Proudly Canadian owned and operated right here in beautiful British Columbia, and bringing the best of " Kiwi " right to your front door.
WHO WE ARE
After an award winning career subdividing land and building high end custom homes in New Zealand, falling in love and meeting his soon to be wife Lawryn, Ben immigrated to Canada.
Here he has set up his company and is bringing his high level of skill to Canadian shores.
This makes Ben, as a member of the Home Builders Association Vancouver, a National member of the Canadian Home Builders Association, and an award winning master builder with international experience, a BC Housing license, and qualifications both here and New Zealand quite the experienced business owner, contractor and rare find.
WHAT MAKE US UNIQUE
Proudly owned and operated here in Canada, a trade qualified, multi award winning carpenter, driving machinery before potty training, international expertise, and an all round nice, relatable and honest guy who is passionate about anything and everything he does.
Topping it off, as well as completing a trade apprenticeship Ben is a Licensed Residential Builder with BC Housing and a member of the Home Builders Association Vancouver - Thus, professionalism and experience is something you and every home should never be without.
Ben was a pretty keen footy player growing up, schooled in New Zealand, played age grade representative rugby for his provinces up until 21 years of age and finished with winning the Auckland premiership with Silverdale in North of Auckland. Ben grew up working in his families businesses, in his Grandfathers saw mills and fathers earthworks company and on the farm, getting paid $20.00 a day - Arguably child exploitation : )
Upon leaving school he worked again both for his father and grandfathers businesses until setting off to Europe on a quest to " go where the wind blows". Plenty of adventures unfolded and worked for kiwi construction companies in London as a labourer and then went onto many other adventures including through France.
Returning to New Zealand at 25 when the Christchurch quake hit Ben spent the next 2 years fixing quake ravaged homes and developing within the industry further.
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27 rolls around and Ben shifts to NZ's big smog, Auckland, and starts Cashmore Contractors Ltd and completes a 4 year Carpentry apprenticeship.
Ben later develops on to complete award winning homes, becomes a master builder and carry out small to mid sized land developments privately and on behalf of client and government.
At 32 Ben meets his beautiful fiancé Lawryn. Mind blown, he falls in love. As a result Ben is introduced to Canada and the opportunities it holds. Together Ben and Lawryn settle here in Canada and begin to build their empire. History in the making as they say.
Ben is, a multi award winning master builder, completed projects ranging in the multi millions. He really has worked hard to fit in masses of learnings in his 37 years, (evident in holding qualifications and licenses in both Canada and New Zealand) now, ready to bring NZ to the world and do what we small island Kiwis do and punch above our island nations weight!
Follow the links to company pages provided on site, research Ben, read the testimonies and articles and this will give you a rounded insight into the character and ethical value of Ben.
The House of the Year Competition is New Zealand's premier residential competition, homes from around the country are entered, judged and awarded based on design and workmanship. The Gold Reserve Award is allocated only to those who produce a home worthy of being judged as one of the top 100 homes built in the country for that year. Ben has been a recipient of such an award.
Follow these links to find what companies who have worked with Ben have had to say.
James Hardie an international construction supply company that happily speaks of Ben and his work.