Published 16 December 2008
Wellington quantity surveying company Ortus International Ltd (Neil Edwards & David Grenfell) has won the contracts to provide full quantity surveying services for 2 Masonic villages in Wellington & Levin.
Mr Edwards said the cost of the upgrade of the Woburn Masonic Village in the Hutt Valley was estimated at $15 million and the Horowhenua village at $7 million.
At Woburn, existing flats will be replaced by a retirement complex. The new-look village will also have community facilities such as a café, dining room, lounge, theatre, gym, library, office/administration areas, medical facilities & services areas, including storage & garaging.
The Wellington Masonic Villages Trust operates these 2 retirement villages and another in Masterton, housing 400 residents.
The Levin village will get a new complex containing 18 one-bedroom units, 6 2-bedroom units and common areas including a kitchen/server, lounge, dining spaces, office/administration areas & service areas with space for scooters, storage & garaging for cars.
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Attribution: Ortus release, story written by Bob Dey for the Bob Dey Property Report.