Hundertwasser Arts Centre is nearing completion, Marsden Cove Building Centre was recently handed over on schedule, and we're nearing completion of the first 12 commercial units at the Aubrey Business Centre. Across the road on Marsden Bay Drive, construction of a larger building is also in full swing, with the Mt Tiger Business Hub steaming towards its handover date at the end of Q3 2021.
The Public Housing Plan 2021-2024 sets out the Government's public housing supply intentions for the next four years and provides information about the location and number of an additional 8,000 public and transitional housing places that will be delivered by June 2024 – 6,000 public housing places and 2,000 transitional housing places.
Advisory firm BDO NZ has released the 2020 Construction Survey. In two parts this year – giving a pre and post-COVID snapshot of the industry, the 2020 survey report looks at the impact COVID-19 has had on the industry and the industry's key concerns and strategies for survival and growth.
Darrell Trigg’s final article as Master Builders’ President for Building Today
Believe it or not, my role as National President Master Builders comes to a close at the end of August at the Master Builders AGM.
As everyone says, where did the last two years go, and how did they slip by so fast? It has been a real privilege to get around the country and meet the members that range from extremely large businesses to one employee. The passion for the Master Builders brand, their people and the industry has been fantastic to experience. I look forward to continuing to support them all at the events such as Apprentice of the Year, House of the Year, NZ Commercial Project Awards, together with all of their local events.
Recent progress on site has been tremendous, thanks to the great support from suppliers and subcontractors since we came out of Level 4 Lockdown. The last of the parapet/balustrade walls to the roof have been poured. The round tower and the lift shaft in the centre are complete, and the spiral staircase that winds around the lift is being formed.