Andover Street

I am delighted with the house. Even more so, Im highly appreciative of the very gracious and thoughtful exchanges there have been between you, Grant, and Mark, and me during the long process. You have all done much to minimise stress and anxiety during the whole process. That’s service with a smile.

Marblewood Drive

We wish to convey to you how appreciative we are of your good project management with the repair and repainting of our home. We must make particular mention of the painters (particularly Paul and Warwick) who have over the last seven weeks worked long hours and to a high standard. All the painters have been pleasant to deal with, please pass on our appreciation and thanks to the painters for all their care and hard work in painting our home, and we wish them well.

Geoff & Kathy English

EQC Opt Out – Richmond Hill

GI Builders completed our earthquake repairs through the EQC opt-out system. The quality of the work they undertook was to a very high standard and all the staff onsite were very personable and accommodating.

By far the best service they provided us was managing the whole process directly with the Christchurch EQC Opt-Out team with very little involvement required from ourselves. This required providing the initial documentation up front to get sign off to proceed with the works, managing and getting variations approved once the works had commenced and getting the work settled once the repairs were finished. During the works GI Builders communicated well and made us feel at ease that we were in good hands. I would highly recommend them for any building work and especially for EQC/insurance repairs, as they are proficient, client focused project managers.

Sally Farmer and Cameron Rennie


Just wanted to take the time to say a big thanks and give you some feedback on the urgent work your team did on our garage at Knowles St. Richard and I were both impressed at how professional you and your team were. The builder BJ kept in touch via text, was flexible about start times, arrived on time, was friendly and did a great job – even making sure my veges and the dog were unharmed which was really appreciated. We were very fortunately to have GI Builders do the work for us and will pass this on to Trevor Mitchell at Fletchers as well.

Libby & Richard Collier

Andover Street

My house in Andover Street, Merivale was demolished in mid-2015 due to severe earthquake damage and has been rebuilt in the last 12 months (as at September 2016) by GI Builders Ltd. It was one of four conjoined townhouses that all needed demolition and rebuilding on a common foundation. I cannot praise GI Builders highly enough. The quality of the rebuild is simply outstanding. Grant, Kelly and Mark were a delight to work with and kept me informed, updated and included every step of the way.

The Christchurch reconstruction environment is littered with rebuilds and repairs not up to the required standards, with many failures and liquidations. People waiting, waiting, waiting for resolution. I can honestly state that not for one second was I concerned that this might happen in my case, such was my faith in GI Builders from the outset. They took pride in every aspect of service delivery. They have been excellent in their communications with me and the other townhouse owners, explaining things in laypersons’ terms and allowing time to consider various options. They listened to my suggestions and preferences. They consistently met each deadline and assurance. Their subcontractors worked well together (this is a huge consideration) and met Kelly and Grant’s exacting standards. Their inclusive approach truly gave the project a ‘family’ feel. I strongly recommend GI Builders. You will not be disappointed. I provide this testimonial freely and entirely unprompted.

Barry Kennedy


When building a house choosing the right builder is a difficult decision, we choose Grant from GI Builders and right from the start of the building process we knew that we had made the right decision. Grant and his entire team are passionate and meticulous in their work, the team communicated with us regularly and always keep us informed throughout the building process, letting us know whether we were on target with budget and giving us alternate options. They were able to give advice but still keeping our vision in the forefront of the design. We now have a house that our family can call home and we couldn’t be more pleased with the end result. I am more than happy to recommend Grant Irving and GI Builders to any prospective home builder.

Taye and Lisa