Darby Partners Limited is a multi-disciplinary development planning, design and project management practice. The New Zealand-based firm has extensive national and international experience with prestigious property development and resort projects.
John Darby, Darby Partners' principal, has been involved in property projects for over 20 years as both an investor and consultant. John is a registered landscape architect and Harvard University trained golf course architect and resort planner.
Darby Partners, based in Queenstown, has undertaken large-scale project work throughout New Zealand, Asia and the Pacific. Locally in Queenstown, Darby Partners has been active in a number of celebrated projects as a development planner and investor.
John Darby is assisted by a specialist team of landscape architects, planners and project managers, all highly experienced in project delivery from development concept, site selection, land acquisition and consent approvals, through to construction.
John Darby and Darby Partners have played a major role in a number of high profile, large-scale tourism projects. Development value of these projects now exceeds NZ$2 billion dollars. They include award-winning projects such as Millbrook Resort, Queenstown; Steamer Wharf Village, Queenstown; Denarau Island Resort, Fiji; Omaha Beach; Clearwater Resort, Christchurch; Jacks Point Resort, Queenstown; Wyuna Station and Blanket Bay Lodge, Glenorchy; and the Amisfield Winery.