On the Move | April 2021

Jasmax engages architecture professor as design advisor

Multidisciplinary architecture and design practice Jasmax has engaged global award-winning architect Dr Anthony Hoete as an advisor on design. Hoete will provide project peer review services to the studio alongside his primary role as Professor of Architecture (Māori) at the University of Auckland.

Recently returned to New Zealand, Hoete has an impressive international track record as founding Director of London-based WHAT_architecture, which has received accolades as winner of the RIBA National Award, a Prime Minister’s Award for Better Public Building, a Civic Trust Award and a Guinness Record.

Jasmax CEO Sjoerd Post says “Dr Hoete’s international experience that includes projects across the UK, Italy, Germany and the Netherlands makes for an exciting partnership. Many of our clients aspire to blend international thinking with design that is culturally sensitive to its place. Working with Anthony is a rare opportunity to provide exactly that.”

 

Greenstone Group welcomes three new shareholders

Property Advisory and Project Management experts Greenstone Group are pleased to announce that three existing team members have now become shareholders in Greenstone Group. Andrew Bowden, Jonathan Albery and Todd Jones have been with the company for between 6 to 10 years and are Project Directors in Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga respectively. The move to widen the shareholding is a long planned strategic move to improve the business’ resilience, provide succession planning from within and strengthen a drive to bring fresh ideas into the business.

All three took the decision based on the significant growth and success of the business in recent years as well as their faith in the future opportunities in the business.

 

Duncan Cotterill acquires Mackersy Legal

Duncan Cotterill has announced it is continuing its growth trajectory with the acquisition of Mackersy Legal in Queenstown and Christchurch, from 1 April 2021.

“We’ve been looking at opportunities in the Southern Lakes region for some time. We believe we have found the perfect match. Deeply rooted in the local community, Mackersy Legal has recognised sector leading expertise in property syndication and related legal work. We are delighted their team is joining us to open a Duncan Cotterill office in Queenstown to serve the Southern Lakes region,” said Jonathan Scragg, chair of Duncan Cotterill’s partnership and board.

 

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