Vale is a reputable, trusted and innovative developer of high-quality, architecturally-designed homes in sought-after locations.
Development integrity is at the heart of our company. Founded by two qualified engineers with vast experience in building and remediating hundreds of residential and commercial buildings, we have the knowledge and expertise required to deliver a superior product, every time.
Selection of high-quality, durable and low-maintenance materials sets Vale apart and ensures the ongoing efficiency and longevity of your home. We also place high importance on sustainability and energy efficient design principles, constantly reviewing all our materials and processes and moving with the times as superior, tried & tested products become available.
All our developments are bespoke and individually designed, using simple, minimalist architecture that draws on the latest design trends without going over the top. This results in sleek, visually-attractive developments which complement existing streetscapes and make a strong, yet understated, architectural statement.
The outcome is beautiful homes which provide excellent liveability and sound long-term investments for both owner-occupiers and investors, with our many returning clients proof of the quality of our product.
Meet The Team.
Callum Pithie - Director
027 550 8541
As co-founder and development manager at Vale, Callum oversees the entire development process. He has an unwavering focus on quality, and is continually searching for ways to raise the bar and develop even better, more sustainable homes.
Callum previously worked as a geotechnical and structural engineer. Following the Canterbury earthquakes, Callum teamed up with Vale co-founder Zach Staples to remediate damaged homes, completing over 40 projects in three years.
Outside of work, Callum likes to spend time with his partner Morgan and his pooch Pickle. He also likes to unwind in Canterbury's great outdoors, usually on his mountain bike or snowboard.
Zach Staples - Director
021 560 520
Zach is co-founder of Vale and is responsible for finance and development funding, alongside sourcing and securing development opportunities for future projects.
He holds Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Commerce degrees and has a strong background in property development and construction. This includes running his own construction businesses and remediating earthquake damaged, ‘as is where is’ homes in Christchurch.
At the weekend Zach likes to make the most of family time with his fiancé and their two young kids, as well as keeping fit and enjoying the outdoors doing multi-sport events, fishing, diving and hunting.
Stacey Geddes - Sales Manager
020 4091 4997
Meet our sales manager, Stacey.
Stacey is an exceptional asset to Vale, who is great at establishing positive and long-lasting client relationships and providing excellent customer service. She ensures that she always acts honestly and with integrity and holds strong values and focuses on cultural diversity and inclusion.
Stacey has multifaceted experience which is greatly appreciated by the team.
Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her young family, and prioritises physical activity and socialising with her friends.
Chelsea Jones - Marketing Coordinator
Meet Chelsea, the face behind Vale’s marketing and graphic/digital design content.
As our marketing coordinator, her attention to detail and eye for design ensures that our brand and projects are presented immaculately. She shares with the team her creative background, knowledge of social media platforms and online marketing/design tools.
Chelsea travels back and forth between Christchurch and Wellington where she is completing her Masters of Architecture at Victoria University.
She is currently writing her thesis which is focussed around experiential architecture and it's relationship to to the history, landscapes and narratives of Godley Head - the site for this research. She proposes a series of architectural interventions to enhance the experience for visitors.
Kelly Ferguson - Project Coordinator
Working closely alongside Vale’s managing directors, Kelly focuses on overseeing development programmes and schedules, helping to ensure projects are delivered in a timely manner. She is also responsible for maintaining great working relationships with suppliers, contractors and clients throughout the development process.
Kelly brings strong organisational skills, gained from working as a legal and personal assistant in a law firm for the past six years. This experience gives her the accuracy, diligence and attention to detail required to keep projects moving according to timelines, while remaining unfazed by the pressure of deadlines.
A lover of the outdoors, Kelly has recently relocated from Wānaka to Christchurch, where she continues to enjoy skiing, golf and socialising with family and friends.
Oscar Patterson - Land Acquisition
Oscar joined Vale in 2021, while in his final two years of study towards a Bachelor of Land and Property Management degree at Lincoln University. He primarily looks after land acquisition at Vale, a key role which involves sourcing and identifying suitable sites for potential future developments.
Oscar’s role demands a high level of analytical skills, as each opportunity must be subjected to detailed feasibility investigations, taking into account the multiple factors that impact on a site’s suitability for development. Oscar is both commercially astute and experienced in assessing the viability of acquisition opportunities in-depth, making him ideally suited to this role.
With a lifelong interest in property, Oscar is passionate about the industry and thrives on the many learning opportunities that arise in the role. Outside work and study, he enjoys keeping fit, socialising with friends and spending time with family.