Yitpi Yartapuultiku Cultural Destination
Yitpi Yartapuultiku, 'Soul of Port Adelaide' in Kaurna language, is set to become a beacon of cultural unity and collaboration in Port Adelaide.
Project Vision: A place for Aboriginal and non-aboriginal people to learn, experience and be immersed in Aboriginal culture. A culturally safe place to gather. A place to practice, share, celebrate and record culture past, present and emerging. A place to connect to country and culture.
Since its inception, this ground-breaking project to build an Aboriginal Cultural Place has been working to establish a unique cultural connection within our local community, while creating a destination where people from all backgrounds can share, learn, and experience our rich heritage.
Construction of the Cultural Centre and surrounding Public Realm, which will include:
- Main Building containing:
- Main multipurpose functions space
- Smaller multipurpose function space
- Commercial kitchen
- Art displace/workshop/activity area
- Elders Room
- Typical amenities
- Public Realm, including outdoor event and gathering space, women’s and men’s areas, entry landscapes and public art
- Carparking and service access
- Infrastructure upgrades
- Shoreline rework to create a “Living Shoreline”
- Targeted Greenstar 6 Star rating.
Council has defined the project as providing a space and opportunity for:
- Aboriginal people to gather, learn about and celebrate culture and indigenous knowledge systems
- Cultural experiences and learning opportunities for non- Aboriginal people, including school children, local residents and tourists
Council recognises Aboriginal relationship with land and water. The design has taken into account the relationship between built structures and the waters, lands and resources within the project environment. This relationship is crucial to Aboriginal spiritual and cultural identity, cultural vitality and resilience and further protection of Aboriginal cultural heritage and knowledge associated with water and water places.
The versatile spaces, both indoors and outdoors, will accommodate a wide range of cultural and community events, from intimate gatherings to vibrant festivals. A place for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people to learn, experience and be immersed in Aboriginal culture. A culturally safe place to gather. A place to practice, share, celebrate and record culture past, present and emerging. A place to connect to country and culture.
This project is due for completion Late 2024.
Furthering our ongoing relationship with client Cedar Woods, Sarah Constructions has been successful in securing the Design & Construct contract for Bloom, the next apartment complex in the Glenside masterplan. For people aged 55 years and over, this build will see the construction of 59 residential apartments and will feature a clubhouse, barbeque areas and a swimming pool, and will also feature both basement and ground level carparking to accommodate residents and guests. Finally, the project will include any associated hard and soft landscaping.
Sarah Constructions is looking forward to continuing building upon this great relationship and is excited for this project to reach completion in the first quarter of 2025.
Portside Christian College New Senior School
Sarah Constructions have been engaged under a Construct Only contract arrangement to deliver a new Three Storey Senior School Building & associated landscaping for Portside Christian College.
The project has commenced in 2023 October school holidays – initiated with the demolition of an existing building to make way for a new senior school build. The Portside Christian College and closely associated Portlife Church will remain operation throughout the duration of the construction project. The new senior school provides the Portside Christian College senior students with new facilities including Innovation Hubs, General Learning Areas (GLA), Creatives Spaces (Digital Photography/Art), Student & Staff amenities rooms, Offices and Think Tank rooms all connected by corridors leading into the open Learning Commons area across three stories. The external natural themed landscape provides insitu concrete & timber seating, stepped amphitheatre, shelter, paved areas, infiltration basins and ample of vegetation. The project is due for completion in late 2024.
St Michael's College Stage 2 (A+B)
Following on from successful delivery of St Michaels College Primary Stage 1, and St Michael’s College Senior Library, Sarah was engaged through ECI and Construction to deliver the St Michaels College Stage 2 (A+B).
The project commenced in September 2022 with the 2A fitout of level 1 GLA’s, amenities extensions to the founder's hall and transportable relocation works to enable the next Stage. Stage 2B kicked off January 2023 with part demolition of existing buildings to make way for a New Performing Arts Centre at the school. The new 2-storey building will include communal theatre rooms, extensive new GLAs, visual arts rooms, music prac rooms, new canteen as well as external podium and paved areas. Stage 2B is set for completion in December 2023 ahead of the 2024 school year. This project is part of a year's long master plan at St Michaels college and sets the school up to continue expanding in the next stage of works, with Stage 3 starting late this year.
