There are hundreds of construction companies in Nigeria but like a sore thumb, some of them stand out from amongst the rest.
If you are planning a project and you are looking for a construction company to help you execute it excellently, it is only normal that you would want to find outthe best Nigerian construction companies and offer your contracts to them to avoid stories that touch.
We’ve heard a lot of sad stories concerning construction jobs in Nigeria stories like buildings collapsing after the project owners might have spent millions on building it, contractors taking money from project owners and refusing to deliver as planned or expected or even abandoning projects mid-way and poorly executed projects that leave project owners frustrated and dissatisfied.
However, there are still some construction companies that execute projects professionally and can compete with any construction company in the world. They work on Private and Government contracts and have been in the industry for several years.
1. Julius Berger Construction Company
Julius Berger Nigeria PLC is a notable construction company in Nigeria specializing in various projects like structural engineering as well as roads, and highways.
Julius Berger began its construction business in Nigeria in August 1965 with the construction of the popular Eko bridge and has since then been involved in several notable projects like the construction of Tin Can Island Port, Ajaokuta Steel Plant, Third Mainland Bridge, Abuja International Airport Phase1, National Assembly Phase 3 and several other construction projects.
The company has its headquarters in Abuja with offices in Lagos and Uyo.
2. Reynolds Construction Company (RCC)
A subsidiary of SBI International Holdings, Switzerland, RCC has been at the forefront of construction services in Nigeria for several decades.
3. Setraco Construction
Another leaderin the Nigerian construction industry is Setraco Nigeria Limited.
Setraco has over 35 years of experience in providing Civil and structural engineering services in Nigeria. Setraco also has several branches and is involved in severals projects across Africa.
Setraco was involved in the construction of one of the most beautiful tertiary institutions in Nigeria — Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
4. Dantata & Sawoe Construction Company
Dantata and Sawoe is a 37-year old construction company with staff strength of over 4,000 people including expatriates.
D&S takes on several categories of construction projects like roads and highway construction, construction of bridges and airstrips, construction design and planning as well as irrigation projects.
The founding chairman of D&S construction is Alhaji (Dr.) Abdulkadir S.A Dantata (CON) while the current chairman isAlhaji (Dr.) Colonel Mohammed Sani Bello (RTD). D&S has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria as well as a liaison office in Kanoand can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org
5. Brunelli Construction
Brunelli Construction has been in existence since 1972.Brunelli has been involved in a lot of notable construction projects in Nigeria like construction of jetties, shore protection works, carnal dredging, drainage construction, concrete electric poles construction, diaphragm wall installation as well as water treatment plant projects.
Brunelli construction has a team of experienced chartered engineers on its payroll and is backed by its parent company — Picollo Brunelli & Co, Italy.