Built New Zealand is underpinned by our strong foundations in large scale construction and our high quality fitout and refurbishment, with a focus on collaboration, long-term partnerships, and end-to-end solutions. It’s what drives our high repeat client rate with many of the worlds leading luxury brands, critical infrastructure, and top tier companies in New Zealand and Australia.
In premium and critical environments where design and high end finishes are the standard, we establish and uphold an elevated benchmark. Renowned as industry leaders, we specialise in critical infrastructure such as data centres, experience-driven hotel and hospitality projects, as well as expert seismic refurbishments, and delivering remarkable commercial projects across New Zealand.

Local expertise,
strong foundations

In New Zealand, we focus on collaboration and end-to-end solutions. We have established a local reputation for delivering for clients including Louis Vuitton, Canon, Mastercard, Hilton, Cordis & QT Hotels, and Event Cinemas.

Backed by our Australian parent company and operating from our local Auckland office, we leverage the global knowledge, digital-first processes, and strong balance sheet of a $2.5bn NZD business to offer the certainty at scale of a major contractor for NZ.

The right systems, processes, and relationships

We bring proven management systems and processes to every project to support our clients’ objectives; encompassing safety, risk management, design and value management, construction management, and quality assurance.

Our local, New Zealand-based team has direct knowledge and experience in the delivery large construction projects and high quality fitout and refurbishment projects with the right database of trusted local subcontractor partners, providing assurance that the most appropriate resources will be secured for the project.

We set a high benchmark and have a strong track record in premium spaces demanding outstanding design and high-end finishes. A trusted partner to private and government at all levels, our work is underpinned by a strong balance sheet, diversified business model, and ongoing investment into industry innovation.

Driven by culture and collaboration

Our local team consisting of 37, is bolstered by a global workforce of more than 1,200 individuals. We benefit from the robust backing of our parent company, boasting over 25 years of market presence and recognised as an industry leader in Australia’s construction sector. Characterised by a strong financial position, and an impressive 85% rate of recurring clientele, our operations are securely supported by a trusted and established cornerstone.

By prioritising collaboration, transparency, and flexibility, we achieve what others cannot. These principles are ingrained in our dynamic, proactive culture, and are reflected in the values embraced by every member of the Built team.

Director NSW Fitout & Refurbishment, Small Works, ACT, NZ & UK

Joshua Whittaker

Josh leads Built’s New South Wales Fitout & Refurbishment, Australian Capital Territory, United Kingdom, and New Zealand businesses, and has over 20 years’ experience delivering projects across all sizes and sectors. With an industry reputation for solving complex problems and delivering projects in diverse live environments, his collaborative approach and ability to build relationships is what drives exceptional outcomes on his projects.

Manager, New Zealand

Will Brown

With a decade of experience, Will has been integral in establishing Built’s NZ operations and brings depth of experience from a variety of projects covering commercial, retail, health, and education.

Director HSE

Paul Farrell

Paul brings over 25 years’ experience as a workplace health and safety professional, providing process, planning, and delivery expertise across a range of sectors including steel, oil and gas, aviation, and construction. He is known for his authenticity, visible safety leadership, and genuine care of others to drive a generative safety culture.

Director Strategic Growth, Corporate Affairs & Marketing

Kaitlyn Davidson

Kaitlyn has 15 years experience in the property industry with prior roles at Rider Levett Bucknall and Property Council of Australia. She is responsible for developing Built’s strategies to assist with strategic growth, identifying emerging markets, government relations, PR and media, brand, marketing and communications, and submissions.

Kaitlyn sits on the Board of the Australian Contractors Association.

Director People & Culture

Sarah Wilson

Sarah has over 20 years’ experience in Human Resources working across construction, professional services, IT, and utilities sectors. She is responsible for Built’s people programs including recruitment, our Built Worthy culture, training, and development.

Our Projects

Our New Zealand-based team specialises in high quality fitout and refurbishment projects. With involvement from concept to delivery, we have greater accountability and ownership and are committed to delivering on time, in budget, and to the highest quality and safety standards.