News

Ivanhoe Library & Cultural Hub 

Sunday 3rd March marked the official opening of construction of the Ivanhoe Library & Cultural Hub. Buxton Construction has recently been appointed as the preferred contractor for the new project.

This project comprises of a new library, art gallery, conference and meeting spaces, maternal and child health consulting suites, informal theatrette, customer service and a café.

 

Buxton Graduate Program 

Applications are now open for our 2020 graduate program, the program runs over 2 years with graduates spending the first year in the estimating and cost planning department and the second year on site based on a project. Graduates will gain exposure to a variety of tasks including site coordination (including safety, quality assurance and environmental management) contract administration, design coordination and site supervision, working under some of the industries most respected and experienced leaders.
To submit an application please visit our Careers page above or email directly admin@buxtonconstruction.com.au

Buxton staff complete Melbourne Corporate Triathlon 

Well done to the Buxton Construction staff who participated in the Melbourne Corporate Triathlon Series held at Elwood Beach on Sunday 3rd March 2019. Perfect weather conditions made it a fun morning with great results achieved by the five teams.

Buxton Construction office closure over the Christmas holiday period 

Our offices will be closed from Friday 21st December 2018 and reopen Wednesday 9th January 2019.

Merry Christmas from Buxton Construction 

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a safe and happy new year.
Thank you for your support throughout 2018, we look forward to sharing another exciting year together in 2019.

Buxton awarded Spectra Dandenong Apartments & Hotel 

We are thrilled to announce that Buxton Construction has been awarded the contract for the Design and Construction of Spectra Apartments and Hotel in Dandenong.

This project comprises the construction of a 20-level building, with levels one to three dedicated to 56 one and two bedroom apartments and 98 luxury hotel suites.

Spectra boasts views of Port Phillip Bay, Dandenong Ranges and the Melbourne CBD and will be the tallest building to grace the Dandenong skyline.

Duncan King and Shannon McKenzie join the Buxton team 

Buxton Construction recently appointed two new staff members – Duncan King as Estimating Manager and Shannon McKenzie as Senior Estimator.

Duncan King has more than 24 years’ experience in construction estimating and cost planning in both national and international markets. Through leading multiple tenders in excess of $100m, Duncan brings wide-ranging industry knowledge to the role.

With experience working at tier 1 organisations and across a range of high value projects including the $430 million VICPOL headquarters in Spencer Street in Melbourne and the $420 million EQ Ritz Carlton in Perth, Shannon is an expert in his field.

We welcome Duncan and Shannon to the team.

GSA Student Accommodation  

Buxton Construction has commenced construction at Queensberry Street Student Accommodation in Carlton.

This project encompasses the construction of a 14-level student accommodation building, featuring 177 units and an array of communal spaces including a gym, study areas and kitchens. The existing brick façade will be maintained.

Harrow Street Car Park Project commences 

Construction has commenced at Harrow Street Multi-Deck Car Park, Box Hill with site establishment now complete. Demolition and bulk excavation works are progressing well, which will be followed by ground services footings.

This project comprises the construction of a five-level car park, two tenancy spaces, motorbike and bicycle parking facility as well as external landscaping.

Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club – Complete 

The world-class Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club boasts a fusion of homely traditional-style clubhouse with contemporary design, featuring a striking pitched roof, porte cochere, distinctive cathedral-style ceilings and expansive alfresco dining areas.

The 6,000m² clubhouse spans three levels and features a function room, dining areas, bars, members’ facilities, pro shop, buggy store, indoor swimming pool, spa room, wellness centre, gymnasium as well as premium five-star accommodation on the tenth hole and on level one of the clubhouse.

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