practical completion


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date of substantial completion

The date certified by the architect when the work, 1 or a designated portion thereof is sufficiently complete, in accordance with the contract documents, so the owner may occupy the work or designated portion thereof for the use for which it is intended.
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On practical completion, the scheme will have a gross development value of PS36m.
Phase 1 of the scheme, which includes Crowne Plaza Newcastle hotel, The Rocket offices and Stephenson Quarter Car Park, has now reached practical completion.
Practical completion was achieved about 10 weeks later than originally envisaged but met Fortescue's requirements.
Tom Lamb, associate and industrial property specialist with Knight Frank in Leeds, said: "This is one of very few speculatively-built developments in the Yorkshire region during the past five years, so it is tremendous news that one of the three units has been let prior to practical completion." Mr Lamb said: "There is good interest in the other two units - Block A, which is 10,000sq ft and Block B, which is 4,400sq ft."
Practical completion of The Cube was achieved in August 2010 and, to date, leases for about half of the office space have been completed, and agreements have been reached for the hotel, roof-top restaurant and other retail space.
The company has received an operating licence for the mine by the environmental authorities, which indicates a practical completion of the project.
Phase 1: At practical completion (approximately three years from commencing the project) the capacity of the Coldry Plant will be 2 million tonnes per annum Phase 2: Two years after practical completion the capacity of the Coldry plant will be increased by an additional 3 million tonnes per annum Phase 3: Three years after completion of phase 2 expansion, the capacity of the Coldry Plant will be increased by an additional 5 million tonnes per annum Phase 4: Three years after completion of Phase 3 expansion, the capacity of the Coldry Plant will be increased by an additional 10 million tonnes per annum About Environmental Clean Technologies Limited: Environmental Clean Technologies Limited is an Australia-based company.
The six highspecification, new build trade counter or hybrid units are estimated for practical completion in June.
Architect Diller Scofidio + Renfro Client Liverpool Biennial Structural engineers: Arup Area of project Corner of Great George Street and Parliament Street, Liverpool Start and finish dates Architect commissioned, 2007; practical completion, August 2008
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