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Prendos is a recognised leader in improving function, value and ongoing performance of property assets and investments.

Prendos are a leading multi-disciplinary property consultancy servicing all property sectors throughout New Zealand including government, historic, public, commercial and residential, with offices in Auckland, Tauranga, Wellington and Christchurch.

Our team of over 100 staff include building surveyors, quantity surveyors, registered valuers, architects, structural engineers, fire engineers, project managers, green star assessors and dispute resolution consultants. This cross section of skills combined with our extensive local and international experience allow us to efficiently provide seamless tailored solutions for a wide range of clients.

Architectural Design & Contract Administration   Adjudication, Arbitration, Mediation
Condition Surveys & Maintenance Planning   Construction Disputes

Unit Titles Act -  Sinking Fund (Body Corporate)

  Expert Witness
Long Term Maintenance Plans (LTMP)   NABERSNZ
Quantity Surveying   Market Appraisals
Expert Building Investigation & Remediation   Rent Reviews & Rent Assessments
Schedules of Reinstatement (Leased Premises)   Valuations for Bank Loan Approval
Technical Due Diligence – Commercial   Valuations for Lease Renewals
Technical Due Diligence – Industrial   Valuations for Mortgage Refinancing
Weathertightness Building Investigation   Valuations for Insurance
Seismic Assessments   IEP and DEE assessment
Seismic Strengthening Solutions   Project Management
Premises Condition Reports   Christchurch Insurance Settlements & Disputes
Fire Engineering Services   Structural Engineering Services

Prendos News

Recent Posts

Leaky Home Repairs - Costs & Failures of the Financial Assistance Package

Leaky Home Repairs - Costs & Failures of the Financial Assistance Package

April 10th, 2014

Philip O'Sullivan, Director at Prendos and NZIBS President, comments on the Leaky Home Financ[...]

Native Termite Tragedy

Native Termite Tragedy

February 28th, 2014

Philip O'Sullivan, a Director at Prendos and NZIBS President, comments on the standard of a p[...]

P Lab Houses - Compensation for Tainted Properties

P Lab Houses - Compensation for Tainted Properties

February 17th, 2014

Gordon Edginton, a Director at Prendos, comments on the need for compensation for homeowners whos[...]

Weathertightness of New Buildings

Weathertightness of New Buildings

December 10th, 2013

Recently I wrote an article on weathertightness basics  as part of feature in the Oct/Nov is[...]

Where Have All the Women Gone?

Where Have All the Women Gone?

December 9th, 2013

I’ve been wondering; where have all the women gone that I studied architecture with?  [...]

Update to New Zealand Standard 3910

Update to New Zealand Standard 3910

December 7th, 2013

The much anticipated update to the New Zealand Standard 3910:2003 Conditions of Contract for Buil[...]

Wellington Residential Market Commentary November 2013

Wellington Residential Market Commentary November 2013

December 5th, 2013

Market Trends The past six months has been characterised by stable conditions modest pric[...]

Insurance Valuations – Valuer, Quantity Surveyor, or Take a Punt?

Insurance Valuations – Valuer, Quantity Surveyor, or Take a Punt?

December 2nd, 2013

Most of us have received those rather ominous thick envelopes from our insurer or broker.  A[...]

Greg O'Sullivan Gets Life

Greg O'Sullivan Gets Life

December 1st, 2013

Whilst some may say that’s well deserved, but for the wrong reasons, we at Prendos are deli[...]

IEP, DEE & Seismic Evaluation of Commercial Buildings

Today building owners and investors could be left bewildered by the array of earthquake assessments and reporting available to them and it may be difficult to determine what is appropriate.

Quantity Surveyors Christchurch

Our Quantity Surveying team are actively assisting property owners, insurance companies and their agents with the preparation of insurance settlement proposals in the aftermath of the Canterbury earthquakes.

Green Star and NABERSNZ

We have several Accredited Green Star Assessors with extensive international experience and are now involved with the launch of the NABERSNZ scheme.

Whangarei – We Love it Here

For over four months now I have been operating from an office in my home near  Whangarei.  Why Whangarei? 

Numerical Analysis in a Three-Dimensional Virtual World

When might three-dimensional modelling be of benefit?   What are the advantages and is it cost effective?

A Closer Look at Decay Fungi in Timber Framing

The leaky building crisis in New Zealand, and in other similar parts of the world, has been and still is of great concern to many homeowners.





Auckland
34 Barrys Point Road, Takapuna
PO Box 33-700, Takapuna,AKL 0740
Phone: (09) 970 7070
Fax: (09) 970 7072
Tauranga
22 Tukorako Drive,
PO Box 5189, Mount Maunganui 3150
Phone: (07) 927 7070
Fax: (07) 927 0760 
Wellington
Level 7, BERL House, 108 The Terrace,
PO Box 10 278, The Terrace,
Wellington 6143
Phone: (04) 931 7070
Fax: (04) 931 7072
Christchurch
6/35 Sir William Pickering Drive, Burnside
PO Box 8049 Riccarton CHC 8440
Phone: (03) 341 7570
Fax: (03) 341 7572 
Whangarei
PO Box 3134 Onerahi 0142
Phone: (09) 436 3970
Fax: (09) 436 3972
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