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Lendlease wins 2018 Commonwealth Games contract

Property and Infrastructure company Lendlease has been appointed project manager for the delivery of 15 competition venues for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

In its capacity as an Overlay Delivery Partner and Official Supporter Property & Infrastructure of the Games, Lendlease​ will also be delivering the overlay to the Athlete’s Village for the event which takes place across south-east Queensland, Townsville and Cairns.

The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) chairman Peter Beattie said Lendlease’s appointment was another step forward in the Games’ delivery program and “I look forward to seeing the venue overlay across Games venues commence later in the year”.

It adds that Lendlease Building chief executive Dale Connor said the group would provide planning, programming, logistics and supervision to transform existing facilities into world-class competition venues “ensuring that both athlete and support experiences the very best the games has to offer”.