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Specialisits in Commercial Construction projects
Jones and Cooper Builders are a well known privately owned Gore based company that has specialised in a wide range of Commercial construction projects through the Southland, Central and West Otago provinces. They have established an enviable reputation in the commercial construction marketplace for quality workmanship, efficiency reliability and professional service.

Understanding your needs is the first prority with their Design and Build Service 
If you have an idea or a need for a commercial property, Jones and Cooper Builders can take you from the initial feasibility stage, making sure the construction project is going to stack up for you, through to project completion. They can arrange the working drawings, necessary permits and link you up with other consultants to ensure your project will become a reality within your budget and on time. Understanding your needs is Jones and Cooper Builders first Priority.

A Variety of Projects undertaken give a wide range of practical experience
One of their main strengths is their ability to carry out varied work from high quality award winning residential and commercial work to industrial concrete work and highly specialised back country and alpine hut work. The range of Commercial work they have carried out includes Public and Private sector work from smaller renovation projects to complete new build and programmed maintenance work as well as civil work, bridges and Dairy sheds.

Geared to be the best quality and stay Highly Competitive
Our continual involvement and success in the Commercial market emphasises the fact that Jones and Cooper Builders are highly competitive on a cost basis, as well as delivering the best quality and continually developing relationships with key designers and engineers in the region to ensure a smooth flow of information. While much of Jones and Cooper Builders work is on a negotiation basis, tenders are often completed for government and corporate client project. 

Committed to the local Community
Jones and Cooper are committed to helping Southland and Otago businesses grow and succeed and to contribute to the community in which we live, work and play. They recognise the importance of working with the client to achieve the desired outcome.  The number of repeat projects completed for clients is testament to the relationship developed during the construction projects. 

Agents for Well Known National Construction Brands
Jones and Cooper Builders are also agents for well known New Zealand construction brands:

  • Kiwispan Steel Frame Buildings
  • Skyline Garages an Gottages
  • Nulook Aluminium Windows and Doors ( Independently Managed )
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 The Team and Company Resources
Overall project manager, Peter Cooper has been managing director of the company over the last 20 years. He has come up through the industry for the last 29 years and as well as his practical hands on experience he has attained a NZCB qualification.  He leads a loyal and committed well trained labour force of 14 tradesmen who thrive on diversity and together ensure projects are managed efficiently every step of the way.

Experienced Longterm Tradesmen ensure a Top job is achieved!
The senior tradesmen are all qualified builders who have been with the company for more than 15 years, they project manage mostly the onsite work and lead their teams of up to 3 other experienced tradesmen. Jones and Cooper have a number of carpenters who have been with the company through their apprenticeship and are now leading foremen. 
They also have a strong training ethos and have an active apprentice training program in place. Over the years they have maintained an excellent safety record and have well implemented safety procedures in place.  

The administration function of the business is managed very effectively with the whole team being small enough to personally respond to a clients needs while being well geared enough to take on projects where quality is maintained and time frames met.

Well Equipped for the Projects Undertaken
Jones and Cooper operate a fleet of vans, with builders plant machinery and scaffolding, owned by the company to ensure resources are available when needed.

Key Insurances in place
Jones and cooper have a blanket contractors all risks insurance for any contracts up to 500K and Individual C.A.R. for contracts over that. Public Liability of $2 million. Comprehensive Insurance for Plant, Tools, Vehicles stock business interruption, Statutory Liability and Employer’s Liability.
Environmental Sustainability and responsibility -  Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
The Team actively adopt good waste minimisation practices on all of their worksites to look after the environment reduce the amount of waste that goes to landfill. Where possible they will reduce, reuse and recycle.
Where the cost savings will benefit, is if they significantly reduce the amount of waste products going to landfill and recycle and reuse a lot of them.

licensed buildersLicensed Building Practitioners
We hold our Site 2 and Carpentry Licences under the new government Licensed Building Practitioners scheme.
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Site 2 licence holders are builders and site supervisors who have shown they have the skills and experience to build all types of residential homes, and small to medium scale commercial buildings.
A carpentry licence holder is considered competent to do all carpentry work on any type of building

Contact Peter Cooper Today about your commercial project 03 208 4794