300 George Street Blogumentary
HomeDemolitionExcavationConstructionTrouble
I'm looking for someone to acquire and take over 300george.com. This has been an amazing blogumentary project but I simply do not have the time to keep it going. If you're interested, please email me offers at .
300 George Street
Brisbane, Australia
Blogumentary
This is a blogumentatry project that is following the construction and development of the building complex planned for 300 George Street, Brisbane, with the aim of capturing the history from demolition of the old court building to the final completion of the three new towers.
300 George Street Brisbane is the site for Brisbane Quarter and W Hotel, Brisbane.
This blog is in no way affiliated with the developer, leasing agents or any businesses planned to operate at 300 George Street Brisbane.

If you have photos or news to submit, please email them to
.

You can also contact me via the FaceBook page:
300 George Street Brisbane
.


Recent Posts

June 2018 Updates

May 2018 Updates

April 2018 Updates

March 2018 Updates

February 2018 Updates

January 2018 Updates

December 2017 updates

Remaining photos and updates for November 2017

Some cool shots from up high

Links to past time lapse videos

Reducing the frequency of updates and content on this Blog

Updates between 20th of November and 24th of November

Updates between 13th of November and 17th of November

Updates between 6th of November and 10th of November

Updates between 23rd of October and 3rd of November

A new crane installed at the commercial building site

Updates between 16th of October and 20th of October

Updates between 9th of October and 13th of October

October fog blankets the site

Updates between 2nd of October and 6th of October


Official Pages

300 George Brisbane
Brisbane Quarter
Brookfield Multiplex
Brisbane Development
Wikipedia

June 2018 Updates

June has finally seen the opening of the W Hotel. Though I've not been invited to have a look inside I did see some photos floating around that showed that the hotel is quite nice inside.

Prior to the opening there were window cleaners dusting off those curved windows.
DSC04234.JPG


I took a stroll down to the building and had a look inside. It certainly is impressive. I can't wait to see the rest of the public floors to be completed.

IMG_0771.jpg IMG_0766.jpg IMG_0770.jpg


Most of the retail areas have coming soon billboards covering them with an great selection of shops coming. The huge advertising screens inside are already set up and well are huge!

IMG_0765.jpg IMG_0768.jpg IMG_0769.jpg


Continue reading…  

Tue Jul 3 23:09:24 2018
Photos, Construction, Day, Night, GuestContribution

May 2018 Updates

May saw the announcement of residential tower construction starting next month. The site overall has been progressing at a steady pace.

The commercial tower is rising up and more glasswork is visible around the bottom now.

IMG_4713.JPG IMG_3172.JPG


Around the other side of the building the finishing touches on the support columns were being added and lots of work happening to finishing off the lower floors.

IMG_6595.JPG IMG_6743.JPG


The entrance to the W Hotel was looking like it would be ready for the opening.
IMG_9340.JPG


The W logo took several days to get in place and lit up. The final lighting seems to include a coloured light strip along the edge of the white cladding, it's a nice effect.

32089154_956440634530415_6227774842024755200_n.jpg DSC04120.JPG DSC04125.JPG

DSC04218.JPG DSC04124.JPG


Even at the end of the month and with the June 1st opening looming closer there were obvious bits of finishing work left to do. Not all of the windows have been installed on the North Quay side of the hotel where a crane was installed throughout the construction. There was also some kind of work left to do on the roof (it can be seen from Victoria bridge that something is just not completed there) and no doubt all throughout the hotel. I've reached out to Multiplex to ask for updates but received no response.

IMG_2173.JPG DSC04118.JPG


The footpath on the George Street side was closed for a period in May while the bottom entrance areas were completed ahead of the W Hotel opening.
IMG_9951.JPG


Continue reading…  

Mon Jun 4 19:48:40 2018
Photos, Construction, Day, Night, GuestContribution

April 2018 Updates

April has brought the W Hotel tower to closer completion as seen from the outside. The decorative cladding on either side of the building was put in and plants were delivered to the site and moved into place.

DSC03835.JPG DSC03922.JPG

Looks like deliveries to the site are being made already.
IMG_0618.jpg

An anonymous source has provided some interesting updates on the timelines for the hotel operations -
- The hotel operator moved in to the offices in February and have begun their operations.
- Formal testing of the rooms will commence April with some test guests.
- Opening of the Hotel to Public is 1st June 2018


Continue reading…  

Tue May 1 23:50:29 2018
News, Photos, Construction, Day, GuestContribution

March 2018 Updates

March had a few interesting developments. The North Quay side crane was removed from the W Hotel part of the construction site. That stretch of the road was closed for the duration of this operation.

DSC03678.JPG DSC03680.JPG

Which lasted into the night too.
DSC03722.JPG

Then there was the PR failure on the W Hotel site announcing that the hotel was opening on the 15th of March. Of course this didn't happen.
whotelopen_2.jpg

I had an earlier post about this which I was contacted about by Multiplex. They were not happy with what was written, so in good faith I took it down until they provided further information to clarify the dates. After several initial emails going back and forth Multiplex agreed to provide a statement but then went completely silent. After several attempts to reach back out to them, all my emails went ignored and unanswered. So…I have nothing further to add here as I can only go on what information I see online and what I can see happening at the site as a casual observer.

Continue reading…  

Fri Apr 6 03:13:51 2018
News, Photos, Construction, GuestContribution