[U/C] Penny Place | 78m | 24 levels | Apartments

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#106 Post by Ben » Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:11 pm

Looks like we may have a new crane before Christmas after all.
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#107 Post by EBG » Sat Nov 30, 2019 4:15 pm

Yes Ben is right about the crane base at Penny place.. well spotted. Judging by the spacing of the legs this base is for a larger Favco crane (non electric).
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#108 Post by EBG » Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:50 pm

7/12/2019-Currently working on pad footings (foundations) for columns. The crane base is concreted in. Click on picture for bigger.
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#109 Post by dbl96 » Tue Dec 24, 2019 8:12 pm

rhino wrote:
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How would it make sense economically to fly construction workers in from Melbourne and pay for them to stay in hotels when you could easily and cheaply source them locally instead?
If they're Fifo, on long-term (1 year) contracts, it's more likely they're housed in dongas in a caravan park than in a hotel. Unless it's a pub-style hotel with rooms and a shared bathroom (stayed in plenty of them myself when doing field work), or a cheap motel (stayed in plenty of them too) with a deal done for guaranteeing occupancy for a year or so.
They're still expensive. All accommodation in Australia is ridiculously expensive. Even an unpowered site in a caravan park could upwards of $50 at the wrong time of year.

Low-skilled workers are cheaper by the dozen in Adelaide. I can't see why it would ever be worthwhile for construction companies to import them and pay for the associated expenses.

Maybe it would make sense to bring over workers with particular in-demand skills, but I'd be surprised if there are many areas of construction for which Adelaide is totally lacking in worker skills.

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#110 Post by d3v310per » Wed Dec 25, 2019 1:53 pm

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#111 Post by Ben » Wed Jan 08, 2020 5:35 pm

Big concrete pour today.
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#112 Post by Ben » Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:35 am

Cranes going up tomorrow.

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#113 Post by Pistol » Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:19 pm

Realestate.com.au has this as 65% sold
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#114 Post by citywatcher » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:36 pm

Ben wrote:Cranes going up tomorrow.
Did this happen?

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#115 Post by EBG » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:44 pm

Crane 1/2 up.
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#116 Post by Ben » Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:34 pm

Cranes finished now.
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#117 Post by d3v310per » Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:17 pm

Update 24/1/2020 - This one is moving along nicely. First photo taken from Penny Place
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#118 Post by gnrc_louis » Sat Jan 25, 2020 3:32 pm

https://www.realcommercial.com.au/for-s ... -503307630

Slightly off topic but does anyone know if Flagship bought this property? Would probably compliment Kodo and Penny Place well as apartments around the 40-50m mark, though I guess would also obstruct views from Kodo's southern side.
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#119 Post by YellowRoad » Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:39 pm

This building is a pretty 'meh' design. It's saving grace may be that it doesn't present as a blank wall to the west? Might not be enough when it's all said and done though.

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#120 Post by citywatcher » Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:29 pm

It's a shocker

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