SkyCity Entertainment Group (ASX:SKC) to reopen parts of precinct after fire

Company News

by Rachael Jones

SkyCity Entertainment Group (ASX:SKC) will reopen some parts of the SkyCity Auckland precinct later today after a fire at the New Zealand Convention Centre in Auckland.

Normal business operations will resume in a phased approach.

Fire and emergency services teams will remain on site until such time as the fire is successfully extinguished and the site can be handed back to Fletcher Construction Company (ASX:FBU), the main contractor for the NZICC and Horizon Hotel (which is also under construction and located adjacent to the centre.

Both SkyCity and Fletcher Construction Company Limited remain committed to completing the NZICC to the standard agreed with the New Zealand Government.

Shares in SkyCity Entertainment Group (ASX:SKC) last traded at $3.61.