Award for Development Innovation
This Award recognises innovation that creates significant advancement and improvement within a development. Innovation can relate to financing, design, construction, sustainability, use of technology and or other factors. The innovation must be replicable and of broad benefit to the industry and or the community.
The award is open to members of the Property Council of Australia only and projects which have not previously won the award. (Note: Nominated companies must be a Property Council of Australia member in the state where the project is located). Innovation in your responses should be clearly expressed.
2019 Category Winner
Woolworths Distribution Facility, Dandenong (VIC)
Owned by Charter Hall and nominated by Woolworths and Charter Hall
The Melbourne South Regional Distribution Centre is Woolworth’s latest state of the art facility using world class automated technology to deliver enhanced customer, safety, supply chain, economic and sustainability benefits.
Global benchmarking indicates the end-to-end design of product flows, process design and development innovation has not been delivered previously, providing a clear competitive advantage. The collaboration with development partners, suppliers and store operations has reset the benchmarks of what can be achieved in distribution centre development in Australia and worldwide.