The room boom: exploring the health of the hotel industry
The latest statistics show the hotel industry in Australia is in good health, with Revenue per available room (RevPAR) increasing on last year. This measurement compares a hotel’s average daily room rate with its occupancy rate, providing an accurate picture of performance, including the effectiveness of management strategy. The good news is that the most recent Deloitte Access Economic data shows the national RevPAR increased by 2.4% in 2017, with a projected growth of 3.1% by 2019. But what can we learn about the current industry from digging deeper into the data?
Deciphering design: what’s next for hospitality?
The recent Design Inn Symposium was a chance for Australasia’s hotel and hospitality design community to discuss the latest trends and shape future directions collaboratively. With top designers, architects, consultants, hotel owners and asset managers in attendance, the event generated interesting discussions for the Gallagher Jeffs team – below we share our key takeaways.
Learning through the Built Environment
Australian education is a dynamic and growing service market – currently ranked the third largest provider of education to international students in the world, behind the US and UK. Renowned for world-class resources, facilities and teachers, it’s no surprise 253,757 new students arrived in Australia last year to study, with the country’s learning facilities continuously advancing.
WELLNESS AT THE FOREFRONT OF QE’S 1 MALOP ST, GEELONG
This year, Worksafe Victoria will welcome its new state-of-the-art headquarters in Geelong, Victoria. Developed by Quintessential Equity and managed by Gallagher Jeffs, the revolutionary building was completed in December 2017 with more than 700 employees and contractors set to move in by mid-year.
Gallagher Jeffs appoints forward thinking leaders
Gallagher Jeffs is pleased to announce the appointment of Fonda Zahopoulos and Andy Isherwood to its Executive Team as Directors. With more than 40 years of combined experience across the project management and construction industries, Fonda and Andy have been instrumental members of the GJs team since joining in 2015.
Top 5 Hotel Projects around the Country
Having managed more than 45 hotel projects and delivered 6,800 keys with a capital value in excess of $500 million, our team has extensive experience across hotel projects. Heading into the festive season we reflect on the top five favourite hotel projects we’ve delivered, based on the following criteria: project complexity, design innovation and community significance.