Position: DIRECTOR

Bachelor of Building (Building Surveying)

Graduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning

Graduate Certificate in Performance Based Building and Fire Codes

Certificate IV in Access Consulting (Building Surveying)



Troy Olds started his Building Surveying career in 1996 and has been with Tecon Australia since 2008.


Troy is multi-skilled across a wide range of components of the development industry, including Building Surveying, Fire Engineering and Urban and Regional Planning. To expand his skills Troy has obtained qualifications in disability access. Troy is in his element working on complex projects that demand the application of his many skills, and he manages a wide range of tasks throughout all the states Tecon is active in.


Troy’s professional experience equips him with the skills needed to take on projects encompassing every facet of building and development, from modest domestic additions to landmark multi-storey apartments and commercial complexes.


As part of his commitment to the profession of Building Surveying, Troy is a Director of the Australian Institution of Building Surveyors having been the State President for 6 years only recently stepping down from the role. In November 2018 Troy was elected National President of the Institute. Troy has been involved with the SA Chapter board since 2003, occupying key roles such as Secretary, Vice President as well State Conference Convenor. In 2016, Troy was recognized for his commitment to the profession receiving the AIBS Service to Building Surveying Award. In 2018 Troy was awarded Fellow of AIBS.





  • Eighteen storey apartment building on Morphett Street, Adelaide (Vision on Morphett)
  • Sixteen storey IBIS hotel, Grenfell Street, Adelaide
  • Eight storey Hurtle East Apartment building
  • Living Choices Apartments, 103A Fisher Street, Fullarton (3 x 6 Storey Mixed use buildings -180 Apartments, commercial and community facilities)
  • Two, 7 storey apartment buildings, Nightcliff, Darwin, Northern Territory
  • Eight Storey and Five Storey apartment building, Hurtle/Halifax Street, Adelaide
  • Seven Storey Apartment building, Surflen Street, Adelaide (The Storey’s)
  • Six storey Apartment building, St Clair
  • Six storey Apartment building, Bowden
  • Ecohousing Apartments on Adelaide’s Whitmore Square



  • Modbury Hospital redevelopment
  • Mount Gambier & District Hospital redevelopment
  • GP Plus, Gilles Crescent, Hillcrest
  • Calvary Hospital redevelopment
  • Port Road Medical Centre
  • GP Plus, Port Pirie



  • Mt Gambier Prison extension (3 stages)
  • Port Augusta Prison extension
  • Henley Beach Police Station
  • Regency TAFE redevelopment
  • Adelaide High School extension



  • St Basil’s Residential Care Facilities (various)
  • Resthaven – Mount Gambier (two stages)
  • Resthaven – Aberfoyle Park (3 Storey)
  • Nursing Home – Yuhl
  • Para Vista Retirement Village -Para Vista
  • Naracoorte Retirement Village -Playford Drive Naracooorte
  • Strathalbyn Retirement Village -Strathalbyn
  • Masonic Homes -Diagonal Road Somerton
  • Living Choice’s Woodcroft Redevelopment
  • Leabrook Retirement Village



  • Tindall Gask Bentley Head Office, an 11 storey office building on Light Square, Adelaide
  • 41 Currie Street, Adelaide redevelopment
  • Sarah Constructions Head Office, Eastwood
  • Consolidated Power Properties Head Office, Halifax Street, Adelaide
  • Three storey office, Parap Road, Parap



  • Building Surveying Consultant City Cross, Adelaide
  • Building Surveying Consultant Parc Arcade, Adelaide
  • Three storey Lexus building on Adelaide’s West Terrace
  • Three storey mixed use complex at Tranmere
  • Beerenberg Farm extension(two stages)
  • Ingham’s Farms projects(multiple stages)
  • Seaford Bunning’s, South Australia
  • Noarlunga Bunning’s, South Australia
  • Caltex Australia Service Station replacement program