Melbourne Airport, Novotel/Ibis Styles
Ground Broken on new Melbourne Airport Hotel
Built Director Vic & SA, Ross Walker said Built was excited to be selected by Melbourne Airport to construct the project. "This project is well suited to our combined hotel and airport experience in Victoria and nationally. To ensure the project runs smoothly we are deploying advanced virtual design and construction technology that will allow us to identify and avoid issues early in the construction process through virtual modelling," he said.
The dual-branded hotel will open in 2021.The hotel is the first major development to kick-start the airport's Hive precinct, which will also feature a childcare facility to cater to the airport's 20,000 strong workforce as well as office space ranging from 1,000 to 10,000 square metres.
- Dual-branded 464-room hotel operating under Accor's Novotel and ibis Styles' brands.
- 120 job opportunities created when open.
- 450 jobs created during construction.
- Total project cost $163 million.