Aconex rises to occasion for multi-tower urban community project

Project name: Gasworks Newstead | Industry: Residential & CommercialProject size: US$1 billion | Location: Brisbane, Australia

Gasworks Newstead, a master-planned urban community near the Brisbane River, is the largest urban renewal precinct under way in Brisbane. Developed in phases, Gasworks features multiple high-rise towers with residential and commercial space.


  • Project team of more than 200 from 80 different organizations.
  • Thousands of documents per month to manage.
  • Many drawings and other very large documents – difficult to distribute through email and FTP sites.
  • Risk of project information being incomplete or outdated.


  • Management of documents, drawings, RFIs, specifications, and communications on a single, secure platform.
  • Access, distribution, tracking, and archiving of files in real time.
  • Automated workflows for review and approval.
  • Ability to manage complex exchange of documents between multiple team members.


  • Managing large data files no longer an issue.
  • All versions of project files and correspondence items captured in a permanent audit trail – easy to search.
  • System up and running quickly – fast, flexible, cloud-based deployment.
  • More than 30,000 documents registered on the Aconex platform.
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