History

STILL THE OFFICE BUILDING BY WHICH
ALL OTHERS ARE JUDGED IN PERTH

QV1 is an iconic 43 storey modernist tower located at the western end of Perth’s most powerful street. Designed by internationally renowned architect Harry Seidler AC, QV1 was completed in 1991 after nearly six years in development and was the largest single building project in the CBD.

To this day QV1 remains one Australia's most iconic and beautiful office buildings. In Perth, no office building comes close to QV1 as a prestigious corporate address.

The Building History

Architecture

it's a great day when you go to work in a seidler designed building

The challenge for architect Harry Seidler AC was how to design a commercial tower that was aesthetically rewarding, yet offered maximum office space with spectacular views.

The simple philosophy behind QV1’s design was “Perth would have a humanistic building, as opposed to another monument to commerce”. That’s why a large portion of the site is dedicated to public open space – a rarity in the heart of any CBD. The focus of this space is the people’s plaza, a public oasis with a waterfall, palm trees and a meandering pool amidst a cacophony of city commerce.

Welcoming visitors to QV1 is an impressive fifty metre suspended glazed canopy, at the time one of the largest in the world, and a bright red Charles Perry sculpture. The imposing QV1 lobby with its 14 metre high ceiling, polished granite columns and black flooring with architectural detailing, lets visitors know they’ve arrived at a special destination.

QV1 has panoramic views of the Swan River, Kings Park and Rottnest Island through floor to ceiling double glazed glass walls. However, Perth’s long hours of sunshine meant unprotected glass would not be energy efficient. Verandas, common in Western Australia’s local residential architecture, provided the inspiration for the vertical sun shades visible around the external structure.

The lofty garden terraces dotting the outside of the building are rarely seen in commercial skyscrapers, even today, and mean tenants can enjoy the views and sunshine together. In QV1, Harry Seidler AC has simply designed the best combination of social and working environment imaginable.

Architecture
Architecture
Architecture

Location

The Most Accessible OFFICE Tower in Perth

QV1 is located at 250 St Georges Terrace in Perth's CBD. This position at the top of the terrace, makes QV1 easily accessible by car from the western suburbs and Perth's major freeways. QV1  is also close to all forms of public transport with on-site parking for over 1,000 cars.

 

Tenant Directory

The Building Tenant Directory

In Good Company

At QV1 you're in good company with a tenant list that include some of Australia's, and the world's, most influential businesses.



Ground Level

ATA Engineering
976 Hay St, Perth WA 6000
Reception: 08 9481 6300
www.ataengineering.com.au

Chevron
Reception: 08 9216 4000
www.chevronaustralia.com

Eat House
QV1 Plaza, Corner Hay Street and Milligan Street
Phone: 9321 1794.

Hertz
475 Murray St, Perth WA 6000
Reception: 08 9321 7777
www.hertz.com.au

Mary Street Bakery Kiosk
QV1 Plaza, Corner Hay Street and Milligan Street
www.facebook.com/marystreetbakery

Maven Dental QV1 Perth
Showroom 7, 976 Hay St, Perth WA 6000
Reception: 08 9322 5666
www.qv1dental.com

Tiny's Liquor Emporium
QV1 Plaza, Corner Hay Street and Milligan Street
Reception: 08 6166 9188
Email: events@tinysbar.com.au                       www.tinysbar.com.au

Nido Early School
QV1 Upper Plaza - East
Reception: 08 6244 2064
Email: qv1@nidoearlyschool.com.au               www.nidoearlyschool.com.au

World Wide Print
976 Hay St, Perth WA 6000
Reception: 08 9226 2744                 www.worldwide.com.au/perth-qv1

Zensaki Japanese Canteen
QV1 Plaza, Corner Hay Street and Milligan Street
www.zensaki.com


Level 2

QV1 Conference Centre
Reception: 08 9322 4270
www.qv1.com.au


Level 3

DXC.technology
Reception: 08 9254 5001
www.dxc.technology


Level 6

Transfield Worley Solutions
Reception: 08 9278 8111
www.worleyparsons.com


Level 7

Worley Parsons Services
Reception: 08 9278 8111
www.worleyparsons.com


Level 8

BP Developments Australia Pty Ltd
Reception: 08 9420 1888
www.bp.com

QV1 Management
Reception: 08 9321 5288
www.qv1.com.au


Level 12

GESB
Reception: 13 14 62
www.gesb.wa.gov.au

Link Group
Reception: 08 9211 6670
www.linkgroup.com


Level 25

CBRE
Reception: 9320 0000
www.cbre.com.au


Level 27

Clayton Utz
Reception: 9426 8000
www.claytonutz.com


Level 28

RFC Ambrian
Reception: 08 9480 2500
www.rfcambrian.com


Level 30

King & Wood Mallesons
Reception: 08 9269 7000
www.kwm.com


Level 33

The Ardross Group
Reception: 08 9481 7070
www.ardross.com

Leonardo Consulting
Reception: 08 6166 0133
www.leonardo.com.au

Probax
Reception: 1300 885 117
www.probax.com.au

Protegic
Reception: 1300 787 990
www.protegic.com.au

WA Holiday Guide
Reception: 61 414 406 942
www.waholidayguide.com.au


Level 36

Herbert Smith Freehills
Reception: 08 9211 7777
www.herbertsmithfreehills.com

Greenwood & Herbert Smith Freehills
Reception: 08 9211 7777
www.herbertsmithfreehills.com


Level 37

Allens
Reception : 08 9488 3718
www.allens.com.au

CNOOC
Reception: 08 6160 5500
www.cnooc.com.au

Sustainability

QV1 was designed with sustainability and energy efficiency in mind. The building was the first in Australia to be awarded a 5 star rating for base building NABERS Indoor Environment. This means a more comfortable working environment for your people so they can perform at their best.

