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The long-term integrity of a property depends on the integrity of the people creating it.

At D3, our team is all about helping good people build great futures. And that process starts with selecting good people to work for us.

Skilled, knowledgeable and talented, above all, our team members have integrity. And these qualities shine through in everything we do.

D3 People

You will notice the D3 approach.

Scottt Illingworth | D3 Development

SCOTT ILLINGWORTH / Development Manager

Scott drives a project from start to finish. With a deep understanding of the Auckland Unitary Plan and a solid SketchUp skillset, Scott undertakes all pre-purchase B&L and feasibility studies. From site acquisition, Scott drives the design process and manages the development project through to completion, dealing with all stakeholders to ensure a smooth process and successful outcome.

Prior to joining D3 Development, Scott was Development Manager at Conrad Properties, NZ’s largest residential apartment developer. At Conrad, Scott was responsible for the delivery of a number of large scale residential apartment projects including the Urba, Ivory and Victoria Residences projects. Scott was involved in all facets of development including consenting, sales, finance through to oversight of the construction process and final code of compliance and titling. Scott has over 15 years experience spanning commercial construction and large scale residential development, and brings a solid focus on getting the details right to ensure the success of every project he is involved in.

Strengths include:

  • Design Management
  • Consenting
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Project Delivery


  • 1028 Great North Road
  • 80 Parton Road
  • Urba Residences
  • Ivory Residences
  • Victoria Residences
  • 1 Manui Place
  • 115 Oriel Avenue

HOWARD SMITH / Development Manager

Howard brings a wealth of property and investment knowledge to the D3 Development team, with his area of expertise covering complex transactions across multiple groups and stakeholders. A director of the Structured Advisory & Transactions Services division, Howard undertakes the lead advisory and management role of intricate real estate transactions. Howard has previously managed property development at a senior level including master planning and feasibilities of mixed-use developments, regeneration schemes and communities, and industrial parks.

Strengths include:

  • Management of Complex Real Estate Transactions
  • Commercial Property Development
  • Master Planning of Mixed-Use Developments
  • Regeneration Schemes and communities

Projects include:

  • Starship Foundation Project RICE
  • Ngai Tāhu Property Industrial
  • Food Stuff North Island Distribution Centre

Tamati Parker - D3 Development


Tamati brings a high level of commercial discipline to all D3 Development projects. Working across finance, funding and risk, Tamati is focussed on ensuring D3 Development projects are well planned, with strong risk mitigation strategies front and centre in all decisions.

Tamati is hands on in the project inception stages, including site acquisition, B&L design and site scheme planning, enjoying the creative and innovative drive to maximising the commercial and social outcomes of any site. Working with funders and equity partners, Tamati provides the security of funding required to complete property projects in a controlled manner.

Strengths include:

  • Site Acquisition / Commercial negotiation
  • Finance and Funding
  • Risk Management
  • Cost Planning

Projects include:

  • 1028 Great North Road
  • 80 Parton Road
  • 1 Manui Place
  • 115 Oriel Avenue