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Lakewood Cambridge

Lakewood Cambridge

‘Lakewood Cambridge’ - a new development that compliments Cambridge’s character town appeal Construction work on Lakewood Cambridge is expected to start later this year, with completion projected to be around a year later.  Ben Jones, Development Manager, at the Greenstone Group, Lakewood’s project and development managers, said design work for Lakewood Cambridge had been undertaken by Auckland based Ignite Architects. Each of the buildings is designed to reflect Cambridge’s heritage, he said, with different materials used on each block to reference various parts of the town’s history. “Character bricks will mimic the town hall, and wooden barn styled buildings will link to Cambridge’s strong equestrian heritage.  It will fit well with Cambridge. The over-arching development strategy is to facilitate the creation of an attractive mixed-used destination that links the ‘hidden’ lake and reserve with Cambridge’s character town.” Ben Jones said the development was strategically placed to benefit from Cambridge’s natural amenity, heritage town appeal, forecast regional growth, and supplementary destination attractions, such as; the Avantidrome, Lake Karapiro and Hobbiton. Bringing Lakewood to fruition is Trig Group, an award-winning Hamilton-based family business known for developments such as Rototuna Village.  Trig directors Graeme Matangi and Gary Ilton said Lakewood was the largest development the company had taken on, and was probably one of the largest ever done in Cambridge. They said the Waipa District Council is very supportive and easy to deal with throughout this process.  In terms of commercial appeal, Lakewood has been strategically crafted around research findings by the economic…

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