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Sarah Houlden

Sarah Houlden


Following her MSc in Project Management at the College of Estate Management in the UK, Sarah has worked internationally in Project Management, Technical Advisory and Development Monitoring.

Sarah has completed a range of new build, refurbishment and fit-out projects with clients internationally.


Sarah spent ten years in London working across a range of sectors including housing, commercial, offices, education and government. From London, she moved to New Zealand and performed a client-side role at a large entertainment complex, before moving to a real estate consultancy based in New York City.

Sarah has worked successfully with a range of investor/financial clients and developers on both large multi-stakeholder projects through to smaller refurbishments for tenants. Projects include several school packages throughout Ireland, a significant mixed-use/housing development in South London, a 14,000m2 tenant fit-out in New York and various other smaller fit-outs including hotels in NZ. Many of Sarah’s roles have focused on pre-commencement Technical Due Diligence

Qualifications and Memberships

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc Hons) in Physics
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Surveying

Project Experience

  • Foodstuffs Head Office and Distribution Centre
  • Kayne Residence – Tara Iti Golf Course
  • Man Street Hotel, Queenstown
  • Lower Grey’s Ave, WP1 and Waterbank Crescent, Housing New Zealand
  • WP1 remediation, Housing New Zealand
  • Grand Hotel refurbishment, SKYCITY
  • SKYCITY Hotel refurbishment, SKYCITY
  • SKYCITY Surveillance Suite, SKYCITY