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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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ADCO Mentees Gain Valuable Industry Knowledge Through NAWIC

ADCO is delighted to be part of NAWIC Queensland's mentoring program in Queensland. Heading into 2020, the program will see its largest cohort yet with 96 involved from organisations across the industry. The theme of the program was BALANCE. ADCO Estimator Jayadi B. and Contracts Administrator Bonnie Craven recently attended with an ADCO mentor. After attending her first NAWIC event, Jayadi described it as a valuable learning experience. “I was able to meet a group of accomplished professionals who were not just looking to network but to share experience and knowledge with everyone,” she said. “NAWIC has been great for...

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Visit Our Online Tendering Portal and Subscribe to Our SMS Alerts

ADCO recently held its second Delivery Partners Forum at our recently refurbished head office in North Sydney, with approximately 80 sub-contractor partners in attendance. We currently hold these forums at a State level, nationally. An important element of these forums is hearing feedback, which allows us to improve. In response to recent feedback, we have partnered with our software developers and Estimate One to develop an online tendering portal that provides easily accessible tendering information. Additionally, ADCO has built a tool allowing subscribers to be alerted immediately via text message when a new tender is uploaded. The message will take...

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ADCO Claims Prestigious Award in Queensland

On Wednesday, ADCO took home a prestigious Queensland State MBA award for our project, Birtinya Shopping Centre, which claimed first place in the category ‘Commercial Buildings ($5-50 million)’. The $45m large retail build for Stockland is a key feature of the new $830 million Birtinya Town Centre masterplan development. The Centre offers a Coles, an Aldi, speciality tenancies and a food precinct. Construction also included loading docks, external services, on-grade car parking and landscaping. Congratulations to the QLD team for handing over a project that is still winning awards long after completion!

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ADCO Selected for $13M Government Fitout in Fremantle

ADCO is pleased to be Builder of Choice for a central Fremantle project which will offer office accommodation across approximately 14,510sqm in the heart of Kings Square precinct. Located between Queen Street, Newman Court and William Street, the scope of works on the $13m win for includes a fitout of all tenant areas in the North campus with selected other works anticipated to the tenant lobbies on the ground level. Other components on the project include the demolition of ceiling and floor finishes, the installation of building services, new office fit out works comprising of specialist ceilings, partitioning, fixtures and...

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