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The winning design in an international architecture competition to find a new high-rise tower for Auckland is a building for the people – from its street level “Market Place” to its rooftop Zen Garden Designed by Melbourne-based architects Woods Bagot, in partnership with local New Zealand firm Peddle Thorp, the building is a sleek and crystalline 48-level tower that will stand around 180m high. Continue →
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Resource consent has been obtained for The Peninsula, 32 luxurious residences and penthouses priced from $2.7 million to $13 million to be built at the most northern point of Orakei Bay Village in Remuera The development follows the successful transformation of the village retail precinct in 2017 into a thriving hub of bars, eateries, boutique shopping and service stores, anchored by Farro Fresh and Kings Plant Barn. Continue →
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There are strong indications that the construction industry faces some serious challenges, according to Alan McMahon Much of the growth will occur in Auckland, making up 41 percent of the total national construction value and 40 percent of dwelling unit consents in 2023 Ebert Construction hit headlines recently when announcements were made that they had entered receivership. Continue →
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The forthcoming Asian Construction Forum is bringing the Kiwi and Asian building sectors together to foster collaboration and celebrate the contribution Asian construction companies are making to New Zealand   Asian companies contribute more than $7billion each year to New Zealand’s construction sector and are to helping us meet our demands for the large scale, quality construction and infrastructure projects the country needs, yet many of these businesses currently sit outside New Zealand’s traditional sector. Continue →
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Melbourne airport will soon be home to Australia’s largest state-of-the-art medical marijuana facility after signing a deal with ASX-listed medicinal cannabis grower Cann Group Cann signed a heads of agreement on Wednesday for the lease of a five-hectare site in the Melbourne Airport precinct, according to The Urban Developer. Continue →
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The New Zealand Institute of Building and building supply merchant Carters have launched a series of skills training workshops for construction managers, those managing commercial building sites and larger residential projects The Building Legends workshops have been specifically designed to provide training to accelerate the development of the next generation of New Zealand’s construction managers. Continue →
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With New Zealand open to pre-engineered housing and construction from off shore, developers and those thinking of entering the market from a New Zealand base may be interested the latest market report by leading global technology research and advisory company Technavio The global pre-engineered building market is expected to register a CAGR of around 8% during the period 2018-2022. Continue →
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Construction has begun on Egypt’s shiny new capital city to ease the congestion of overpopulated capital Cairo, The Urban Developer reports Located 40 kilometres from Cairo, the US$45 billion ($60bn), yet-to-be-named city is set to replace the tired Cairo capital, with the government promising “a new lifestyle, new community and a new worldwide centre of attraction”. Continue →
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Building material manufacturer XLam has set the pace for a timber revolution in Australian construction, the Urban Developer reports, with production officially under way at their newly opened Cross Laminated Timber plant in Wodonga The facility measures 12,000sq m and was announced in 2016, when the $25 million project was originally conceived to fill a gap in the industry responding to the demand for a sustainable, easy-to-use and fast building solution. Continue →
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Perth-based Fastbrick Robotics has partnered with strategic business consultants EY-Panthenon to understand the market potential of its Hadrian X robot    The company is known for its robotic bricklaying technology that improves safety, speed and accuracy while reducing costs during construction. Continue →
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Retaining walls are an increasing feature of construction sites as sky high land prices add pressure to maximise the potential returns from each build Construction companies look to utilise every inch of land when planning new developments, and many projects require high retaining walls to achieve bigger results. Continue →
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