RMBA Constructive Forum

A new stage for Wynyard Quarter – By Lynne Richardson

Auckland Theatre Company has been permanently on tour around the city’s theatres since the early 1990s, but that’s all about to change with the opening of the 
ASB Waterfront Theatre in Wynyard Quarter. READ MORE >>

Christchurch’s Retail Precinct well on its way – By Lee Suckling

Nothing says ‘thriving city’ quite like the bustle and hum of happy shoppers or chattering diners in street-side cafés, and Christchurch’s CBD is set to receive an enormous boost with its new Retail Precinct which is well underway. READ MORE >>

High-tech monitoring watches over valuable CBD properties

Next to Queen Street, Albert and Victoria Streets in Auckland have some of the most valuable real estate in New Zealand, and as the owner of a multi-million-dollar building on Albert Street, knowing that a 20 m deep trench is about to be dug close to your foundations, you’d want reassurance that systems are in place to protect your interests. READ MORE >>

Lessons for New Zealand from London’s Crossrail project – By Brian Middleton

London’s Crossrail is one of the largest engineering projects ever undertaken. Due to open at the end of 2018, it is a new 118 km civil construction project, including 21 km of twin-bore tunnels running east-west under London, augmenting the existing underground system with 40 new or totally re-engineered stations. READ MORE >>

Vinegar Lane a New Zealand first – By Corrie Cook

Six days a week, as the sun first peeks over the Waitemata Harbour, construction workers at Vinegar Lane are queueing for their first coffees of the day. Work won’t start for at least another half-hour, yet everyone is discussing their part in the project. What makes these workers so keen to come to work? READ MORE >>

All-of-sector construction forum to tackle housing and other issues

New Zealand’s building and construction sector is facing the largest challenge of a generation, with Auckland’s housing shortage, the Canterbury rebuild, booming house prices, a lack of resource supply and the aftermath of the global financial crisis just a few of the issues calling for an all-of-sector forum in September. READ MORE >>
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