Client: Krukziener Properties.
Location: Court House Lane, Auckland
Construction Start: 1998
Construction Finish: 2000
Duration: 20 months
Project Partners: Peddle Thorp Architects, Stevenson & Turner Architects, Promanco Kenman PM, Riders QS, Multiplex Construction, Holmes Consulting Engineers, NDY service engineers
Metropolis is a 42 storey 315 unit serviced apartment hotel, which at the time was rated as 5 star hotel managed by Liang Court out of Singapore. Simon Jacks was the Clients Project Manager, with Multiplex Construction venturing out of Australia to set up in New Zealand with Metropolis being their first project in this country.
The project was completed 2 months earlier than contracted, exceeded Clients expectations and stands today as testament to great design and solid construction which continues to enhance the Auckland streetscape and skyline.