office fit-out

QBE Insurance

Project Management & Furniture


East London


32,000 sq ft.


15 weeks

The challenge

QBE Insurance is one of the world’s most successful insurance companies and has offices in 37 countries. The name is an acronym for “query by example”, which is a unique feature developed by the brand to provide user-friendly insurance queries. The business is over 130 years old. Working to tight deadlines and key dates we ensured successful delivery of this time sensitive programme.

THE brief

• 15 weeks on-site

• Develop a creative team-building environment

• Include flexible meeting areas

• Provide video connectivity

• Deliver a shared space

• Deviate from the norms of a typical insurance office

THE delivered

• The development of a project brief, including employers’ requirements documentation

• Selection of suitable contractors to tender for the project

• Liaison with the landlord regarding issues faced in a multi-tenant building

• Detailed contractor insurance work

• Evaluation of contractor tenders/pricing

• Working with QBE to choose a suitable contractor

• Financial approvals and reporting

• Project closedown and snagging