The resume of:


41 years of experience as a Chief Executive Officer, Property Developer, Project Manager, Composer, Producer and Inventor.

South Island Investments Ltd.

Chief Investment Officer
Managing Director

2017 to Present

Queenstown Views is Carlin’s latest development in the South Island of New Zealand. Located on the corner of Brecon and Man Street, this luxurious development comprises of 31 lavishly appointed suites plus 2 penthouses. Designed by Carlin and South Island Investments Limited, this boutique hotel will feature innovative design and timeless high quality finishes in one of the world’s most remarkable locations. Breathtaking vistas and hotel amenities will provide guests with an unforgettable holiday experience and the comfort and style of a home-away-from home.

Ultra Properties Real Estate

Director, Principal and Licensed Agent

Established 2013

Kevin Carlin is the Director and Executive Sales Agent for the Ultra Properties team. Mr Carlin delivers over 30 years of international experience in sales, marketing and negotiation skills. As a business owner, Mr Carlin has negotiated numerous 10 – 20 Million dollar transactions. His capabilities to seek a compromise between sellers and buyers have resulted in the sale of many prestigious properties.

Carlin Enterprises Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer
Managing Director
Project Manager
Sales and Marketing Manager

1993 to 2011

A Property Developer of 470 home sites, houses, apartments, villas, commercial properties and mansions.

Developments were project managed by Mr. Carlin in the United States, New Zealand and Australia.

*The Waterfront Apartments Queenstown– 16 units
*Lakeside Estates Queenstown- 41 one acre homesites and Mansions
*Styx Mill Country Club Christchurch– 260 homes and apartments plus an extensive indoor swimming complex with health and fitness center and office complex.

Carlin Queensland Trust

Managing Director, Developer, Trustee, Sales and Marketing Manager


A property developer of a 108 block subdivision known as Parkview in Glenvale

Managing Director
Project Manager
Sales and Marketing manager

2006 to 2011

A property Developer of a 39 block subdivision know as Riverside Reserve in Christchurch.

South Island Music Ltd.

1999 – 2009

Producer of Music albums, films and commercials
Managing Director
Project and tour Manager

A boutique record company established to promote Carlin’s original music and sound tracks. The company produced and marketed CD’s, television commercials and Television programs.

Indoor and out door concert tours for thousands in audience were organized and Managed by Mr. Carlin.

The Carlin Princess of Wales Tribute album has not yet been released internationally. If this music is not used for a movie sound track it will be released in August 2012.

The Princess Diana album gained Mr. Carlin a personal invitation to attend a meeting in Saint James Palace, London.

This company has sold it’s intellectual property rights and copy rights to the Carlin Queensland Trust. The Carlin Queensland Trust is now pursuing a motion picture sound track contract for existing compostions and new music.

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Lakeside Construction Ltd.

Queenstown, New Zealand

1999 – 2004

Managing Director
Project manager

A high quality home builder specializing in million dollar homes. Kevin Carlin has designed and project managed the construction of eleven mansions in the 2 – 5 million dollar price range.

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Carlin Manufacturing

1983 – 1993

Chief Executive Officer
Project Manager
Inventor obtaining U.S. Patents
Sales and Marketing Director

Mr. Carlin lead the industry in America with the design and manufacture of high volume mobile kitchens and emergency service vehicles.

On 28 September 1993 Mr. Carlin was granted U.S. Patent number Des. 339,870 for his Mobile Containerized Field Kitchen invention. This Field Kitchen was designed and invented by Mr. Carlin after the Desert Storm military operations in Kuwait.

Carlin Manufacturing designed and built mobile kitchens, mobile command and communication units, forest fire fighter mobile shower facilities, decontamination units, and modular buildings that contained restaurants.

Carlin delivered its modular buildings and mobile kitchens to 34 of the United States and to ten countries world wide over the course of ten years.

As the sole owner of this company, Mr. Carlin negotiated and sold the company to a firm listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Mr. Carlin had the opportunity to sit on the board of Directors of the company which included members such as Hillary Clinton and Mack McLarty, the Chief of Staff to United States President Bill Clinton.

Carlin Manufacturing remains in business today after 25 years.

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Carlin Catering

1981 – 1988

Owner – Manager
Executive Chef

Carlin Catering was established to provide back stage food service to celebrities and bands performing in concert.

Mr. Carlin catered to over 80 celebrities and bands including Ozzie Osbourne, Olivia Newton John, John Travolta, Men at Work, Van Halen and the Police.

During his time as a mobile caterer he discovered the need for a high volumne mobile kitchen and built his first unit in 1982. This discovery lead to his founding of the Carlin Manufacturing business.

Kenwood Depot Restaurant

1977 – 1980

Owner (49%)
General Manager

Mr. Carlin graduated from a Chef’s school near San Francisco California. After cooking in a resort for two years he then was hired as a chef for Hilton Hotels in Central California.

In 1977, at the age of 23 he began the architectural design, menu planning and fund raising to build a large 200 seat restaurant and show room for live music.

When Mr. Carlin sold his share of this first business enterprise it provided him with the capital to open his own Catering Business and to own the businesses listed above with out any partners or share holders.

Hilton Hotels

1975 – 1977

Sous Chef
Exhibition Chef

Positions of responsibility:


TCBY Enterprises (a New York Stock Exchange listed company)

United States and international
Subsidiary Company President

Lakeside Estates Body Corporate

Queenstown New Zealand

Lakeside Estates Architectural Design Committee

Queenstown New Zealand

Waterfront Apartments Body Corporate

Queenstown New Zealand

Styx Mill Country Club Incorporated Society

Christchurch New Zealand

Styx Mill Country Club Architectural Design Committee

Christchurch New Zealand

Riverside Reserve Architectural Design Committee

Christchurch New Zealand

Warrego Lodge Apartments Body Corporate

Broadbeach Australia
Chairman, Secretary and Rectification Manager