The Athletes Village is due for handover to GC2018 organisers next month, but the builder’s licence has been restricted.
The Athletes Village is due for handover to GC2018 organisers next month, but the builder’s licence has been restricted.

Commonwealth Games village builder licence in limbo

QUEENSLAND'S building regulator is investigating whether to cancel the building licence of the key Commonwealth Games Athletes' Village contractor after yesterday forbidding it from taking on new business.

Grocon Constructors (Qld) Pty Ltd is a month away from handing the $550 million village to Games organisers, is building a 168-unit tower at 27 Old Burleigh Rd in Surfers Paradise, and has plans for other major projects in Brisbane.

The Queensland Building and Construction Commission yesterday added a condition to the company's licence saying it "must not provide tenders or quotes, or enter into any new contracts, for the performance of building work as defined in the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Act 1991 until it is notified in writing by QBCC".

A statement from the watchdog late yesterday said it was "determining if the company meets its licensing obligations".

"The QBCC has not received any money owed complaints from subcontractors or suppliers in relation to Grocon Constructors (Qld) Pty Ltd," the regulator said.

More on this at the Gold Coast Bulletin

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