Complete List of Australia's Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 Contractors and Builders

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A Complete list of Australia's Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 Construction Companies

Tier 1, Tier 2 & Tier 3 meaning in Construction

Below is iseekplant's complete guide to Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 contractors and builders in Australia (along with definitions on each of these tiers). The construction companies listed below are responsible for some of Australia's largest infrastructure projects. They are also some of Australia's largest companies generally.

Tier 1 meaning for construction companies?

Tier 1 construction companies and builders are widely considered the most largest and most experienced in the industry. Tier 1 construction companies work on the largest and most significant infrastructure projects (think projects with contract values in the billions and hundreds of millions) and also have the largest revenues. It is not easy to become a tier 1 construction company in Australia, in total, there are only six tier 1 construction companies in the entire country! 

List of Australian Tier 1 Construction Companies

Of these companies they are all owned by two massive parent companies, Lendlease, who owns Boulderstone and Abigroup, and CPB Contractors, who own Thiess and John Holland. For an in depth look at each of these companies, their revenues and major projects have a read of iSeekplant's list of the top 100 largest construction companies in Australia.

What is a tier 2 construction company?

Tier 2 construction companies are mid tier companies that play a major role in the construction industry. Tier 2 construction companies typically focus on large scale commercial projects and small to mid sized infrastructure projects. You can expect to see Tier 2 construction companies awarded contracts in the tens of million of dollars. 

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What is a tier 3 construction company?

Tier 3 construction companies typically work on smaller scale projects, these could be both residential and small scale commercial jobs. Typically, a tier 3 construction company will take on contracts of around $1 million. The residential jobs tier 3 companies take on are typically larger in size, while the commercial work is a smaller scale (think service stations, fast food restaurants, office buildings etc).

List of Australian Tier 2 and Tier 3 Construction Companies

  • ADCO Constructions
  • AW Edwards
  • BMD Group
  • Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions
  • Buildcorp Australia
  • Built
  • Cockram
  • Downer Group
  • FDC Construction & Fit Out
  • Grocon
  • Growth Build
  • Hansen Yuncken
  • ICON Construction Australia
  • J Hutchinson Builders
  • McMahon
  • Patterson Building Group
  • Renascent
  • Richard Crookes Constructions
  • Schiavello
  • Shape Australia
  • Taylor Construction Group
  • Watpac

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