MEDIA RELEASE: World-class industrial manufacturing facility wins coveted Supreme Award
A new industrial manufacturing facility has won the Supreme Award in the prestigious Property Council New Zealand Rider Levett Bucknall Property Industry Awards 2017.
The Sistema manufacturing facility received the Rider Levett Bucknall Supreme Award, after being awarded the ‘Best in Category’ for the Yardi – Industrial Property Award at the annual black-tie gala dinner at Spark Arena in Auckland on 16 June.
The state-of-the-art 55,000-square meter manufacturing facility, located in Mangere, Auckland, is also home to Sistema’s international headquarters.
Featuring a strong operational focus, the buildings design was a stand-out for Chief Judge Andrew Evans due to the attention given to all aspects of work flow, future flexibility, divisibility, and expansion.
“The functionality of the design ensures a smooth and logical flow of materials, people, and resources through the production process, facilitating the efficient operation of a world-class business,” he said.
These standout attributes were also recognised by Newell Brands, a US Fortune 500 company that recently acquired the Sistema plastics business, and in the process signed a long-term lease for the continued occupation of the building.
Mr Evans added, “The project is world class and demonstrated a high level of consultation and collaboration between the design teams, builder, and occupier.
“I am also delighted to see the Supreme Award go to an industrial development that is pushing the boundaries in design and functionality, delivering the most significant industrial building in New Zealand.
“This building displays the innovation and attitude that has made Sistema Plastics a world leader.”
Over 1,500 property professionals from around New Zealand attended the Rider Levett Bucknall Property Industry Awards.
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Chambers and Station (Auckland) – Best in Category
The Dylan Apartments (Auckland) – Excellence
55 Symonds Street (Auckland) – Merit
Boulcott Conference Suites & Apartments (Wellington) - Merit
GIB Education and Property Award
Samuel Marsden Collegiate School - Te Manawa o te Kura (Wellington) – Best in Category
AUT Building MH (Auckland) – Excellence
Te Ara o Mauao, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology (Tauranga) – Excellence
Haeata Community Campus (Christchurch) - Merit
Rolleston College (Christchurch) - Merit
St Andrews College Centennial Chapel (Christchurch) - Merit
Tarawera High School (Kawerau) - Merit
Holmes Consulting Group Tourism and Leisure Property Award
Adina Hotel (Auckland) – Best in Category
Vector Wero Whitewater Park (Auckland) - Excellence
RCG Retail Property Award
Whangaparaoa Retail Centre (Auckland) - Merit
Yardi Industrial Property Award
Sistema Manufacturing Facility (Auckland) - Best in Category
Big Chill Supersite (Auckland) – Excellence
Coca Cola Amatil (Auckland) – Excellence
Emerson’s Brewery and Taproom (Dunedin) – Merit
Red Stag Timber Sawmill (Rotorua) – Merit
The Warehouse Limited South Island Distribution Centre (Christchurch) - Merit
Warren and Mahoney Civic and Arts Property Award
Len Lye Centre & Govett-Brewster Art Gallery (New Plymouth) – Best in Category
ASB Waterfront Theatre (Auckland) – Excellence
Manu Tukutuku – Randwick Park Pavillion (Auckland) – Merit
Redcliffs Library (Christchurch) - Merit
Fagerhult NZ Health and Medical Property Award
Manaaki by Mercy (Dunedin) – Best in Category
Burwood Hospital Redevelopment (Christchurch) – Excellence
St John Christchurch Ambulance Hub (Christchurch) - Merit
Hawkins Heritage and Adaptive Reuses Property Award
Australis Nathan Buildings (Auckland) – Best in Category
Chambers and Station (Auckland) – Excellence
Mason Bros (Auckland) – Excellence
Good Union (Cambridge) - Merit
St Kevin’s Arcade (Auckland) - Merit
The Christchurch Club (Christchurch) - Merit
Natural Habitats Urban Land Developments Property Award
Daventry Street and Tōrea Place (Auckland) - Merit
RCP Commercial Office Property Award
PwC Centre (Christchurch) – Best in Category
133 Molesworth Street (Wellington) – Excellence
Australis Nathan Buildings (Auckland) – Merit
Mason Bros (Auckland) - Merit
Resene Green Building Property Award
ASB Waterfront Theatre (Auckland) – Best in Category
New Shoots Children’s Centre & Source Café Pakuranga – Excellence
133 Molesworth Street (Wellington) - Merit
Property Council Members’ Laureate - John Dunn