LEADING Australian oil and gas company, Woodside Energy Ltd has appointed Cushman & Wakefield to provide integrated facilities management and workplace services at its new global headquarters in Perth known as Mia Yellagonga.

Mia Yellagonga is a brand new campus style complex located in the Perth CBD at 17 Mount Street, combining a world-class built environment with cutting edge technology to deliver a state of the art workplace. Built by Multiplex, Mia Yellagonga recently reached practical completion, with Woodside incrementally transitioning staff from their current location at Woodside Plaza on St Georges Terrace to Mia Yellagonga throughout the second half of 2018.

The Mia Yellagonga complex comprises a range of first class facilities including the 54,810 sqm NLA Karlak office tower and Kooya, a separate four-storey office at the south west corner with 500 sqm floor plates. Other key features include the Cara Auditorium with a capacity of 400, end of trip facilities with over 650 bike spaces, gymnasium, pool, outdoor recreation spaces, commercial kitchen, catering and cafeteria, as well as spaces for the families of Woodside employees to visit.

Woodside appointed Cushman & Wakefield following a two-stage competitive tender process that ran over the first half of 2018. Cushman & Wakefield’s successful bid was led by Benjamin Tracey, Director Client Solutions with Dylan O’Donnell responsible for the ongoing service to Woodside.

“We’re delighted to be associated with this outstanding campus,” Mr Tracey, said.

“Mia Yellagonga sets the standard for Australian workplaces, offering focus, collaboration and innovation spaces that interface perfectly with onsite services. The fitness and recreational facilities are unparalleled and this is all underpinned by cutting edge technology and a true connection to the surrounding community and heritage of the site.”

“Our onsite team will partner with Woodside to maximise the performance of Mia Yellagonga and its impact on Woodside’s operations, while delivering exemplary onsite service.”

In a significant hire for the firm, Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Bret Madden to the role of account director to lead Cushman & Wakefield’s onsite team. Bret was previously Head of Occupier Services Western Australia at Knight Frank. As one of Perth’s leading corporate real estate professionals, Bret brings a wealth of experience to Cushman & Wakefield’s service to Woodside.