Simon O’Brien is Hampton Jones’ Regional Director and Chartered Building Surveyor and heads up the Hampton Jones team in the Christchurch office. As a Chartered Building Surveyor with over ten years of experience, Simon has covered a wide range of works as a Building Surveyor and Project Manager across commercial, health, residential, academic, telecommunications and data centre sectors within the UK, Europe and New Zealand.
for better lives.
Buildings are our business.
People are our priority.
Others see buildings.
We see potential.
Using our heads
to create buildings with heart.
For over 10 years, we’ve helped our clients achieve the best results from their property assets and projects. And we do it with a dedication that’s second to none. We’ve grown our company with a great team of smart people, and by exceeding client expectations.
Today, we’re the leading privately owned RICS regulated consultancy. We’re building specialists with a dedicated New Zealand focus on built and new build environments, and we take great pride in our client relationships.
Welcome to Hampton Jones.
News and thought leadership
Hampton Jones is thrilled to announce promotions for a number of our valuable team members across the country! These promotions acknowledge the hard work, passion and expertise that these people demonstrate on a daily basis to our clients and to the company, and we thank them for their on-going contribution. A big congratulations to Gareth, Jenny, Craig, Nicole, Margaret, Charles, Jeremy, Nick, Stephen, Jason, Olivia, Vim, Liam and Jonathan!
Jonathan Stewart has recently qualified as a RICS Chartered Building Surveyor and is based in our Christchurch office. With over three years experience, Jonathan is rapidly building on experience gained through his degree and previous employment in key aspects of Building Surveying. Jonathan’s previous responsibilities have included managing refurbishment projects from inception to completion with duties in design, client liaison, preparing drawing proposals and specifications.
Last month, James Green (Hampton Jones’ Chartered Quantity Surveyor) attended The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Members’ Forum in Toronto 2018 from 8-12 July. This is an annual event bringing together leading construction professionals from all global regional hubs to represent the interests of all members.
Construction has traditionally been slow to take up technological advances and is well known for being fractured and antiquated. However, now experts are speculating that the construction industry is ripe for tech disruption, so it’s no longer about ‘if’ and more about ‘when’? Ahead of us are exciting times for the industry, with a wide range of technologies coming (and some available now) to enable more efficient construction techniques and integrated workflows.
After 12 years as a Director of Hampton Jones, James Bundy has left to pursue other projects including building a house in Northland and developing his career as a professional Director. James was a founding Director of the company who helped to drive and shape our business, and we’d like to take this opportunity to thank him for his significant contribution over the years to Hampton Jones.
Under budget and on time
“I have no doubt we could not have completed our fit-out without Hampton Jones. Their industry technical knowledge and communication levels were outstanding. The project was completed under budget and on time."
Hugh Caughley, CEO - DLA Phillips Fox
Affordable and appropriate
The teams expert industry knowledge and dedication has ensured we have a system that is economic, affordable and appropriate to our specific needs."