Whether it’s a spec build or tailored design, developing sites is a skill that goes back to our roots. With over 80 years’ experience partnering with developers, design-build contractors, investors and business owners, we’re experts at creating commercially viable and functional building developments.

Drawing on the complementary capabilities and significant expertise of our multidisciplinary land development team, we help you get the most out of your site to deliver a smarter project outcome – that is, one that is economical to construct and adaptable to future tenant requirements.

We work closely with you at all stages of a project, first taking the time to understand your vision; then guiding you through the process as we deliver the various stages of your development. This includes initial site investigation, concept and detailed design, and the management of the consenting, procurement, construction and handover phases of the project.

Our in-house expertise covers almost everything a site development project needs. If ever there’s a gap, we procure, manage and coordinate appropriate consultants from a network of trusted providers. This collaborative and versatile approach offers complete, integrated solutions for projects of any size; or we can provide a single service in isolation.

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Vanguard Drive Comprehensive Development See project

Lady Wigram Village 11

Lady Wigram Retirement Village See project

Our site development services

  • Structural engineering

  • Architectural detailing

  • Civil engineering

  • Geotechnical engineering

  • Surveying

  • Town planning and resource consent applications

  • Contamination assessment

  • Landscape architecture

  • Building consent applications and management

  • Tender administration and contractor procurement

  • Construction contract administration – engineer to NZS3910 contract

  • Construction monitoring

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- Eliot Sinclair have provided a range of urban design, planning, surveying, engineering and landscape architectural services for many of Ngāi Tahu Property’s developments for more than two decades.

Their work is consistently outstanding. Whether providing excellent project management, engineer design and geotechnical assessments, or supplying high-quality drone footage for marketing purposes, Eliot Sinclair’s services continue to evolve and provide value and insight across many aspects of our projects.

Ngāi Tahu Property looks forward to continuing our strong working relationship with Eliot Sinclair which has been evident in all our projects together -

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Our experts

Travers Armstrong

Travers Armstrong

Director | Structural Engineer

Jade Mc Farlane

Jade McFarlane

Associate | Landscape Architect & Urban Designer

Darren Hocken

Darren Hocken

Director | Surveyor

Let's talk

Smarter project outcomes start with a simple conversation. Find out how we can help you shape a better tomorrow by sending through a quick enquiry below.