Metricon Stadium

Stadiums & Venues

Sporting excellence comes to the Gold Coast

Metricon Stadium

#Overview

This project involved the complete redevelopment of the existing stadium, increasing the seating capacity to 25,000 with provision for increased capacity in the future. While primarily an Australian football league stadium, it has also been certified for rugby union, rugby league, cricket, soccer and athletics. Featuring six hundred custom-made solar panels and the ability to generate 20 per cent of its forecast energy needs, Metricon Stadium was Australia’s first ‘solar stadium’. The stadium hosted the opening and closing ceremonies for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.


#Details

Carrara, Queensland

Stadiums Queensland, AFL, Gold Coast City Council and Project Services

$139 million

Complete

2009 - 2011

#Awards

Professional Excellence Award Commercial Construction $100 million plus

Australian Institute of Building (Queensland Chapter)

2012

Sporting & Community Services Facilities over $20 million

Master Builders Queensland (State)

2012

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