Article Feature image - Hames Sharley Architecture, Urban Design, Planning and Interior Design

Hames Sharley officially opened its Perth studio on Thursday the 21st of October, welcoming over 200 leaders from the WA property and construction industry to the new workplace located on Hay Street Mall.

Among the guests was Lord Mayor of Perth Basil Zempilas, Councillor Sandy Anghie and representatives from various organisations shaping Perth City’s future.

After a moving Welcome to Country ceremony from Mervyn (Nick) Abraham, representatives from Hames Sharley’s project and leadership team explored the journey in creating a unique space to house the firm’s growing practice - reflecting Hames Sharley’s culture and positively impacting future business success.

Managing Director Caillin Howard and Chairman William Hames thanked guests for being part of the journey and referenced the transformational space that will allow new ways of working to be implemented.

The opportunity to contribute to Perth’s upper floors revitalisation and regeneration was a significant factor in Hames Sharley’s choice of location.

“By moving to the city, we are joining a growing community that we are thrilled to be able to help shape and grow. This is an exciting chapter, and we look forward to being at the forefront of a burgeoning new business community centred on creativity,” said Howard.

Hames Sharley Perth Studio Grand Opening, with Mervyn (Nick) Abraham and Basil Zempilas

Basil Zempilas thanked Hames Sharley for its contribution to Western Australia and how the new studio would become a key component in an already flourishing urban grain.

“It’s amazing what can happen when clever, creative people who believe great things are possible apply their minds and energy to a project. This is a breathtaking example of what is possible in our CBD,” he said.

It was then time for the Lord Mayor to declare the studio officially open.

During the event, guests explored the new space, browsing the 14 different work settings that each supports 26 tasks identified by Hames Sharley as essential for the firm’s future.

Hames Sharley entirely reimagined the 1,100sqm tenancy, an opportunity that allows the firm to design a unique workspace and transform processes and ways of working to develop in a manner relevant to businesses and clients now and in the future. The new Perth studio will continue to build on the success of city-shaping projects like NEXTDC P2, Forrest Chase, one40william, Carillon City and One Subiaco.