Next has won the MBA of NSW Excellence in Construction Award for interior fitout of the 12-Micron, bar and restaurant in Barangaroo, which the judges described as of “world class standard”.
In selecting the 12-Micron project as the winner of the ‘Interior Fitouts, $5 million to $6 million’ category, the MBA judges said: “All facets of the job have been superbly handled, and is of world class standard effectively showcasing the skill of the craftsmen employed to carry out the work.”
They judges also added: “Located in the new Barangaroo precinct this project boasts a drinking lounge, restaurant and patisserie and will certainty become a destination for those seeking dining pleasure. While each area, is separate, clever décor treatments interlock all sections into one.”
Next CEO, Joseph Di Girolamo said: “We are extremely proud to have won the MBA Award and to be recognised for construction excellence by the leading building and construction industry association.”
“The award for 12-Micron exemplifies our capability of delivering high-quality projects in the hospitality sector. This is an exceptional project and demonstrates what can be achieved with a strong collaborative effort by project and design teams to realise our client’s desired project vision,” Joseph added.
During the judging process, the Next project team for 12-Micron highlighted the challenges of delivering this sustainable fitout within a tight timeframe and on budget. They also discussed the innovative construction solutions employed.
The annual MBA Awards showcases construction excellence and rewards quality, innovation and outstanding workmanship in the delivery of projects across various property sectors. This year’s Awards attracted more than 900 entries across a range of categories.
Next would like to thank and congratulate everyone who was involved in the construction of 12-Micron and for the positive project experience throughout. This could not have been possible without an outstanding effort by everyone.