First Light

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First Light

Located on First Avenue in Mooloolaba the First Light project consists of sixty-seven (67) two and three bedroom apartments spread over thirteen (13) levels serviced by two (2) secure lifts.

The project comprises car parking to the basement and semi basement levels; ground level (Level 1) car park with two retail areas, foyer and lift lobby; Level 2 pool and BBQ area, gym and landscaping; Levels 3 to 12 residential apartments; and Level 13 comprises two private penthouses.

This project was built on a challenging site; built to all four boundaries between existing residential towers in the heart of Mooloolaba. Due to the complexities of this site exceptional public relations and communication skills were deployed by the team to manage road closures, deliveries and noise.

Designed and constructed to deal with the lowest level being below sea level this project was completed in record time (10 weeks early) on a 16 month contract duration.

Winner 2017 Queensland Master Builders State Award – Residential Building (high-rise over 3 storey) up to $20 Million

QUICK FACTS

PROJECT NAME
First Light

REGION
Sunshine Coast

CLIENT NAME
RPG (First Light) P/L

SECTOR
Residential

“The communication from the RCQ Construction team couldn’t have been better, we have been aware of any street closures etc. well in advance and could inform any patients to make it easier for them to access their business. We were amazed at how quickly the building has gone up and are impressed with the building and have had no issue with noise etc. during the build. Both Tony and his wife also complimented any RCQ staff or contractors they have come across on the street and said they were only too happy to speak with them about the project.”

TONY CAMERON
RESIDENT & BUSINESS OWNER AT FIRST AVENUE, MOOLOOLABA

“RCQ Construction have previously delivered a total of ten projects for Honeycombes Property Group in Townsville and Mackay. All of these projects were delivered using a Design & Construct contract. RCQ Constructions early involvement in a projects development ensures the design process is as efficient as possible and buildability / cost outcomes are maximised. At all times the RCQ Construction team are cooperative and professional with commitment to quality work.”

PETER HONEYCOMBE
MANAGING DIRECTOR - HONEYCOMBES PROPERTY GROUP

“Oaks Hotels and Resorts is very satisfied with the build quality of the final product and we have no hesitation in providing this reference as to the capabilities and quality of construction provided by RCQ Construction.”

JAMES VALLIS
DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGER -OAKS HOTELS AND RESORTS

“The fitout was completed to our requirements within a set timeframe and wold not hesitate to recommend RCQ Construction for similar projects in the future.”

NOEL WARD
PRACTICE MANAGER - ADG SUNSHINE COAST

“..found them to be very approachable, flexible around the needs of an operating business, and utterly professional in all our dealings with them. In addition, they were solution oriented and we were always confident that they would find a solution to any of the myriad issues that came up - and they invariably did.”

KIEREN DELL
CEO - Majestic Cinemas

“RCQ’s performance on this project was exceptional. RCQ and their Subcontractors had not previously undertaken a Woolworths’ refurbishment. For Woolworths, this project represented the largest financial construction commitment for FY15. It also had the most complicated scope and a compressed program. RCQ met all staged milestones throughout the project and provided a high quality product at each staged handover. Achieving these milestones was critical in ensuring that the Supermarket was able to continue its operations, with minimal impact on customers, staff and suppliers.”

WENDY EALES
Project Manager, Real Project Solutions

“During my time working with RCQ Construction, I have found them to work cooperatively in a team environment, always acting with integrity and honesty, continually providing efficient and concise correspondence whilst maintaining excellent judgement when dealing with complex issues.”

HUGH GRETTON-WATSON
Director, HGW Projects

“In short, we are pleased with the timeliness of delivery, quality of work and team approach applied by RCQ and its staff.”

GLEN GARRICK
Garrick Family Trust and Harrison Family Trust

“RCQ Construction their Project Manager and Development Team were a pleasure to deal with from the conceptual stage right through to moving into our new premises. Consultation at every stage and a consistently high standard of communication was the key to guaranteeing the final result was to our complete satisfaction. RCQ made every effort to implement our specific requirements for the fitout and allowed us access to the site whenever we required. I would highly recommend RCQ for any construction work and would not hesitate to make use of their services again in the future.”

GLENN FERGUSON
Managing Director, Ferguson Cannon Lawyers

“Communication was regular and immediate, and contact with site personnel and project manager was within a clearly identified chain of responsibility. Workplace Health and Safety procedures were rigorous in terms of dealing with a school and all its clients. Any issues raised by the school were immediately addressed to our satisfaction. This company, RCQ and its representatives involved with this project were excellent partners in our school’s project.”

MRS MARGO DIXON
Principal, Mt Carmel Primary School

“... RCQ was remarkably accommodating in addressing the many variations and remained committed to achieving the quality outcome that we sought… With RCQ exceeding its promise to realise savings of 5% on trade costs, Cape Bouvard was able to add value to the development through a collaborative process of trade letting and cost monitoring, with RCQ once again cooperating pro-actively in the inclusion of scope enhancements and purchaser variations, some of which were extensive. Based on our experiences with RCQ, we are therefore pleased to recommend their services...”

GARY GODFREY
Senior Development Manager, Cape Bouvard Developments

“It was particularly pleasing to me that RCQ planners made suggestions for improvements to our plans throughout the building phase that significantly improved the utility of the final product. This genuine sense of collaboration and ‘ownership’ of the project was greatly appreciated by our company.”

IAN PRATT
Managing Director, Global Village English Centres Australia

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