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From one million to multi-million

RORK PROJECTS ACHIEVES MAJOR MILESTONE Twenty-five years ago, Brian O’Rourke found himself at a career crossroads. In his mid-20s, he had just been made redundant from one of the country’s largest furniture suppliers and was facing an uncertain future. But Brian was never one to let an opportunity go to waste. Capitalising on the opening in the market created by …

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RECAP: Subbies Lawn Bowls

After the year that was 2021, we were so excited to be kicking off 2022 with a face-to-face event celebrating our amazing subbies and their continued efforts. Canberra, Melbourne, and Brisbane have all held Lawn Bowls Networking Events over the last 3 weeks. It was great to have the chance to come together, with a casual (yet somewhat competitive) afternoon …

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PROJECT UPDATE: 10 King Street

2022 is flying by, with the Rork Team powering through major milestones on some of our biggest projects ever. This is especially evident with the progress of our second commercial new build at the Lakes Centre in Caboolture. The project is particularly challenging due to the limited site access and its location within a fully operational commercial centre.  Last Wednesday, …

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WINNERS: NAWIC Awards

We are so proud to have won the Award for Diversity and Inclusion at the National Association of Women in Construction (Australia National) Crystal Vision Awards held in Canberra on Friday. We pride ourselves in creating opportunities and facilitating career progression regardless of gender, race and background. In fact, at Rork Projects more than 50% of our employees represent cultural backgrounds from …

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Energex House

The Rork Queensland team are proud to announce that they have been selected to deliver a full cosmetic refurbishment of the end of trip facilities at 33 Breakfast Creek Road, in Newstead. This includes the construction of new bike storage facilities for commuters, and the refurbishment of all existing amenities located within the commercial building. This building has been designed to …

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28 King Street Has Arrived

Rork Projects is extremely proud to announce the completion of our flagship project at 28 King Street. Working in collaboration with DeMartini Fletcher, Rork Projects Head Contracted the multi-level commercial new build project located in Caboolture, Brisbane. The two-storey office building achieved ‘Australian Excellence’ standard with a 5 Star Greenstar and 5 Star NABERS certification, and its success leading to two …

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COMING SOON: 191 Stratton Terrace, Manly

Rork Projects are proud to announce a major milestone in their partnership with DeMartini Fletcher, with the signing of an Early Contractor Involvement agreement for a significant new build project at 191 Stratton Terrace, Manly in Southeast Queensland. We have been engaged to complete the design and provide a GMP contract for 43 luxury apartments including basement car parking and …

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RORK CELEBRATES FIVE YEARS IN QUEENSLAND

With a total of 110 projects, 65 clients, 20 staff, 623 subcontractors and 128,500 hours worked on site – this month Rork Projects celebrates five years in Queensland. In May 2016, founding partners Brian and Angela O’Rourke were joined by their first Brisbane recruit, Business Development Manager Pepe Ianniello, where the three of them worked out of a small office …

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Reconciliation Series launched

On Tuesday 25 May, Rork Projects joined the Property Council of Australia to launch their inaugural Reconciliation Series in Brisbane, with a bit of breakfast and basketball. Rork’s co-owner John Paul Janke joined Brisbane Bullets CEO Peter McLennan, CareerTrackers Indigenous Internship Program’s Tiarne Shutt and Gadens Brad Marland for an important discussion about reconciliation – where we are, what we’re doing, and how we as businesses and individuals can …

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NEW: Rork + PCA Reconciliation Event Series

As we approach the 20th Anniversary of the official Reconciliation Week in Australia, Rork Projects are proud to announce their partnership with the Property Council of Australia for a new event series. ‘The Reconciliation Series’ will be held across the East Coast capitols Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, and Canberra. Whilst 2021 marks twenty years of Reconciliation Australia and almost three decades …