About us

The Carlton has been designed by globally recognised architects Woods Bagot on a prominent and central site in Geelong to accommodate the new National Headquarters for the NDIS and other Commonwealth agencies. The development is an exciting and stylish addition to a Geelong Art Deco landmark – the former Carlton Hotel.

Our design tenet is simple.

To build Geelong’s premium workspace which at its heart provides an inspiring, uplifting accessible environment for all, including workers and visitors with a disability. Light, open, airy, environmentally aware ... this is truly a building people will want to be part of and will be proud to call their working home.

The Carlton offers occupants:

  • Large 2,200m2 floor plates ideal for modern, connected and accessible workplaces
  • 6 Star Green Star and 5 Star NABERS Energy Rating
  • 15,356m2 of lettable area
  • 222 car parks (Click here NOW to reserve your space)
  • 100 bike parks with end of trip facilities
  • Proximity and integration to Geelong’s CBD, waterfront, universities and public transport nodes
  • Feature entry with  spacious lobby, café, conference/entertainment facility and wintergarden
  • Large outdoor recreation areas for staff


The Carlton at 21 Malop Street is ideally located for the NDIS and Commonwealth agencies offering -

  • Premium location within the burgeoning insurance precinct and literally just metres from TAC, WorkSafe and City of Geelong. You could not wish to be any closer than this enviable location.
  • Immediate proximity to bus and rail public transport.
  • Proximity to Geelong’s waterfront and Deakin University.
  • Immediate proximity to retail options such as Westfield and Market Square.
  • Highly competitive rental structure
  • Integrated fitout option

Development Team

The Carlton project team is a Geelong focussed team with a world’s best practice vision and ethos that is committed to Geelong for the long term.

  • We will maximise local development, ownership, management, contractors, sub-contractors, employees and consultants which will have a substantial beneficial economic and social impact on the Geelong regional economy.
  • The Carlton is a standout project of the Geelong-owned and operated Techne Group of Companies which boasts a proud development record of more than 35 years of successfully delivering commercial projects for both the government and private sectors around the nation.
  • The Carlton is designed by leading Australian architects, Woods Bagot utilising the sector-specific expertise of accessibility consultants Architecture and Access who bring more than two decades of experience in removing barriers to participation and preventing disability discrimination in the built form.
  • The Carlton will be built by Australian owned and operated Kane Constructions, whose expertise and depth of experience in Geelong and throughout Australia is demonstrable with projects such as the current and previous projects delivered at Simonds Stadium, University Hospital Geelong, RACV Torquay Resort and the new Geelong Library & Heritage Centre.
  • The Carlton is a project Geelong and its community can truly be proud of.


Team Members – Recent Geelong Projects

  • RACV Torquay Resort
  • University Hospital Geelong
  • Geelong Library & Heritage Centre
  • Simonds Stadium x 3
  • St John of God
  • Promenade Tower
  • Barwon Health
  • ATO/ Centrelink
  • Deakin University