Time Lapse - September 2023
Allan Scott Headquarters Upgrade
Sarah Constructions was successfully awarded the Allan Scott Headquarters Upgrade that continues the construction partnership with Port Adelaide Football Club following the successful delivery of the Fos Williams Family Stand project. The new redevelopment will include refurbishment of the existing Allan Scott Headquarters along with the new construction of office spaces, changerooms, amenities, storerooms, high performance training facilities, playing surfaces, carparking areas and an outdoor soccer / rehabilitation field. This stage of works forms a part of the major redevelopment of Port Adelaide Football Club’s home, Alberton Oval.
Time Lapse - August 2023
Munno Para Shopping Centre Southern Entrance Upgrades
Sarah Constructions was successfully awarded the Munno Para Shopping Centre Southern Entrance Upgrades project that continues the relationship with the Chapley Group following from the success of multiple projects over the course of several years. This project will see the construction of a new Asian grocer, refurbishment of the entrance and the existing tenancies at the southern entrance of the shopping centre ready for the new tenants: Kintaro Sushi Train, St. Louis & Café Primo. Supplementing this will be a complete external upgrade including new landscaping, external eating areas for the tenancies and a play area for children. This project forms part of the initial stage of the upgrades that will be undertaken at the Munno Para Shopping Centre.
Construction of this Project began in March 2023 and is due to be completed by November 2023.
Time Lapse - October 2023
Following the successful completion of Australian Naval Infrastructure Headquarters, Sarah have continued our relationship with ANI to undertake the Design and Construction of Building 22C. This project is a 5-storey Outfitting Support Facility within the Osborne Naval Shipyard comprising Amenities, Offices and Workshop Facilities to support operations within Building 22 in support of the Commonwealth’s continuous Naval Shipbuilding program.
Construction is due to commence in September 2023 and completion in 2024.
Aldinga Sports Park
Sarah Constructions has been successful in securing the contract for the Aldinga Sports Park redevelopment. The upgrade will see the design and construction of a new soccer building and hockey building; both of which will include new change rooms and amenities, medical rooms, offices, public toilets, function rooms, commercial kitchens and bars. The upgrade forms part of the wider masterplan for the Sports Park which will be developed over the next 10+ years.
Pasadena Early Works
Sarah Constructions has secured the construction contract for Pasadena Early Works with works commenced October 2022. This project will see major earthworks to remove the large slope on the site, bringing it to one even and flat level. Structural retaining walls and suspended slabs will create an under croft carpark, inclusive of a small landscaped area. Finally, on the main level of the site, a new McDonalds and Eden Academy will be constructed. This $3M project is due for completion Late 2023.
Time Lapse - October 2023
Mary MacKillop College Tenison Centre
Sarah Constructions is the successful winners of the Mary MacKillop College Tenison Centre project. This is a long-anticipated development for the school community and is to provide the iconic and historic campus with a new multi-storey building with roof plant platform, new laboratories and support chemical store and prep room, new art studios and support facilities, landscaped courtyards, upgrades to site infrastructure including new fire tank system & storage tanks, DCW pump.
This project began construction in January 2023 and is due for completion in November of 2023.
Time Lapse - October 2023
Townhouses 2C + D
As a result of the successful delivery of the Glenside Townhouses Stages 2A + 2B, and strong relationship with Cedar Woods, the concurrent Stages 2C + 2D are set for commencement on site in March 2023. The Project consists of 70 architecturally designed and detailed Townhomes across a new sub-division located in the heart of Glenside. The Torrens-Titled dwellings are all of two-storey construction in a variety of sizes and statures, ranging from 3-4 bedrooms with many of the typologies even featuring double garage, walk in robes, master bedroom ensuites and large open living space.
With the design phase nearing completion, the project will begin on site and be set for completion in June 2024.
