Christchurch Airport Chief Executive Jim Boult and Recall NZ General Manager Marcus Mota at the new Recall facility construction site in Dakota Park
Construction is underway for the first
major tenant in Christchurch's Airport's new freight and logistics
precinct, Dakota Park.
Recall is a global leader in managing information in various
forms throughout its lifecycle and will lease a 2.4 hectare site in
"A new site for expansion of freight and logistics facilities
has been needed at the airport for some time and we're delighted
Recall is the first tenant in our park," says Christchurch
International Airport Ltd (CIAL) General Manager Property, Blair
CIAL has contracted Arrow International to construct a
purpose-built information centre and office facility for Recall
over the next year.
Recall is part of the Brambles group and has approximately 300
dedicated operation centres, spanning five continents, in more than
20 countries, servicing nearly 80,000 customers worldwide. Locally,
it manages information for many of the region's largest public and
"Our new site will be a state-of-the-art facility and will
enhance our operations in the South Island," said General Manager
of Recall New Zealand, Marcos Mota. "It will consolidate our market
leadership by allowing us to offer an even higher level of service
to our clients."
CIAL Chief Executive Jim Boult says the signing of Recall
represents the start of a property development programme for the
airport company which will bring economic benefits to the wider
Canterbury region as new business is attracted to the city.
"Further design-build development opportunities for Dakota Park
are also being worked through," says Blair Forgie.
Major roading and services infrastructure work in the 80-hectare
Dakota Park began in April 2010, including the extension of Ron
Guthrey Rd for two kilometres through the site. Construction of the
Recall facility began in September 2010 and will be completed by