Kenya is increasingly becoming a hub for top construction companies eager to tap into the booming construction industry.
Construction and Civil engineering(CCE NEWS) looks at some of the top construction companies in Kenya going by the magnitude of the projects they have undertaken.
Top construction companies in Kenya
Seyani Brothers & Company (Kenya) Limited (SBC) is a leading general building construction company domiciled in Kenya. With the amassed expertise, speed and quality controls, SBC is able to complete projects within time without compromising on quality.
The SBC history dates back to 1978 when two enterprising brothers saw opportunity in the construction industry and chose to embark on executing renovations works and subcontract projects under established contractors. The excellent workmanship that the company exhibited in its early stages led to great demand for its services and earned it prerequisite experience, resulting in its decision to bid for main contracts. Today SBC is, undoubtedly, a leader in general building construction.
Landmark Holdings Ltd
Founded in 1999 and awarded the Construction Excellence Award in 2014, Landmark Holdings Ltd is also one of the top construction companies in Kenya. The firm has leveraged its management’s extensive experience to develop a unique set of competitive advantages that allow it to successfully operate in the construction industry in sub Saharan Africa.
To date Landmark Holdings Ltd has completed several building, infrastructure and civil engineering projects throughout East Africa for the private and public sector.
Cementers Limited is Primarily a Main Contractor with a core of direct staff and a proven supply chain of subcontractors, suppliers and consultants. Working on a strong teamwork basis in all related activities and with Directors fully involved. Cementers is a private limited company whose success has stemmed from having over 39 years experience within the building industry. Cementers Limited was incorporated by Kurji V. Patel and Laxman M. Arjan.
Oriental Construction Company Limited
Oriental Construction Company Limited was incorporated in Kenya in 1966. With modest beginning, the Company has come a long way starting its construction activity with small operations such as residential buildings, churches and godowns. Over the years, the Company has spread its wings to specialize in construction of water supply and sanitation projects.
The Company has enjoyed continuous steady growth as a result of its impeccable reputation for integrity, high standard of workmanship, construction technique, innovative and highly durable construction technologies and comprehensive on-site safety measures.
Epco Builders Limited
Epco Builders Limited is one of the most renowned Building and Civil Engineering firms in Kenya, registered in category NCA 1 by the National Construction Authority. It was established in 1978 by Mr. Ramji D. Varsani who is the Managing Director. The firm has grown under his leadership and experience of over 40 years.
The Company’s headquarters are in its own building complete with workshops located along Kuguru Road on Falcon Road, off Enterprise Road in Industrial Area, Nairobi. The Branch Office is located on Steve Biko Road, Tudor in Mombasa. Epco owns a yard located along Mombasa Road near Athi-River where heavy equipment and the batching plants are installed.
According to their website, Epco Builders has a turnover of over KShs. 5 Billion and has the capacity to handle projects worth upto KShs. 12 Billion.
Laxmanbhai Construction Ltd
Laxmanbhai Construction Ltd is a major and one of the top construction companies in Kenya that started operations in 1953. The company puts innovation at the core of its operation allowing it to deliver end-to-end construction and property solutions across a broad range of sectors – including high rise towers, banks, schools, hotels and retail outlets.
The construction company also has the capacity to churn out apartments, commercial buildings and industrial outlets. Laxmanbhai Construction prides itself in their in-house staff that has skills to deliver projects in a timely, efficient and cost effective manner.