Custom Construction is a locally owned and operated construction company in business since March of 2009. Having completed projects throughout Taranaki, we are Registered Master Builders, Licensed Building Practitioners and members of The New Zealand Green Building Council.
The Force of Construction in Taranaki ...

Our family have proudly been running Custom Construction for over 12 years and are one of the leading construction companies in the industry. Our quality reputation has been gained from consistently delivering high quality commercial construction and fit-outs, the excellent working relationships we have with our customers and suppliers and the ability to deliver on our promises. We also specialise in project diversification and happily embrace technically challenging projects.

 

We are passionate about focussing on our core business areas:

  • Core steel buildings - Largest Single Span buildings available in the region
  • Commercial Construction
  • David Reid - Residential Building

Key Strengths

  • Client relationships
  • Advanced systems and processes
  • Reliable, experienced and dedicated team

All of which enables our projects to be delivered to such a high standard driving client satisfaction.

THE TEAM

We are a family-run business with a core team of experienced management and administration staff who support our highly skilled team of construction workers.

We pride ourselves on our expertise and experience in all aspects of construction.  This, combined with our knowledge of the Taranaki region, has established us as a major player in the industry.  Our commitment to innovation, professionalism and excellence invariably results in a successfully completed project for both the contractor and client. We are passionate about working in collaboration with our clients to ensure their goals are met.

Our core areas of business are project management, core steel buildings, custom fitout’s and technically challenging projects. We carry out all projects with professionalism, on time and on budget.

We're committed to using qualified and certified local builders who take pride in using their skills to complete projects on time and as quoted, ensuring the entire construction process is hassle-free for our clients.

Nathan is the man in charge and the backbone behind Custom Construction. He has worked passionately over the past 10 years to grow the business and its solid reputation.

Nathan has over 20 years’ experience in the building industry including residential and commercial building. He is a Qualified Carpenter, Licensed Building Practitioner and Homestar Assessor. Overseeing all Custom Construction projects, his key focus is on maintaining client and designer confidence.

Nathan is an ambassador for positivity and never fails to go the extra mile for his clients or team. His ability to deliver on his promises and his easy-going nature have seen him highly liked and respected across the region.

Karen is co-owner of Custom Construction and a strong driving force behind its growth and success. Karen and Nathan also own David Reid Homes Taranaki and Pool HQ. Karen is Canadian born but now proudly a dual citizen of New Zealand and Canada.

Karen looks after HR, marketing and admin at Custom Construction. She is passionate about her excellent team and the great clients and suppliers she gets to work with.  Karen is a real people person and always has time for everyone. She particularly loves being able to give back to the community which the success of the business has made possible.

‘‘I love that we can change peoples lives with a new build. What we do at Custom Construction can be stressful but, in the end, it is always worth it.’’

Carl believes great communication is the key to team success. Since joining Custom Construction in 2015 Carl has earned great respect from his foreman and staff due to his extensive knowledge of the building industry and his highly organised and thoughtful execution of projects.

Carl is a qualified carpenter with over 20 years building experience and is currently finishing his Quantity Surveyor certification. Carl continues to drive operational leadership and is extremely passionate about each project he manages.

Carl is a great team player and communicator and never struggles to get the job done. He is constantly motivated to surpass and exceed the expectations of our clients.

Megan joined Custom Construction in 2018 as our Office Manager before becoming Contracts Manager in 2020. Prior to joining us at Custom Construction, she was in administrative roles for 10 plus years. Her experience is wide and vast. She has provided general administration duties along with all debtor/creditor processes, month/year end financial returns, Payroll, all IRD tax filings, new staff contracts and annual Staff reviews, Debt collection, create manage and update databases with  personal/financial/health & safety information.

Her knowledge of the Contracts Act 2002 and payment claims (including retentions) has been invaluable.

Matthew has 8 years of construction industry experience. He started his career in the oil & gas sector in South Korea with having chemical engineering degree. He experienced several process plant projects located around the Middle East and Africa as a Project Engineer. His passion toward the cost relevant works brought him to study in New Zealand. From 2018, he has been studying Quantity Surveying at Massey University in Auckland.

Matthew and his wife came to New Plymouth in 2019 and fell in love with our beautiful mountain and the coast. While working at Custom Construction, he always tries to support the team to create a productive outcome.

Nathan is the man in charge and the backbone behind Custom Construction. He has worked passionately over the past 10 years to grow the business and its solid reputation.

Nathan has over 20 years’ experience in the building industry including residential and commercial building. He is a Qualified Carpenter, Licensed Building Practitioner and Homestar Assessor. Overseeing all Custom Construction projects, his key focus is on maintaining client and designer confidence.

Nathan is an ambassador for positivity and never fails to go the extra mile for his clients or team. His ability to deliver on his promises and his easy-going nature have seen him highly liked and respected across the region.

Karen is co-owner of Custom Construction and a strong driving force behind its growth and success. Karen and Nathan also own David Reid Homes Taranaki and Pool HQ. Karen is Canadian born but now proudly a dual citizen of New Zealand and Canada.

Karen looks after HR, marketing and admin at Custom Construction. She is passionate about her excellent team and the great clients and suppliers she gets to work with.  Karen is a real people person and always has time for everyone. She particularly loves being able to give back to the community which the success of the business has made possible.

‘‘I love that we can change peoples lives with a new build. What we do at Custom Construction can be stressful but, in the end, it is always worth it.’’

Carl believes great communication is the key to team success. Since joining Custom Construction in 2015 Carl has earned great respect from his foreman and staff due to his extensive knowledge of the building industry and his highly organised and thoughtful execution of projects.

Carl is a qualified carpenter with over 20 years building experience and is currently finishing his Quantity Surveyor certification. Carl continues to drive operational leadership and is extremely passionate about each project he manages.

Carl is a great team player and communicator and never struggles to get the job done. He is constantly motivated to surpass and exceed the expectations of our clients.

Megan joined Custom Construction in 2018 as our Office Manager before becoming Contracts Manager in 2020. Prior to joining us at Custom Construction, she was in administrative roles for 10 plus years. Her experience is wide and vast. She has provided general administration duties along with all debtor/creditor processes, month/year end financial returns, Payroll, all IRD tax filings, new staff contracts and annual Staff reviews, Debt collection, create manage and update databases with  personal/financial/health & safety information.

Her knowledge of the Contracts Act 2002 and payment claims (including retentions) has been invaluable.

Matthew has 8 years of construction industry experience. He started his career in the oil & gas sector in South Korea with having chemical engineering degree. He experienced several process plant projects located around the Middle East and Africa as a Project Engineer. His passion toward the cost relevant works brought him to study in New Zealand. From 2018, he has been studying Quantity Surveying at Massey University in Auckland.

Matthew and his wife came to New Plymouth in 2019 and fell in love with our beautiful mountain and the coast. While working at Custom Construction, he always tries to support the team to create a productive outcome.

Service

Providing a high level of service to our clients at all times.

Safety

Setting a high precedent for safety for our team and planning safety into every aspect of our work.

Integrity

We will always work with honesty and transparency - Our business conduct will include the highest level of honesty, ethics, and moral correctness.

Team Work

Our culture of teamwork allows us to work together within the Company, and with our customers to deliver outstanding projects.

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