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When you’re tasked with creating an upmarket showroom frequented by architects, designers, and those seeking high-end flooring products, you need to make sure you engage perfectionists when it comes to fitting the space out. Luckily that’s what interior design studio Wonder got when they called...

Numbers show that around less than 30 percent of board directors in New Zealand are women, but Datum Projects board member Christine Woods is happy to be counted among them. A full time academic at the University of Auckland Business School, Christine has recently been made...

It’s been an exciting time at Datum of late, with the arrival of some shiny new toys and tools to enhance the business and allow us to really ramp up our production capability. NEW MACHINERY In December, we took possession of our new CNC router machine, which...

The issues around supply of building product and cost blow-outs have been front and centre in the news lately. One outlet reports that the price of building products sold in New Zealand has increased by 34 percent on average during the past 12 months – something...

If you’re familiar with Auckland’s Viaduct on any night, you’re probably familiar with Danny Doolan’s. It’s an Auckland institution, having delivered Irish charm, good food and drink, and many nights of live music and dancing in their iconic waterfront spot since 2000.  The Datum team were...

The Datum team relished the chance to work on 2degrees’ latest store at Westfield Newmarket and create a light, airy space with innovative displays and a future-proof fit-out. Having worked with 2degrees on their Sylvia Park retail space, this was an opportunity to start from...

Chances are that if we’re working on a client’s project, we’ll need to get building consents. Building consents are generally a lot of admin. Sometimes they really feel like a thorn in our sides; they take a lot of paperwork, and if mis-handled, can really slow...

Who worked from home last year? Yup, even I’ve got my hand up! Despite my wife’s best efforts to distract me with jobs around the house, and a spa encouraging me to clock off around, oh, midday(!), I jumped between work-from-home and work-from-office. It was a...

At Datum, we’ve been invested in in-house joinery manufacture almost since day one. As soon as we were able to expand from a small project management company and get our own factory, we were designing and manufacturing our products and projects in-house. In-house manufacture means we’re...

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 –...

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....