Over the years, we’ve built a team of people, who we think are second to none. That’s the team that we’ve involved in Victoria Lane. Mark McGuinness, Managing Director - Willis Bond & Co
Established in 1988, Willis Bond is a property development and investment company specialising in the development of large-scale, mixed-use real estate, with an emphasis on waterfront and inner-city developments.
It has established an enviable reputation for creating high-quality retail, residential and mixed-use communities in modern urban environments.
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Willis Bond & Co has a demonstrated track record for completing large-scale and complex projects on time and within budget. Developments in Wellington include: the Odlins Building (now the NZX Centre), the Free Ambulance Building, Shed 22 and the PwC Centre on the Wellington waterfront; the award-winning $175-million Chews Lane Precinct in Wellington’s CBD and the award-winning $180 million Clyde Quay Wharf development.
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To date Willis Bond & Co has established three investment funds – Willis Bond Capital Partners ($128 million), Willis Bond Capital Partners II ($100 million) and Willis Bond Capital Partners III ($132.8 million). These funds provide the agility and financial strength for Willis Bond & Co to secure and deliver its outstanding portfolio of development projects, which now includes Victoria Lane Apartments.
Athfield Architects is an internationally acclaimed and multi award-winning design company, including architects and designers. Its work is recognised for innovative solutions that are responsive to context, people and place. Athfield Architects have collaborated with Willis Bond & Co on several projects including the award-winning Chews Lane Precinct and Clyde Quay Wharf developments.
Dunning Thornton Consultants is a specialist structural and seismic consulting engineering business based in Wellington. It has been responsible for many prominent Wellington projects, including the Chews Lane Precinct, Wellington Hospital, the Meridian building and moving the Museum Hotel. It has a reputation for innovative, cost-effective and high-quality structural design.
LT McGuinness is a third-generation family construction company with a 60-year tradition of quality, and on-time cost-effective performance. It has been involved in the successful construction of a number of award-winning apartment developments, including the Chews Lane, One Market Lane and Clyde Quay Wharf apartments in Wellington and Wynyard Central on Auckland’s waterfront.