Christchurch’s new central city library, Turanga, topped the civic & arts category at the Property Council’s national awards on Friday, and took out the Rider Levett Bucknall supreme award.
The Auckland Airport property team has won the Property Council’s third annual Auckland property people award for urban design for its work on stage of The Landing business precinct at the airport.
Property Council chief executive Connal Townsend said today central & local government “need to develop a range of innovative funding tools beyond rates & individual project funds. To be sustainable those tools should be linked to growth.”
McKee Fehl Constructors Ltd managing director Maurice Clark has won the premier laureate award at the Property Council Wellington branch’s property people awards.
Arts, Culture & Heritage Minister Maggie Barry said on Friday the Government would put $12 million into a contestable new fund over the next 4 years to support retention of built heritage. The Property Council called it “underwhelming”.
Mansons TCLM Ltd’s NZME Central development in Auckland won the Property Council’s supreme award handed out on Friday.