Vaughan has cemented national warehouse and fulfilment business, McPhee Distribution Services, as a repeat customer with the successful delivery of industrial facilities in Berrinba, Queensland, and most recently, in Truganina, Victoria (pictured).
The first project for our new Queensland office – Stage 1 of the Berrinba project – saw the construction of a 12,000m² warehouse, offices totalling nearly 700m², hardstand of 6,000m² and a 2,200m² carpark.
The facility is being developed by McPhee on behalf of tenant Rinnai. Rinnai will occupy around 60% of the space with the balance occupied by McPhee.
Vaughan Director, Mark Byrne, said Vaughan’s project management team had been able to deliver the new facility “within a sharp timeframe” despite six weeks of ongoing rains through February and March.
The new Berrinba facility represents Stage 1 of a planned circa $60 million, three stage, McPhee development which will include another two 15,000m² warehouse buildings on two adjoining sites
Vaughan has also been selected to deliver Stage 3 of McPhee’s Berrinba project which will see the delivery of a 13,500m² industrial facility.
At Truganina, Vaughan completed 30,700m² of built area that includes three office spaces totalling 600m², 12,600m² of heavy duty concrete pavement, 27 roller doors, ten loading docks, a 3,500m² bitumen carpark and a 34 metre-wide super canopy.
During the construction period Victoria was in lockdown due to the global pandemic, which presented significant challenges. A reduced workforce, extensive PPE, social distancing and adhering to Vaughan’s strict COVID-safe plan saw the team operating in a new way.
However, excellent teamwork and site management saw a tight program achieved allowing the customer to gain early access so that its Melbourne-based operations were not disrupted.
“We are delighted to be partnering with McPhee on these developments. At Vaughan Constructions, the ethos is ‘Building Customers for Life’ and the partnership forged with McPhee exemplifies this,” stated Mr Byrne.