Vaughan Constructions is onsite building a ramp-up industrial facility for developer Hale and owner LaSalle Investment Management at Matraville in Sydney in what will be one of Australia’s first large-scale multi-level warehouse developments.
According to Vaughan Constructions, Ryan Carey, the 42-52 Raymond Avenue project will comprise nearly 20,000sqm of GFA over the ground and first level floors, across up to four tenancies ranging from 5000sqm upwards according to individual user requirements.
Mr Carey said work on the innovative, multi-level design which has long been a development staple in foreign industrial markets, was now underway.
He said ramp-up or multi-level warehouses had become the norm in Asian cities and also in Europe where industrial land close to densely populated urban centres was scarce and expensive.
“We are thrilled to partner with valued client Hale on this industry leading project and we look forward to delivering one of Australia’s first large scale, multi-level developments in the heart of Sydney’s freight and logistics hub, South Sydney.
“In Asian and European cities where land is in short supply ramp-up builds make perfect economic sense and, as is now also happening more frequently in the US, the concept is now firmly on the radar in Australian cities where land is in short supply and close proximity to clients is paramount,’’ Mr Carey said.
He said the project would feature ramp access to level one, one-way vehicle circulation for trucks and cars, heavy duty floor slabs, undercover loading areas via enclosed breezeways on both levels, and quality office accommodation.
The property is located within 500 metres of Port Botany, five kilometres of Sydney Airport and 13 kilometres of the Sydney CBD.