding of the Australian construction market and business networks will help further drive growth for ...more
  • November 2011

    • Appointment of new Managing Director

      The Built Environs Board has appointed Scott Penhall as Managing Director of Built Environs, effective 21 November 2011. Scott replaces Jim Frith, who has accepted a senior management role as Manager – Industrial at parent company McConnell Dowell in Melbourne. Scott joined Built Environs in March 2003 and has held a series of senior management roles that have drawn on his many years of experience in the building construction industry both in Australia and overseas. He began his career as an apprentice electrician, completing his apprenticeship and graduating from the ...more
  • August 2011

    • Built Environs receives 2011 Master Builders Association (MBA) SA awards

      2011 MBA SA awards for Built Environs SA-based national commercial, industrial and institutional building company Built Environs has received two prestigious Master Builders Association (MBA) Building Excellence Awards at a black tie event at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Friday 19 August 2011. MBA Building Excellence Awards are judged by building industry experts according to very strict criteria, with a special emphasis on the quality of the processes that have been followed as well as the quality of the finished product. The Adelaide Oval Western Grandstand Redevelopment won an MBA Building ...more
  • July 2011

    • Built Environs receives 2011 AIB WA awards

      National commercial, industrial and institutional building company Built Environs has received recognition for the quality of its people with two WA chapter Australian Institute of Building (AIB) Awards for its work on the Wesley College transition building and for long-term service to the building industry.

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  • May 2011

    • Built Environs receives 2011 Australian Institute of Building Awards

      SA-based commercial, industrial and institutional building company Built Environs has received recognition for the excellence of its construction teams with three Australian Institute of Building Awards at an awards night held in the Adelaide Oval Western Grandstand on Friday 6 May 2011. The awards recognise excellence in the building and construction process and the contribution that people make to the outcome. The Adelaide Oval Western Grandstand Redevelopment won a Professional Excellence Award in the Commercial Construction $100 million-plus category. In further recognition of the quality of the work undertaken on this project, ...more
  • December 2010

    • Grandstand completed in time for The Ashes

      In late-November 2010, South Australian-based commercial and industrial building company Built Environs achieved on-time practical completion of the western grandstand of the Adelaide Oval for the South Australian Cricket Association (SACA) – well in time for The Ashes. The project required the sensitive demolition of the existing structures (retaining the historic brick arches) and the construction of a new 14,000 capacity grandstand and facilities, including a 500-seat dining room, four bars, administration areas, media facilities and state-of-the-art player facilities. At its peak, there were more than 320 people, from over 60 trade ...more
    • Techport Australia Common User Facility wins top national engineering award

      The Techport Australia Common User Facility (CUF) team received a national award at the Australian Engineering Excellence Awards 2010, held in Canberra in late-November. The CUF was one of just six award-winning projects chosen from a national field of 44 state and territory finalists by Engineers Australia. The awards acknowledge the professionalism and pursuit of excellence by engineers throughout the country. Receiving this award is perhaps the highest level of peer endorsement of the quality of the people who worked on this project. While it is an award for engineering construction excellence, ...more
  • September 2010

    • Techport Australia Common User Facility wins top Engineers Australia award

      SA Engineers Australia recognised the construction achievements of the Techport Australia Common User Facility (CUF) team with two significant awards at the 2010 South Australian Engineering Excellence Awards. As well as being judged the winner in the Infrastructure Projects category, the CUF received the overall highest recognition for an engineering project with the prestigious Malcolm Kinnaird Engineering Excellence Award. The two awards were accepted by Andrew Fletcher, CEO, Defence SA and Jim Frith, Managing Director, Built Environs on behalf of the Aurecon, Built Environs, Defence SA, McConnell Dowell and Rolls-Royce project and award submission team. The ...more
    • Techport Australia Common User Facility wins Australian Institute of Project Management award

      A joint venture between McConnell Dowell and Built Environs has received an Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) Project Management Achievement Award for an engineering / construction project in excess of $100 million for its work on the Techport Australia Common User Facility (CUF) on the Port River at Osborne, South Australia. The Project Management Achievement Awards recognise excellence in all aspects of project management across Australia. The strict submission criteria focus on the discipline of project management, with an emphasis on planning and problem solving. Managing Director Jim Frith, New Business and Strategy Manager Trevor ...more
  • August 2010

    • Built Environs named 2010 Master Builders Association South Australian Commercial Builder of the Year

      SA-based building and engineering company Built Environs has been named the 2010 Master Builders Association (MBA) South Australian Commercial Builder of the Year. In an award ceremony held in the Adelaide Convention Centre on Friday 13 August, the MBA judges praised Built Environs for “show[ing] outstanding expertise, professionalism and exceptional building prowess across all of their projects”, adding that Built Environs’s “ability to rise to challenges and varying complexities of their projects set them apart from their competitors”. As well as the Commercial Builder of the Year award, Built Environs ...more
  • July 2010

    • Techport Australia Common User Facility wins South Australian CCF Earth Award

      A joint venture between McConnell Dowell and Built Environs has received a prestigious Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) South Australian Earth Award for its work on the Techport Australia Common User Facility (CUF) on the Port River at Osborne, South Australia. The McConnell Dowell Built Environs joint venture (MBDE JV) completed construction of the approximate $260 million CUF in December 2009 – on budget and on schedule. The completed facility supports shipbuilding and maintenance company ASC in delivering the Royal Australian Navy’s next generation $8 billion Air Warfare Destroyers (AWD), with the capability ...more
    • Built Environs strengthens position in WA market

      South Australian-based building and engineering company Built Environs has today announced acquisition of a 100% interest in the Western Australian-based Perth Building Company (PBC). This acquisition builds on the success of the very close relationship that’s developed between the two companies while working together in the Built Environs Perth Building Company joint venture (BEPBC JV). BEPBC JV projects in WA include the award-winning Burswood Office redevelopment and the Ellenbrook Shopping Centre redevelopment, currently under construction. Under the terms of the deal, all of the current PBC Directors and staff are remaining with the ...more