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ADCO Contracted to Build $17M Hospital in Perth

ADCO is thrilled to be Builder of Choice on the $17m Osborne Park Hospital Rehabilitation and Neonatal Nursery project for WA Government. The Perth-based, construct-only project will incorporate the extension and refurbishment of existing facilities to update the hospital’s Rehabilitation and Women's and Newborn Services. A new Maternity Assessment Unit (MAU) and nursery on Level 2A will complement refurbishments in the Women's and Newborn Services wing. Rehabilitation facilities will be improved by the addition of a new 16-bed rehabilitation ward, central therapy hub, therapy garden and associated refurbishment works.

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ADCO to Head $45M Parmelia Hilton Refurb in Perth CBD

ADCO is excited to be working with WA property group Hawaiian on a $45 million refurbishment of Perth’s iconic Parmelia Hilton Perth. Upon completion, the finished hotel will include a contemporary frontage to the Mill Street entrance, an eye-catching expansion of the lobby, the refurbishment of guestrooms and bathrooms, the addition of an executive lounge and a connection to the neighbouring Brookfield Place precinct. Guestroom renovation will see new bathrooms, air-conditioning, flooring, furniture, and improved in-room technology. The number of rooms will increase from 284 to 309 rooms and suites. The hotel will remain operational during construction work. Refurbishment began...

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Striking New Bond Business School Refurbishment Opens to Students

ADCO recently finished the refurbishment of Bond University Business School's Level 2 facilities. Named the 'Business Commons', it now offers a modern, comfortable space which can accommodate 120 students across self-study areas, collaborative spaces and informal teaching areas. The Business Commons is the culmination of a vision for accessible student spaces across the entire Quadrangle. The Grand Opening was attended by Bond Vice Chancellor Professor Tim Brailsford, Executive Dean of Bond Business School Professor Terry O'Neil, and ADCO Chairman Judy Brinsmead. “We are very excited to see this new, beautifully designed space open. It is often said that one of...

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A Few Words From ADCO on the Current Bushfire Crisis

It’s business as usual at ADCO this week, now that we're back from a refreshing Christmas break. However, we are heartbroken to witness the bushfires that continue to devastate families, wildlife and large parts of the Australian landscape. The ADCO Family is saddened that the fires have made life extremely difficult for many Australians, and we extend our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to those who have been affected by this tragedy. ADCO has made the decision to commit $100,000 to bushfire appeals, including the NSW RFS, CFA Victoria and The Salvation Army Australia. We also thank our staff, who have...

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ADCO to Build $90M QANTAS Group Flight Simulator Facility

ADCO is proud to have been selected as the builder to deliver Qantas Group's $90 million Group Flight Training Centre. The project will be one of the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere when complete at the end of 2021. The centre will be located just outside Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport close to Qantas’ Mascot headquarters. Construction will see the development of a training centre that will house 14 flight simulators, ten static cockpit devices and an emergency procedures hall containing a pool for water landing training, aircraft cabin mock-ups and classroom facilities. The project will provide around...

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ADCO Selected as Builder of Choice for Port Hedland Airport Redevelopment

ADCO is pleased to be Builder of Choice on an important redevelopment of Port Hedland International Airport's terminal building. ADCO has entered an ECI arrangement with the Client, PHIA, to provide construction expertise on the $30m project, designed by architects Woods Bagot. The new terminal will be approximately 800sqm larger than the existing facility and will offer a modern and welcoming interior. Functionality improvements and the latest developments in terminal design will provide the Port Hedland community and the broader Pilbara region a safer, updated facility. Flexibility, sustainability and future growth were key considerations in the design. Future use of...

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ADCO Wins National MBA Award at Uluru

Congratulations to our Cranbrook Care project team for bringing home a National MBA award at Uluru over the weekend! ADCO won the top spot in the category ‘National Lifestyle Housing for Seniors’. The $45 million project in Kellyville, NSW offers luxurious Residential Aged Care facilities and 5 three-storey Independent Living Units along with a state-of-the-art Wellness Centre and extensive landscaping. Well done team, ADCO is proud!

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Sod Turn at Pimpama Sports Hub Marks Beginning of Construction

ADCO has commenced work at Pimpama Sports Hub. In a sod-turn ceremony yesterday, City of Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate, Deputy Mayor Donna Gates and ADCO board member Tom Hill broke ground, witnessed by Council staff, project team and community members. Due for completion in 2021, the sports precinct will offer an aquatic centre, netball and tennis courts, a multipurpose hall, café, health centre, community centre, function rooms and carparking. The aquatic centre will provide a 10-lane Olympic standard pool, an indoor 25-metre pool, learn-to-swim pool and an outdoor children’s pool. Pimpama Sports Hub will be 100% energy self-sufficient, and...

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Eye-Catching Strathpine Commercial Development Opens to Tenants

Yesterday, the grand opening of Super Retail Group’s stunning new offices took place at Strathpine in Brisbane’s north. Group MD and CEO of Super Retail Group Anthony Heraghty, Mayor Allan Sutherland of Moreton Bay Regional Council and David Schwartz, Managing Director of Primewest brought out the giant scissors and cut the ribbon, announcing the offices open. Last October, ADCO began building the A-grade, three-storey commercial development, which now offers 7,000 sqm net lettable area, with 5,000 sqm to be leased to SRG. As part of Primewest’s broader $75m development, Strathpine Central Precinct, this new building incorporates staff amenities including gym,...

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ADCO Cycle Victorian Country for Homeless Youth

Last Friday, 17 ADCO staff, clients, consultants and associates participated in the 2019 Property Industry Foundation Charity Ride in Victoria to raise money for youth homelessness. Starting and finishing at RACV Healesville, the course ran through beautiful country back roads. ADCO Estimator Andrew Fullard ported that all participants dug deep on the hilly course — the culmination of which was a gruelling a 10km hill climb. “We shared a fantastic morning of cycling with many other industry clients, consultants and competitors. There were a lot of laughs and healthy banter throughout the day,” he said. “Thank you to PIF for...

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