JB Hi-Fi Group Headquarters

In Commercial by Tass Roufos

JB Hi-Fi
Client: JB Hi-Fi Group | Duration: 24 Weeks
Having never been involved in a refurbishment project before the JB Hi-Fi team were unsure of what to expect throughout the process. However, from the beginning stage, through to construction and handover TANDEM went above and beyond to put our minds at ease and deliver on their promise from the outset. The team’s commitment to delivering under budget, whilst maintaining time and quality expectations were outstanding. We’re extremely proud of the end result, having successfully made the transition into our new head office with ease.
–Michelle Black | JB Hi-Fi GM - Business Improvement & Assurance
Tandem Building Group successfully delivered the JB Hi-Fi Group Headquarters project at 60 City Road, Southbank. Encompassing nine levels of the IBM Tower, the 9,500m2 fit out was a significant project for JB Hi-Fi. Tandem was engaged to assist the project teams from the Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) phase to provide vital buildability and value engineering advice. One of the key design aspects of this project, was the new internal staircase, connecting the Podium level up to level 6. The staircase was JB Hi-Fi Group’s most valued feature as it was intended to create a sense of connection amongst the levels and encourage collaboration between the separate business departments. The staircase required comprehensive architectural input and structural engineering to meet both the design and functionality requirements. This key element was in line with the overall project philosophy, which was to deliver an office space that was open and flexible to meet the demands of an expanding business and provide a cohesive working environment for the multiple teams.