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A lot has changed since we first opened the doors over 40 years ago. We’ve recently refreshed our brand in line with our evolving and growing business. But rest assured we’re still the same tight-knit team of straight talkers, who believe in building strong and doing what we say we’ll do for our clients, every time.
CJ Duncan is a medium sized specialist building business focusing on Remedial & Insurance, Facade Solutions and Fit-out & Refurbishment. A tight-knit team of straight talkers, we believe in the ethos of building strong – meaning we do what we say we’ll do for our clients.
40 YEAR REPUTATION
It’s an approach that’s seen us build an enviable reputation over the past 40 years. For rolling up our sleeves, for finding solutions, for being resourceful, and for doing whatever it takes to get things done.
LARGE DELIVERY CAPABILITY
Projects are conducted within NSW and QLD and typically range in value up to $15 million. Experienced management capabilities and well organised financial and insurance arrangements enable the simultaneous undertaking of multiple projects. Work is acquired through competitive
Ben has over 20 years of experience in the construction and property industry. As the Managing Director of CJ Duncan, Ben has been instrumental in building the business into one of Sydney’s leading building companies.
Sinclair is an experienced executive with over 20 years commercial experience in fire protection, security, and banking and finance. Sinclair is a lawyer by training and was previously at Westpac Banking Corporation for 12 years, where he held a number of senior management roles.
Josh has over 20 years experience in construction and property development, underpinned by a background in architecture working with the likes of Lendlease and Toga Group. He has refined and strengthened the capacity of the business and its relationships with key clients in the Fit-out & Refurbishment sectors.
Ian has 35 years of experience in the construction industry and over 10 years in the insurance and remedial building sectors. Ian joined CJ Duncan in 2009 as a senior estimator and was promoted to the role of Operations Manager in 2011. He is now the General Manager of the Remedial and Insurance divisions.
We’re resourceful and reliable. If there’s a better way to do something, we’ll do what it takes to find it.
When we’re thrown curveballs, we’re proudly known for knuckling down, finding workarounds and solving problems to make things happen and keep projects on schedule. No fuss.
Say what you do and do what you say. We’re big on keeping commitments to our clients, and each other.
If we say we’ll do something, we won’t rest until we do. If there’s a problem we take personal responsibility and we put things right. Straight up.
The job isn’t over until it’s over. We stay focused, determined and professional at every stage of a project to ensure we get the job done right and never take our foot off the pedal.
We’re committed to finish just as strong as we start. Every time.
At CJ Duncan, our word is everything. If we say we’ll do something, that’s precisely what we’ll do. From deadlines to budgets to paying contractors on time, what you hear is what you’ll get.
Our reputation for delivering quality is everything. That’s why we never compromise or cut corners. We’re detail‑focused and use our market-leading skills to deliver projects to the highest possible level every time. We’re only as good as our last project, so it needs to be great.
We’ve grown a lot. But we’ve never forgotten our family roots. After 40 years we’re still a tight knit business with a candid, people‑first attitude. From our clients and contractors to our in-house team, our success is built on a foundation of strong, personal relationships and respect.
We make things happen. Maximum effort, minimum fuss. We take pride in our ability to knuckle down and get the job done. “Whatever it takes” has always been the attitude that drives us. If there is a smarter or more effective way to do it, we’ll find it.
‘CJ Duncan was appointed by Caroma to deliver their Flagship Storeroom at Collins St Alexandria. The team assisted during preconstruction by proposing value engineering options in order to meet the client’s budget requirements, and collaborated with the design team to ensure the desired outcome was achieved for Caroma. They delivered to a high quality standard in line with our expectations.’
‘TM Insights worked closely with CJ Duncan in an ECI engagement for the Caroma Flagship Retail Store, Collins St, Alexandria. The challenges associated with complex staging works and site constraints were very well managed – The final product looks fantastic.’
‘CJ Duncan’s proactive, solution-focussed approach throughout the Lend Lease Display Suite project ensured that Lend Lease’s design vision was realised in every detail. The team was responsive, creative and, above all, added value to the process at every stage.’
‘I have worked with CJ Duncan many times over the last 10 years and found them to be an exceptional company. They are a highly focused team and have a genuine commitment to quality and cost.’
‘I honestly believe that CJ Duncan’s attitude to ensuring a projects design intent is delivered is unique to the building industry. The Lend Lease Innovation Lab project has achieved excellent management feedback. I am pleased to be a referee for CJ Duncan.’
‘I would like to call out the professionalism and expertise that was demonstrated consistently by CJ Duncan on our project to ensure the owners requirements were not only met but exceeded.’
‘CJ Duncan’s support and dedication was outstanding. The team repeatedly demonstrated their willingness to go out of their way to ensure they delivered the outcome required. The support on site was a stand-out point for CJ Duncan. They did a great job managing tradesmen, owners and tenants to ensure all works were completed to a high standard.’
‘Issues were never brought to me without a solution. The team was always available, responsive and nothing was too hard or a bother for them. They were fantastic to deal with.’
‘I worked closely with the CJ Duncan team on the rectification of the Zenix Residential Complex at Alexandria. It was delivered by a team with a positive attitude who always presented well, and managed themselves and their subcontractors professionally.’