If you have a building-related question or problem, call us!

As a professional property and building consultancy, we’re trained to understand buildings and to help manage technical issues that could arise with them throughout their lifecycle.

We help residential and commercial property owners, tenants, property managers, insurers, body corporates, councils, government departments/ministries, infrastructure developers and contractors, not-for-profit property owner interest groups and organisations, and lawyers who act for any of these parties to:

  • realise opportunities and value with new buildings or alterations to existing buildings
  • be better informed to negotiate property transactions
  • appreciate future liabilities and risk attached to a particular interest in property, and to budget accordingly
  • identify and achieve appropriate, cost-effective solutions to rectify building defects and/or damage
  • assess exposure to risk in a building-related dispute to assist settlement negotiations
  • obtain information to help avoid a future dispute.
Maynard Marks are one of my go-to consultants for professional advice for commercial lease property relating to dilapidation advice and office fit-out. I am impressed by the level of accuracy and efficiency in delivery of their service.
Zane Smith, Bayleys Property Services
We regularly recommend Maynard Marks to our Body Corporate clients as they have specialist knowledge and understanding of working with these types of clients, as well as the fact that they provide a highly professional no surprises service.
Jane Atkin, Crockers Body Corporate Management Ltd
We require quality independent advice from building surveyors undertaking condition surveys for us and I’ve always been impressed by the Maynard Marks service.  They provide the information we need, often where a quick turnaround is needed and always within budget.
Dan De La Cruz, Auckland Transport
I instruct Maynard Marks in construction related litigation for their technical expertise, which assists me and my clients in clearly understanding often complex building related issues. Maynard Marks are true experts, providing trustworthy impartial technical advice.
Tanya Wood, Jones Fee
Maynard Marks is part of the HOBANZ Trusted Provider Network.  When our members choose to engage Maynard Marks we know they will be dealt with honestly and professionally and are in safe hands.
Roger Levie, HOBANZ
Maynard Marks managed our 16 unit remediation project. They were excellent in ensuring the builder did a quality job and within budget. We are really pleased with the end result, which has significantly increased the value of our properties.
Mike Fox, Body Corporate Chairperson
Maynard Marks recently assisted us and our insurer client with a highly complex earthquake damage claim. Their expertise and advice was always presented in an efficient and professional manner and proved critical to the successful conclusion of the claim.
Gary Hurle, Cunningham Lindsey
If you wish to protect or enhance your property interest or investment, or to avoid or resolve an associated dispute, please contact us on T: +64 9 912 2550 or E: office@maynardmarks.co.nz

Building Surveying

Building surveyors are involved in the design, construction and management of buildings. We can help at all stages of a building’s lifecycle from new/planned buildings, existing and defective buildings through to heritage buildings... more >>

Project Management

Our role as project managers is to ensure the successful outcome of a project. Our skilled team can help you from your project’s inception through to its completion by managing the design process and the professional team and/or the construction and contractors... more >>


Our in-depth knowledge of construction methods, building and material performance sets us apart from stand-alone architectural practices. You can be confident our designs will be fit for purpose and will stand the test of time... more >>

Quantity Surveying

If you want to ensure your building project aligns to your budget our quantity surveying cost consultancy specialists can help. Regardless of the size of your project, we’ll help you to effectively manage costs at every stage:... more >>

Asbestos consultants

Asbestos Consulting

If you suspect your building or site contains asbestos, Maynard Marks can assist you with the identification, management, removal and the provision of a clearance certification for Asbestos. Maynard Marks employs a large team of Licensed Assessors... more >>

Asbestos consultants

Structural Engineering

If you want robust, effective structural engineering advice, we can help... more >>

Maynard Marks specialise in the following sectors

Maintenance PlanningIf you’re a commercial property owner, tenant, institutional property investor or government department, we can empower you by giving you comprehensive information about your property, an in-depth understanding of its current condition and its suitability for the intended use.
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Most New Zealanders are aware of the weathertightness issues commonly referred to as ‘Leaky Building Syndrome’ and the distress these cause. We can help homeowners by identifying and offering solutions to fix the high-risk defects causing the problems.

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Leaky Building

If you have, or suspect you have, a leaky building or other weathertightness issue, we can help. We can act for all parties in litigation processes including homeowners, body corporates, insurers, councils, and defendants to a legal claim (such as builders, developers and other parties involved in the construction process).

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We work with schools, the Ministry of Education and higher/further education institutions on building projects and building-related issues.

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Government / Institutions

We regularly advise government departments on building-related issues. As well as providing public sector clients with the information they need to preserve the life of their existing building assets, we provide design and project management services for refurbishments through to new builds.

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If you’re looking to preserve and adapt New Zealand heritage buildings to meet your changing needs, we can help. Conservation, in terms of buildings, is all about the management of change. It’s about understanding what makes a building significant and endeavouring to ensure that particular features or elements are retained in any change of use.

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We manage the entire seismic upgrade process for our clients from initial assessment through to upgrade. The advantage of using us is that we are trained to understand buildings and thus comprehend the knock-on implications of structural changes needed to meet safety standards. This means that you can be confident that everything that needs to be costed will have been.

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HazardousDo you suspect your building or site contains asbestos, or do you want to engage specialists to ensure your contractors remove it in the correct manner?
If you’re a property owner, occupier or manager we can help.

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