Broadview Community & Sports Hub
Sarah Constructions won the construction contract for the Broadview Community & Sports Hub build. This new two-storey building will feature clubrooms, function and meeting rooms, as well as spectator viewing areas to accommodate for all members of the community and be a state-of-the-art asset for sports. In replacing the existing Broadview Football Clubrooms, the build will connect to surrounding public spaces and amenities and transform into a united community destination.
Having commenced mid January 2023, the project is due for completion in January 2024.
St Ignatius' Art, Design & Technology Build
Sarah Constructions secured the contract for the construction of St Ignatius’ new two-storey Arts, Design and Technology building. The existing single storey Art (Kotska) Building will be demolished, including some office areas, courtyard and adjacent stairs of the Xavier building wing. The newly constructed build will feature technology facilities on the ground floor including machinery workshop areas, general learning areas, storage, offices, lift, stairs and amenities. Additionally, the upper floor will feature art and design facilities including exhibition areas, general learning areas, storage, lift stairs and amenities.
Following the final external landscaping and paving around the surrounding areas, this project is due for completion in October 2023.
Time Lapse - October 2023
Banksia Apartments - Glenside
Following the successful delivery of Apartment buildings Grace and Botanica and Stage 2B & 2C of townhouses, as well as the currently in-construction Monarch – the positively maintained relationship with Cedar Woods has resulted in securing Banksia, the fourth apartment building to be constructed within the Glenside Masterplan. Glenside, located in Adelaide’s East, surrounded by parklands and heritage buildings, features high end apartment and townhouse living options for residents.
Banksia, designed by architect Hames Sharley as per previous buildings, is to feature 72 apartments – customizable by residents to make their apartments truly their own. Apartments range from 1 to 3 bedroom, all featuring either terraces or balconies – with attractive views of the hills or the skyline of the city. The building is spread over 9 levels, including the CFA piled basement, for resident carparking – whereas the 8 other levels are utilized for residential living. The building compliments its surrounding botanical landscape and existing buildings.
Early construction works for Banksia have commenced alongside the on-going Monarch Apartments project – with Banksia due to be completed Mid 2024.
Stella Maris Parish School
Sarah Constructions secured the contract for the demolition and construction for Stella Maris Parish School. The project consists of the demolition of the existing administration centre and the construction of a new 2-storey Administration and Learning Hub on the existing Stella Maris Parish School site. Sarah was awarded this project under a Managing Contractor arrangement which draws on Sarah’s constructability expertise, whilst accelerating the engagement of subcontractors in parallel to the completion of the final design. The site poses significant challenges from a logistics standpoint with occupied spaces all around and the only site access being a narrow one-way street, requiring the school to remain operational.
The project is due for handover in the fourth quarter of 2023, ready for commencement of the 2024 school year.
St Pauls College Stage 2 - Junior School
Sarah Constructions has secured the construction contract for Stage 2 of the St Pauls Master plan. This includes the construction of a new Primary School which will provide leading-edge teaching and learning facilities for Reception to Year 6 students, a new Primary School Front Office and associated administration and staff areas, flexible learning environments, maker spaces, wellbeing facilities, collaborative and shared zones, and external learning balcony spaces. This project also includes a new carpark and entry off Lurline Avenue to the east of the campus, and associated landscaping including nature play, and hard and soft landscaped areas.
The project is due to for completion at the end of 2023.
Time Lapse - October 2023
Sarah is working alongside OzHarvest and Frost Catering to transform the OzHarvest Office Warehouse in Hindmarsh into a fully functional commercial training kitchen, to serve a new function space within the premises. The new training kitchen will feature all commercial grade burners, ovens, range hoods, fridges, sinks, shelving, barista bar and more. This design and construct project will also deliver an upgrade to their office space, amenities, and an integrated supermarket for the delivery of food relief.
The project is currently in the final stages of design, with works on site due to commence in February 2023.
Torrens Valley Christian School
Commencing in October 2022, Sarah Constructions has been awarded the staged demolition and construction of a new multi-purpose, two storey primary school building for Torrens Valley Christian School. To facilitate modern pedagogy, the new build will include 13 classrooms, multiple GLAs and breakout areas, toilets, kitchens, staff rooms and will feature dedicated STEM and music facilities. The project will be completed with soft and hard landscaping, and new carparking facilities.
