COVID-19 Advice for the JCU Community - Last updated: 20 October 2021, 8am (AEST)

Estate Campus Planning JCU Bebegu Yumba Campus Renewal, Townsville (TCR)

JCU Bebegu Yumba Campus Renewal, Townsville (TCR)

Project Brief

Details

  • Value of Project: $73M
  • Significant refurbishment of built portfolio and demolition of outdated and obsolescent buildings.
  • Being delivered over a 7year horizon

Contact

James Cook University

Program

Total Area to be Refurbished

18,964m2

Total Area Being Demolished

57,495m2

Active Floor Area Reduction

25,400m2

Program Duration

10 years

Staff Moving Into New or Refurbished Space

712+

New and Refurbished Learning and Teaching Spaces

1,400 m2 +

Staff Growth Capacity

200+

Density

Halved campus core area

Refurbishment Projects

Building

Estimated Commencement

Contractor/Status

Scale

B300, 301, 303 & 303

Jul-17

Completed

$ 4,473,657

B028

Jan 19

Completed

$ 5,309,855

B005

Feb-21

Pending

708m2

B027

Dec-20

Mar-21

Pending

3773m2

B004

Jun-22

Pending

4673m2

B025

May-24

Pending

5329m2

B043

May-24

Pending

2631m2

B041

May-24

Pending

2150m2

B001

Jan-25

Pending

3582m2

Demolition Projects

Building

Estimated Commencement

Contractor/Status

Scale

B030 & 033

Dec-22

Pending

1677m2

B008

Apr-21

Pending

240m2

B002

Jan-22

Pending

1560m2

B003

Jun-21

Pending

3303m2

B009

Jan-21

Pending

229m2

B012

Jan-23

Pending

1919m2

B017

Jan-25

Pending

5237m2

B014

Jan-24

Pending

3363m2

B015

Jan-24

Pending

6228m2

B016

Jan-24

Pending

188m2

B034

Jan-26

Pending

6366m2

B019

Jan-27

Pending

1754m2

Photo Gallery

2020 – Current Building 027 Refurbishment

  • Building 027 will reconfigure and refurbish the interior of the building, with potential for some modest exterior refurbishment
  • Principal Design Consultant Counterpoint and Cox Architects
  • Project budget $11M

2019 – 2020 Building 028 Refurbishment

  • Building 028 will become the main decant building for staff and students for subsequent stages of TCR
  • Principal Design Consultant Wilson Architects and Tippett Schrock Architects
  • Completed by Hutchinson Builders $3.9M

2017 – 2018 Buildings 300-303 Refurbishment

  • Was the first refurbishment within the TCR project
  • Principal Design Consultant Richard Kirk Architects and Counterpoint Architecture
  • Completed by RCQ Constructions $3.8M
  • 2018 Master Builders Award – Refurbishment project