PROJECT

New Perth Stadium Development

LOCATION

Perth, Western Australia

CLIENT
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Western Australian Government (Strategic Projects, Department of Treasury)

CONTRACT DESCRIPTION

Engaged as sub-consultant to PPP project specialists RixStewart, Dean Hassall provided input into a Facility Management Advisory Services contract relating to the new Perth Stadium (now known as Optus Stadium)

SERVICE PERIOD

2012 - 2014

DHC KEY CONSULTANT PERSONNEL

Dean Hassall

PROJECT OVERVIEW
  • Now named Optus Stadium, the multi-purpose venue was part of a $900 million development.

  • The Stadium is designed to host a variety of sports and entertainment events including Australian Football League, International and Big Bash League cricket, soccer, rugby league and union plus concerts and entertainment spectaculars performed by national and international touring acts.


DHC ENGAGEMENT
  • The Western Australian Government engaged PPP project specialists RixStewart as the ‘Consultant’ with Dean Hassall engaged by RixStewart in the sub-consultant role of facility and event management and operations adviser.

  • Dean Hassall’s independent venue and event management advice and depth of experience procuring and managing services within a major venues environment provided an important complement to RixStewart's PPP experience.

  • Dean was also a member of the ‘Services’ sub-panel evaluation team for review of bid respondents’ proposals, including 'top-level' evaluation of Design criteria components in bids in areas of major stadia and public facility operations and management.


KEY SERVICES & INPUT AREAS
  • Review, research, response, comment and input into a range of matters including:

  • event support services costings

  • turf management budget

  • seat plan

  • seating bowl drainage issues

  • definition and groupings for fit-out, and furniture fixtures and equipment

  • "pitch" issues, pitch management and turf management

  • stadia maintenance cost estimates

  • stadia parking

  • operational design efficiencies

  • Input into various working papers including:

  • stadium fault classifications

  • cleaning, ticket box configurations

  • Interface Agreement

  • hirer damage benchmarks and amounts

  • fire engineering resource

  • turf replacement

  • corporate areas

  • venue booking system

  • energy benchmarking, energy consumption

  • risk

  • Detailed evaluation of Request for Proposal (RFP) design components and production of design evaluation report

  • Detailed input into services specifications, KPIs, and evaluation of RFP services specifications

  • Development and review of RFP clarification questions

  • Participation in consortium (proponent) tender/bid presentations

  • General support and advice as required from time to time as a sub-consultant to RixStewart, in respect of a facilities management services and scope specification; and tender evaluation

  • Member of the Services sub-panel evaluation team for review of bid respondents’ proposals, including 'top-level' evaluation of Design criteria components in bids

  • Provision of general support and advice as required from time to time in respect of a facilities management services and scope specification