Passion and potential

The future is now for one software company, whose new headquarters reflect its forward thinking
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The Construction of a high-profile building for a high-profile company on a high-profile site demands a construction company that has a proven track record in the industry. Experience in all aspects of the trade and the ability to lead a project are two prerequisites for such a company.

Scarbro Construction, who has worked with development manager Newcrest Group previously, was contracted to build 22 Viaduct Harbour Avenue.

Director and general manager Garry Scarborough says Scarbro Construction was given just 56 weeks to complete construction.


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"The building consists of six levels of commercial offices and retail space, plus two subterranean levels of car parking.

"Added to that was the fit-out of the Microsoft offices, which needed to be carried out simultaneously with the balance of base building works."

The on-time delivery of the project required careful co-ordination to ensure sufficient time for the design, tender, award and procurement process prior to being required on site, says Scarborough.

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"Achieving a successful result and an early water-tight date on this project was the result of good communication, planning and commitment by all parties."

For more details, contact Scarbro Construction, phone (09) 580 2554, fax (09) 579 4271. Email: scl.admin@scarbro.co.nz, or visit the website: www.scarbro.co.nz.

Sep 20, 2006
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