Q&A with Regional Director & Chartered Building Surveyor Simon O’Brien

Q&A with Regional Director & Chartered Building Surveyor Simon O’Brien

, Vic Lau

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.

Announcing New Promotions at Hampton Jones!

Announcing New Promotions at Hampton Jones!

, Vic Lau

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!

Q&A with: RICS Chartered Building Surveyor Jonathan Stewart

Q&A with: RICS Chartered Building Surveyor Jonathan Stewart

, Vic Lau

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.

Q&A with James Green attending CIOB Members' Forum in Toronto 2018

Q&A with James Green attending CIOB Members' Forum in Toronto 2018

, Vic Lau

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.

Do you manage, own or lease a building? You need a 3D building scan.

Do you manage, own or lease a building? You need a 3D building scan.

, Vic Lau

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.

Q&A with Associate Director & Senior Quantity Manager Jeremy Blake

Q&A with Associate Director & Senior Quantity Manager Jeremy Blake

, Vic Lau

Jeremy Blake is Hampton Jones’ Associate Director and Senior Quantity Manager and is based in our recently opened North Shore office. Jeremy has been with the company for 6 years but has been quantity surveying for over 20 years; initially in the UK before moving to New Zealand with his family in 2010.

Q&A with Regional Director & Chartered Quantity Surveyor Tony Phillips

Q&A with Regional Director & Chartered Quantity Surveyor Tony Phillips

, Margaret Browne

Tony Phillips is Hampton Jones’ Northern Regional Director and Chartered Quantity Surveyor, and heads up our recently opened North Shore office. Tony joined Hampton Jones in 2011 to establish our Quantity Surveying department and has been quantity surveying for 23 years; originally in the UK before moving to New Zealand.

A new Quantity Surveying hub on the North Shore

A new Quantity Surveying hub on the North Shore

, Margaret Browne

Did you know that Hampton Jones has opened a new office on Auckland’s North Shore? Our new Albany location is our fourth in New Zealand, and was created to provide a Quantity Surveying hub, led by Regional Director and Chartered Quantity Surveyor Tony Phillips and Associate Director and Senior Quantity Surveyor Jeremy Blake; both Quantity Surveyors with extensive New Zealand and overseas experience.

Experiencing Passive House design firsthand

Experiencing Passive House design firsthand

, Margaret Browne

Some of our Design team recently visited the Pro Clima Hub in Penrose, Auckland. The Hub is a one-of-a-kind facility showcasing advanced building systems for healthy, energy efficient and durable buildings, and providing training for building professionals. The facility has an actual Passive House built inside it, which was really interesting for our team! Passive Houses result in ultra-low energy buildings that require little energy for heating or cooling.

Craig Harvett heads up the Hampton Jones PM team

Craig Harvett heads up the Hampton Jones PM team

, Margaret Browne

Hampton Jones are very pleased to announce that Craig Harvett has joined us as the Associate Director and Project Manager in our Project Management Division. Craig says of his new role “I’m excited about the opportunity to contribute to growing the Project Management team at Hampton Jones, and to make a positive contribution to the construction sector overall. I’m looking forward to us winning further major new capital developments, and increasing our recognition for delivering innovative Project Management Services that provide best value for our clients”.