28 - 29 August, 2018 | Melbourne

Wes Blackie

Construction Manager
Mode Developments


1:30 PM Case Study: How Founders of the $25 million Peppers Kings Square Hotel Effectively Used the Benefits of Modular to Complete the Project on Time and Showcase Innovative Modular Design

Peppers King Square in the tallest prefabricated modular hotel. In this case study Wes Blackie will discuss how he used modular constructions environmentally friendly and cost saving properties to pass those benefits onto the consumer. The result is a success for modular hotels in Perth. This session will explore.

  • Analysing how creative, innovative design was applied to make these modular units appealing to their audience resulting in occupancy rates above 80%
  • Exploring how the cost, waste and sustainability features of modular have allowed this hotel to offer a lower rate of accommodation when compared to Perth’s average cost of $300, and therefore achieve higher occupancy
  • How modular construction differentiates this hotel from Perth’s crowded market where occupancy rates feel 6% in 2013


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Wes.

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