Alder Constructions is adding to its expanding education portfolio after being awarded the amenities refurbishment at Palm Beach Currumbin State High School as part of the School Infrastructure Enhancement (SIE) program.
The $769,721 project includes the design and construction of the amenities including the design development and management, demolition of the existing building, and construction of new amenities.
Alder Constructions General Manager, Dean Cheffers says the appointment adds to company’s flourishing education portfolio with more than $40 million worth of education projects completed or under construction across SEQ this year.
“With more than 15 education projects completed over the past 5 years, Alder Constructions is no stranger to working within the education space to deliver exceptional projects dedicated to enhancing the learning experience for Queensland students,” says Mr Cheffers.
“This latest appointment at Palm Beach Currumbin State High School further cements Alder Constructions as a leader in the field and we look forward to completing even more projects in this sector in conjunction with the Department of Education.”
Earlier this year Alder Constructions was appointed to complete the new General Learning Centre at Coombabah State High School, with works set to be complete mid-next year. The $9.1 million project includes a multi-story learning facility complete with future general learning areas, seven new classrooms, amenities, home economics upgrade, communications room, breakout spaces, a kinesiology lab, a hospital ward room, and an undercroft with 12 car parking bays.
“The construction team has also commenced works on the New Learning Centre at Bracken Ridge State High School,” Mr Cheffers said.
“This $12 million project will deliver a new two-storey learning centre with four learning spaces and four specialist learning spaces. It also includes the refurbishment and conversion of two spaces into a Science Laboratory in Block B, and the refurbishment and conversion of drama and music spaces into three learning spaces in Block D, including two STEM classrooms.
“Construction also underway on the Engagement Centre and Tuckshop at Cleveland District State High School”
Alder Constructions recently completed a $9 million commitment to the Queensland Government’s Cooler Cleaner Schools Program which aims to deliver more comfortable teaching and learning environments for students, teachers and school communities across the state.
As part of their commitment, Alder Constructions delivered services to 10 schools within the Gold Coast, Redlands, Greater Brisbane and Moreton Bay regions, totaling 526 air-conditioning units across 84 buildings.
The constructions team continues to advance their expertise in the education sector, with a suite of cutting edge projects already completed including the A.B. Paterson’s $13 million state-of-the-art learning precinct, ‘The Pod’ at Coomera Anglican College, The Southport School Multi-Purpose Hall, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) facility at Indooroopilly’s Brigidine College.
The family-owned Gold Coast company has building and civil infrastructure capabilities, and has completed a range of residential, education, commercial, industrial and key infrastructure projects between Grafton NSW and Airlie Beach, and out west to Toowoomba.