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Neil Harding appointed Managing Director

ADCO is delighted to announce the appointment of Neil Harding to the Board of ADCO and to the position of Managing Director, effective 1 October. In this role, Neil will combine his current duties as Chief Executive Officer with the extensive responsibilities of a managing director.

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ADCO to build $58m Heffron Centre for Randwick Council and Rabbitohs

ADCO is thrilled to have been selected as Builder of Choice for the $58 million Heffron Centre in Maroubra, in Sydney’s east. An important community sporting development for Randwick City Council, Heffron Centre will include an indoor multi-purpose facility with two indoor sports halls to accommodate sports such as netball, basketball, badminton, volleyball and indoor futsal, and dedicated gymnastics facility with high quality amenities, changerooms and dedicated bathrooms, office administration and parent / participant viewing. The major development will also house South Sydney Rabbitohs’ community and high-performance centre, including facilities to support Souths Cares’ educational and community programs. Additional works include vehicle...

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ADCO breaks ground on Lakelands Station project

We reached an exciting milestone on Sunday with ADCO welcoming WA Premier Mark McGowan to turn the first sod on METRONET’s Lakelands Station, celebrating commencement of construction. The Premier broke ground alongside the transport and local ministers and ADCO’s WA State Manager, James Prattent. This vital rail project will see the design and construction of the new station, including an entry building with a pedestrian overpass connecting the train platforms, bus interchange, 400-bay car park and associated infrastructure. Lakelands Station will be built 7km north of Mandurah Station and will service the growing suburbs of Lakelands, Madora Bay, Meadow Springs and surrounds....

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Concord Oval redevelopment topped out

ADCO is delighted to have recently hit a major milestone in our redevelopment of Concord Oval for City of Canada Bay in Sydney’s inner west, topping out the structure with the highest concrete pour of the precinct now complete. This $75 million project is funded by the NSW Government, the Australian Government and the City of Canada Bay, in association with the Wests Tigers Rugby League Football Pty Ltd. The redevelopment of Concord Oval will provide new open space and recreation facilities for the growing Burwood-Concord and Kings Bay precincts and will also offer state-of-the-art training and administrative facilities for grassroots to elite sporting...

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ADCO begins Stage 2 of secondary college south of Perth

After successfully delivering Stage 1 in 2019, ADCO is proud to have been awarded Ridge View Secondary College’s Stage 2 works, in Baldivis, 45 km south of Perth. Already very popular for families in Baldivis, the new facilities will enhance learning opportunities for students, offering a performing arts centre, music rooms, a dance studio, a visual arts area and state-of-the-art media classrooms. The school will increase its capacity from 725 to accommodate 1,450 students, with the new build to include general classrooms, multipurpose playing courts, landscaped areas and extra parking. ADCO’s extensive experience delivering projects on operational sites will be...

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Work completed on Caritas Christi aged care service in Melbourne’s east

We are excited to have reached Practical Completion at Caritas Christi, our aged care project for St Vincent's Health Australia in Melbourne. ADCO was awarded the design and construct contract in 2019 to redevelop the existing Caritas Christi Hospice in Kew, creating the Caritas Christi Hospice and St Vincent’s Care Services. Redevelopment included demolition of the existing hospital and subsequent construction of a new 26-bed palliative care hospice and 122-room/135-bed residential aged care facility, with several shared use and back-of-house areas such as car parking, kitchen and loading facilities. The development now also includes a chapel, function room, administrative areas and support...

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ADCO wins three prestigious WA Master Builders Awards

ADCO proudly took home three awards at the 2021 Master Builders Association of Western Australia Awards over the weekend! Our projects came first in the following categories: ‘Best Building Fit-out ($10-20 million)' for Kings Square, a 14,500sqm office fit out for WA Government in the heart of Fremantle ‘Best Health Care Building ($10-20 million)’ for Osborne Park Hospital, which now offers a state-of-the-art neonatal nursery, maternity assessment unit and 16-bed rehabilitation unit; and ‘Best Retail Building ($10-20 million)’ for Bunnings Warehouse located in the ADCO-built, 14-hectare Midland Saleyard development. We are honoured to be recognised for our construction work in and around...

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Smoking ceremony marks start of northern QLD shopping centre job

ADCO is pleased to be builder of choice for the $20 million Gordonvale Shopping Centre project, located in the Cairns region. On Wednesday, a Smoking Ceremony marked the beginning of construction on the project. Attendees took part in a traditional cleansing ceremony performed by Traditional Owners on Yidinji Country. Barachias Royee, son of Yidinji Aboriginal elder Uncle Frank, led the ceremony and delivered a 'Welcome to Country', and Gary ’Creeky’ Creek played the didgeridoo. ADCO will undertake the full design and construct project featuring a Woolworths Supermarket, specialty retail shops, on-grade carparking, landscaping and roadworks. The project will aim to...

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ADCO completes IKON Park Stage 1 works

ADCO is excited to have completed Stage 1 of the landmark $40 million redevelopment of IKON Park, which involves a major upgrade of Carlton Football Club’s existing home ground, as well as increasing facilities for AFL Women’s. Stage 1 of the 18-month construction project in Melbourne’s inner suburbs involved demolition, construction and fit out of a mezzanine floor with new administration areas, gymnasium and new AFL/AFLW Player amenities for the 2021 season. Further works will result in a high-performance training facility, match day competition amenities, improved and expanded education spaces, allied health services, and LED lighting in order to broadcast night games....

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Construction on South Brisbane build-to-rent development soon to commence

ADCO is excited to commence construction on a ground-breaking, 29-storey, build-to-rent (BTR) development with Arklife, funded by Qualitas Group. 17 Cordelia Street will provide the opportunity to rent sustainable, high-end apartments in South Brisbane. When complete, 265 residential units will deliver residents a high-end lifestyle incorporating an indoor gym, roof top pool, barbeque and dining area, lounge area, a private cinema and associated landscaping. A beautiful heritage-listed building will be refurbished and incorporated into the design, for commercial and retail use. Additionally, 314 car spaces, 347 bicycle spaces will be provided in basement levels. Cordelia will target a 5-star Green Star design...

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