We are excited to announce that VicSuper’s Head Office, including our Melbourne Advice Centre, has moved from 90 Collins Street to Level 9, 171 Collins Street on Monday 26 May 2014.

Why we decided to move

With our lease at 90 Collins Street expiring this year, it provided an ideal opportunity for VicSuper to conduct an accommodation needs assessment and identify properties that would best fit our future requirements. An initial market search resulted in 22 expressions of interest. These alternatives were evaluated and it was decided that 171 Collins Street was the best fit in relation to our selection criteria and would provide the greatest value in the longer-term

Improved member experience

We believe that our new offices will improve the member experience. We have expanded our Melbourne Advice Centre capacity to ensure you have access to the services and help you need. Moving to a new building has also provided us with an opportunity to further improve our back-of-house information technology. These improvements are part of our long-term digital strategy and complement our recently released website and mobile solutions.

Greater long-term efficiencies

The move also provides us with a great opportunity to look at how our business can achieve further cost efficiencies and our sustainability goals. During our time at 90 Collins Street, VicSuper implemented a number of initiatives to reduce environmental impacts and operational costs. With its impressive environmental credentials, 171 Collins Street was identified as the building best equipped to meet VicSuper’s long-term needs.

Our new offices have been awarded 6 Star Green Star and 5 Star NABERS Energy ratings. These ratings mean that our new offices have been designed to reduce energy consumption by 50% and water consumption by 60%, when compared to a typical Melbourne office building. These efficiencies will contribute to operational cost savings.

Our office fit out has also been designed to achieve a 5 Star Green Star rating. This fit-out will not only help us to further reduce our environmental impacts, it will also help us to improve employee well-being and productivity across the business. Combined together, this will make sure that we are efficient in what we do and how we run our business.

FAQs

What does this change mean for members?

The only real change that impacts members is that when you visit our Melbourne Advice Centre, instead of coming to 90 Collins Street, you just need to come to 171 Collins Street. All our services and other contact details, including phone numbers and GPO Box will remain the same.

Who owns the building?

The building is owned by Charter Hall and CBus Property. BHP Billiton and Evans & Partners are existing tenants, with the remaining vacant floors to be filled with new tenants in the near future. BHP Billiton is the main tenant and therefore has large signage on the building.

What are the cost implications of moving to 171 Collins Street?

The office move costs have been provisioned as part of VicSuper’s capital budget. This process is approved by the Trustee to ensure that all expenditure is structured in the best interest of members. VicSuper made the decision to move to 171 Collins Street as it proved to be the best value option. VicSuper has signed an 11 year lease agreement for our new offices. This long-term investment ensures that VicSuper is well prepared for planned future growth.

Why was sustainability an important consideration for the move?

VicSuper adopted sustainability as our central operating principle in 2001. This principle guides our key decisions and helps us to manage business risks. This balanced decision making ensures that we are well-placed to act in our members' best interests. We believe that factoring in sustainability considerations helps us to generate long-term value for our members.

When did the move happen?

We moved from 90 Collins Street to Level 9, 171 Collins Street on Monday 26 May 2014.

How do I get there?

The building’s location is highly conducive to the use of public transport, due to the local availability of trams, trains and buses. The major public transport hub of Flinders Street Station is located less than a 600m walk from the main entrance of the building, and provides comprehensive access to greater metropolitan Melbourne. A major tram stop is located less than 200m from 171 Collins Street, which services 5 routes (Tram No. 11, 42, 48, 109 & 112) within the CBD.

Public car parking is also available close to the property at the following locations:

  • 189 Flinders Lane - Secure Parking
  • City Square Car Park
  • 172-192 Flinders St - Wilson Parking

How to find us

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We are excited to announce that VicSuper’s Head Office, including our Melbourne Advice Centre, has moved from 90 Collins Street to Level 9, 171 Collins Street on Monday 26 May 2014.

Why we decided to move

With our lease at 90 Collins Street expiring this year, it provided an ideal opportunity for VicSuper to conduct an accommodation needs assessment and identify properties that would best fit our future requirements. An initial market search resulted in 22 expressions of interest. These alternatives were evaluated and it was decided that 171 Collins Street was the best fit in relation to our selection criteria and would provide the greatest value in the longer-term

Improved member experience

We believe that our new offices will improve the member experience. We have expanded our Melbourne Advice Centre capacity to ensure you have access to the services and help you need. Moving to a new building has also provided us with an opportunity to further improve our back-of-house information technology. These improvements are part of our long-term digital strategy and complement our recently released website and mobile solutions.

Greater long-term efficiencies

The move also provides us with a great opportunity to look at how our business can achieve further cost efficiencies and our sustainability goals. During our time at 90 Collins Street, VicSuper implemented a number of initiatives to reduce environmental impacts and operational costs. With its impressive environmental credentials, 171 Collins Street was identified as the building best equipped to meet VicSuper’s long-term needs.

Our new offices have been awarded 6 Star Green Star and 5 Star NABERS Energy ratings. These ratings mean that our new offices have been designed to reduce energy consumption by 50% and water consumption by 60%, when compared to a typical Melbourne office building. These efficiencies will contribute to operational cost savings.

Our office fit out has also been designed to achieve a 5 Star Green Star rating. This fit-out will not only help us to further reduce our environmental impacts, it will also help us to improve employee well-being and productivity across the business. Combined together, this will make sure that we are efficient in what we do and how we run our business.

FAQs

What does this change mean for members?

The only real change that impacts members is that when you visit our Melbourne Advice Centre, instead of coming to 90 Collins Street, you just need to come to 171 Collins Street. All our services and other contact details, including phone numbers and GPO Box will remain the same.

Who owns the building?

The building is owned by Charter Hall and CBus Property. BHP Billiton and Evans & Partners are existing tenants, with the remaining vacant floors to be filled with new tenants in the near future. BHP Billiton is the main tenant and therefore has large signage on the building.

What are the cost implications of moving to 171 Collins Street?

The office move costs have been provisioned as part of VicSuper’s capital budget. This process is approved by the Trustee to ensure that all expenditure is structured in the best interest of members. VicSuper made the decision to move to 171 Collins Street as it proved to be the best value option. VicSuper has signed an 11 year lease agreement for our new offices. This long-term investment ensures that VicSuper is well prepared for planned future growth.

Why was sustainability an important consideration for the move?

VicSuper adopted sustainability as our central operating principle in 2001. This principle guides our key decisions and helps us to manage business risks. This balanced decision making ensures that we are well-placed to act in our members' best interests. We believe that factoring in sustainability considerations helps us to generate long-term value for our members.

When did the move happen?

We moved from 90 Collins Street to Level 9, 171 Collins Street on Monday 26 May 2014.

How do I get there?

The building’s location is highly conducive to the use of public transport, due to the local availability of trams, trains and buses. The major public transport hub of Flinders Street Station is located less than a 600m walk from the main entrance of the building, and provides comprehensive access to greater metropolitan Melbourne. A major tram stop is located less than 200m from 171 Collins Street, which services 5 routes (Tram No. 11, 42, 48, 109 & 112) within the CBD.

Public car parking is also available close to the property at the following locations:

  • 189 Flinders Lane - Secure Parking
  • City Square Car Park
  • 172-192 Flinders St - Wilson Parking

How to find us

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