Amazon marked the start of construction work on a new $1.5 billion office precinct in Melbourne that it will take space in, with a ceremony attended by Victoria’s leaders.
The ceremony took place on Wednesday to mark the foundations being poured for the precinct’s first stage, and was attended by Melbourne’s Lord Mayor Sally Capp and Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas.
Amazon was named as the anchor tenant in the office precinct last December, which is under development by property and funds management company Charter Hall.
The office will host presences for both Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the company’s online business, Amazon.com.au.
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