RMIT's Swanston Academic Building has won prestigious state recognition in the Property Council of Australia's Innovation and Excellence Awards.
The SAB was considered the most outstanding Victorian submission amongst all finalists so will represent the state in the additional 'National Development of the Year' Award category.
It is also a finalist for the 'Best Public Building' and 'Best Sustainable Development' categories.
Kevin McCarthy, Acting Executive Director, Property Services said the award recognised RMIT's leadership in design, construction and innovation.
"RMIT is delighted that the Swanston Academic Building has been recognised as Victorian Development of the Year," he said.
"The development of this innovative building provides our students and staff with sector-leading learning and teaching facilities underpinned by the latest technologies and provides an authentic urban campus in the heart of Melbourne."
The award recognises RMIT's leadership in design, construction and innovation.
Designed to meet the requirements of an ever-changing academic landscape, the SAB delivers outstanding and collaborative learning, teaching and research spaces in the heart of Melbourne.
It provides more than 35,000 square metres of floor space over 12 levels and is home to the University's College of Business.
The results of the Innovation and Excellence Awards will be announced in Sydney on Saturday 17 May.