At the start of this year we moved into our awesome new premises – and although the entry and main offices were nice, we felt like the vanilla boardroom was seriously letting us down. We didn’t worry too much about it – but then COVID-19...

One of the newest – and possibly most exciting – additions to the Auckland retail space this year has been Commercial Bay. We were chuffed to be a part of the groundbreaking new shopping centre in the heart of downtown Auckland. All in all, Datum...

So you’ve just signed the lease for a new project. Congrats! You’re now one step closer to your new shop, office, or restaurant – and on the first leg of your fit-out journey. There’s probably a deadline in place, and a lot to cover –...

For Kathmandu, entrusting someone to create two new stores at once is a big deal. When it came time to develop their Christchurch and Newmarket concept stores, they needed shopfitters who would become an extension of their own team and work hard to capture the...

When Australian based Laser Clinics decided to venture into the New Zealand market, they needed a shop fitter who could cope with their sometimes challenging briefs. Testing the waters in a new country is an intimidating process, but Datum Project’s innovative designs, quick thinking and...

It’s always a great feeling to work alongside a client through several different projects and establish a level of trust and reliability. We've created a longstanding relationship with Glassons and have been helping them to bring their stores to life across New Zealand for five...

For the first of their men’s shops in New Zealand, and only the 4th men’s store across Australasia, Sportscraft (and their parent company, APG & Co.) knew they needed a team they could trust to fit it out. “As we were preparing to build our first...

When Datum first signed on to fitout one of Colette’s stores, Colette was feeling a little wary… After not having the best experiences in New Zealand, they based the decision on price – but were needing to be impressed with quality and service. After dealing...

There’s nothing we love more than becoming one of a retailer’s preferred shopfitters, and that’s just what we’ve become in our work with Spark. With six stores delivered since May 2017, Spark continue to choose to work with us on account of the “high quality...

When it comes to a well-known brand like Kathmandu, getting the store fitout right can be tricky. Working on our first project for them in Silverdale was an exciting mix of bringing an existing vision to life and solving problems as they arose. Find out...

Datum's been hard at work on the Auckland Airport refurbishments recently, with Icebreaker, Kiwi Discovery, Hayama, and Relay all crafted by Datum teams. As one of the few nominated shopfitters working regularly at Auckland Airport for the past five years, and with the whole departure area...

Being used to the mall environment, we relished the challenge of renovating the old Normanby Tavern and transforming it into Good Home Mt Eden. With plenty of external building works to accompany our usual interiors expertise, the end result is an extremely inviting experience. [gallery ids="16029,16030,16031,16033,16034,16032"]...

The team at Datum are quite excited to be working on multiple stores in the new DNZ owned Northwest Shopping Centre in Massey, Auckland. We have already completed fitouts for Katsubi, Just Cuts and Istanbul Kebabs and have secured Franich Jewellers, Hallensteins, The Coffee Club...

Datum Projects are extremely pleased to be working in partnership with Hallensteins and Glassons. Having carried out the fitout of Hallensteins 500m2 flagship store in Auckland's Queen Street, we've now embarked upon a refurbishment programme across the brands. [gallery link="none" ids="15904,15902"]...

We are delighted to welcome aboard Alan Greenwood as our Lead Project Manager. Alan brings a wealth of knowledge and years of experience in the shopfitting sector, and is a great fit with our team....

Datum Projects Ltd was recently featured in Joiners, a niche market trade magazine aimed primarily at those that manufacture in the joinery (wood), cabinetmaking, furniture and kitchen manufacturing industries. Here is the article featured in the March 2014 publication: Established two years ago, shopfitters Datum Projects...

Karl Noyer, our Contracts Administrator recently represented New Zealand at the biennial Basketball 3X3 World Championships in Moscow. They enjoyed a few wins against Japan, Turkey and Brazil but after close losses to Estonia and Romania, were knocked out from the final 16. However, their awesome efforts...