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ADCO Wins Brisbane MBA Award

ADCO won a Master Builders Queensland award for the Brisbane region – we took out the category ‘Health Facilities over $20 million’ for building Prince Charles Hospital Extended Adolescent Treatment Facility, now known as ‘Jacaranda Place’. Opened by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk earlier this year, Jacaranda Place is the first of its kind in Australia. The $27 million facility was co-designed by consumers, carers and their families, offering a 12-bed residential unit, a 20-place day program and integrated vocational and training programs. The facility incorporates 12 bedrooms with built-in joinery and ensuites, nine well-planted internal courtyards, health facilities, classrooms and training...

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Large Boab Tree Transplanted at Port Hedland Site

Our team at Port Hedland International Airport was pleased to assist with an important yet unusual job – transplanting a Boab tree estimated to be over a century old to a much safer location. In order to continue with airport redevelopment construction, the longstanding tree was moved to the entrance of the new terminal where it can be better monitored by professional arborists and appreciated by the Port Hedland community and visitors alike In a delicate process overseen by horticultural experts, the tree was excavated from the ground and then gently transported 130 metres across the site. This allows us...

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Swancare Leisure Takes Home Top Architectural Awards

ADCO’s project SwanCare Leisure Precinct in Perth has won the Australian Institute of Architects [WA] 'Urban Award' and received two commendations in the 'Public Architecture' and 'Lighting' categories. Congratulations to our architect partners Iredale Pedersen Hook on this remarkable accomplishment! The precinct provides the Bentley Park campus with a two-storey leisure centre, incorporating a library, gymnasium, indoor heated pool, fitness centre, club room and resident lounge and multi-functional rooms. A separate community pavilion, with sound and light gardens and improved walkways complement redeveloped landscaped areas, creating connectivity for residents and visitors alike in the heart of Bentley Park ADCO also...

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Stunning Fit Out Comes to Completion in Fremantle

ADCO has completed a stunning fit out for WA’s Department of Transport and Communities. The North Campus consists of the $14 million fit out of the recently refurbished Myer building in the heart of Fremantle. At a total of approximately 14,510m2 across 4 floors, the fast-tracked project was successfully completed within 24 weeks. Work included the demolition of the base build fit out and installation of a variety of informal and formal meeting, conferencing and collaborative areas, offices and a selection of alternative working space options, staff amenities and plant rooms. A high standard of finishes and workmanship is evident...

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Contract to Build $61M Pilbara Health Facility Won by ADCO

ADCO is proud to have been awarded the contract to build a $61 million hospital development for the community of Newman in WA’s East Pilbara region. In a ceremonial sod turn event on Tuesday, Premier Mark McGowan announced ADCO as successful builder for the much-anticipated Newman Health Service development. The new facility will include 12 in-patient beds, six emergency department bays, two dental chairs and GP consultation spaces, in addition to dedicated rooms for outpatient consults, therapy, medical imaging and pathology. Other health services such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy and mental health will also be supported when the facility is...

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ADCO Welcomes NSW Premier to Bowral Hospital Site

Yesterday, ADCO welcomed The Hon. Gladys Berejiklian to our Bowral & District Hospital site. The Premier was taken for a site walk to view progress on the NSW Government's $68.7 million Stage 1 redevelopment of Bowral & District Hospital, where she toured the near-complete emergency department and was also taken to see the building’s new facades. “We are pleased to report that construction of the facility’s new clinical services building is on track for completion this year and we are delighted to be delivering major health projects for NSW and across Australia,” said our CEO Neil Harding

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QLD Premier Visits Our Indooroopilly State High School

ADCO was pleased to welcome Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to our Indooroopilly State High School site on Saturday. The Premier walked the site and spoke to staff and press about the upcoming pipeline of school construction work, which will provide hundreds of jobs for Queenslanders. ADCO began the first stage of Indooroopilly SHS early last year, and was completed in time for Term 1, 2020. The $12m, three-storey learning centre offers 16 learning spaces, two design studios, two science laboratories and three multimedia learning areas, designed by Hayball Architects for Queensland Government. ADCO was subsequently tasked with building the second...

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Contract to Build St Albans Leisure Centre Awarded to ADCO

ADCO is delighted to have been awarded the design and construct contract for the new St Albans Leisure Centre Replacement (Health and Wellbeing Hub) project for Brimbank City Council, in Melbourne’s west. The $55 million contract will see demolition of the current St Albans Leisure Centre and the construction of the new Health and Wellbeing hub, which will feature a 50-metre, 10-lane swimming pool, a learn-to-swim pool, warm water recovery pool, aquaplay area and two water slides, a 24-hour gym, a wellness centre, a community program room and meeting and function rooms In addition to sporting and leisure features, the...

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ADCO to Build $10.5M Trade Training Block for Ashmore Tafe

ADCO is pleased to be Builder of Choice for Ashmore TAFE’s new $10.5 million trade training block in Brisbane, on behalf of the Queensland Department of Employment, Small Business and Training. Recently, we were pleased to welcome Queensland Minister for Employment, Small Business and Training the Honourable Shannon Fentiman MP to site. The minister took a walk around the site and met with a number of TAFE Queensland apprentices who will be the first to make use of the Gold Coast learning facility once open in January next year. When complete, the training facility will offer contemporary, world-class training facilities...

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ADCO Completes Holiday Inn Express at Sydney Airport

ADCO’s Holiday Inn Express project at Sydney Airport is now complete and we are pleased to have handed over the keys to our client, Pro-invest Group. Streamline in both design and concept, the hotel’s amenities lean toward the convenient and practical, catering to business travellers and short-term stays due to proximity to Sydney Domestic Airport The hotel spans nine levels, including one basement level, offering 247 hotel rooms and 98 parking spaces accessed via a car lift. Other amenities include a gym, laundry, a full-functioning commercial kitchen, a bar with several lounge areas, buffet station and meeting room. Built over...

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