The Whillans Team

Kathy Ying

Commercial Sales

Kathy is a registered architect with over 15 years experience in design and project management. Before joining Whillans, Kathy worked on substantial, large-scale, planning projects in the commercial sector in New Zealand. Kathy has also had international experience in Taiwan, Hong Kong and China.

Kathy is an expert in feasibility studies and concept design. She has comprehensive knowledge of site analysis and building design. Kathy applies these skills to her work in selling large-scale developments, retail precincts, supermarkets and industrial office and warehouse facilities.

Kathy is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese. She is a significant asset to our local and international clients, who benefit from her ability to identify value-add opportunities and deliver sound commercial, town planning and architectural advice.

Since joining Whillans in 2014, Kathy has settled over $300 million in property deals.

Some of the most notable sales Kathy has been involved in include:

  • 473 Albany Highway, Albany ($72.25m)
  • Springpark, Mt Wellington ($53m)
  • 92 Albert Street, Auckland CBD ($36m)
  • 246 Queen Street, Auckland CBD ($35m)
  • The Albany Estate, Auckland ($34.9m)
  • Lakes Edge, Kawarau Village, Queenstown ($28m)
  • 229 Queen Street, Auckland CBD ($23.2m)
  • 98-100 Symonds Street, Auckland CBD ($22m)
  • 15 Osterley Way, Manukau ($14.1m)


BArch (Hons) - The University of Auckland, ANZIA