Yes the rumours are true! The Gibson Group is packing up and moving to fancy new digs in the middle of town. We’ll be in the Dominion Building in Victoria and Mercer Streets, Wellington from mid-April 2015.
The Dominion Building was originally designed and built by architects Crichton, McKay and Haughton in 1928 for The Dominion newspaper. It is an elegant seven-storey building which if you are a Wellingtonian you will probably recognise. The frontage is made of stone imported from Caen in France and the interiors are Queensland marble. The building follows the bend in the road of Mercer and Victoria Streets. Arguably its most striking feature is the copper-covered tower with a lantern turret.
In the mid-1970s, The Dominion moved out of the building and the complex was redesigned by Ian Athfield in 1995. It is now a mix of office, residential and retail. The building is classified as a "Category 2" by Heritage New Zealand. We are very excited about moving there and look forward to welcoming all our friends and clients to our new offices from April onwards.