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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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ADCO to build $58m Heffron Centre for Randwick Council and Rabbitohs

ADCO is thrilled to have been selected as Builder of Choice for the $58 million Heffron Centre in Maroubra, in Sydney’s east. An important community sporting development for Randwick City Council, Heffron Centre will include an indoor multi-purpose facility with two indoor sports halls to accommodate sports such as netball, basketball, badminton, volleyball and indoor futsal, and dedicated gymnastics facility with high quality amenities, changerooms and dedicated bathrooms, office administration and parent / participant viewing. The major development will also house South Sydney Rabbitohs’ community and high-performance centre, including facilities to support Souths Cares’ educational and community programs. Additional works include vehicle...

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ADCO breaks ground on Lakelands Station project

We reached an exciting milestone on Sunday with ADCO welcoming WA Premier Mark McGowan to turn the first sod on METRONET’s Lakelands Station, celebrating commencement of construction. The Premier broke ground alongside the transport and local ministers and ADCO’s WA State Manager, James Prattent. This vital rail project will see the design and construction of the new station, including an entry building with a pedestrian overpass connecting the train platforms, bus interchange, 400-bay car park and associated infrastructure. Lakelands Station will be built 7km north of Mandurah Station and will service the growing suburbs of Lakelands, Madora Bay, Meadow Springs and surrounds....

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Concord Oval redevelopment topped out

ADCO is delighted to have recently hit a major milestone in our redevelopment of Concord Oval for City of Canada Bay in Sydney’s inner west, topping out the structure with the highest concrete pour of the precinct now complete. This $75 million project is funded by the NSW Government, the Australian Government and the City of Canada Bay, in association with the Wests Tigers Rugby League Football Pty Ltd. The redevelopment of Concord Oval will provide new open space and recreation facilities for the growing Burwood-Concord and Kings Bay precincts and will also offer state-of-the-art training and administrative facilities for grassroots to elite sporting...

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ADCO begins Stage 2 of secondary college south of Perth

After successfully delivering Stage 1 in 2019, ADCO is proud to have been awarded Ridge View Secondary College’s Stage 2 works, in Baldivis, 45 km south of Perth. Already very popular for families in Baldivis, the new facilities will enhance learning opportunities for students, offering a performing arts centre, music rooms, a dance studio, a visual arts area and state-of-the-art media classrooms. The school will increase its capacity from 725 to accommodate 1,450 students, with the new build to include general classrooms, multipurpose playing courts, landscaped areas and extra parking. ADCO’s extensive experience delivering projects on operational sites will be...

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Work completed on Caritas Christi aged care service in Melbourne’s east

We are excited to have reached Practical Completion at Caritas Christi, our aged care project for St Vincent's Health Australia in Melbourne. ADCO was awarded the design and construct contract in 2019 to redevelop the existing Caritas Christi Hospice in Kew, creating the Caritas Christi Hospice and St Vincent’s Care Services. Redevelopment included demolition of the existing hospital and subsequent construction of a new 26-bed palliative care hospice and 122-room/135-bed residential aged care facility, with several shared use and back-of-house areas such as car parking, kitchen and loading facilities. The development now also includes a chapel, function room, administrative areas and support...

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ADCO wins three prestigious WA Master Builders Awards

ADCO proudly took home three awards at the 2021 Master Builders Association of Western Australia Awards over the weekend! Our projects came first in the following categories: ‘Best Building Fit-out ($10-20 million)' for Kings Square, a 14,500sqm office fit out for WA Government in the heart of Fremantle ‘Best Health Care Building ($10-20 million)’ for Osborne Park Hospital, which now offers a state-of-the-art neonatal nursery, maternity assessment unit and 16-bed rehabilitation unit; and ‘Best Retail Building ($10-20 million)’ for Bunnings Warehouse located in the ADCO-built, 14-hectare Midland Saleyard development. We are honoured to be recognised for our construction work in and around...

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