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NZCIS ATHLETES VILLAGE WORKS BEGIN
Homestead has started onsite at the NZ Campus of Innovation and Sport (NZCIS) campus in Upper Hutt where we are constructing 7 blocks of accommodation units, known as the Athletes Village.
WAIKANAE STORAGE UNITS COMPLETE
Another Design & Build project by Homestead is complete. A block of 11 units for ELK Storage Solutions on Kapanui St in Waikanae.
LAST PANEL STOOD AT ERSKINE DEVELOPMENT
The final precast concrete panel for the Erskine Development in Island Bay was installed in mid-January 2021. The Mews is the final stage of the development, a further 14 3-storey units, and is currently under construction.
THE 2020 FINALE
The full Homestead Construction team meet up at our Head Office in Levin for the final day of 2020 to say thank you for everyones efforts throughout the year. A traditional Hangi was cooked and very much enjoyed by the team.
PRECAST SUPPLY FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDING
Homestead Construction has supplied and installed the precast concrete panels for a 2100m2 commercial building in Avalon, Lower Hutt.
STORAGE UNITS GET UNDERWAY IN WAIKANAE
Works are underway for a block of storage units for a private developer in Waikanae. Building consent has been granted, and the precast concrete panels will be standing by the end of October.
HEADLINE: BENEFITS OF PRECAST IN MULTIRESIDENTIAL APPLICATIONS (CONCRETENZ)
The latest issue of ConcreteNZ's magazine has two articles featuring the Paetutu and Kainga Ora Champion St projects, demonstrating the benefits of using precast construction systems in multiresidential applications.
HEADLINE: PRECAST STARS IN PROMINENT RESIDENTIAL BUILD (CONCRETENZ)
Check out a recent article in the CONCRETE Magazine on the Architectural Home Project in Kaiwharawhaura, Wellington. A BIG shout out to Darcy Currie for project managing this residential home and seeing it through to completion!
HEADLINE: AFFORDABLE CITY LIVING FOR IWI BUILT IN CONCRETE (CONCRETENZ)
Recently Homestead Construction built Wellington's Te Aro Pa Trust 14 papakainga housing units on a site in the city's Evans Bay. In July 2017 CCANZ published an article about the project: "Affordable City Living For Iwi Built In Concrete" (Ian McIntyre). Click here to read the article
HEADLINE: DEFYING THE ELEMENTS IN DAYS BAY (CONCRETENZ)
This month the 'Cement & Concrete Association NZ' featured a project completed by Homestead Construction. Click here to read the CCANZ Days Bay Article.
HEADLINE: PRECAST CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION EXPERTS (BUSINESS CENTRAL)
Business Central's latest magazine features an article about Homestead Construction, precast construction, and the Erskine Development.
HEADLINE: PRECAST CONCRETE A HUGE TIMESAVER (BUSINESS CENTRAL)
Homestead Construction features again in Business Central with this article about the Paetutu Petone housing development. Read the full article here...
HEADLINE: ERSKINE PROJECT GETS UNDERWAY (BUSINESS CENTRAL)
This months Business Central magazine featured the Erskine Project Development. Business Central interviewed the General Manager of Homestead - Daniel Lawry - regarding the project and how using Precast Concrete construction has many benefits for this high-quality housing development in Island Bay. Read more...
HEADLINE: A REPUTATION BUILT ON INNOVATION (BUSINESS CENTRAL)
This week the Business Central Magazine have featured an article on the Homestead Construction and how they built a successful and solid reputation designing and building homes and commercial buildings using precast concrete construction. Click here to read the article.
CONFERENCE HALL IN PALMERSTON NORTH COMMENCES
Onsite works have started for a large conference hall in Johnstone Drive, Palmerston North.
KAINGA ORA PROJECT STARTS
Construction work has started for 2 blocks of 1-bedroom units for Kainga Ora on Champion Street in Porirua.
NEW HUNTING & FISHING STORE
Hunting & Fishing's latest store construction has started in Otaki.
Architectural Home Completed!
This precast concrete home built by features a variety of claddings including timber, plaster and stone - reflecting the amazing design versatility using concrete.
PAETUTU HOUSING DEVELOPMENT COMMENCES
Petone’s latest housing development – Paetutu is now underway by Homestead Construction Limited. The development, located at 429 Jackson St, Wellington includes 56 terraced 2 level homes located in clusters to form a high-quality urban community. Read more...
HEADLINE: TE ARO PA APARTMENTS WIN ARCHITECTURE AWARD (NZIA)
Congratulations to Roger Walker for the 2018 Wellington Architecture award for the Te Aro Pā Trust Papakainga housing design. The apartments were built by Homestead Construction Limited on Māori ancestral land at Evans Bay, Wellington. Here’s what the New Zealand Institute of Architects had to say about the project...
ERSKINE DEVELOPMENT CONSTRUCTION COMMENCES
Construction is underway for the new Erskine housing Development. The contemporary 80 town house development designed by CoLab Architecture is located on the historic site of the former Erskine College at Island Bay, Wellington. The terraced houses are set on a rolling landscape around the historic French-inspired gothic chapel which was built in in 1930.
COMPLETION OF LYALL BAY SURF CLUB
Another successful project completed by Homestead Construction. Right on the beach front and with steel piles being driven 12m below foundations and all precast concrete walls and floors this building is here for the long haul. The club are going to complete the interior in the coming months. Homestead replaced the tiles on the wall by creating the pattern in the concrete and painting it to replicate the same look. Well done team for another great job and satisfied client!!
ONESCHOOL GLOBAL CAMPUS CONSTRUCTION COMMENCES
Homestead is privileged to be awarded the contract for building the new OneSchool Global Palmerston North. The 2400m2 self-directed modern learning facility is due to be completed for use by early 2018. There will be a total of 1500 tonnes of concrete required to complete the job!
HOMESTEAD IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE OUR NEW BRANDING & WEBSITE
The latest step in our evolution of change, is the creation of strong, solid & contemporary branding. This is to reflect our new core focus in the high-density, apartment & affordable housing sector which has evolved as developers, architects & engineers recognise the value and efficiencies of building in concrete.