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What we solve?

Profitable Projects

Project Direction

Xpect provides expert direction, development management and governance of property projects in New Zealand.

1. Understand your needs
2. Assess the potential of your project
3. Develop a plan
4. Provide steps to action
5. Apply our development management system
6. Engage and manage as you require, or
7. Advise as you proceed.

Distressed Project Support

Stabilisation, Risk Management, Revised Strategy, Recovery Implementation, Project Management, Body Corporate & Purchaser stakeholder liaison. Complex remediation projects.

Development Expertise

Large scale greenfield subdivisions

Small to medium infill subdivisions

Mid-rise residential apartments

Terrace home comprehensive developments

Standalone houses - from cookie cutter to custom luxury

Mixed use - office and retail accompanying primarily residential developments

Development Management

Acquisition, Feasibility, Design Management, Consents, Contracting, Project Management, Sales, Marketing & Purchaser Management

Property Development Business

Xpect advises on and creates business and people management procedures and systems for property developers:

* Backend:Finance, IT, Legal, Health & Safety
* Sales management, marketing and branding
* Customer needs insights & product evaluation
* Design and Consenting
* Land development and Infrastructure
* Vertical construction and maintenance
* Cost, variation and procurement control
* Customer support, settlement and purchaser management
* Funding and investor relations
* Board governance

Systems Design

Process creation and implementation of practical systems to streamline delivery.

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Us 4 you

Andrew Crosby Managing Director

UDINZ Founding Board Member
Lecturer Property Development Unitec
Previously: CEO Universal Homes, Project Director @ Equinox, Manager Property Development @ Housing New Zealand, Business and Development Manager @Phoenix USA, Development Manager @Redwood

  • Client Representative
  • Development Manager
  • Executive & Board
  • Big Picture
  • Hands On
  • Author and Host



Xpect Angle

Connecting existing projects with a new strategy to profit

There is always a new angle.

Xpect Angle tales a unique line by line approach to deciphering a more profitable exit strategy for your project.

When markets change, you need to change. Take advantage of our experience through 25 years of markets up and down and gain a fresh perspective on where you can take your development.


Xpect Exec

Connecting corporate boards and executives with real experience.

What advice are you receiving to make property development decisions in your corporation?

Consultants, are you providing your clients with advice from those that have been in your client's very shoes?

Learn the tactics and strategies from those who have actually been the CEO of corporate property development and construction companies responsible for hundreds of millions of dollars of financial decisions and delivering thousands of homes. Acquire value from a wide breadth of C-level experience in the private, public and not-for-profit sector.


Xpect Connect

Connecting builders and contractors with developers and development projects.

Xpect Connect solves the procurement hassle and brings prequalified projects and contractors together. Leveraging years of industry experience and a vast network, Xpect Connect is your partner in project success.

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Xpect 2 Connect

Connecting property development employers and employees.

Xpect 2 Connect solves the recruitment hassle of finding suitable property development candidates and brings the right industry assessed prequalified prospective employees to developers and asset owners.

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Xpect Inspect

Connecting home buyers and their advisors with practical contract knowledge.

Xpect Inspect is a service for home buyers, their buying agents, lawyers and funders regarding off the plan property purchases and house construction. Xpect Inspect analyses the sale and purchase agreement, or new home build contract and advises the practical ramifications of what the buyer is signing up to. Including the direct potential financial reality of any incentives. And what could happen in time, money and quality under different market circumstances.

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Xpect Verdict

Connecting construction disputes with resolution.

Xpect Verdict takes a practical problem-solving approach to resolving construction disputes. Onsite in one sitting.

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Xpect Insight

Connecting business with impactful insights.

Advance your property or construction business using Xpect Insight for your next research and business development project.

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Xpect Remediate

Connecting body corporates and residential asset owners with maximum value.

Xpect is partnering with PJM Projects to solve body corporates and residential asset owners most difficult remediation problems.


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Xpect Assist

Connecting Financiers and Developers with project support and assistance.

Property development management and strategy tailoured to protecting financiers interests and assiisting land owners and property developers bottom line. Contract or pay as you go services on an as when required basis. From a fixed package for an initial feasibility assessment of your land potential to matching as you need it resource to your projects specific workflow to work out strategies for developments in distress.

Partnering with PJM Projects for project and construction management.

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Xpect Safety

Connecting contractors, developers, project managers and consultants with best practice Health and Safety.

Xpect is partnering with Advanced Safety and Site App Pro to deliver health and safety solutions to the construction and development industry. Fixed subscription 'out of the box' OHS systems, fully supported, with a 15% discount on annual plans.


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Xpect Get Set

Connecting candidates with experience to help land a role.

Are you seeking employment in the property or construction industry? 'Xpect Get Set' provides candidate coaching for application and interview preparation, communication and follow-up specific to our industry. Receive a property industry CEO's perspective with a CV review and personal consultation (via phone or zoom) where we discuss strategy and the key success enablers to improve your chances of landing a role. Take advantage of the valuable direct knowledge and an established system interviewing over a hundred candidates and hiring dozens of industry professionals in various markets. You are not paying one hour of time. You are paying for two decades of experience. One hour custom package $350 plus GST.

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Xpect Business

Connecting the construction and property industry with business development.

Workshop your product or companies business development strategy with us. Obtain insights not only from a construction and property development CEO but one directly responsible for all new product decisions and a multi-hundred million dollar spend on construction materials and consultant initiatives. Tap into 25 years experience being sold on products for construction and development projects in the private and public sector. You will obtain a valuable perspective on those that really make the purchasing decisions. And gain valuable exposure and contacts via our extensive network.

$2,000 half day. $3,000 full day.
Specific projects, price on application.


Xpect Audit

Connecting project promises with experience.

Xpect provides project audit advisory services to developers, financiers, landowners and project investors. When you have analysed thousands of floor plans, feasibilities, programmes, costings, marketing and risk management plans (what is that you say?) over 25 years -across numerous project sizes and mixes, and multiple countries- you gain an appreciation for the finer detail in a development project's documentation. Detail that can make all the difference to your sales, fundability and profit delivery.

Xpect Audit runs a magnifying glass across your project to provide you with piece of mind for the investment you are about to make, or ideas where improvement is required. Whether its simply a floor plan review or a complete assessment of the entire project feasibility.

Xpect Audit Comprehensive costs start at $500 per unit with costs reducing proportionally for projects that have replication and consistency.
Xpect Audit On-call is charged on an hourly basis, with an initial cap provided before commencing.


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