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Spring Edition | October 2020
It has been a busy few months for the team here at Homestead Construction, with some exciting new projects in the mix. It has been great to see the resilience of the regional economy in light of the current economic climate, and the future growth in the region is looking very solid.
 
Last week an Open Day/Blessing was held at the recently completed Kainga Ora units at Champion St, Porirua, with the local Iwi and other stakeholders. It was a great way to hand this project over to the local community, and we trust that they enjoy their new healthy homes - that achieved a Homestar 6 rating.

In late July the Paetutu Development project was a winner of the NZIA 2020 Wellington Architecture Awards for Multi-Unit Housing - congratulations to Tobin Smith and the team at CoLab Architecture for this achievement. More about the award here
This project was a great showcase of the benefits of precast construction in the multi-residential application, especially in the speed of construction.
 
Managing Director - Daniel Lawry
Project Snapshot
A progress update on some of our current projects.
Check Out More Of Our Projects Here

Erskine Development,
Island Bay
Latest Milestone: 50% of current 'Terrace' unit stage is now completed/nearing completion, precast underway for 'The Mews'
Upcoming Milestone: Precast panel standing for 'The Mews' units
Overall Progress Percentage: 76%


Woodgate Hall,
Palmerston North
Latest Milestone: Structure closed in and weathertight 
Upcoming Milestone: Interior linings completion
Overall Progress Percentage: 82%


Architectural Home,
Levin
Latest Milestone: Internal framing, trusses, and midfloor complete
Upcoming Milestone: Roof install, structure fully closed in
Overall Progress Percentage: 35%


Storage Units,
Waikanae
Latest Milestone: Building Consent issued, precast production complete 
Upcoming Milestone: Foundation prep, precast install
Overall Progress Percentage: 5%
Recently Completed

HNZ Champion Street, Porirua
Design and Build of 14 1-bedroom units for Kainga Ora
Architect: Designgroup Stapleton Elliot
Date Completed: 30th September
Construction Time: Dec 19 - Sep 20 (1 month ahead of program)

 

 
Architectural Home, Waitarere Beach
Design and Build of a 284m2 private residence on the beach front
Architect: Blue Pencil
Date Completed: 28th July
Construction Time: Nov 19 - Jul 20

Precast Supply for
Commercial Building,
Lower Hutt
Precast supply and install for a 2100m2 commercial building in Avalon, Lower Hutt
Date Completed: 9th October
Supply Time: 7 weeks, including 5.5 days for standing panels onsite
Photo Highlights
Quick Facts
In the last 3 months our Levin team has consumed approx.13.2m2 of toast; enough eggs to make 2,556 chocolate muffins; enough coffee to keep someone going for 285 days non stop; enough sauce for 1,420 hot dogs; and enough milk to make 1,080 pancakes.

Running at full capacity, the Woodgate Conference Hall will use approx. 25% of the capacity of one of the new 125m high Turitea wind turbines being constructed near Palmerston North.
On this project, to date, approx. 1200m3 of concrete has been supplied to site, and 28 tonnes of stonework for the exterior.

Since our last newsletter our precast team has handled over 420m3 of concrete and 64,600m of reinforcing.
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