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Potters Hill/The Tiers Roading Development Queenstown

Client:  Alpha Properties / Albatross QT Ltd

Base Job Number: Q1402-1410   Client Ref:  9074-2014-A/B 

Start DateFinish DateMain ContractorEngineer to ContractContract Value
M10/10/2014 current-2016 Base Contracting Chris Hansen, CFM $1.8 million

Contract Description

Over 18 months Base have worked with the developer (building high end apartments) and clients (siteworks to allow buildings) to transition a very steep & challenging site into high value urban house sites.

  • Extensive earthworks, roading, reticulated & utility services for 17 lot multi unit apartments on steep rocky site. 
  • 600m – 300mm PE water line 
  • Drainage works on S.H. 6A & thrust bores under

Base staff running job involved

Mike Stephenson, Murray Forward, Jeremy Heath, Michael Stroud

Subcontractors used

  • Fulton Hogan – kerbing, pavement construction, asphalt surfacing, concrete works & footpaths
  • Central Drainlaying

Suppliers used

  • Fulton Hogan Quarries
  • Mico 
  • Hynds 
  • Chesters
  • Dennison Stone

Health & Safety

No issues or concerns in projects

Further Notes 

Base Contracting & Fulton Hogan bid together initially for the first stage of the development.  Rates were then Negotiated again with the clients to continue to construct stage 2 and potentially stage 3 (2016)


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