Candor³ – simply better thinking!
Freedom Village, Papamoa is the first of a new model for affordable pre-retirement living in New Zealand and Candor³ are excited about our role in delivering this exciting 160 unit concept village into the New Zealand market. Stage 1 is now under construction and with sales [...]
Candor³ were engaged by a consultant to Summerset to resolve issues with treatment and disposal of stormwater from this proposed retirement village after several attempts to solve the problem with Council had failed. Our team investigated the issues and rapidly developed a cost effective solution that [...]
Auckland Council have engaged Candor3 to help with the structure planning and plan change work for the Whenuapai area. Our role is to provide land development advice and to advise of the implications of the decisions that Council, Watercare and Auckland Transport have to [...]
Candor³ are excited to be a part of the team delivering the innovative Market Cove development in Favona, South Auckland. With circa 1200 apartments and terraced houses to be constructed this is a significant project aimed at providing a mix of much needed affordable housing [...]
This successful 75 lot subdivision in Pukekohe is now complete with houses under construction. The project commenced in early 2015 with design and consenting. Original structure plan schemes for the block delivered approximately 69 lots. With Council’s agreement modifications to the planned structure plan roads [...]
Previous design work carried out for this project resulted in an earthworks imbalance of 200,000m3 that the existing consultants were struggling to resolve. Candor3 were asked to review work to date and determine if a solution were available. The commercial component of the project was [...]
Watercare Services have engaged Candor3 to prepare an indicative scheme plan supported by 3d modelling for the Redhills area for the purpose of developing robust layouts for their trunk infrastructure. Candor3 have prepared an indicative scheme for approximately 10,000 dwellings that is consistent with the [...]
This small 14 unit commercial development was consented in April 2016 with construction commencing shortly thereafter. Works to provide infrastructure and access to facilitate building works are now complete with building to commence in 2017. Candor³ have carried out the engineering design and observation works [...]
Purpose: Legalisation Survey This survey plan defined an area of legal road that had become redundant during the realignment of Ormiston Road. Sound advice, strong communication skills and comprehensive knowledge of the statutory road stopping process enabled our client to purchase this land from Auckland [...]
Construction of this 15.0ha business park in East Tamaki commenced in early 2016 and civil works for the initial stage of the project are nearing completion. Candor³ have carried out all of the engineering design, management and survey for the project to date. Further development [...]
Intersection Properties successfully had this property approved as an SHA after significant work to convince Council that with controlled landscape amenity a development could adequately deal with a visually sensitive ridgeline dominating the property. Initial schemes prepared as a part of the SHA process did [...]
Candor³ carried out the engineering design and observation work for this integrated development in Hobsonville commencing in April 2014. Working with A Studio architects an efficient scheme was developed yielding 59 lots on the 2.0ha site. Construction commenced in January 2015 after all approvals were [...]
Purpose: Post Development Settlement Monitoring The Resource Consent for this residential development requires our client to undertake a post development settlement monitoring programme for the five years following project completion. The stringent tolerances required of this monitoring requires careful selection of monitoring sites, collaboration with [...]
The Stonefields residential development lies within an old quarry basin with no option for gravity discharge of stormwater. Without proper consideration untreated stormwater runoff would put thousands of homes at risk of flooding and result in unsightly ponding and sedimentation at low points. Mark Sollner, [...]
The Integrated Catchment Management Plan (ICMP) for Flat Bush was prepared at a high level without an understanding of how individual land holdings would be developed. During detailed design of various land holdings it was identified by John Gardiner, while working for another consultancy, that significant cost [...]
A 29 lot integrated housing development in Flat Bush. Working on behalf of our client and in conjunction with Paul Brown Architects, Candor³ carried out the planning, surveying and engineering for this development. Working collaboratively with Council it was possible to arrive at an outcome [...]
Sited on a unique site with a significant stand of native bush spanning half the site this terraced house development is now consented and construction is due to commence in August. Significant thought has gone into this project and the finished result will display many [...]
Purpose: Topographic Survey Detailed, reliable topographic survey information forms the building blocks for all engineering and architectural projects. A topographic survey establishes what is onsite, where it’s located and quantifies it. Reliable topographic survey information is critical to establish design constraints for our Engineering Team [...]
Purpose: Boundary Redefinition Knowing the exact extent of land ownership is critical to the redevelopment of any property. Our team of qualified surveyors search through historic land records and interpret them to calculate and demarcate property boundaries. We take the time to understand client objectives [...]
Purpose: Rural LT Subdivision & Removal of Title Limitations This five lot rural subdivision and removal of title limitations included an extensive investigation into historic land records dating back 100+ years, undertaking the survey of adjoining property occupation and defining a natural stream boundary. Successfully [...]
Comprising 44 residential sections and a further 1.0ha set aside for a future integrated development this site lies on the shores of the upper Manukau Harbour in Karaka. The zoning of the land which was driven by Candor³ on behalf of the KARLA group of [...]
A client came to Candor³ to have a due diligence carried out on this 12.0ha site. A scheme had been prepared for the land which gave a yield of 77 residential lots however identifying various opportunities to increase density we reschemed the land and derived [...]
This small 27 unit commercial development was consented in April 2016 with construction commencing shortly thereafter. Works to provide infrastructure and access to facilitate building works are now complete with building to commence in 2017. Candor³ have carried out the engineering design and observation works [...]
Candor³ have carried out the engineering design and consenting works for this development in Flat Bush and will be continuing with the engineering observation, surveying and compliance works in 2017. The works involve the upgrade of a section of Flat Bush School Road from a [...]
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We believe the most commercially successful projects are the ones that are built for people. At Candor³ we make better use of resources to deliver quality outcomes and to address the immediate needs of clients and the community, without constraining future opportunities.
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