KPMG moves into new Parramatta office with space for 500-plus

05 April 2023 2 min. read
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The Parramatta Square development has welcomed the arrival of new tenants KPMG, with the professional services firm’s new, especially-designed modern office to house upwards of 500 staff.

Professional services firm KPMG has celebrated the launch of its new office in Parramatta, which will house at least 500 staff and is designed to support further growth and a reduced carbon footprint.

Having relocated from Phillip Street, the firm’s new Western Sydney base will be out of Parramatta Square, its fit-out also taking into consideration inclusivity and an enhanced employee experience.

KPMG moves into new Parramatta office with space for 500-plus

“The upgraded space will allow KPMG to continue its strong history of supporting businesses in the Greater Western Sydney region, with KPMG having first established a presence here in 2015,” said KPMG Greater Western Sydney lead Kaylene Hubbard. “KPMG has been proud to offer a diverse and flexible working environment reflective of the region and its population for the past eight years.”

With staff recruitment and retention in mind, features of the new office include a “non-denominational reflection room with a foot bath, which can be used for anything from prayer, to reflection and stretching”, an exclusive open-air terrace, and a staff well-being hub for relaxation. In addition, the office has a Tech Zone and a dedicated space where staff and clients can meet in an informal setting.

Meanwhile, KPMG’s Workplace team received guidance from the Australian Disability Network in a bid to embed greater accessibility, with elements such as furniture and finishings taken into account. Among the enhancements are an all-gender bathroom, automated doors to all base building amenities, BindiMaps, meeting rooms with tactile signage and dimmable lighting, and a dedicated parents room.

As for sustainability, KPMG notes that the office has been designed to reduce the firm’s carbon footprint by optimising energy and resource efficiency, with the 3 Parramatta Square building itself boasting a highly-rated, low environmental footprint with 6 Star Green Star design and interiors ratings.

At the global level, KPMG has set a net zero and 50 percent emissions reduction target by 2030.

“I was so proud to welcome KPMG people to our brand new office in 3 Parramatta Square,” Hubbard concluded. “It is a fabulous space, designed to be a workplace that is flexible, inviting, accessible and inclusive with a wonderful artwork created for us by Indigenous students at Doonside Technology High School and a light, airy and carefully finished space created for us by the KPMG Workplace Team.”

KPMG says that its new full-service Western Sydney hub cements its presence in the City of Parramatta, which is forecast to grow by 73 percent in population over the next two decades. While Deloitte was first on the scene among the Big Four, PwC and Ernst & Young have also added permanent Parramatta bases over the past five years, with mid-tier BDO joining the quartet last year.