PRESS MENTION: 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!
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.
PRESS MENTION: 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...
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...
PRESS MENTION: WHATAITAI APARTMENTS WINS ARCHITECTURE AWARD (NZIA)
Congratulations to Roger Walker for the 2018 Wellington Architecture award for the Te Aro Pa 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 HOUSING 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!!
PRESS MENTION: 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 (from Page 20)...
ONESCHOOL GLOBAL SCHOOL 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!
PRESS MENTION: 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 (from Page 24)...
80 TONNE CRAWLER CRANE ARRIVAL
Today Homestead welcomes the arrival of the new 80 tonne crawler crane to their yard. The crane has been imported from Australia equipped with a 58m main boom. With Homestead's continual growth in the light commercial construction sector the crane has been purchased to be used to further improve efficiency and shorten time frames on these large scale projects. The crane will go to the OneSchool Global Palmerston North Campus site which is commencing next month.
PRESS MENTION: LYALL BAY SURF CLUB
Homestead Construction, a builder specialising in precast concrete construction, leads the construction of the Lyall Bay Surf Club in Wellington. Donations, as well as funds from the club and Wellington City Council, will help build the new clubrooms, which will serve as a base of operations for the Lyall Bay Surf Life Saving Club. Having patrolled Lyall Bay for over a hundred years, they are an integral part of the local and visiting community. Click here to read article.
B-K'S LAUD THE VALUE OF BUILDING WITH CONCRETE
In 2009 Richard & Liz Ward, owners of the B-K's Motor Lodge chain, selected Homestead to build their new 1600m2 motel in Palmerston North. From the success of this project they were convinced of the value of building with concrete... they also chose Homestead to build their new motel on the Petone foreshore, Wellington. Read why the construction of these motels was a landmark in the history of Homestead. Click here to read the infonews.co.nz article about Homestead building B-K's Motels.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE PARKER PEN WINNERS!
To celebrate Homesteads re-brand we ran a competition survey to our suppliers and customers as to what they thought of our new logo, website and brading. Everyone that submitted went in the competition to win a 1 of 5 $150 parker pens. Thanks for everyones great feedback!
BILL ENGLISH ATTENDS WHATAITAI APARTMENTS OPENING DAY
In March 2016 Homestead Construction successfully completed the Te Aro Pā Apartments for Wellingtons first city Papakāinga on the Māori ancestral land at 312 Evans Bay, Wellington. The Māori Trust and Homestead team celebrated the opening with a dawn ceremony. We had the priviledge of having the Finance Minister Bill English and Māori Development Minister, Te Ururoa Flavell attend the event.
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.
Team Building Day at the Golf Course
The Homestead team kicked off 2016 with a team building day at Orlando Golf Course. Everyone enjoyed the day with a team building session, inspirational videos, restaurant morning tea & lunch and then a afternoon of golf!