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Albemarle prepares to open offices in Bunbury CBD as part of push to increase presence in South West

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Albemarle is set to open a new Bunbury office on Wellington Street.
Camera IconAlbemarle is set to open a new Bunbury office on Wellington Street. Credit: Albemarle/Supplied

Those who have walked or driven through the western edge of the Bunbury CBD recently might have seen some works occurring on a prominent office building.

Now it can finally be revealed what all the fuss has been about.

Albemarle is set to open its new offices in the city this month as it seeks to expand its presence within the region.

The company has secured a four-year lease on 7 Wellington Street, with contractors led by the Grounded Group spending two months transforming the space into a modern and comfortable work environment for its employees.

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Albemarle’s tenancy will consist of 3200sqm of open-plan office space spread over the building’s two levels, with spaces for meetings and conferences, parent and caregiver facilities as well as areas for hosting training sessions and events.

The company is currently considering the option of a creating a visitor experience section within the building to showcase its business and regional operations.

Crews work on applying the Albemarle logo to its new offices on Wellington Street.
Camera IconCrews work on applying the Albemarle logo to its new offices on Wellington Street. Credit: Albemarle/Supplied

“Everyone is really looking forward to having an office hub in Bunbury, which provides a practical and dynamic space for our rapidly growing workforce as well as having potential to become a site where we can host visitors and run events,” she said.

“The South West is the centre of our Australian lithium manufacturing and we are proud to be further strengthening our connection within the Bunbury community.”

Bunbury Mayor Jaysen Miguel welcomed the company’s move into the city centre, stating it would provide an economic boost.

“The opening of Albemarle’s new office shows a sign of confidence in Bunbury, and we’re excited to see this building and this area of the CBD further activated,” he said.

“Office workers will mean more money being spent at our local businesses and will add to the vibrancy of our CBD, so it’s a great outcome for Bunbury.”

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