WE’RE BREATHING LIFE INTO ONE OF OUR CITY’S MOST HISTORICAL SITES BY BRINGING THE BEST OF BRISBANE TOGETHER. COME DOWN TO THE RIVERFRONT AND RE-IMAGINE THE WAY YOU EAT, DRINK, PLAY AND STAY.

HSW – for Brisbane, by Brisbane.

Opening in late 2018, Howard Smith Wharves will soon be Brisbane’s newest entertainment and lifestyle destination. Celebrating the site’s unique position beneath the Story Bridge, it’s city and river views add yet another cultural dimension to our lively inner city.

We’re creating a new riverside precinct loved by residents and visitors; a place to connect and celebrate the best of what Brisbane has to offer.

We’re bringing life back to the river – a reimagined green space dancing on the edge of the concrete jungle, the bright lights a beautiful backdrop for our vibrant new world. Howard Smith Wharves will be home to an expansive brewery, abundant green spaces and picnic areas, two unique indoor event spaces, a brand-new boutique hotel, overwater bar and a line-up of riverside restaurants.

We can’t wait to share it with you soon and celebrate the best of what Brisbane has to offer!

News & Media

Completion of Heritage Restoration

The restoration of the heritage wharf buildings on-site at Howard Smith Wharves are now complete and ready for fit-out. The heritage buildings are to be transformed into restaurants, bars and event venues with 2.7 hectares of open space surrounding the buildings for Brisbane residents and visitors to enjoy. The old wharf buildings have been brought […]

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Howard Smith Wharves appoints PR agency Wanderlust Union

Wanderlust Union have been appointed as the lead PR agency for Howard Smith Wharves, the game-changing lifestyle, dining and tourism destination reactivating 3.4 hectares of Brisbane’s riverside. Wanderlust Union’s expertise in launch campaigns, strategic brand partnerships, social media strategies and talent representation with digital influencers, along with impeccable media contacts and press office support, is […]

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Howard Smith Wharves unveils Felons Brewing Co.

Set under the Story Bridge on the banks of the Brisbane River, Howard Smith Wharves precinct’s brewery—opening in October 2018, unveils its name as Felons Brewing Co., paying homage to the four felons who stumbled upon the waterway in 1828, today known as Brisbane River. Alongside other riverfront dining establishments, the working wholesale and retail […]

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Howard Smith Wharves Appoints CEO

Set to open in late 2018, Brisbane’s agenda-setting entertainment, lifestyle, and tourism destination Howard Smith Wharves (“HSW”) has appointed Luke Fraser as Chief Executive Officer. HSW Directors Adam Flaskas and Elisha Bickle said “Luke has been a part of the journey and HSW team since the very early days. He has been instrumental in the […]

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