Leading quantity surveyor Laurie Holyoake retires

May 16, 2019.

Leading quantity surveyor Laurie Holyoake retires

Laurie Holyoake, Principal of Rider Levett Bucknall in Wellington will be retiring in May 2019.

Laurie began his career in quantity surveying over 45 years ago and retires after 40 years with Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB).

‘It has been a true privilege to be part of the great community of property professionals in Wellington and construction in New Zealand more broadly,’ he reflected this week.

‘I sincerely thank all of you, clients, colleagues and friends, who have made the journey so memorable for me.’

Laurie said the past 32 years as a director and principal of RLB in Wellington have been extremely rewarding.

‘The opportunity to work across a breadth of project sectors in the Wellington region and throughout New Zealand, and the calibre of people in our industry, has been an unforgettable experience.’

During his years with RLB, Laurie has been involved in all areas of quantity surveying including financial evaluation, estimating, cost planning, cost management, procurement advice, scheduling and contract administration, on a wide variety of industry projects, including the infrastructure, education, health and commercial sectors.

Tony Sutherland acknowledged the outstanding contribution Laurie Holyoake has provided, as a Director and Principal over the last 32 years, saying that the firm was very well positioned to go forward as a result of his contribution.

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E. tony.sutherland@nz.rlb.com

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With a network that covers the globe and a heritage spanning over two centuries, Rider Levett Bucknall is a leading independent organisation in cost management and quantity surveying, project management and advisory services.

Our achievements are renowned: from the early days of pioneering quantity surveying, to landmark projects such as the Sydney Opera House, HSBC Headquarters Building in Hong Kong, the 2012 London Olympic Games and CityCenter in Las Vegas.

We continue this successful legacy with our dedication to the value, quality and sustainability of the built environment. Our innovative thinking, global reach, and flawless execution push the boundaries. Taking ambitious projects from an idea to reality.