Building and Project Management

Riley Street Garage

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Calida transformed an inner city warehouse that was previously being used as a carpark into a large commercial restaurant.

The works involved completely upgrading the building from structural façade repairs, replacement of façade windows and doors, installation of a new commercial kitchen and bar, installation of new toilet facilities, new services infrastructure, new lift and internal stairs and internal floor, wall and ceiling finishes.

Design by Richard Alexander Design

Photography by Jovan Matlioski

The Print Room

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The Print Room was the first stage of the transformation of Durty Nelly’s hotel located on Glenmore Road Paddington.  The first level of the traditional Irish pub has been transformed into sophisticated whisky lounge.

The works include structural modifications to open up the bar, decorative floor finishes, lighting, custom joinery and furniture.

Designed by Alexander & Co.

Photography by Jem Cresswell

China Diner

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China Diner is the latest instalment for the group responsible for China Doll and China Lane.  The restaurant is located within the Toga Bondi beach development in Hall St.

The works included a complete fitout of installation of a bar, commercial kitchen, offices and amenities, seating and façade enclosure works.  Bespoke lighting, joinery and furniture designed by Humphrey & Edwards was used to provide an Asian feel.

Design by Humphrey & Edwards.

Photography by Jovan Matlioski.


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Calida recently completed the fitout of the new Guzman y Gomez restaurant at UNSW.

Some of the works included:-
all new internal finishes, a new commercial kitchen, front counter, internal casual dining and external seating.

Designed by Mark McConnell of Mima Design.

Photographed by John Matlioski.

Watsons Bay Hotel

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The Iconic Watsons Bay Hotel has had the interiors transformed into an upmarket, chic function room. 

This included all new floor, wall and ceiling finishes, custom joinery and well thought out furniture.

Designed by Jeremy Bull, Alexander & Co.

Styled by Caroline Choker.

Photographed by Murray Fredericks, Flipp Management.

The Morrison Bar & Oyster Room

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The Brooklyln Hotel on the corner of Sydney’s George and Grosvenor Streets, has re-opened as the highly anticipated Morrison Bar & Oyster Room. Designed by Akin Creative and constructed by Calida, the new 250 seat restaurant includes a brand new kitchen and bar, an impressive outdoor courtyard and an award winning team led by Executive Chef Sean Connolly and owner Fraser Short.

By Akin Creative

Eat Deli Kitchen

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Works included value engineering the design to a set budget and fitout of a hospitality store within Sydney Westfield. The store includes a commercial kitchen, decorative and functional kitchen hood, servery and front of house embellishments.

By Thomas Bucich

Hugo’s Bar Pizza

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Works included the fitout of a pizza restaurant and bar facilities. The project included a commercial kitchen, bar, lounge area, shopfronts, awnings and external seating.


Baia The Italian

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Calida were appointed as the builders to deliver a complete refit of the existing BAIA restaurant including a new commercial kitchen, bathrooms, private dining room, casual dining and raised dining to a value of 1.8m. The challenges encountered in the project included maintaining the kitchen operational at all times, building whilst the design was being developed, and coordinating imported equipment from China.

By Telly Theodore

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