As retail design and fitout experts our shopfitting experience in Sydney and around Australia extends through a diverse portfolio. We design and build retail fitouts of any size from individual specialty high street shops to blue chip nationwide retail chains based in major shopping centres.
Our specialist shopfitting team can handle everything from concept to completion making sure your project is delivered on time and on budget, with minimal business interruption. Our retail project managers are there for you at every stage of the project with regular progress discussions built into the schedule of works.
Our in house interior design team is committed to creating inspiring cost effective retail interiors and shop designs. They will make your company stand out from the crowd, give your customers the best experience possible and make it an enjoyable place to work.
The shopfitting design team is also well adversed in addressing complex building issues, space challenges, shopping centre design requirements and adhering to corporate brand style guidelines, down to even the smallest of details.
We understand that time is money when it comes to lost sales through downtime. Good communication with all stakeholders is key to ensuring everything goes smoothly with our fitouts. We routinely work in close partnership with: landlords, tenants, building managers, architects, structural engineers and certifiers.
To further help minimise disruption our trades and events are scheduled not by the day but by the hour ensuring your fitout is completed in the quickest time possible. They often operate at night and after hours to get the job done more efficiently.
Generally shopfitting can be broken down into three main categories of fitout, Soft Shell, Hard Shell and New Retail Fitout. These categories don't have standard definitions, so it's very important you obtain a scope of works and a fully itemised quotation before any site work commences. The quote should set out precisely what work is to be carried out and by who.
Disclaimer: Any costs given below are indicative only and do not constitute a contract between Apex Executive Interiors and any other party. No commercial decision should be made on the information provided. If you need more help or wish to obtain a more accurate quote please contact us.
Most of the work in a Soft Shell fitout is cosmetic. The main focus is on the overall look and feel of the premises and giving the customer a better retail experience. Special emphasis is placed on the entrance and point of sale (POS) counters. Normally this would be part of a company rebrand or shop restyle.
The typical cost for a Soft Shell retail fitout or refurbishment would be between $300 and $450 + GST a square metre and include:
Hard Shell Shopfitting commences with or taking the existing premises back to its bare shell. Leaving only the air conditioning, water, waste points, inter tenancy walls and sometimes the shopfront. In its basic form it is a total refurbishment or reconfiguration of the retail premises.
The typical cost for a Hard Shell retail fitout would be between $1400 and $1800 + GST a square metre and would include some of the Soft Shell fitout items with the addition of:
A new retail fitout means building a brand new shop premises from scratch usually only the basic internal framework of the building exists. Sometimes the core facilities or shared areas are already in place.
The typical cost for a completely new retail or shop fitout would be between $2100 and $2600 + GST a square metre and would encompass some of the Hard and Shell fitout items with the addition of:
Checkout our time lapse video of a new retail fitout being built in Sydney from start to finish.