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Rise Residential Ltd is a residential building company based in Christchurch and Selwyn

We build and renovate homes all over Christchurch and Selwyn. We are an owner-operated based company that specialises in all forms of residential construction and building including extensions, renovations, and architectural services.

We believe in professionalism, honesty, and integrity. We provide open, clear lines of communication with our clients and maintain strict schedules and deadlines. We pride ourselves on the high quality of our work.

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Client Reviews

Ekaterina Lieshout
Ekaterina Lieshout
Ben and Caleb were amazing from the first consultation, to follow up work. They worked efficiently and always made sure the work site was clean and tidy, which was a blessing as we lived in our home while they renovated it. Ben was always happy to discuss any problems or alterations with us. Whenever a change to the design had to be made during the renovation, Ben always provided on the spot alternatives with an accurate pricing estimate and what the changes would mean for the final product. From this, Ben's expertise and vast knowledge of building and the industry was evident. Rise Residential makes any building process seamless and I will be using them for all building projects in the future.
Sharyn Ford
Sharyn Ford
Ben came to talk us through what our options had. Quote was sent in a timely manner and a time frame of when the job would be done. The work was carried out in tidy manner. Would be more than happy to use Ben and his team again for any work around the house inside or out.
Kirsty Humm
Kirsty Humm
Couldn’t recommend Ben and his team more! We were stressed and nervous before starting our work, having heard stories of the horrors of building but that wasn’t what we experienced at all! Ben and Caleb were awesome to have around, they had the job done quickly and to an high standard; and Ben dealt with any issues quickly and without any added stress. He really went in to bat for us a few times which was well above and beyond what we expected. Ben and Caleb were professional but so friendly and we felt comfortable having them around our home. Have already recommended Rise Residential to several people and will continue to do so. Thanks so much guys!
Grigor McDonald
Grigor McDonald
We decided to build a self contained flat onto our existing house. We selected Rise Residential and we had a very good experience working with Ben and his team. They were prompt, very well organised and always on time with their project planning and management. If we suggested any changes, they were exceptionally good at listening to our needs and making the amendments, sometimes suggesting even better ideas! Rise Residential were a pleasure to work with and I would happily recommend them to others.
Conrad Fit
Conrad Fit
You won’t find a better building company in Canterbury. From day 1, Ben has been spot on with communication and made our 12 week renovation as easy as it could be. And as a result of his work ethic, all his sub trades were the same. Can not recommend enough. Massive thanks to Ben, Caleb and Tom. You guys rock.
Ros Calvert
Ros Calvert
Ben and his team were within budget, within the time quoted and dealt with any problems that arose quickly and efficiently. The standard of work was excellent and I would highly recommend this firm to anyone looking to build new or renovate their home.
Laura Ford
Laura Ford
Ben assisted with and managed the remodelling of our ensuite bathroom. We couldn’t be happier with the finished product and Ben’s professional service.
Valerie Temby
Valerie Temby
Ben replaced the exterior weatherboards on a wall of my 1905 cottage. He responded quickly to my initial inquiry and I was really impressed by Ben's friendly, capable manner as well as his experience in dealing with the quirks of an old property. He understood that I had a budget and I felt confident that he was willing to work within this. The workmanship is of a high quality and Ben and his team left the property immaculate. I have no hesitation in recommending Rise Residential for professional, efficient, quality workmanship.
Maureen McCarthy
Maureen McCarthy
Ben was great to work with on my latest renovation project. He spent time working through the quote and refined expectations before we started. Once on site he was timely, professional and communicated potentional issues as they came up, with solutions. As a result his final invoice had no surprises.I am very happy with result. I would highly recommend Rise Residential to anyone looking for an exceptional builder that is easy to deal with and delivers what hes says he will.
Grant Stowell
Grant Stowell
Ben did a fantastic weatherboard repair job at our house, had great skills, communication and was a awesome to deal with.

Master Builders Christchurch – Rise Residential are Expert Building Contractors

To deliver high-quality, cost-effective projects on schedule on budget.

We value the importance of our relationships and will continue to remain fair and true in our dealings with all customers and suppliers. Our customers count on our dependability, our drive and our integrity. We take great pride in our accomplishments and build on them every day.

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“We employed Ben to undertake repairs on our home after a recommendation from a friend. We have been most impressed with both his workmanship and his level of contentiousness. He communicates his intentions well, is on time and completes paperwork such as quotes in a timely manner. I would highly recommend.”

– Nicola Benfell

  • Initial contact

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  • Design

  • Pricing

  • Acceptance

  • Construction

  • Completion

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“Ben from Rise Residential was wonderful to deal with, very good with giving options and explaining the processes of our renovations along the way. We are so pleased with the end result and couldn’t recommend Ben and Rise Residential enough if you are looking to build or renovate.”

– Lauren Tulitt

Rise Residential Ltd is an owner-operated Professional & Experienced Christchurch Builder based in Canterbury that specializes in all forms of residential construction including renovations, new builds and property maintenance. We employ experienced people who are friendly, courteous and produce good quality results that we can be proud of.

At Rise Residential we believe in such basics as professionalism, honesty and integrity. We provide open, clear lines of communication with our clients, and maintain strict schedules and deadlines. We pride ourselves in the high quality of our work.

Whether the job is big or small, we will consult with our client to ensure we meet their needs, wants and budget outcomes. We have excellent relationships with consultants, subcontractors and suppliers to ensure a high quality of work is carried across all trades.

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Frequently Asked Questions

All our projects come with the comprehensive Master Build Guarantee, giving you peace of mind that your investment is protected and the quality of work is upheld to the highest standards.

Planning a major home renovation can seem overwhelming, but with the right approach, it becomes manageable and even enjoyable. Start by defining your goals and budget, then consult with professionals to discuss your vision and get expert advice. Develop a detailed plan, including timelines and key milestones. Ensure all necessary permits are obtained before work begins. Communication is key, so stay in touch with your builder throughout the project. At Rise Residential, we guide you through each step, ensuring a smooth and successful renovation experience.

The cost of building a new home varies on several factors, including the size of the home, the design complexity, the materials chosen, and the location. At Rise Residential, we tailor our services to fit your budget and preferences. To get a more accurate estimate, we recommend scheduling a consultation with our team. We can provide a detailed quote based on your specific needs and help guide you through the planning process to ensure you get the best value for your investment.

Amongst the Best Building Company’s

As leading builders in Christchurch and Rolleston, we value the importance of our relationships, and we continue to remain fair and true in our dealings with all customers and suppliers. You can depend on the reliability of our service, our integrity, and our hard-working approach.

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