About Transocean Property

Transocean Property is a contemporary and innovative property development specialist. It is headed by a team of respected industry professionals, who each possess a demonstrated track record of success. Our approach to each new development is to embrace the big picture whilst always maintaining a focus on the smallest detail.

What We Do


Transocean Property is a New Zealand property development and investment specialist. We initiate and develop commercial office, warehouse, retail and quality residential apartment property for sale and lease.


Our developments are always strategically located in premium locations and designed to the highest standard. We often have new, fully leased, commercial property available for sale to professional investors. The terms of lease and returns on capital are typically above market average.

Partnership Opportunities

Investment Partnership Opportunities

Transocean Property is a developer and investment partner in commercial property projects in New Zealand. Trans-ocean partners with both individual and corporate investors, with a focus on capital protection and long-term wealth creation.

Transocean Property aims to identify unique development opportunities with clear investment objectives through our expertise in property and finance, and then partner with like-minded investors. We believe success is created by investing in projects which have a clear long-term vision and a robust development plan, with an emphasis on high quality design and construction.

Transocean Property is always assessing new opportunities and looking to maximise the outcomes of existing projects. If you are interested in discussing a current investment opportunity, or a new investment development, then please get in touch via our contact page.

Please note our investments are tailored at eligible investors under the Financial Markets Conduct Act and any investors must satisfy the requirements under the Act. For more information contact us or view the requirements under the FMA website: eligible persons and eligible investors

Following are pdf version of documents to download:

Eligible Investor Certificate

How We Work

Our approach to each new development is to embrace the big picture whilst always maintaining a focus on the smallest detail. Developments are always strategically located in premium locations and designed to the highest standard.

The Transocean team manages the entire development process in-house from initial concept to through to completion.

Our People

Tom Feng
Tom Feng Development & Funding
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Tom is an innovator and leader in today's business world. As founder of Transocean in 2014, Tom works to promote and develop the enterprise's property development and real estate investment interests nationally and internationally. He is a regular visitor to China where he is well connected to the investor community.

Tom has 15 years of experience in the property development and wider commercial sector and is a keen competitor in the sporting arena.

Tom has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Lincoln University, NZ.

Jon Howard
Jon Howard Development & Management
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Jon co-founded Transocean in 2014 and leads our management and development team. He is responsible for overseeing and driving all business activity across our commercial, residential and industrial portfolios.

He has 25 years of experience in senior management roles in significant commercial construction and property development entities nationally and internationally, including Tyco Corporation, USA and Tarmac PLC, UK.

Jon has a bachelor of arts degree majoring in philosophy and a post-graduate diploma in commerce.

jack zhang
Jack Zhang Architecture & Design
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Jack joined Transocean in 2016 following a career that has taken him from Beijing to London and Singapore. He is responsible for overseeing and creating a Wow-factor to the architectural conceptualization and design considerations across our development portfolios.

He has 20 years experience and has held a number of senior positions including managing the Singapore and Beijing offices of A+P Consultants International, Beijing, PRC. Jack is a regular visitor to Singapore, Asia and the USA, which enables him to keep in touch with current global design trends.

He has a bachelor of science degree from Chongqing University, China and a masters degree in urban design from Oxford Brookes University, UK.

james Howard
James Howard Commercial & Finance
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James is responsible for overseeing the commercial and finance activities for Transocean. He has 10 years’ experience in accounting and finance, with a focus in tax, funding and business case development and wealth management. His involvement with Transocean commenced in 2018, after a career that has taken him from New Zealand to the Netherlands.

He has represented NZ in sport with distinction and currently sits on the Board of the Southern Rowing Performance Centre.

James is a Chartered Accountant (Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand), holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting, Finance, Management and Information Systems from the University of Canterbury and is an Authorized Financial Advisor (AFA).

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