Jim Glenn Valuers has been rebranded to Beachwood Property. Beachwood Property completes a full range of Commercial/Industrial/Retail, Residential and Lifestyle property valuation and advisory services within the Thames Coromandel & Hauraki Districts & Whangarei in Northland. Whether you’re looking to refinance or need to update your insurance cover we can assist you.

New Houses


Beachwood Construction is based in Thames and services the Thames Coromandel and Hauraki Districts. We specialise in new builds, renovations, retaining walls, decks, fences and a full range of earthworks. We are Licensed Building Practitioners and Certified Builders and can manage your project from start to finish in a professional manner. 


Beachwood Construction also owns and operates the company Elite Horse Arena's. We specialise in constructing horse arenas that will last and provide an excellent footing for your horses. We also complete arena fencing/gates, yards and round pens, barns/sheds and stables.


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Valuation Types

  • Full range of mortgage valuations including residential, retail, commercial and industrial

  • Insurance valuations

  • Rental valuations 

  • Financial reporting

  • Asset depreciation scheduling

  • GST curtilage valuations

  • Unit Entitlement valuations

  • Compensation assessments for compulsory acquisition under the Public Works Act

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Specialist Areas

  • Childcare

  • Healthcare

  • Airports

  • Leasehold property and ground rent reviews

  • Cellular and transmission sites

  • Ownership interests

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Advisory & Research

  • Negotiation, mediation and arbitration

  • Pre-purchase/sale advice

  • Property Feasibility analysis and investment analysis

  • Subdivision work and consultancy including feasibility

  • General property consultancy advice and research



Melody Richards
Melody Richards


Registered Valuer & Director

Melody has extensive experience in all residential, commercial/industrial property types including leasehold and childcare along with residential subdivision work & ‘leaky’ homes. Some examples of major clients include Whangarei District Council, Northland Regional Council, Thames District Council and NorthTec along with listed property trusts such as Argosy, Precinct Properties and Property for Industry.


Registration obtained in 2010. Commercial Panel Valuer with major trading banks including ANZ and BNZ. Residential Panel Valuer with all lending institutions


Melody is a full member of the Property Institute of New Zealand and currently sits on the Waikato Property Institute of New Zealand branch committee and is a past and member of the Northland branch and chair from 2014-2020. She has attained Associate status of New Zealand Institute of Valuers (ANZIV).



Phone: 021 877 444

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Jim Glenn


Registered Valuer

Specialising in residential and lifestyle valuation assignments

Over 47 years experience with Registration obtained in 1979.

Chairman, Waikato Branch of the New Zealand Institute of Valuers 1996 and 1997.

Awarded a Fellowship of both the NZ Institute of Valuers and NZ Property Institute in 1995.


Phone: 027 472 7697

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Maria Stables-Page

Office Manager

Maria is our one-of-a-kind all-round office-whiz. She loves to be organised and have a friendly chat with everyone that comes by. For anything accounts related please contact Maria and she will be happy to help.


In her free time you will find Maria out for a walk, bike ride or furiously writing her next book.


Phone: 07 868 8108


Thames: 541 Pollen Street, PO Box 350,
3540, New Zealand. Ph. 07 868 8108

Whangarei: Mobile Office


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