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Interview with SPI’s project team

Interview with SPI’s project team

SPI Property Inspections carries out dilapidation inspections for several companies and alliances around Melbourne.  For each project, Property Condition Surveys are completed on residential and commercial buildings, capturing the condition of the property, as an independent reference. This also includes conducting a review of infrastructure assets, including a visual inspection of road...

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Major works to start in Reservoir

Major works to start in Reservoir

Major works to remove the High Street level crossing and build a brand-new Reservoir Station commenced on 23 January, 2019. The goal is to ultimately improve the shared use paths for pedestrians and cyclists and overall safety of its users. What is changing in Reservoir? A new rail bridge that will see the boom gates disappear Construction of a new premium station Construction of a new...

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Dilapidation Reports for Developers, Builders and Owners

Dilapidation Reports for Developers, Builders and Owners

The SPI team is working with several companies and alliances to provide dilapidation inspection services for rail, road and infrastructure projects in Melbourne and Central Victoria.  For each project, a dilapidation report (otherwise known as a property condition survey) is carried out on all residential and commercial buildings, prior to construction.  This also includes council assets,...

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Road Closures To Avoid During The New Year’s Break

Road Closures To Avoid During The New Year’s Break

Be sure to stay in the loop with the road closures this New Year’s period so you don’t waste your precious time during the holiday break in traffic. Below is a list of main areas to keep in mind: West Gate Freeway 2 Jan 2018 until 1 Jan 2022 — Single lane closures in both directions overnight between Millers Road and Williamstown Road. Speed limits will be reduced from 100km/h to 80km/h...

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Melbourne’s New Infrastructure Project

Melbourne’s New Infrastructure Project

What is the North East Link project? The aim of the North East Link projects is to complete the missing link in Melbourne’s freeway network. It will be a modern new freeway connecting an upgraded Eastern Freeway to the M80 Ring Road in Melbourne’s North-East. What will be upgraded? M80 Ring Road to Lower Plenty Road: From the M80 and Greensborough Bypass to the northern tunnel portal, this...

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Our Rail/Infrastructure Project update

Our Rail/Infrastructure Project update

  The team at SPI Property Inspections carries out dilapidation inspections for several companies and Alliances around Melbourne.  For each project, Property Condition Surveys are completed on all residential and commercial buildings, as well as Council assets such as roads and footpaths, prior to construction. In each case, the owner or representative must provide consent to carry out...

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What’s new with Melbourne’s infrastructure?

What’s new with Melbourne’s infrastructure?

With Melbourne’s population forever on the rise, the Government is constantly building facilities, community bases and additional infrastructure to better accommodate the residents. We see grants and development signs popping up in almost every suburb so understandably you may ask ‘What’s new now in Melbourne?’ Read below to find out…   New suburbs Along with an increase in...

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Melbourne’s Infrastructure – What Is Happening?

Melbourne’s Infrastructure – What Is Happening?

In Melbourne, our roads and infrastructure have required constant expansion to suit our ever-growing population.  With it being a large focus for our government, many funds and resources have been set aside to improve our standard of living. This can be reflected in the famously-dubbed title of ‘the most liveable city in the world’ (The Economist), with one of the criteria being based on a...

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Melbourne Water Retarding Basins Project

Melbourne Water Retarding Basins Project

SPI Property Inspections was recently awarded a contract with John Holland-KBR Joint Venture (JH-KBR JV), on behalf of Melbourne Water, to carry out Property Condition Surveys as part of upgrade works at: Glen Valley Retarding Basin located on Glen Valley Road in Forest Hill Lernes Street Retarding Basin located on Hylton Crescent in Forest Hill East Burwood Retarding Basin located on Weeden...

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Our Involvement In Bayswater Level Crossing Removal Project

Our Involvement In Bayswater Level Crossing Removal Project

The SPI team has been busy completing Property Condition Surveys for one of the Government’s Level Crossing Removal Projects at Bayswater. The Victorian Government is aiming to remove at least 20 level crossings by 2018, with the intention of improving safety and relieving traffic congestion across Victoria. We are pleased to report that our role in the project has progressed very...

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