CONDEV: THE BEST IS STILL YET TO COME

Written on the 30 July 2016 by Gold Coast Business News

CONDEV: THE BEST IS STILL YET TO COME

FOUNDED by Steve and Tracy Marais in 2002, Condev Construction has evolved as a force to be reckoned with in the building industry in Queensland, turning over around $200 million in FY16.

The Gold Coast-headquartered company, which commenced as a boutique operation, now employs more than 140 staff and has around 25 projects under construction.

The business recently secured a number of project tenders with Brisbane developer Urban Construct. Collectively the deal comprises $190.8 million in residential projects across south-east Queensland.

It also won the tender to build stage one of developer Rayjon Group's flagship $180 million Vantage Gold Coast project at Benowa.

However, it was a clean sweep of projects including the La Vie Apartments and Somerset College Sporting Precinct which saw it receive recognition by Master Builders in 2016.

Based in the heart of Palm Beach, the La Vie apartments are a stunning addition to the seaside suburb.

Boasting a series of one-per-floor residential havens, complete with a spacious garage, rooftop pool and barbecue area, Condev has gone the extra mile to capture the Gold Coast beachfront living style.

In addition to taking out the Residential Building (high-rise over 3 storey) up to $20 million award, Condev was also commended for Excellence in Workplace Health and Safety for its work on La Vie.

Condev's work on the Somerset College Sporting Precinct and St Stephens College Administration Centre also saw it win the Sporting Facilities over $5 million and Education Facilities up to $5 million awards respectively.

Steve Marais says the establishment and growth of Condev has been a rewarding journey.

While the company works primarily in south-east Queensland, expansion opportunities are in the pipeline.

"I am convinced that the best is yet to come," he says.

"The gratification we get out of doing business is to see the lives of our staff and their families improve. 

"The rewards of investing in others and the idea of shared prosperity is ultimately what drives us and Condev.  In our endeavours we are always considering the other party. 

"Ultimately we would like to have a national business and probably very strong international associations."

Condev is also known for its active involvement in charity initiatives,  including the gruelling 96km Kokoda Challenge, Mat Roger's 4ASD Kids charity, the GC100 and Robbie McEwen's Grand Fondo.

"We don't just passively donate; we actively participate in events and we give our time," says Steve.

"We try to make sure we maintain an active social responsibility for charities and next year we are formally setting up our own Condev Cares charity which we are hoping will raise around $80,000 in its first year to distribute to less fortunate people in our community."


Author: Gold Coast Business News

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