Case studies

DHL Glassworks, Hornby, Christchurch

This new facility is part of a $20.7 million development of the old glassworks site located off Halswell Junction Road Hornby by Goodman NZ. DHL the logistics operator will occupy one of the new warehouses on this site. This new warehouse will provide 6,871m2 of office and warehouse space together with an extensive canopied yard.  

39 Braeburn Drive, Hornby, Christchurch

This single storey structure is constructed from a combination of concrete walls and steel portal frames. When a quantitative detailed engineering evaluation was carried out on the building a critical structural weakness was determined. The precast panels contained Non-Ductile mesh reinforcing . With this type of reinforcing, the panels will fail in a brittle fashion under ULS earthquake loading. It was determined from this evaluation that the capacity of the building was of 16% NBS.

EA Networks, River Terrace, Ashburton

This new $25.1 million sports facility development combines indoor netball courts, an aquatic Centre and gymnasium into a single ultramodern building. The facility itself is over 8,000m².

Kathmandu Extension, Portlink, Christchurch

Over recent years Kathmandu the outdoor clothing and equipment retailer has seen significant growth sales. This growth has meant that the company needed to expand its national distribution centre located in the Portlinks Woolston to support the demand. Acrus developments agreed to Kathmandu request for an expansion to their existing warehouse and delivered a tailored made building to suit Kathmandu needs. The existing 5,000m2 distribution centre was increased to 7,800m2.

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