This $10M project is due for completion at the end of 2023.
Porsche & BMW Medindie
Sarah Constructions was successfully awarded the contract for the refurbishment and construction of the Porsche and BMW Medindie showrooms, offices and parking spaces. This $6.9M project is due for completion in November of 2023.
The Porshe space will see the refurbishment of two buildings; a building space into a high end car showroom with amenities, office spaces and customer lounges, and many upgrades to their already existing service workshop, including new floors and wall finishes.
In parallel, the BMW space will receive a recoating of the workshop floors and walls, with a section of the workshop being transformed into a high-end showroom for used cars with office spaces and amenities. Along with this, there will also be the construction of a new BMW service building.
Flinders University Minor Work Contractor Panel Works
Under the Flinders University Minor Works Panel, Sarah has successfully delivered a variety of projects ranging from $150k to $2mil. To date, works have included a series of interior fit outs, refurbishments, landscaping, PC2 laboratories, acoustic upgrades, carpark works, and new college spaces. These works were closely managed in collaboration with the Flinders University Property, Facilities & Development team, ensuring sensitivity and consideration was given to the campus staff and students throughout the occupied campuses at both Bedford Park, and Berri. A strong focus on site safety and impact minimisation for occupants during construction has been a key focus given the integrated nature of our works and the impact they have on ongoing campus life.
Kurlana Tapa Youth Justice Centre
Sarah Constructions has secured the construction contract for the expansion on the existing facilities at Kurlana Tapa Youth Justice Centre situated at Cavan. To best assist the children and young people at the facility, the project will feature a 12-bed accommodation unit inclusive of counselling and sensory rooms to support those with complex needs; an eight-bed police custody unit connected to the existing admissions building to ensure separation between those awaiting court appearances, and those on remand and sentenced mandates; a new classroom space to exceed the learning needs of a dynamic population; and an extension to the Visits Centre to link together with the existing Health Centre. The new works, designed by Totalspace Design, will also include landscaping and security upgrades.
The project is due for completion in December 2023.
OLSH - Gym and Dance Facilities
Sarah Build has been awarded Stage 1 of the new masterplan for Our Lady of the Sacred Heart College. The new development will feature a gymnasium, dance studio complete with stage, sports precinct including netball, basketball and volleyball courts, and general learning areas. The new development while being visually appealing, creates additional functionality by increasing the school’s current sports curriculum activities allow for maximising student growth.
Morialta Secondary College
The new Morialta Secondary College, built to meet growing enrolment demands in Adelaide's north eastern suburbs, is positioned on the previous Norwood Morialta Middle School campus site. Comprising of two three-storey learning precinct buildings, a two-storey administration and performing arts building, a single court gym and associated landscaping works, when completed it will accommodate 1200 students in Years 7 to 12.
The design of the new Morialta Secondary College is inspired by the various landmarks contained within the Morialta Conservation Park. The design supports modern pedagogy principles through indoor and outdoor learning environments, flexible learning spaces and communal areas to encourage collaboration, all of which are supported through state of the art technology.
Time Lapse - October 2023
Concordia College, St John's Campus & Gym Redevelopment
Sarah Constructions have been selected as the main contractor to construct 3 new buildings and refurbish 2 more existing buildings at Concordia College in Highgate. St John's Campus is receiving a complete redevelopment with the construction of a new, 3 storey resource centre and Upper Primary building. A new activity hall is also being constructed which will house new creative learning spaces such as art and language rooms.
The existing hall, music and reception building is receiving a complete interior and exterior renovation which will create new ELC facilities as well as staff rooms, offices and music rooms. Supplementing these new and renovated buildings will be a near compete redevelopment of all external areas with new playgrounds and landscaped areas throughout.Read more
After an extensive post tender Sarah Constructions has successfully secured the construction of the new 100-bed aged care facility for Eldercare Goodwood.
