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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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.
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
Furthermore, Capital Shopping park, part of the new Leckwith Stadium development, is due for practical completion in the spring.
Overall we are extremely pleased with the level of interest, given that practical completion was only achieved in September.
The last few tests are being completed and the practical completion of the pounds 800m complex is imminent.
Unless and until WNSL hold and successfully complete this series of test events, and obtain the required approvals, Multiplex will be prevented from achieving practical completion.
A March date is now expected for practical completion.
With just two months until practical completion, Jean Nouvel's Torre Agbar has risen to become a popular new landmark for residents of the Catalonian capital, Barcelona.
The consultant is required to liaise with the client and prepare the final detailed design, specification and pre-tender estimate for the greenway extension from island harbour to east cowes; to provide assistance with the evaluation of tenders for the works and overseeing the construction from site set up to practical completion
Armagh 2 has been fully pre-let, detailed planning consent is in place and construction works have commenced, with practical completion scheduled for 1Q18.
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