QV1 has also achieved a 5.5 star energy rating and a 4 star water rating. This makes QV1 one of the most energy efficient and sustainable office buildings in Perth.

This all adds up to lower running costs, less emissions and waste and a healthier working environment.

 

Learn more about our Nabers Rating

The following Recycling Services are currently in use within Qv1 :

Paper / Cardboard

Each workstation throughout the building is supplied with a paper / cardboard recycling box for the easy disposal of recyclable paper items.

Larger paper recycling bins are strategically placed throughout the floors (ie. photocopy rooms).

These bins are clearly identified by their black bin / blue lid.

Glass, Plastic, & Aluminium

Recycling bins are provided in the kitchen areas of the floors for the recycling of glass, plastic and aluminium.

These bins are clearly identified by their blue bin / red lid.

Polystyrene

Recycling bins for all polystyrene products are available to all tenants.

These bins are clearly identified by their yellow bin / white lid.

Fluorescent Lamps

Building fluorescent lamps are recycled by the building's maintenance department into 660 litre recycling bins located on the loading dock. These bins are removed from site and recycled.

Tenants are encouraged to contact QV1 Management should they have any fluorescent lamps for recycling.

E-Waste (IT Equipment and Hardware)

Recycling of standard office / phone equipment is available to all tenants.

Larger bins can be provided for the disposal of bulk office equipment and this can be arranged through QV1 Management.

Batteries

Recycling Waste Services are used throughout the building to recycle all suitable batteries, via an E-Waste bin collection on an as required basis.

Toner CaRtridges

Close the Loop (PlanetArk) provide a free collection service of empty printer toner cartridges. Tenants can instigate collection of used toners by registering a customer number with "Close the Loop", via the website (www.closetheloop.com.au) or contact phone number 1800 242 473. Close the Loop will then issue you cartridge collection bags to store any used cartridges. These may then be placed by the Goods Lift after 4pm for collection by QV1's cleaners, who place all used cartridges for collection in the basement bin room (level P) located near the loading dock area.

Carpet Tiles

All carpet tiles used in QV1 are manufactured by Ontera and are recyclable.

Recycling of the tiles involves super cleaning them, shaving a short amount of the tuft and re-dying them. The carpet tiles are then re-sold.

Awards

QV1 has won NUMEROUS Awards for DESIGN, innovation
AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

'18

Waterwise business – Silver Award

For achieving an improvement in water efficiency between 10% and 25% 

'17

Waterwise business – Silver Award

For achieving an improvement in water efficiency between 10% and 25% 

'16

Waterwise business – Silver Award

For achieving an improvement in water efficiency between 10% and 25% 

'12

Waterwise business – Silver Award

For achieving an improvement in water efficiency between 10% and 25%

'11

Waterwise business – Bronze Award

For achieving an improvement in water efficiency between 25% and 35%

'99

MBA National Energy Efficieny Award for Commercial Buildings in Australia

Joint winner with Stadium Australia

'98

City of Perth

Third place in Perth Best Building competition for Environmentally Friendly Buildings in Perth

'97

WA Government Office of Energy

Energy Efficiency Award in Commercial Buildings

'92

Illuminating Engineers of Australia & New Zealand

Award for Typical Tower Lighting
Award for Plaza Lighting
Award for Lobby Lighting

Master Builders Association of Australia

Best Workmanship for Buildings (over $200 mil)

Royal Australian Insitute of Architects (National)

Best Design for a Commercial Building (over $200 mil)

Royal Australia Institute of Architects (WA) Design Award

Commercial Buildings over $200 mil
Civic Design Award for Commercial Buildings

Integer Data Centre

DESIGNED TO MEET YOUR NEEDS

Integer Data Centre is a Tier 2 equivalent data centre. The centre is conveniently located in the QV1 building in the Perth CBD at 250 St Georges Terrace.

Integer Data Centre is designed to meet your needs, and is flexible enough to support start–ups and smaller organisations, right through to some of the largest corporations. Integer Data Center data services and rack space storage can be tailored for start ups, right through to large corporations. The Data Centre is competitively priced, has no hidden costs and offers flexible license terms of 2 to 5 years. Enjoy secure access 24/7 to your data racks and a complete IX peering service provided by Internet Association of Australia.

As part of an on-net building, Integer has the infrastructure in place to support you. Some of our current users include Optus, Telstra, Vocus, TPG and IAA. For further details on Integer Data Centre and to make an enquiry to license rack space please visit

For further details on Integer Data Centre and to make an enquiry to license rack space please visit www.integerdc.com.au

Owners

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AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets (“AXA IM - Real Assets”) is one of the leading real estate portfolio and asset managers in Europe and one of the largest in the world with €76 billion of assets under management (unaudited, at December 2017).

AXA IM – Real Assets acquired Eureka Funds Management in September 2016, providing it with an established and significantly enhanced footprint in the Asia Pacific Region, which AXA IM – Real Assets has identified as a key investment market.

AXA IM – Real Assets manages a number of trusts and mandates across Australia, with circa AUD 5 billion of assets under management in the office, retail, hotel and residential sectors at December 2017 (unaudited).

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With more than $4.7 billion in assets under management, Investa Commercial Property Fund (ICPF) is well-diversified by market, tenant and industry type, with an active capital management approach and a conservative gearing profile.

With interests in some of Australia's most pre-eminent office towers, the fund has been regularly recognised domestically and globally for outperformance across a range of environmental and responsible investment benchmarks.

As our core prime office fund for institutional investors, ICPF aims to optimise total returns with a low-risk investment approach, concentrating on Premium-grade office assets in the major Australian CBD markets.

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Sydney NSW 2000
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Sydney NSW 2000
+61 2 8226 9300

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