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About

Who we are

Simply Do Construction has been providing quality construction solutions to our clients since 2012, with a focus on the mass housing market and residential homes. We serve clients primarily in the Western Cape and Eastern Cape.

To ensure sustainability, we have recently implemented a diversification strategy, adding the construction of commercial developments to our portfolio in addition to the existing mass-housing and medium- to high end residential market.

Vision

We believe that every South African deserves the opportunity to own a home. Our work supports this vision by providing a wide range of construction related services to our clients, ensuring innovative and cost-effective methods for the development of sustainable human settlements.

Mission

Our mission is to be a leading turn-key developer and preferred building contractor for the reliable delivery of sustainable human settlements in South Africa. We provide construction solutions.

Meet the team

Our dedicated and experienced team successfully completes all our projects without fail.

Louis D Botha

Managing Director
BIO

Louis practised law as a litigator until 2008. One of his corporate clients (within the construction industry) recruited him to implement their legal, risk and compliance division.

He gained significant experience in advising various enterprises (including JSE listed companies) on a wide variety of assignments, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity capital raising, black economic empowerment transactions, securities, risk management and business development.

Louis applies a proactive management approach to the operational risks associated with business. He is a natural leader with excellent networking and interpersonal skills. His leadership and strategic business vision are cornerstones of SDC’s value proposition. Under his guidance, we will continue to grow from strength to strength.

Kriegler Neethling

Financial Officer
BIO

Kriegler is a financial professional who specialises in financial management and aligning financial strategy with company strategy.

He has served as a financial manager for various corporates, implementing the necessary structures and controls to make sure financial risks are minimised and efficiency is maximised. He also worked closely with management, ensuring they obtain accurate financial information to facilitate informed decisions on corporate strategy.

Kriegler joined SDC as Financial Officer. His ability to lead his team in the financial department helps to ensure our company vision is executed and implemented. Not only on a financial level, but in regards to the company holistically.

The support of Kriegler and his team towards the operational activities of SDC is an imperative element that contributes towards sustainable success for the company. We value his unbridled passion for being both a business and strategic partner.

His excellent track record, along with his open-minded approach in providing a transparent platform, makes him a valuable member of our management team.

Werner P Rademan

Senior Project Manager
BIO

Werner is a construction project manager who offers close to 20 years of success in managing residential and commercial construction projects, remodelling initiatives and site management activities. He has a career history of directing large-scale projects and maximising profitability through skilful contract negotiation, project estimation, project planning and material purchasing. Werner is dedicated to ensuring the highest levels of construction quality, maintaining full adherence to all programme deadlines and technical specifications.

Frits de Klerk

EO: Corporate Services
BIO

An attorney by profession, Frits joined SDC in 2017 following a career in political communication and corporate management. His focus is on the operational and administrative aspects of the Company which includes our Corporate Communication, Marketing, Compliance and Administrative Management.

Capacity

We hold a 7GB grading with the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB). Our capability to execute and complete small and large projects is supported by our experienced team (with joint experience in the industry that exceeds 100 years). We currently implement between three to five projects simultaneously, with contract values between R5 million and R120 million.

Our senior management team has been responsible for the construction and completion of over 3,000 housing units in the past. We aim to complete at least 900 housing units during each financial year.

Plant Fleet

Our high-quality plant fleet enables us to attend to a number of projects simultaneously. The fleet consists of among others:

Trucks (Flatbeds & Tippers)

Backhoe / TLB’s

Tractors

Concrete Batching Plants

Mixer Trucks

Light Delivery vehicles (LDV’s)

Trailers

Loaders

Bowsers (fuel & water)

Graders (small)

Generators

Scaffolding

Fencing

Site equipment

B-BBEE STATUS/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION GOALS

We are a certified Level 2 Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment contributor with 125% B-BBEE procurement recognition. We endeavour to sustain and meet our Affirmative Action Goals by involving historically disadvantaged individuals in the following ways:

  • Promoting able people from within the Company;
  • Forming partnerships and/or joint-ventures with locally-based HDI companies;
  • Involving a large percentage of SMME sub-contractors in our projects;
  • Providing extensive training to enhance the skills of sub-contractors and project partners.

Award-winning Contractor

In 2014, SDC was awarded first runner-up in the prestigious Govan Mbeki Housing Award in the category Best Rural Project for 200 housing units completed at Bomvini.

We were again honoured in 2016 with the Govan Mbeki Housing Award as the Best Performing Contractor.

The fact that all rural housing projects on a national basis are taken into consideration by the National Department of Human Settlements make these accomplishments a special honour. We are proud to have been able to provide thousands of South Africans with a dignified home; and we will continue to do so.

Contact us now for a free quote on your project