Property Developments

STANDARD BANK KINGSMEAD

Client: Standard Bank
Value: R266 million                           Size: 14,730m2

Award winning project

Award winning project

NEW REGIONAL HEAD OFFICE FOR STANDARD BANK

The commercial property development, situated next to the Kingsmead cricket grounds in Durban, accommodates most of the bank`s business units that were based in several buildings in the greater Durban area.

The three-storey Standard Bank Head Offices building accommodates about 950 staff members and comprises 14,731m2 of office space. In addition to the main office building, there is a separate two-storey Standard Bank branch.

Construction of the office complex started in September 2005 and was completed in October 2006.

SERVICES AND OUTCOME

Key Projects were the advisors of the architect, Elphick Proome Architects, with regards to all contractual and programming issues on this commercial property development.

The project was constructed in 13 months with the
client benefitted from an uncompromising focus on programme to ensure timely delivery to meet their lease constraints.

The team overcame worse than anticipated challenging soil conditions below sea level, it was due to detailed programming that solutions were sort to ensure timely completion.

`Key Projects input with respect to programme and contractual aspects on the SBSA project were invaluable in realising a successful high grade corporate building` George Elphick - Elphick Proome Architects

2008 KZN MBA Building Excellence Award - Supreme Excellence