Melbourne, Australia, January 16, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- The Buchan Group has been ranked No 3 globally in Retail in Building Design’s (BD) annual World Architecture 100 list for 2016, BD’s annual survey of the world’s largest practices ranked by the number of fee-earning architects they employ.
The Buchan Group was also ranked number 3 in Australasia and number 58 globally.
2015 was a phenomenal year for the firm, marked by the completion of several major projects, the award of the Castle Towers Redevelopment, the anniversary of their 125th year of operation and the creation of a business alliance with Japanese architectural firm Nikken Sekkei, ranked 3rd globally.
In retail they saw the completion of Lakeside Joondalup and Wellard Square in Perth; Eastland Shopping Centre Stage 1, Melbourne; Toowong Village, Brisbane; Robina Town Centre Food Market Expansion Stage 1, Gold Coast; Oran Park Podium, Sydney; NorthWest Shopping Centre, Auckland; Lalaport Fujimi, Japan; and Wuhan 1818 Mall and the interior design of Mix C Mall, Shenyang in China.
In 2016, expected completions include the refurbishment of Istanbul Mall in Turkey as well as numerous retail developments in Australia including Eastland Shopping Centre Stage 2 and Pacific Werribee in Melbourne; Cockburn Gateway Shopping Centre Stage 3, Western Australia; Grand Central Shopping Centre and further stages of Robina Town Centre, Queensland; and Narellan Town Centre Redevelopment, NSW. Chadstone Shopping Centre, Stage 40, is due for completion in 2017, as is Raffles City Changning, China.
“We have a strong and growing Retail sector with exposure to Australia, New Zealand, China, UK/Europe, South East Asia and North America,” said CEO David Martin. “We maintain a strong connection with existing clients and continue to build new relationships whilst working on major Retail and Mixed Use projects across the globe.”
The Buchan Group has a strong portfolio of residential, commercial, hotel and hospitality developments. In 2015 we saw the completion of Imperial Doncaster, Melbourne; Southbank on Victoria, Rockhampton; 35ive Clarence, Brisbane; Riverside Apartments, New Zealand; Cloisters On Hay, Perth; and Madame Hanoi Bar and Bistro, Adelaide. We look forward to the progress of Marco Melbourne; The Mews Brighton, Melbourne; Eporo Tower, Melbourne; Duke Street, Perth; Sky City Adelaide and Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resort redevelopment, Queensland.