Designing your ideal home can be hard. Building it could be much tougher.
Certainly, it takes a lot of meticulous effort and hard work when designing and building a home or a real estate property. In fact, one small mistake can greatly affect the outcome of your project.
In this article, we’ve taken a look at the scores of construction firms in the country and we’ve evaluated them based on their track record, size of projects handled and their management team. As a result, we’ve come up with our top 10 construction companies in Nigeria.
10 Best Construction Companies in Nigeria
#1 Arab Contractors (AC)
Arab Contractors is not just a leading construction firm in Nigeria; it is also one of the best in Africa.
They have a diversified experience portfolio which includes: building, bridges, road, tunnels, airport, housing, tunnels, sewage plants, hospitals, sports building, dams and power stations.
Located at Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, AC also offers engineering consultancy.
The team in Nigeria is headed by the experienced engineer Ossama Moustafa. Some of the notable projects by AC in Nigeria include the reconstruction of the Owerri-Elele Road and the sanitation of the potable works in the Woi region of Abuja.
#2 China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) Nigeria Ltd
If you reside in Lagos, it’s very likely that you’ve seen the ongoing construction of the Lagos Light Rail. If you have, then it means you have seen CCECC Nigeria at work.
CCECC Nigeria is a subsidiary of CCECC, a China based company. The parent company was founded in 1979 in China but has become an international contractor with projects in over 40 countries.
CCECC is well known all over the world for the construction of state of the art roads, bridges, rail systems and stadia.
In Nigeria, they’ve recently added a new project to their portfolio which will be the construction of the Lagos-Calabar Light Rail which will extend from Calabar to Uyo, Aba, Port Harcourt, Yenagoa, Otuoke, Ughelli, Warri, Sapele, Benin, Agbor, Asaba, Onitsha, Ore, Ijebu Ode, Sagamu, Lagos.
The head office of CCECC in Nigeria is at 46 Nnamdi Azikwe Drive, Ebute Metta, Lagos.
#3 Julius Berger Nigeria
Julius Berger Nigeria is one of the leading construction companies in the country. One of their notable works is the construction of Eko Bridge which was their pioneer project in the country.
They are known for their state of the art construction methods and they are involved in all the phases of construction from planning to design, engineering and construction.
Their designs are usually innovative and they are well-known for their timely project execution.
#4 G Cappa PLC
G Cappa is one of the leading building and civil engineering construction companies in the country. Their office is located in Iddo, Ebute Metta, Lagos.
Their expertise is quite massive and their portfolio include complex infrastructure and high rise buildings
#5 Saidi Nigeria Ltd
When it comes to building and civil engineering in Nigeria, one of the popular companies in this regard is Saidi Nigeria Ltd.
The company was founded in 1997 and is made up of a team of qualified engineers and skill worker. As a matter of fact, Saidi usually organizes frequent workshops and seminars to get their engineers trained and retrained.
Their clients comprise both government and private individuals. Some of their projects include massive housing schemes, estates, road, bridges and dams.
They are also involved in constructing boreholes, dredging as well as setting up irrigation systems both in the rural and urban areas.
#6 Apave Nigeria
Apave Nigeria is a branch of the Apave Group, a 150 year old company. However, its Nigerian subsidiary is just a few years old in the country.
Nonetheless, the company has been able to adapt to the tough Nigerian terrain is growing to become a distinct force in the building and construction space.
Apave is a company with a vast portfolio and their divisions include:
- Inspection and Technical assistance
- Testing and measurement
#7 Elalan Construction Company
Founded in 1982, Elalan is one of the fastest growing construction and civil engineering firm in the country.
Their office is located in Ikoyi, Lagos however; they have ongoing projects in various parts of the country.
Elalan has been reputed to deliver high quality construction solutions in the last 30 plus years and the company’s culture revolves around quality, integrity, flexibility and commitment.
Made up of a large team of over 1200 people, the workforce at Elalan consists of both indigenous professionals and expatriates. Currently, they have over 450 full time people while the rest comprise of skilled workers.
#8 Mixta Nigeria
Established in 2006, Mixta is a subsidiary of ARM with a focus on real estate investment.
Currently, Mixta has successfully delivered over 3000 real estate assets which include homes, retail outlets and many more. The company’s asset is close to 30 billion
Mixta specializes in large scale real estate development projects and real estate advisory service.
Their mission as a company is to become the foremost real estate developer in the country by providing innovative solutions. The investment model comprises 3 aspects which include: build to sell, build to rent and build to operate.
The Oluwole Urban Mall currently being constructed in Lagos Island is one of the projects being undertaken by Mixta in partnership with the Lagos State Government.
#9 Adold Engineering Company Ltd
Located in Ikeja, Lagos, Adold Engineering is one of the foremost engineering firms in the country. The company was incorporated in 1976 and has grown over the years to offer a full range of services in engineering and construction management.
In the last 40 years of its existence, Adold Engineering has completed over 250 projects and some of the prominent companies that they’ve worked with include:
- Shell Petroleum Development Company
- Ecobank Plc
- Leadway Assurance
- UBA Plc
- Globacom Plc
- Ajayi Crowther University
- Central Bank of Nigeria
- First Bank Plc
Also, the company has a highly sufficient warehouse for storing materials as well as an efficient logistics framework for moving materials and equipment.
Located in Ikoyi, Lagos, NetConstruct is a reputable construction company in Nigeria that has successfully delivered over 2000 homes to its massive clientele.
The company was established in 2001 and has been known to offer innovative solutions to real estate development.