SHAPE was founded in 1989 in Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne. An independent Board of Directors was established in 1996. Geographic expansion also commenced in 1996, and by 2005 each of our present offices had been founded. SHAPE has steadily grown since its inception and continues to do so in terms of both size and turnover, but remains committed to prioritising and staying true to our core values: character, integrity, intelligence and excellence.


With over 27 years’ experience in the construction and interiors industry, SHAPE has a wealth of experience providing the following services:

  • Stand-alone lump sum fitout and refurbishment projects,
  • Multi-site fitout and refurbishment projects,
  • Construction management (managing contractor) project delivery,
  • National rollouts/programmes of work,
  • Design and construct projects,
  • End-to-end facilities solutions, and
  • New facilities construction.


The large majority of our projects are undertaken in operational environments where minimising business and client disruption is a fundamental objective during construction.

Our satisfied client list includes, as a small sample:

  • Large institutional banking organisations including NAB, CBA, Westpac, Macquarie Group, Bank of Queensland and ME Bank;
  • Large corporate clients such as QANTAS, Australia Post, IBM, BHP Billiton, AMP, Ernst and Young, KPMG, Grant Thornton and PwC;
  • Large building owner clients such as AMP Capital Investors, Cromwell Property Group, Dexus, Investa, GPT and Stockland
  • Government agencies such as Department of Defence, Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Australian Tax Office, Australian Customs & Border Protection, Australian Federal Police, Attorney Generals Department and Australian Broadcasting Commission
  • Hotel brands including Crowne, Sofitel, Novotel, Four Seasons, Intercontinental, Shangri-La and the Langham;
  • Iconic brands including Coca Cola Amatil and Louis Vuitton;
  • Universities including the University of Melbourne, UTS, University of Sydney, University of South Australia, University of Queensland, Deakin University, Australian National University, RMIT and Flinders University; and
  • Restaurants including Rockpool and Nobu.


Our staff are fully-experienced in the roles they perform and personify our core values. All project teams receive the appropriate level of oversight and ongoing training to execute our service offerings.

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