Transforming hotel developments.

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managing your hotel project from planning to completion

Project management for hotel developments and refurbishments involves overseeing the complex planning, design, construction, and operational processes at every stage of the project lifecycle.

Hotel projects are very unique due to their specific and often complex requirements, including managing existing live operations and infrastructure, guest experience, amenities, branding, and regulatory compliance. 

There is a critical need to always minimise disruption and mitigate risks and our team of experienced consultants are equipped to manage these requirements seamlessly.

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Hotels | Empire Project Management


Hotels | Empire Project Management

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hotel projects that deliver experiences

Live Environment Management

Projects involving refurbishments of existing infrastructure require an elite level of project management to ensure the minimisation of operational disruption.

It’s often that new hotel developments and refurbishment scopes are required to be delivered in agressive timeframes.

Our dynamic team constantly flex and adapt to suit the fast-paced nature and ever-changing unique needs and operational requirements.

planning & design

From the hotel’s concept development, target market and brand identity, we carefully construct a thorough design and architectural collaboration to create a hotel layout that optimizes guest flow, maximizes space utilization, and aligns with the brand’s aesthetics.

We plan every tiny detail from interior furnishings and technology infrastructure to marketing, and operational expenses whilst working to key milestones such as pre-opening preparations.

seamless End-to-End Management

Throughout the project lifecycle, we ensure to carefully select experienced contractors and subcontractors with a track record in hotel construction.  

Our quality management system involves critical processes to ensure construction adheres to design specifications, safety regulations, and brand standards.

Our team are specialists at identifying and addressing potential changes or risks to minimise the impact on timelines and budgets.

The Empire Difference

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End-to-End Services

Our specialised and comprehensive project management services span every stage of the project lifecycle.

From project planning and procurement to fit-out and handover, we’ll deliver outcomes characterised by excellence.   

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Dedicated Director Involvement

Our directors are actively involved and accountable for the successful management of every project.

Hands-on leadership helps ensure project clarity by keeping each project on time, on budget, and on brief.

Services That Span the Project Lifecycle


• Due diligence
• Feasibility
• Marketing, Sales & Leasing
• Settlements & Occupation


• Project Planning & Programming
• Approvals
• Project Brief Preparation
• Risk Management


• Development & Documentation
• Design Management
• Cost control & value management
• Change management


• Procurement
• Administration & Superintendence
• Risks & claims management
• Commissioning & Completion


• Defects & Close Out
• Operational Readiness
• Handover & Takeover
• FF&E and OS&E

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We deliver exceptional projects, backed by an agile and dynamic team with diverse experience.

Client Testimonials

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"…Empire were always responsive to our needs and ensured that value was derived from all design and related procurement decisions."

Daniel Ross General Manager - Property, The Crescent Hotel

"The University stakeholders were greatly impressed with Empire's professionalism and commitment to efficiently meeting the projects objectives within the agreed constraints..."

Bill Vertsonis Senior Project Manager, Macquarie University

"He has provided invaluable advice and guidance to our management and the project team to ensure that our projects were delivered on time, on brief and within budget."

Darren Marino Group Chief Operating Officer, Mounties Group

"Empire has ensured that the project was delivered to the high standard that was required and any issues were dealt with in a professional manner."

Ian Sutcliffe QLD Asset Manager, Stockland

"we were appreciative of the diligence they applied when representing our interests in the day to day running of the project, providing leadership, guidance and experience to the project team."

Mark Crick General Manager Assest Management, Redcape Hotel Group

"As Empire have demonstrated numerous times in the past, they were able to really understand the operational imperatives of the business, develop and manage implementation of strategies to best meet our needs."

Joe Saleh General Manager - Developments, Redcape Hotel Group

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