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CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL | COLOMBO AND ARMAGH ST CNR | 17L | 70 Metres | Refurbishment Completed

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"international and local interests are considering turning Christchurch's badly damaged former Forsyth Barr building into a hotel, as the city gears up for next year's Cricket World Cup.

Colliers International says it has had interest from both overseas and local players in converting the damaged office block into a 200-room, 4.5 to 5-star hotel."


Fingers crossed the Forsyth Barr is about to get a lease of new life!
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Yep. I too have seen people gutting out the building...
I wouldn't take the renders too seriously...Most buildings look cheap and nasty on them, but when we see the real version of it, it's not too bad.

But yeah, sad about the balconies.
I walk past it everyday, they seem to be doing heavy works in the lobby and the lower floors.
They are completely clearing out the first few floors and the parking building surrounding it at the moment.
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