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Client Services – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week support

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Blue Star’s dedicated Client Services team were there to support a valued client in need, when all 12 of the lifts in a busy 20 storey Brisbane CBD hotel stopped working one evening recently. Faced with a challenging job, with power having to remain on so that the hotel could continue to function, Blue Star’s team firstly focused on getting the lifts up and running again without major delay for their client. With the assistance of a temporary generator, they were able to isolate power to the lifts and get them powered up within a short space of time and outside of normal business hours. They then commenced working on providing a more permanent solution for the client to remedy…

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Blue Star commences works on the Gallery House Project

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The Gallery House project is located on an absolute riverfront site within Northshore Hamilton, close to the Eat Street Markets and the high-end restaurants and retailers of Portside Wharf. The project consists of Gallery House One –  169 luxury apartments and approx. 1100m² of retail in a 20-storey building and Gallery House Two  – a further 150 luxury apartments and approx. 990m² of retail in a 19-storey building, in addition to the building having a rooftop sanctuary, infinity pool and outdoor lounge and BBQ area. Blue Star Pacific will be delivering the design and installation for all electrical, communications, security and data services works for the project and teaming up once again with its client Multiplex to deliver yet another…

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Preventative Maintenance Solutions

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At Blue Star we believe that prevention is better than a cure. Blue Star Atlantic offer a wide range of preventive maintenance solutions to ensure that when it is required to work…..it works. Allot of items within your electrical installation require ongoing and regular maintenance checks and servicing (similar to your car). Believe it or not but there are allot of moving parts that make your electrical and communications services work. Electrical items we find that are often missed from the servicing scope are: Exit and Emergency Lighting – these should be tested and maintained every 6 months; your safety depends on these items in the event of a power failure. RCD/Safety Switch Testing – RCD’s are designed and installed…

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Blue Star Atlantic is awarded the contract for the Nolan Road Service Center Project

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The Nolan Road Service Center is located on the corner of Linkfield Road and Scouts Crossing Road in Brendale. The project is a 14,000m2 service center comprising of a 200m2 Coles Express Service Station, Two 200m2 Food Outlets, a 650m2 Multi-Tenancy Building  and a 1,000m2 Showroom, which will be carried out in stages. Blue Star Atlantic has been engaged by RCC Builders to deliver the electrical services works for the project including general light and power, switchboards, external and car park lighting emergency and exit lighting and a complete fit out for the Coles Express. Electrical civil works have commenced with the project scheduled to reach completion in early 2018. Follow us on Linkedin at Blue Star Corporate for updates…

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New project secured for Blue Star Pacific – The Coterie, Fortitude Valley

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Blue Star Pacific has been awarded the electrical design and construct contract for an exciting new development known as “The Coterie” located at 365 St Pauls Terrace in the heart of Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley. Blue Star is excited to be working with its client, Maxcon to deliver this 30 storey residential building which is due to be completed in September 2019. Alex Healey of Brisbane Development.com writes “From an urban design standpoint, the centrepiece of this development is the integration and repurposing of the heritage listed McDonald Pastry Cooks building. Once tenanted, the building will undoubtedly add further texture to the eclectic Fortitude Valley retail experience and serve as a key driver of demand for the units above.”(https://brisbanedevelopment.com/for-sale-fortitude-valleys-the-coterie/) Blue Star…

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Blue Star wins 3 NECA QLD 2017 Excellence Awards!

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The NECA Excellence Awards are the most prestigious awards offered in the electrical and communications sector and are the highlight of the industry’s social calendar. These awards provide businesses with the only Australia-wide opportunity to showcase their best projects to their peers, industry, government and their local community. Winners will have shown technical innovation, adherence to safety and quality assurance, delivery of the project on-time and on-budget and will have met many other challenging criteria. Blue Star Pacific is proud to have won 2 awards – the Sundale Apartments project won the Commercial Medium Project award and the Melbourne Street Residences project won the Lighting award for delivering lighting that achieves a high level of visual, technical and aesthetic excellence. Blue…

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Blue Star’s Social Club Heads To Cork & Chroma

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On the 16th of June Blue Star’s finance and administration team attended a fun and creative evening at Brisbane’s Cork & Chroma as part of their social club activities. Cork & Chroma is an art studio that boasts a relaxed social setting where participants can take on the basic techniques of painting with acrylics on canvas. With a glass of wine in one hand and a paintbrush in the other, the night was destined for greatness! “Drink. Paint. Just don’t drink the paint.” The evening was led by one of Cork & Chroma artists who gave step by step instructions and plenty of room for the Blue Star staff to add their own personalised touches. By the end of the…

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Blue Star to light up iconic Howard Smith Wharves Revitalisation Project

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Blue Star Pacific is proud to have been awarded the electrical design and construct contract from its client Hutchinson Builders for the Howard Smith Wharves Revitalisation Project. The historic 3.43 hectare Howard Smith Wharves site on the Brisbane river is set to be transformed to a world class riverside precinct with more than 2.7 hectares of public open space, a 164 room Art Series Hotel, an exhibition and events centre, a craft brewery and an array of restaurants and cafes. Blue Star look forward to working with Hutchies to deliver an iconic, unique and successful project.

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Blue Star Pacific awarded contract for FV No. 1 Stage 2

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Blue Star Pacific has been awarded the contract for FV No. 1 Stage 2 from its client, Icon Constructions. FV No 1 Stage 2 consists of 267 residential units and 70 short term accommodation (hotel style) units located in a single tower located over 26 stories over the top of two story basement car parking. This building is set to become a new architectural landmark for Brisbane. Blue Star Pacific also completed the electrical design and installation at FV Flat Iron & Valley House (Stage 1).

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Brisbane project named best development in the country

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ARIA Property Group’s South Brisbane project, Botanica Residences, has won the Urban Development Institute President’s Award, making it the best of the best of around 500 projects across the country. The project has 179 apartments across 20 levels, and some of the best green credentials around including Enviro-Development accreditation from the UDIA, having achieved the full 6 leaf certification. Blue Star Pacific was engaged by its client, PBS Building, to complete the innovative electrical design and installation for the project, which also won them the 2016 NECA Queensland Excellence Award for Commercial Medium Sized Project.

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