iseek’s Eagle Farm Data Centre wins Queensland development of the year
iseek Communications’ Data Centre development located within the Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) precinct has been named ‘Queensland Development of the Year’ at the 2012 Property Council of Australia Innovation and Excellence Awards.
“We are very excited to receive this prestigious award, which demonstrates our commitment to sustainable and innovative development at the airport,” BAC Acting CEO Tim Rothwell said.
Mr Rothwell said that iseek’s Data Centre, developed in partnership with Brisbane Airport Property Division BNE, is the most architecturally significant and energy efficient Data Centre in Australia.
“It is a wonderful achievement for our team and highlights Brisbane Airport’s ability to deliver unique, high-quality developments,” he said.
Managing Director of iseek, Jason Gomersall said “This award highlights iseek’s commitment to providing our customers with state-of-the-art environmentally sustainable and power efficient data centre facilities without compromising security and service availability.”
BNE Property General Manager Renaye Peters said the win is particularly significant given the nature of the development.
“It demonstrates how good design can transform even the most technically and environmentally challenging project into an industry leader.
“The Data Centre has set a new industry standard by reducing its carbon footprint, power consumption and energy through design and technology innovations.
iseek was chosen from a host of high profile Queensland projects including Energex Headquarters and North Lakes to win the award at the Property Council of Australia’s Innovation and Excellence Awards on Tuesday 5th September at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.