• Location

    233 Collins Street, Melbourne

  • Completed

    December 2012

  • Architect

    The Greater Group

  • Area

    12 Weeks

  • Type


  • Duration


  • Project Manager

    Gallagher Jeffs Consulting

A modern, innovative and local banking experience

It is providing Victorians with a modern, innovative and local banking experience, and plans to open more than 100 branches within its first five years of operation.

The greater group designed a new concept for Bank of Melbourne’s branches. Tasked with designing a bank that would break down the physical and emotional barriers between customers and staff. As well as assure customers that the services and solutions were shaped to suit the needs of Victorians. The greater group delivered a sophisticated, modern, and engaging space with a focus on open layout and the local community.

A key milestone delivered

The bank’s Melbourne CBD-based flagship branch at 233 Collins marked a key milestone of the roll-out. Delivering a new branch paired with a unique adjoining concept store and investment resource centre, called The Investore.

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The trusted construction partner

Schiavello Construction, the trusted construction partner for nine Bank of Melbourne branches to date, was engaged to undertake the interior construction of the flagship branch. Previously a dilapidated space, the project included the demolition of the existing interior, and the complete fitout of the space. Including The Investore, a large seminar room for education, meeting spaces, amenities, kitchen, and unique interactive elements such as a digital signage module.

A grand opening of the branch

Schiavello Construction worked in close collaboration with the designer and Bank of Melbourne to deliver a quality space in time for the grand opening of the branch and concept store. Additional projects for the brand included Bank of Melbourne Abbottsford, Brandon Park Shopping Centre, Croydon, Deer Park Shopping Centre, Port Melbourne, Stud Park Shopping Centre, Doncaster Shopping Town, and Prahran.

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