Distinction Hotels: more work on former Chief Post Office

Initial plans for the Distinction Dunedin included 180 rooms and suites, restaurants, bars, conference facilities, a business centre, gym, as well as a lap pool.

### ODT Online Tue, 6 Dec 2011
Steelwork spans new space
By Hamish McNeilly
As an airy new space is created with major engineering work at Dunedin’s former chief post office, the building’s developer is praising the city’s potential. Geoff Thomson, of Distinction Hotels, said contractors were yesterday putting in place steel beams over the top of a new conference centre area for the four-star redevelopment. The roof over the conference centre was likely to be completed by Christmas, after work to replace the main roof was completed earlier this year.
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3 responses to “Distinction Hotels: more work on former Chief Post Office

  1. The property owner Geoff Thomson is having a new lift system installed in the building.

  2. Hey Elizabeth, that’s great. It will give that part of the town a bit of a lift. It might even escalate some further action down there. Otis and milk for breakfast, that’s what does it.

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