Donovan Group is a leader in the innovation of construction technology.

Coresteel Buildings specialises in custom-designed commercial and industrial steel frame buildings, with two unique structural systems, the patented Bracketless Portal System and the Tapered Box Beam. Both systems offer unlimited design possibilities, bird and vermin-resistant properties and truly outstanding span capabilities, with the Tapered Box Beam reaching spans of over 70m. Coresteel offers a full turnkey service or can provide support at any stage of the process, with in house structural engineers, detailers and the unique software system which keeps your project on track. Coresteel has franchise operators in 25 regions, from Kaitaia to Invercargill.

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Trenz Create a Home is a new residential housing franchise network, which offers a housing system to rival the current industry standard. The system is backed by custom-built software that allows customers to design, walk through, and price their dream home online, in real time. Trenz Create a Home will be launched later this year.

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KiwiSpanNZ provides quality steel frame rural and residential sheds, garages, barns, shelters and small commercial/industrial buildings to the New Zealand market via a network of 22 franchise operators. KiwiSpanNZ utilises their advanced computerised design system, together with experienced staff to bring customers’ designs to life.

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uTecture is a fully integrated architectural design platform which empowers users to design, interact and price a fully engineering-compliant structure, live on the web. Once the design is finalised, the same model is used to automatically create council documentation, manufacturing and construction files. uTecture currently has both commercial and residential user interfaces, via Coresteel Buildings and Bloom – Creator Homes, respectively.

Design Station incorporates a team of structural engineers and structural detailers, operating from offices in Whangarei and the Philippines. The team utilises a specialised engineering system and custom-designed software to design standard pre-engineered buildings and specifically designed buildings.  Design Station provides complete structural engineering support for each of our distribution channels, encompassing steel frame buildings with clear spans from 9m to over 50m.

Modern Building Product Ltd (MBP) was established in 2015 and is primarily involved in importation and distribution of construction products for Donovan Group’s companies, including a range of industrial and general steel fastening, bracing products. MBP is commercially responsible for product testing, compliance, sales and marketing. MBP’s focus is on creating a competitive advantage for the Donovan Group by factory direct sourcing and development of exclusive high quality, fully compliant construction products.

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Donovan Group Modular entails the volumetric construction of residential units within a controlled factory environment. The expanded plant will be capable of producing 700 flat pack homes per year, while the assembly hall will be capable of assembling 300 medium density units annually. These units are stackable meaning they can provide multiple-levels of housing from apartment blocks and high-rise units right through to minor dwellings.

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