Designed by Brown Falconer and furnished with high end finishes, the $33M project includes a 2500m2 undercroft basement with 40 car parks and amenities. Above ground there is a fully serviced 7,200m2 aged care facility with 50 beds on the ground floor and a further 50 beds the first floor.Read more
Following the successful delivery of ACH Healthia, Sarah Constructions are continuing our relationship with ACH under a Design & Construct arrangement to deliver the new Health Studio and Carpark at their Rostrevor facility. The site is located at 147 St Bernards Road, in front of ACH Group’s existing Milpara facility, with a construction site footprint of approximately 1,500 square metres.
The new Health Studio is designed to cater for people aged 50+ and will include:
- An exercise gym tailored to older persons complete with state-of-the art HUR equipment.
- A studio to be used for light exercise and classes such as Yoga and Pilates.
- Five consulting rooms to undertake ancillary health services such as podiatry, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and massage.
- 30 ‘hot desks’ for ACH Group Community staff.
- Meeting rooms to support the work force.
- Car parking for workforce and customers.
The project is due for completion mid 2024.
The University of Adelaide Infrastructure Investment Program
The University of Adelaide’s Infrastructure Investment Programme designed to accommodate the future planning needs of technology and facilities around its campus.Read more
A desire for ‘home-like’ living in older age will see the first small-scale residential care facility designed to support COVID-19 safe care practices to be built in South Australia.
Designed by Brown Falconer, ACH's Healthia, located adjacent the Lyell McEwin Hospital in Elizabeth South, will offer eight small residential care houses with a focus on contemporary best practice in personalised, dementia-friendly care in a familiar and domestic-style setting.Read more
Resthaven Bellevue Heights
As Managing Contractor, Sarah Constructions have been selected to support the design team led by Brown Falconer and as part of early contractor involvement for the Resthaven Bellevue Heights project. The construction phase will include new extensions for residential and administrative spaces as well as refurbishment works to the existing aged care facility. The site also includes a series of independent living units which are scheduled for minor refurbishment works.Read more
CMI Toyota and Southside Suzuki Christies Beach
Rising Sun Pictures Workplace Fitout
The first collaboration between Sarah Constructions & Rising Sun Pictures - Sarah has been engaged through a fixed price process to deliver a new Fit-out of Rising Sun's existing Warm Shell Office Space across two floors.
The two floors consist of both open plan / office work spaces, Amenities, Kitchenette Spaces, Light Sensitive Movie review Rooms as well as Teaching Spaces with courses run by RSP through South Australian Universities. This project is due for completion in October 2023.
Harpers Field Redevelopment
The City of Tea Tree Gully’s Harpers Field Redevelopment, in partnership with the State Government, will provide a contemporary community gathering space, complete with a double story Clubroom, with tiered grandstand seating and elevated viewing areas, a separate, standalone Function Room, and ample carparking designed to cater for the hustle and bustle that comes with a busy matchday or popular community event.
Upon completion, the Redevelopment is poised to provide the local Football and Cricket Clubs that tenant the facilities room to grow with their ever-popular Junior, Womens and Men's programs that have seen recent influxes of participation.
The project scope includes:Read more
Leigh Creek Health Clinic
Sarah Build has been successful in securing the contract for the new SA Health Facility in Leigh Creek.
The new architecturally designed building hosts several consulting rooms, treatment areas, offices, toilets, pharmacy, after-hours medical treatment area and accommodation / storage for SA Ambulance Services.
The building will be delivered via a modular construction delivery method, utilising modern methods of construction technology (MMC).Read more
Sarah’s customer-focused team of supermarket specialists has worked closely with ALDI, providing tailored projects to suit the discount chain’s specific needs. By working closely with local management, Sarah ensured store fit-outs meet strict timeframes set by ALDI group management based in Germany.Read more
Woolworths has a long term and on-going relationship with Sarah – recognising us as the construction company with the experience and dedicated team to deliver successful store builds and fit-outs - fast!Read more
Sarah has worked extremely hard to establish a strong relationship with Coles Supermarkets and has developed substantial retail experience to deliver successful store builds and fit-outs. On countless occasions, Sarah has also shown how to “go the extra yard” for Coles.Read more