ADCO Constructions is delighted to have been recognised for outstanding business performance, having been named in Deloitte Australia’s 2021 ‘Best Managed Companies’ awards.

The ‘Best Managed Companies’ (BMC) program, according to Deloitte, identifies and celebrates privately-owned and managed companies across Australia that set the highest standards of business performance, and shines a light on the power of private business as a key driver of Australia’s economy. The program is run in association with Google Cloud and Commonwealth Bank.

ADCO was challenged and then evaluated across four key pillars: strategy, culture and commitment, capabilities and innovation, and governance and financials.

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Works commences on $18 million WA government offices

ADCO is pleased to be builder of choice for the $18 million Parliament Place Offices project, which will accommodate parliamentary offices for the WA Government once complete. Adjacent to WA’s Parliament House in the prominent West Perth location on Harvest Terrace, the project involves the construction of a four-storey office building with two basement levels. Designed by Bollig Design Group, the building will incorporate a concrete structure base build with precast panels, inclusive of toilets, lifts, 48 single secured basement car parking bays with electric car charging points and finished with decorative Donnybrook Stone cladding, curtain walling and associated landscaping. The...

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ADCO begins first rail sector project in Victoria

ADCO has been awarded the contract to build the new multi-level commuter car park at Belgrave Station, in Melbourne’s outer eastern suburbs. The project is being delivered by VicTrack as part of the Victorian Government’s Car Parks for Commuters program. This project will involve the design and construction of a new, multi-level car park offering 640 car spaces over four levels, built on the site of the current at-grade car park. Works will also include a new bus interchange, with significant improvements to bus and commuter access roads. ADCO is proud to be building this project for VicTrack, which marks our first rail...

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ADCO begins work on $132 million State Basketball Centre

ADCO is delighted to begin building the $132 million State Basketball Centre for Development Victoria. ADCO will deliver 12 new indoor courts to add to the existing six courts, new gymnastics facilities, refurbished clubhouse, referees’ spaces and administration for Knox Basketball Incorporated, an extended sports administration hub providing a permanent home for Basketball Victoria, Basketball Australia and other tenants, facilities to support two tenant professional team, and a basketball centre of excellence, forming the central hub of a state-wide, high performance program. We have started on site, with completion set for 2023. Throughout construction, work will support more than 500 jobs, and accommodate more...

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Ashmore TAFE’s Trades Training Centre delivered

In March 2021, ADCO completed the new, state-of-the-art Trades Training Centre for TAFE Queensland’s Ashmore campus, Brisbane. This project was part of the significant revitalisation of the Ashmore campus over 2019-21 valued at a total of $31 million designed to simulate the working environment for construction and plumbing trade apprentices in the Gold Coast region. Our project manager Justin Allen once trained in the old facilities and Sarah Bowdler, who is one of our first female apprentices, will now complete her studies and training inside the new facility and boost her job preparedness upon graduation. The facility features practical learning zones...

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Sod turn ceremony kicks off construction at Rabbitohs’ Heffron Centre

The first sod at Heffron Centre has been turned, marking the beginning of construction on the landmark community project in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs! The new facility will house the South Sydney Rabbitohs players, training facilities, administration, Souths Cares as well as a dedicated community gymnastics centre and indoor sports centre. Heffron Centre will be a welcome addition to the south-eastern suburbs community providing an opportunity for professional sports to mix with community sports. The $58 million project is a joint initiative of Randwick City Council and the South Sydney Rabbitohs with part funding provided by the NSW Government and Federal Government. We are proud...

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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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Smoking ceremony at Arklife Cordelia marks beginning of construction

ADCO and our Client Arklife participated in a Welcome to Country and smoking ceremony at our ARKLIFE Cordelia built-to-rent project in South Brisbane. The smoking ceremony was led by Tommy, a proud Turrbul Yuggera man with ties to other South East Queensland nations. Guests included ADCO owner and Chairman Judy Brinsmead, Director Tom Hill, ARKLIFE staff including Senior Manager Cameron Binney, David Gosling and the project team from Blades Project Services, and ADCO project staff and consultants. When complete, 265 residential units over 29-storeys will deliver residents a high-end lifestyle incorporating an indoor gym, roof top pool, barbeque and dining area, lounge area, a...

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ADCO to construct major Harvey Norman development in Brisbane’s south

ADCO is excited to be the preferred contractor for the new Harvey Norman Homemaker Centre at Macgregor, in Brisbane's south. We are looking forward to commencing construction on this retail project for a long-time client and when complete, shoppers will be able to make use of 24,000m2 of GLA for two major tenants, Harvey Norman and Domayne, nine speciality retailers, a café in addition to 546 parking spaces complementing the three-level development. We look forward to working with Harvey Norman once again on this flagship retail project, with works expected to commence on site later in 2021.

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Health facility in East Pilbara topped out

ADCO was proud to top out our Newman Hospital development for WA Country Health Service in the East Pilbara region of WA. We welcomed guests from the WA Government, WA Country Health Service, BHP, Shire of East Pilbara, architects Silver Thomas Hanley, consultants, and trade partners to the Main Reception Area of the development where a 'Welcome to Country' was led by local Nyiyaparli elder Stanley Watson. The ceremony not only marked the completion of the structural roof but also the milestone achievement of the installation of the entry canopy, which was well received by all who attended. The new facility will include 12 in-patient beds, six...

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