Consultant completes revamp of bank headquarters

Sweett Group has completed the fit-out of 60,000 m2 of one of Singapore’s tallest towers, the DBS tower.

The consultant worked as project manager on the revamp of 18 floors of the 50-floor tower for its primary tenant, the Development Bank of Singapore (DBS).

The new headquarters will house 4,800 DBS staff.

Sweett also project managed the fit-out of three trading floors, a retail banking branch, a 300-seat auditorium and a Channel News Asia TV studio.  

Andrew Wigg, managing director, Singapore, said: “From meeting the client’s stringent design requirements, to commencing fit-out works of key data centres ahead of base build completion, this project presented our project team with a number of challenges. 

“Led by Shailen Talsania, our team were able to overcome these, ensuring successful early completion and hand-over.” 

Kim Berry, managing director, Asia Pacific, said: “Our presence in Singapore dates back to 1991 and during this time, it has become the hub of our Southeast Asia business. 

“With a network of 17 offices and almost 700 staff, we have the capability to service global, corporate clients such as DBS across the whole of the Asia Pacific region.”