Made by people.
Stead Construction is home to some of the most inventive brains in the industry. These people bring innovation, technical expertise and big picture thinking to every job we undertake.
Freddy Van Der Schyff
Managing Director / Quantity Surveyor
Director / Project Manager
New blood is important to us. We support our industry and emerging talent by taking on apprenticeships each year to pave the way for the latest wave of construction professionals. We know our most valuable assets are our people and we encourage them to grow along with our business.
Stead Construction was founded by Jeremy Stead in 2005. Since then the company and its reputation grew rapidly, on the back of a range of successful educational and commercial projects.
Stead Construction founded in Hawke’s Bay
Begun by 23-year old Jeremy with three full time staff
Workshop opened at Karamu Road Hastings
Along with our first office
Joinery division launched
Showcasing our team’s craft and passion for detail and finishing
Staff numbers increase to 44
Including highly skilled and experienced Project Managers, Quantity Surveyors and Foreman
Awarded Te Karaka Area School Redevelopment
This $5.5 million project was a landmark for Stead Construction
First brand new company vehicle purchased
Eight years on, we’re ready to invest in brand new plant!
Murupara Area School Redevelopment
A pivotal project for the company, valued at $13 million
Total staff exceeds 100, and growing.
Always looking to the future, we’re excited by talented staff, problem solving and great buildings.