St John required support to obtain funding in order to build a new ambulance hub in Rotorua. The team at Veros were brought on board to develop, design, and write a robust and engaging business case to obtain funding through the Provincial Growth Fund.
This project is important for the Rotorua and Bay of Plenty community as the location of St John’s current facility has become unsuitable to efficiently respond to emergencies. The existing station is also over 50 years old and is no longer fit for purpose for St John to base its operation from.
The new station will provide modern new facilities to operate first emergency responses from as well as offices, first aid training areas, as well as staff amenities and facilities. The building itself is over 900m2 and will be able to garage up to eight ambulances with 38 additional car parks on-site for staff and visitors. The new facility will contain first response technology and equipment and set a new national benchmark in terms of design.
Our Property Advisory team built a thorough business case for funding, and throughout the process collaborated with the landowner, and St John to ensure the final product was real and evidence-based.
As a result of the business case and funding application written by our team, St John were provided with an $11,000,000 grant from the Provincial Growth Fund for the construction of their new ambulance hub on Te Ngae Road.
Veros are proud to be part of this process and support St John in getting the funding needed for this new, much-needed facility that is critical for the local community.
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