Sportswear giant, ASICS has opened its Oceania headquarters at the 256-hectare Sydney Business Park in Marsden Park – a vital new employment hub in Sydney’s northwest located on Richmond Road in Marsden Park, NSW.
Constructed on a 57,000 square metre site, the new ASICS Oceania headquarters comprises:
- 24,960sqm warehouse and distribution centre;
- 4,000sqm office including conferencing, gymnasium and internal Japanese inspired garden;
- 1,500sqm retail factory outlet; and
- 4,500sqm private multi-use sports playing field.
Designed by Reid Campbell, SBA, Siren Design and London-based WDC Design, the landmark buildings incorporate an ultra-modern retail interiors, and state of the art office space. The building was constructed by Richard Crookes and Renascent.
A wide range of sustainability measures were incorporated including photo-voltaic solar electricity, energy smart metering and monitoring, energy efficient LED skylights to enhance natural lighting, performance glazing and insulated wall panels, stormwater quality improvement devices, and water efficient fixtures.
To celebrate the launch, ASICS Oceania’s Managing Director, Mark Brunton and ASICS Director, Hukoto Nakano were joined by employees, retailers, business partners, Sydney Business Park representatives, Blacktown City Council representatives and ASICS athletes Cooper Cronk, Sam Stosur, Caitlin Bassett, Brandon Starc and Kurtley Beale.
ASICS Oceania Managing Director, Mark Brunton said the company was “absolutely thrilled to have opened its new Oceania headquarters at Marsden Park. The office, warehouse and retail space allows for future growth and greater operating efficiency, enabling us to better service our retail partners and customers across Australia.
Sydney Business Park is home to other major companies such as ALDI, Axalta Coating Systems, Bunnings, Costco, Dulux, IKEA, Lindt, Linfox and Toll.
Sydney Business Park’s Sales & Leasing Director Matt Foldes who negotiated the lease with ASICS said “Businesses such as ASICS are attracted to Sydney Business Park due to the precinct’s masterplanned road network, the close proximity to the Westlink M7 Motorway, the ‘campus- style’ corporate business park, as well as excellent amenity for staff, customers and visitors to enjoy.”
“The opportunity for companies such as ASICS to co-locate various functions including retail, office and warehouse on a single site is one of the unique features of the estate and we are well placed to accommodate the commercial needs of these large and growing businesses.”
Development Director Owen Walsh said Sydney Business Park is around a quarter of the way through its development, and upon completion the area is set to create some 30,000 new direct jobs for Western Sydney, making it one of the state’s largest employment growth centres and economic drivers.
“We are pleased to be part of Sydney’s rapidly growing North West, and it is rewarding to see the community growing around Marsden Park and the Sydney Business Park.”
“The major new retailers and businesses who have opened here have created thousands of new job opportunities and that has resulted in new residential communities to be developed. The next five years will see even more dramatic transformation with commercial office towers, as well as a new 123-room hotel and the commencement of the Marsden Park Town Centre.”
“By 2025, the surrounding North West Growth Centre is expected to support 177,000 new residents and 61,900 new homes,” Mr Walsh said.