Being one of the largest private equity firms in the world the brief was to create a polished & sophisticated look and feel catering to their high end clientele while also providing a fresh new look for the brand. 

Design intent and outcomes

KKR engaged Valmont to design and construct their current space at the iconic Gateway Building in Sydney. A variety of spaces were re-designed to support staff and clients these include; Reception & Waiting areas, Boardroom, Meeting Room & Breakout. The Reception & Waiting area were positioned to provide a sense of arrival for clients, with views to Darling Harbour & the Opera House. The Reception leads to the back of house Breakout are or ‘Central Hub’ for staff a that supports variety of work styles. 

Blurb on the Client 

KKR is a global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, credit, and, through its strategic partners, hedge funds. 


Overall programme // 8 weeks
Size // 700sqm

Will Hackett