Auckland's 246 Queen St Is Set To Receive A Modern Makeover


A mid city Auckland building is receiving a $20m renovation designed by Fearon Hay.

246 Queen Street
New Zealand

Auckland’s iconic retail centerpiece 246 Queen Street will be receiving a $20m facelift as it looks forward to a new era.

In the 1960’s the building was a nexus of architectural vision, forward-looking fashion retail and modern design. Now it is set to make a return with a makeover with a new vision from architects Fearon Hay. The building will undergo changes to fit the Auckland lifestyle and atmosphere of sophistication.

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Materials for the rebuild of the mid city icon include terrazzo and glass alongside the raw concrete of the base structure. Wilshire Group will provide a full renovation in collaboration with Fearon Hay to transform this central Queen Street location into a new quality landmark for the city.

The redevelopment could provide the right location for an international retailer looking to establish a flagship store in New Zealand along with cutting edge creative agencies, PR and marketing firms or bespoke financial services who could take the office spaces.

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Currently the new renovation doesn’t have a firm completion date but you can learn more about the project on 246 Queen.

Photos: Fearon Hay

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