About Us

Higgins Surveyors specialise in providing professional and expert advice the land development and administration sector, the building and construction sector and providers for the Building Information Management sector.

To service each of these distinct areas of the economy, we have developed specialised business units, with growing expertise in each of these areas, and staffed them with proficient, trained and experienced people.

Higgins Surveyors had evolved from previous companies Higgins Norton Partners (Sydney CBD) and J T Higgins & Co.

We operate from offices in North Sydney and Port Stephens giving access to all areas of Sydney, Newcastle, the Hunter and across New South Wales.

Higgins Surveyors Services include:

  • Engineering surveys
  • Construction surveys
  • Detail surveys
  • Precision survey
  • Lease area surveys
  • Boundary surveys
  • Monitoring surveys

We use the latest equipment and technology, including GPS and Total Station equipment in order to service our client’s needs in a prompt and efficient manner.

Our Staff

  • John Higgins

    Managing Director

    John is the Managing Director of Higgins Surveyors. John has over 35 years experience as a Registered Surveyor in urban and regional surveying. John commenced his career as a surveyor with Hill & Blume. After achieving registration, John was made a director of this company. Wishing to further his career, John decided to build his own firm and set about building the reputation of J T Higgins & Co.

    Qualifications and professional associations

    Diploma of Surveying, Board of Surveyors NSW
    Registered with the Board of Surveyors NSW
    Member, Institution of Surveyors NSW

    Highlights and Project Experience

    • 6 Lot Stratum Subdivision and preparation of 3 Lease Plans and 1 Strata Plan in Wollongong for Horizon Living.
    • 3 Lot Stratum Subdivision and subsequent preparation of 3 Strata Plans in Pyrmont for the Hayson Group of Companies
    • 3 Lot Stratum Subdivision for mixed use development comprising of Retail and Residential at Hills Dale for Caverstock Group.
    • 3 Lot Stratum Subdivision and Strata plans for mixed use development comprising of Retail and Residential at Darlinghurst for Trafalgar Properties.
    • 120 Lot Strata subdivision of and existing hotel in Kings Cross for the Hayson Group of Companies.
    • Consultant to Burwood Council for the proposed development of various sites within the Burwood Local Government area.
    • Vast experience in both residential and commercial identification surveys.
    • Consultant to various developers across the Sydney basin providing advise and assistance with the Strata and Stratum subdivisions.
    • Providing co-ordinated data for the preparation of site analysis/photomontages at Abbotsford.
  • Richard Higgins

    Director

    Richard is a director of Higgins Surveyors. Richard has over 10 years experience in urban and regional surveying and holds diploma and bachelor qualifications in Surveying. Richard commenced with Higgins Surveyors in July 2006 and specialises construction/engineering surveys, titling solutions, boundary definitions and subdivisions, lease area surveys, detailed surveys for design, land analysis and investigations. Prior to becoming a director with Higgins Surveyors, Richard worked from 2001 until 2006, as a surveyor with Higgins Norton Partners. Richard also worked with Cashmere, Marler and Cavanagh in Newcastle for over a year.

    Qualifications and professional associations

    Diploma of Surveying, Sydney Institute of Technology, TAFE, 2001
    Associate Degree in Spatial Science Majoring in Surveying, University of Southern Queensland, 2013
    Associate Member, Institution of Surveyors NSW

    Highlights and Project Experience

    • 40 lot land subdivision layout at South Turramurra for NSW Department of Planning.
    • 32 Land subdivision and layout at Cromer for the Hayson Group.
    • 6 Lot Stratum Subdivision and preparation of 3 Lease Plans and 1 Strata Plan in Wollongong for Horizon Living.
    • Construction set out for Ceerose constructions at the recently completed DNA development, Pyrmont Bridge Road, Camperdown.
    • Construction set out for a large retail complex recently completed at Toongabbie.
    • Various large detailed surveys around the Sydney basin for the assistance in redevelopment and land analysis.
    • Providing co-ordinated data for the preparation of site analysis/photomontages at projects in the Coogee area.