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Commercial Bay, AUCKLAND CITY

Commercial Bay, AUCKLAND CITY

Project Goal

Commercial Bay is a 39 level tower encompassing commercial space, retail, public space, hospitality, and public transport. 

“Auckland CBD's highly ambitious and challenging Commercial Bay development is now well advanced.
The $1 billion undertaking is 10 projects in one.
It includes doing up two existing buildings, building five new retail precincts, some underground rail tunnels and one monster office tower”

Source ONE NEWS 14.05.19

Project Parameters

Commercial Bay is a striking 39 level tower on the former site of the Downtown mall at the foot of Queen Street. The tower's foundations will be dug concurrently with the beginning of the tunnels for Auckland City Rail Link, which will link Britomart and the city centre with the existing western line near Mt Eden.

Services Provided

  • Calculation of grid in relation to boundary

  • Calculation of building in relation to grid

  • Establishment and maintenance of survey control and setting out of grids

  • Structural dilapidation survey by drones of surrounding buildings

  • Monitoring of surrounding buildings

  • Setout of structural fixings

  • Setout CRL tunnel under building site

  • As Built completed tunnel for future land transfer work

  • As Built plans of grid set-out on concrete slab

  • Issue of Surveyors Certificates for height and position

Project Budget

$900 million 

Completion Date


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