Porter Davis launched a new range for Queensland.The firm has looked to shake things up in the new home market, with displays Rochedale and Newport now “seeing more people each week than any of the Victorian displays”.Porter Davis Queensland state manager Josh Darling said the firm’s designs were striking a chord with Queenslanders.“We have more people coming through our new displays in Rochedale and Newport each week than any of our Victorian displays, which tells us that the Queensland market is interested in what we are designing.” Porter Davis launched a new range for Queensland. More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home4 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor4 hours agoPorter Davis launched a new range for Queensland. Porter Davis launched a new range for Queensland.The firm has 500 staff and 1300 contractors yet “leaves an excellent impression of customer focus”.Among the ways the firm has been winning customer favour were complimentary 12 months RACV Emergency Home Assist, a design review team, feedback and resolution channel, plus it World of Style showroom, mobile apps and social media engagement. Porter Davis launched a new range for Queensland.A MAJOR builder that entered the Queensland market last year with a fresh take on display homes emerged with top honours for how it’s transformed itself.Porter Davis walked away with the Australian Professional Major Builder gong at the 2017 HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards ceremony which was held on Hamilton Island. According to judges, “recent initiatives, including a major cultural workplace transformation, indicate a renewed focus on continuous improvement and respect for its customers”.
GROUNDBREAKING ceremonies were held on January 21 for Denver’s 14 km Southwest Corridor light rail extension. Regional Transportation District Chairman Ben Klein said the event marked ’the culmination of a dozen years of studies, planning and preparation.’ Detailed engineering design is due to be finished by the end of this year, but construction will start in earnest during the spring for completion in 2000. The Southwest Corridor runs from the existing terminus at I-25 & Broadway to Mineral Avenue in the suburb of Littleton (RG 10.96 p649). RTD signed a full-funding grant agreement with the Federal Transit Administration last May, under which the FTA has promised $120m towards the $156m extension and 14 extra LRVs. A second tranche of money was released on January 15, providing $1·3m towards the purchase of railway right-of-way, and bringing the FTA contribution so far to $2·8m. o