Why Choose Universal To Build Your Next Project?

It takes years to establish a reputation as solid and reliable as Universal Homes and we are proud of our history and commitment to continued innovation, design excellence, and future-proof building solutions. With over 60 years of experience and a passion for creating beautiful, functional, and sustainable homes, we take pride in being one of the leading names in the industry.

As one of New Zealand’s largest building companies, we are proud of our portfolio of award-winning projects that have garnered us a reputation for excellence in the industry. We have built a wide range of homes, from contemporary and modern designs to traditional and classic styles, catering to diverse budgets, preferences, and lifestyles. Our attention to detail, exceptional workmanship, and unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction have earned us a loyal clientele and numerous referrals. We have partnered on many highly successful medium to large scale building projects with Kāinga Ora, Housing New Zealand, Soho and Creating Communities.

Transparency, integrity, and open communication are the pillars of our business. We believe in building strong relationships with our clients based on trust and mutual respect. Our quotes are detailed and will show you exactly what you are paying for, and our great relationships with suppliers and sub-contractors ensure we can source the required materials at competitive prices.

Experienced Team

Our team has a wealth of experience in all aspects of home building, including design, construction, and project management. We have worked on a wide range of projects, from terraced homes to large-scale apartments, and we bring that experience to every project we undertake.

We believe that communication is key to any successful building project, and we keep our clients informed at every stage of the process. Our team works closely with you throughout the entire building process, providing regular updates, addressing any concerns, and keeping you informed every step of the way. We are always available to answer questions, provide updates, and offer advice, and we strive to make the building process as stress-free and enjoyable as possible.

We are committed to delivering projects on time and within budget while maintaining the highest standards of quality and craftsmanship. Our team of skilled and dedicated professionals includes architects, designers, project managers, and tradespeople, who work seamlessly together to bring your project to life. From the initial concept design to the final finishing touches, we are committed to delivering exceptional craftsmanship, superior quality, and exceptional customer service.

If you’re looking to make the most out of your land our award-winning team is here to help. We are dedicated to helping you to turn your land into something special, and no matter what type of residential or commercial building project you have in mind, we have the knowledge and expertise to make it a reality.

Contact us today to discuss your building needs, and let us be your trusted partner in bringing your vision to life.


Our commitment to sustainability is a core value that we integrate into every aspect of our building process. We prioritize eco-friendly materials, energy-efficient solutions, and innovative building techniques to create homes that are not only beautiful but also warm, dry and environmentally responsible. We believe in building homes that are not only comfortable and stylish but also sustainable, durable, and energy-efficient, ensuring a greener future for generations to come.

Master Builders

As members of the Registered Master Builders, we understand the importance of providing quality workmanship that meets and exceeds expectations. That is why we are proud to offer a 10-year Master Build Guarantee on your home.

This guarantee is our promise to you that your home will be built with the highest level of craftsmanship and care. It also means that any work associated with the building of your home is covered, so you can rest easy knowing that you won’t have to worry about any unexpected costs.

We are proud to be part of the Registered Master Builders network and this guarantee is our way of showing you that we take great pride in the work we do. When you choose us to build your home, you can be sure that you are getting the best quality and peace of mind that comes with it.

What we offer

  • Universal Homes will build your project on a 5% margin, fixed on Building Consent documentation, and no margin on variations moving forward.
  • Universal Homes will provide you with Early Contractor Involvement during Building Consent and Resource Consent for no charge.
  • Universal Homes will open book every cost and trade for you. If you have alternative products or suppliers, then we are happy to work with you on these. 
  • Universal Homes can assist you throughout the process with EDA (Early Development Advice) to help you navigate Resource Consent, Engineering Approval and Building Consent – free of charge, or for a fee we can even complete them for you.
  • Universal Homes is able to assist in reallocation of risk from funding, design, branding and consenting to selling on a profit share or a calculated basis. There is also an option to make your project a Universal Homes development, whilst maintaining the financial upside of your land value. For example profit share or land milestone payments based on improving market conditions

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