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'Seismic' fail: giant Asteron Centre to be retrofitted

'Seismic' fail: giant Asteron Centre to be retrofitted
City developer and investor Mark Dunajtschik said his main focus is to bring the building up to code. (Image: Property Council)
Asteron Centre, Wellington’s biggest office block, is facing significant earthquake remediation that will leave about 2,600 government and city workers without a workplace for another eight months at least.The owner of the 17-storey office development, city developer and investor Mark Dunajtschik, confirmed that work would start on the 45,000 square metre building in March – with expected completion by this August.The building, completed in 2010, has a council valuation of $179 million. Its major tenants include Inland Revenue...

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