Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


PlaceMakers Whangaparaoa up Sticks And Heads for the Tavern!

10 March 2014

MEDIA RELEASE


PlaceMakers Whangaparaoa up Sticks And Heads for the Tavern!

After 17 years in Whangaparaoa, PlaceMakers is making the move from Whangaparaoa Road (store closes on the 28th March) to an 8,000 square metre plus site on the corner of East Coast Bays Road and Tavern Road, Silverdale. The new branch will be opening on the 31st of March (correct at time of release, may be subject to change).

Greenslade Building Limited is the company behind the construction; the store has been designed and built with the customer and the environment in mind:
• Customer First Design Principles: Designed to help customers (and staff) gather materials quickly and comfortably and be heading back to the work site.
- Approx. 8 x the undercover stock storage area compared to the previous site with an expansive and easy access drive-through
- 65 car parks (incl. 10 undercover) minimises delays and hassle
- Larger showroom with room to display the latest in building solutions including Kitchens and Bathrooms
- Low racking design provides better sight lines which means easier visibility of product.
• Sustainable building practices mean a reduced environmental footprint.
• A comprehensive range – A comprehensive offering – over 5,500 products including 750 new product additions. PlaceMakers ‘special orders’ service enable an almost limitless choice of product.
• PlaceMakers Silverdale core trade range is pledged to never be ‘out of stock’.
• Branch operator, John Gair leads the charge and brings his Whangaparaoa team with him to take on new challenges and opportunities within the greater Rodney Area
• One minutes’ drive from SH1 and Hibiscus Coast Highway makes picking up building materials fast and efficient for customers.

It’s a bigger and better experience for customers with the new PlaceMakers Silverdale trading from a site that’s over 8000m2. The undercover drive-through area is approximately eight times the size of the existing Whangaparaoa store. The total yard size is 2700m2 and will substantially benefit the customer in terms of ease of access to products and traffic management. The aim is to make it easy for customers to get what they need without hassle or delays.

For those looking to pop in and browse or discuss their projects with the team, the 65 car parks (including 10 undercover) make it easy to do just that. The larger showroom will display an updated trade-focused product range, low level racking and the latest Peter Hay kitchen displays. These kitchens are designed to a high specification; they look fantastic, are affordable and the quality is superb.

PlaceMakers are committed to the environment and sustainable building practices. The new purpose built store will utilise “green” building initiatives, such as daylight harvesting, energy efficient lighting and water saving systems all designed to minimise PlaceMakers environmental footprint.

PlaceMakers acting General Manager of Operations, Mike Lockyer says ‘Every new store we build will be built to a standard that is energy efficient and in-line with sustainable building practices.’

As part of the commitment to the trade, PlaceMakers is pledging that the core trade lines will never be ‘out of stock’. Mike Lockyer says ‘We know that delivering in full and on time is the key to a successful project for our customers, we are committed to making sure that these core trade lines are always in-stock. We will be measuring our success in this area and we will get this right, it’s a priority.’

As well as the move to more up-to-date facilities, it’s a new era for PlaceMakers in North Auckland as operator John Gair takes on the challenge of servicing the needs of a fast developing Silverdale and Rodney district. John’s experience in civil and rural pipeline systems serves him well in an area where urban meets rural – he understands the dynamics and infrastructure needs of a developing suburb.

“The opportunities are fantastic” says John “the easy access and proximity to motorway feeders mean that a quick PlaceMakers pit stop at ‘The Tavern’ should be hassle free for a busy building industry.”

John says “The PlaceMakers Silverdale team is all about putting our customers first. We want to deliver maximum value and outstanding customer service each and every day. The goal is to ensure that, ultimately, nobody is easier to do business with than PlaceMakers.”

PlaceMakers Silverdale serves the Auckland area, Rodney, and the Islands of the Gulf.

-Ends-

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

R18: The Warehouse Group Praised For Removing Games

The decision by New Zealand’s largest retailer The Warehouse Group (TW Group), to withdraw stocks of the latest version of Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V) and other R18 games, has been praised by advocacy group Stop Demand Foundation. More>>

ALSO:

Air NZ Wine Awards: Victory For Villa Maria As Pinot Noir Thrills

It was a night to remember as Villa Maria Estate picked up one of the highest accolades of the evening, the O-I New Zealand Reserve Wine of the Show Trophy, at the 28th Air New Zealand Wine Awards. The Villa Maria Single Vineyard Southern Clays Marlborough ... More>>

ALSO:

Future Brighter Money: RBNZ Releases New Bank Note Designs

New Zealand’s banknotes are getting brighter and better, with the Reserve Bank today unveiling more vibrant and secure banknote designs which will progressively enter circulation later next year. More>>

ALSO:

Commerce: Supermarket Inquiry Finds No Breaches By Countdown

The Commerce Commission inquiry into anti-competitive behaviour by Countdown supermarkets, alleged by former Labour Party MP Shane Jones, has found nothing to warrant prosecution, although it warns supermarkets to take care in the way they communicate... More>>

ALSO:

Crown Accounts: English Flags ‘Challenge’ To Budget Surplus

Finance Minister Bill English is warning next month’s half yearly fiscal and economic update from the Treasury may not forecast a budget surplus, saying that returning the government’s accounts to surplus in 2015 will be “a challenge”, given the decline in commodity prices and weak global inflation. More>>

ALSO:

March 2015: Netflix To Launch In Australia And New Zealand

World’s Leading Internet Television Network to Offer Original Series, Movies, Documentaries, Stand-Up Comedy Specials and TV Shows for Low Monthly Price More>>

ALSO:

Price Of Cheese (Is Up): Dairy Product Prices Fall To Five-Year Low

Dairy product prices fell in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction to the lowest level in more than five years, led by declines in rennet casein and skim milk powder. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news