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Hutt business continues to Go Ahead

29 November 2004.

Hutt business continues to Go Ahead

Major new construction projects underway around the Hutt will produce as much as $250 million in new developments and create 1500 new jobs in the CBD alone said Hutt City General Manager, Strategic Development Kim Kelly.

To keep people informed and provide a picture of major construction as they happen, the Hutt City portal now has information on major current construction developments in Hutt City.

Ms Kelly said most people are probably not aware of just how many developments are going on around the city.

"The new projects are an expression of confidence in the Hutt as a great place to do business and provide compelling evidence that business is going ahead in the Hutt," said Kim Kelly.

"The current construction projects add significantly to the Hutt economy and provide thousands of jobs over the life of the construction projects.

Details of the new projects can be found at www.huttcity.info/business . Iinformation and photos about the construction jobs will be updated every three weeks to provide residents and businesses with an understanding of what is happening in each of the developments.

A recent survey found a third of Hutt businesses will need more business space in the next five years and the overwhelming majority of Hutt City businesses are planning to remain in Hutt City, including most of those looking at shifting to new premises.

Major new developments currently under construction include:

* The $140 million redevelopment of Westfield including:

* A new three-level carpark running the full length of Waterloo Road which will be available for parking by Christmas with progressive handover throughout 2005.

* The new mall being constructed in Queens Drive which has started now and will be complete in November 2005.

* The new multi million dollar Mitre 10 Mega store -- including a 7,000 square metre retail warehouse, 2,000 square metres of garden centre and cafe, 1,000 square metres of outdoor storage and 300 on site car parks. This is on schedule for an opening by mid-2005.

* Demolition work has begun for a new 6,620 square metre Pak'N Save supermarket at the corner of High Street and Brunswick Street to be completed late in 2005.

* First staff will move into the new Contact Energy Service Centre at the former Levene's building on High Street in December 2004.

Work is nearing completion on the new Bunnings Warehouse store located on Cambridge Terrace in Naenae. The approx 7,000square metre hardware store is due to open in December.

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