PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Project Category
Industrial

Infrastructure

Project
Highbrook Data Centre


Project Manager
Peter Watters


Client
Highbrook Development Limited & IBM


Location
Highbrook Business Park, Auckland


Size
7500m2


Services Provided
  • Project management
  • Procurement management
  • Contract administration
 
Challenges
  • Highly technical and complex project.
  • Design inclusion of world first engineering technology.
  • Tight budgetary and scheduling constraints.
  • Resourcing constraints due to high complexity and tight project schedule.
  • Large number of client instructed changes throughout the project life-cycle.
  • Value Engineering during project's construction phase.
  • International plant and machinery procurement to meet tight schedule constraints.
  • Project started and constructed during Global Financial Crisis (GFC).
Outcome
  • Resource and building consent conditions successfully met e.g. environmental.
  • Project delivered on time and budget.
  • All technical requirements and specifications for the project were able to be constructed and delivered.
  • New state of the art data centre 100% operational on the day of project completion / handover.
  • Tenant able to lease data centre white space and generate income from day one.

Client Testimonial

‘The RDW team have led a number of significant new build and refurbishment projects for Goodman and our customers. Their commitment, drive and dedication has been a key factor in the successful outcomes of a variety of complex projects. We look forward to working with them in the future and would be happy to recommend them as a reliable team capable of managing complex new build and refurbishment projects.’

Peter Yendell
Infrastructure Manager
Goodman