Cushman & Wakefield, New Zealand is pleased to announce the expansion of its services provision to one of New Zealand’s leading tertiary education institutes, the University of Auckland. The appointment expands Cushman & Wakefield’s existing role providing Facilities Services support to the University’s Faculty of Medical Health Sciences at its Grafton Campus in Auckland. This appointment extends a partnership that commenced in September 2013, further underlining Cushman & Wakefield’s credentials in the tertiary education sector.
The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s pre-eminent research-led institution and the country’s leading University in QS World University Rankings 2018. Worldwide, the University of Auckland is among the top 50 universities for 16 of the subjects it offers. Two subjects are placed in the world’s top 20 with Archaeology ranking #16 and Education #20 in the world.
The portfolio under management encompasses 25 multi-story accommodation buildings and more than 1,900 beds. The contract will be managed by New Zealand’s Facilities Services team led by Contract Manager, Jo Moors. A fully dedicated, site-based Handyman supported by a team of specialised trades will manage the day-to-day preventative and reactive maintenance tasks and local client relationships. The team will be supported by our dedicated Helpdesk champion and administration team.
Cushman & Wakefield looks forward to the continuation of this partnership through the delivery of best-in-class facilities services and client support.
Tony Cole, Director of Facilities Services, New Zealand, commented: “We are very proud and excited to have been awarded this contract and to have the opportunity to further grow our excellent working relationship with the University of Auckland. As a business we are completely focused on providing end to end solutions for our clients and this is an exciting step for both parties and further evidence of the appeal and flexibility of our self-delivery trade services capability”.