Asteron Centre


We are excited to be undertaking the seismic strengthening and interior refurbishment works on the Asteron Centre, which at the time of its opening in 2010, was Wellington’s largest single office building at 48,000m2!

This 15-storey premium grade commercial building occupies a prominent corner position - opposite the Wellington train station, and main bus terminal.

This building has been home to the Inland Revenue, alongside various other tenants, until it was deemed unsafe in 2021 due to the aftermath of the Kaikoura earthquake and revision of new building standards.

McKee Fehl will be undertaking the following works as part of this high-profile project:

  • Hollow Core strengthening
  • Installation of a new concrete collar ring beam around the building core
  • Installation of steel plates on the roof and floors
  • Modifications to existing services to facilitate the new structural works
  • Reinstatement of the existing fitout after the restrengthening works have been completed.
  • Demolition of the existing BMU track.

This complex project will see the Asteron Centre strengthened to a minimum of 80% NBS.

We are looking forward to providing the Inland Revenue, along with future tenants, with a structurally sound and newly refurbished space, later in the year.