Collins Place is a shopping and office complex in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Built in 1981, it comprises two office buildings (35 and 55 Collins Street) and a shopping mall in between. Also located at 35 Collins Street is The Sofitel Melbourne at level 35 and above.It was initially constructed with the assistance of American Vincent Ponte, the AMP Society and ANZ Bank, the New York firm of Architects, I. M. Pei and Partners and the Melbourne firm of Bates, Smart and McCutcheon as associate architects.
Collins Place was built in seven stages, taking approximately ten years to complete at a cost of A$270 million dollars. The complex opened in May 1981.35 and 55 Collins Street's office buildings were built in the modern style of the eighties offices. Both towers were built on a square plan at 45 degree angles to the Hoddle Grid. At 35 Collins Street the Sofitel Hotel occupies the top 15 floors. In the Collins Place shopping area theres a food court and cinemas.