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RNA Showgrounds, QLD

Contractor: Wadsworth Contracting


RNA Showgrounds, QLD


Construction on the Royal National Agricultural and Industrial Association of Queensland project (RNA Showgrounds Regeneration Project) commenced in 2011. The site covers 22 hectares and represents the largest Brownfield development of its kind in Australia. Included are 340,000m² of new residential, commercial and retail buildings. Another 76,000m² of new developments are planned on the remaining RNA land. The project includes the upgrade of Brisbane Showgrounds including the state-of-the-art Royal International Convention Centre, Plaza and Porte-Cochere together with 5.5 hectares of developments comprising of The Green and The Yards Residential Apartments, Kings Gate Commercial Precinct and the creation of King Street which includes a new shopping and dining strip.

So far Rondo has been involved in the following projects which are either complete or under construction:

  • The International Convention Centre which was completed by contractor NWCI QLD.
  • Wadsworh Contracting installed Rondo steel stud drywall framing and ceiling systems on The Green Apartment Complex which consists of 340 apartments.
  • K1, the first of three Commercial Kings Gate Office Towers was constructed by contractor TAF Construction, the plasterboard lining contractors on site.
  • The Rydges Hotel Project was let to lining contractor Precision Interior Walls & Ceilings.

Rondo products that were supplied to the project include 64mm and 92mm Stud Framing, KEY-LOCK® Concealed Framing, Rondo QUIET STUD® and Rondo MAXIframe®.

The entire development is envisioned as a vibrant new destination where 15,000 people will live, work and play.