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For all you commercial construction, multi-unit residential construction and childhood education construction news. Plus a few of the more light-hearted things we come across.

How to Improve Weak Ground conditions using Ground Displacement Piling.

Did you know that when the Leaning Tower of Pisa was first being built, it started leaning after just five years…because it’s weight was too heavy for the foundations it was built on. With the advancement of modern engineering and technology, such an event would be extremely unlikely in the modern day. Soil conditions are thoroughly investigated and designs are […]

Gold! Keola’s success at the Commercial Project Awards 2016

Discover the Keola difference, and see what the client said about us: Gold! Keola’s success at the Commercial Project Awards 2016 Keola was awarded Gold at the Commercial Projects Awards earlier this month, for the construction of New Zealand’s largest childcare centre (at the time it was built) in Avondale, Auckland. The owners of the Chrysalis childcare centre are repeat […]

NZ Green Building Council Case Study

The NZ Green Building Council followed us around for a bit on one of our projects and talked to us about our green-building practices. Watch this quick video and find out how we recycled 70% of waste (yes, 70%!) from the project sitevar link = document.getElementById(‘link2736’);link.onclick = function(){document.location = link.getAttribute(‘href’);} and would’ve achieved 5 out of the possible 6 Homestar rating. (scroll […]

We’ve been commissioned to build NZ’s largest childcare centre

Earlier this year Keola won an Award for building a childcare centre… and now we’ve been commissioned to build what will be largest childcare centre in all of New Zealand! Chrysalis Childcare will be a state-of-the-art, architecturally-designed childcare centre located in Avondale. Chrysalis is a ground breaking, unique concept in early childcare education, featuring never-seen-before concepts such as: An innovative […]

Keola announced as Small Business of the Year 2013

Keola announced as Small Business of the Year 2013 Earlier this year, Keola won at the New Zealand Commercial Project Awards… and now we’ve won another award! Last week Keola won the Best Small Business Award at the Westpac Auckland West Business Awards – and were also Finalists in the Excellence in Innovation Award. Business owner Sanjesh Lal says: “I […]

Winners! Keola triumph at the New Zealand Commercial Project Awards

Keola won its first National award this month for building the Magic Kingdom Childcare Centre in Blockhouse Bay, Auckland This was in the Commercial Project Awards’ Education category – a hotly contested division, where we were up against large corporations such as Fletcher Construction, Hawkins Construction and Naylor Love. “It’s incredibly satisfying to be recognised for innovative and excellent building […]

How To Balance Financial Shortfalls During A Building Project?

Ever been to a buffet? One of those coronary, ‘All You Can Eat’ ones? Pay once and keep going back for more. And no one really cares. Right? Except perhaps your heart surgeon. Do You Need A Heart Surgeon When it comes to financing your project, you don’t really need your heart surgeon right there by your side. If you’ve […]

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