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16/11/2023

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ADCO Announced as Builder for $55M Aquatic Centre in Sydney

ADCO is incredibly pleased to be Builder of Choice for Waves Aquatic Centre, in Sydney’s north-west suburb of Baulkham Hills. The Hills Shire Council yesterday announced that ADCO had been chosen to redevelop the much-loved community pool into an elite sporting facility, in a rigorous selection process. When finished late next year, $55 million aquatic centre will offer locals a FINA-approved 50-metre, 10-lane Olympic swimming pool, a 25-metre indoor learn-to-swim pool, a 20-metre warm water pool, gym and fitness centre, spa and sauna facilities, in addition to a new reception, retail facilities, off-street parking and clubhouse. With over 40 schools...

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ADCO Heads Midland Saleyards Redevelopment

ADCO is pleased to be Builder of Choice for Midland Saleyards, a mixed retail and industrial development that will include the largest Bunnings Warehouse in WA. Backed by extensive project experience in the industrial and large format retail sectors, ADCO gladly took on the $17 million development for client Aigle Royal Developments, which will include a new light industrial, large format retail and commercial area, with frontages planned for both Clayton Street and Lloyd Street, in the Perth suburb of Midland. Located on the site of the former historic Midland Saleyards WA livestock centre, which had serviced the state’s railways...

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Market Square Shopping Centre Project Enters the Home Stretch

ADCO’s $45 million retail development at Market Square Shopping Centre, Sunnybank, is coming to life in Brisbane. Last week, ADCO achieved Practical Completion of Stage 1, which gives a portion of tenants’ access to start fitting out their tenancies. Future separable portions will involve the expansion of a separate, existing building and further work to the main shopping centre building. The next notable milestone is reaching final Certification for Stage 1, due which is due at the end of May. This will allow tenants to open and commence trading. The highly complex project has required ADCO to work in a...

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ADCO Builder of Choice for Complex Mercedes-Benz Facility

ADCO is delighted to have been chosen as the Builder of Choice for Perfect Auto Body's Mercedes-Benz facility, Sydney. Building on our extensive experience in the commercial, industrial and manufacturing sectors, the $25 million project will see the construction of a state-of-the-art, four-storey Paint & Panel facility at nearly 10,000sqm. On completion, the project will have been built within a complex series of shoring systems retaining neighbouring properties and an arterial road within the inner city. The project team worked closely with our client to ensure the building process and significant site constraints were resolved prior putting pen to paper....

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ADCO Selected to Build Another VSBA School Project

ADCO is pleased to have been selected by the Victorian School Building Authority to build the new campus for McKinnon Secondary College. When open for students in time for Term 1, 2022, the new campus in Bentleigh East will offer modern learning spaces over four levels, along with a gymnasium. The campus will be able to accommodate 650 students and a future second stage will provide facilities to further expand capacity to 1,100 students. ADCO is delighted to continue working with VSBA to provide exceptional schools for Victoria. The contract to build the McKinnon Secondary College campus follows ADCO’s recent...

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CEO Neil Harding Appointed WGEA Pay Equity Ambassador

ADCO's Chief Executive Officer Neil Harding has been appointed as a Workplace Gender Equality Agency Pay Equity Ambassador. “It is an honour to be selected among a network of some of Australia’s most influential business leaders who are leading their workplace, industry and the broader Australian community to achieve genuine pay equality in Australia,” said Neil. “We have taken important and calculated steps to successfully measure and ensure pay equality within the business. We are dedicated to supporting our people to work smarter with a wide range of initiatives, such as flexible working arrangements to accommodate family needs, and using...

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Another Important Project Underway for Bond University

ADCO is pleased to be building a new extension for Bond University’s School of Sustainable Development. First built by ADCO in 2008, the Sustainable Development building holds a 6-star Green Star design rating, the first educational building in Australia to achieve this. The new extension will provide four additional learning studios, an open‐air courtyard and a covered, rooftop balcony area for recreational use. This phase of construction furthers Bond’s vision of providing more updated and integrated learning spaces on campus which are intended to better combine the sustainable, architectural and building disciplines providing common space. The new studios and facilities...

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ADCO Donates 60 Laptops to Students in East Timor

ADCO has given 60 repurposed laptops to East Timorese students who are in need of technology to assist with their school education. They were received by Richard Larkin, coordinator of the Letefoho East Timor Support (LETS) laptop programme, which distributes computers to high school students in the district of Letefoho — a remote, high altitude region in the centre of Timor. We seek to reduce waste wherever we can, and to recycle perfectly good equipment wherever possible helps — it makes us very happy that we can assist students by providing them with much-needed tech! In the past year, we...

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ADCO Begins Construction on Caritas Christie Aged Care Facility

ADCO is pleased to have been awarded the Design & Construct contract to redevelop the existing Caritas Christi Hospice in Kew, in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs, creating the Caritas Christi Hospice and St Vincent’s Care Services, Kew. With a completion date for May 2021, the redevelopment will include the construction of a new, 26-bed Palliative Care hospice and 122-room, 135-bed Residential Aged Care Facility, also incorporating a number of shared-use areas such as car parking, kitchen and loading facilities. The development also includes a chapel, function room, administrative areas and support services for both facilities. ADCO has a proven history of...

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HIEX Mascot Reaches Practical Completion

ADCO’s Holiday Inn Express development in Mascot, Sydney, for our client Pro-invest Group is now complete. The eye-catching hotel is hard to miss, guarding the entrance to Sydney Airport — we are extremely happy with the finish! This $52 million design and construct project saw the construction of a nine-level, short-stay hotel (including one basement level). When open, 247 rooms will be available for guests along with amenities over nine storeys of accommodation, in addition to 98 parking spaces across basement, ground and first levels. Providing convenient access to Sydney Airport, Holiday Inn Express’ standard amenities lean toward the convenient...

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