DHL Global Forwarding Brisbane Airport QLD


  • Address: 14 Eucalyptus Drive, Brisbane Airport, Queensland
  • Developer: Brisbane Airport
  • Tenant: DHL Global Forwarding
  • Builder: Tomkins Commercial
  • Warehouse:4,800m²
  • Awning:2,500m²
  • Offices: 1,100m²
  • Pavement:8,400m²
  • Designed: 2022
  • Built: 2022
  • Steelwork Rate: 19.4kg/m²
  • Purlin/Girt Rate: 10.2kg/m²

Structural Features

This customised cold store and ambient distribution centre for DHL consisted of a 4,800sqm warehouse including 2,000sqm of cold rooms & freezers, 40m clear span super awning, 180sqm two storey operations office and a 900sqm single storey main office. The floor structure consisted of jointless fibre and combination fibre and mesh reinforcement slab on ground. The slabs were supported on a ground improved load transfer platform which was then supported by a series of controlled modulus columns (rigid inclusions). The roof structure was designed to support a 2,800sqm solar array, 150mm PIR ceiling to the cold store warehouse zone along with the associated refrigeration units and also FM global purlin design requirements.