New Dawn Developments Ltd was started in 1978 by Rick Jensen. Son Chad joined the business in 1996 along with associate Roy Duperron. From the beginning, New Dawn has built a reputation as a business with exceptional customer service and superior workmanship.
Our company is a highly diverse firm of construction professionals with a broad range of project experience that spans more than three decades. Our clients, professional associates and peers will attest that we are a capable and stable business applying the best practices in the industry.
New Dawn Developments has the staffing and financial resources to successfully execute any of the specifications your project may require. Our organization’s management is strategically positioned to assemble teams capable of handling the scope and scale of each individual project.
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Over the course of many projects proposed for the East Kootenay, a number of opportunities will present themselves for Joint Venturing, Project Management, or General Contracting of infrastructure, facilities, and housing projects.
New Dawn Developments is currently experienced and able to provide all of the following:
1. Design Review and Cost Estimating
Proven leadership in design, cost estimating, and value engineering is witnessed by the reliance of past and current clients, local municipal authorities, and non-profit organizations, on our expertise in planning and preliminary work on a wide range of projects.
2. Scheduling Services
Decades of Site Superintendent experience, combined with current Scheduling tools and systems has enabled us to provide accurate schedules and client, consultant, and trade friendly management processes for planning and tracking.
3. Contract Document Preparation
Our experience in document preparation and tender evaluation ranges from simple quote and bid evaluations, to analysis, evaluation, estimating, and tendering of CCDC stipulated price and cost plus contractual agreements.
4. Project Management
As evidenced by the success of numerous previous projects, New Dawn Developments excels by exceeding expectations in the key deliverables on each and every project:
- Client satisfaction
- On-schedule completion
- On-budget completion
- Cost control and tracking
- Project documentation and control
- Environmental stewardship
- Quality construction and craftsmanship
- Our project range has included all of the following:
- Stipulated Sum
- Construction Management
- Design Build/Tender
AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS
Best of Business Awards 2016
2016 Georgie Awards Winner
2015 – Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce- Business Maker of the Year (Baker Street Professional Centre)
2014 – Kootenay Business Magazine- 17th Annual Best of Business Winner
2014 – Black Press Readers Choice Award- New Home Builder Gold
CHBA Rocky Mountain Housing Award- Best Single Family Home over 2000sf Over $750,000
2011 – BC Homes Magazine- Residential Construction Person of the Year Chad Jensen
2014 – CHBA Rocky Mountain Housing Award- Best Single Family Home up to 2000sf Under $500,000
2012 – Kootenay Business Magazine- Most Eco-Friendly Business
2011 – AWMAC- Award of Excellence
|Executive:||Rick Jensen||Chairman / CFO|
|Chad Jensen, B. Comm.||President / CEO|
New Dawn Restorations
|Ivan Colten||Senior Project Manager|
|Mike Dolighan||Customer Service and Warranty|
|Sherry Graburn||Design Lead|
|Project Management and Production:||Al Steppan||Site Superintendent|
|Ross MacDonald||Site Superintendent|
|Colin McLeod||Site Superintendent|
|Art Mitchell||Site Superintendent|
|Wade Burton||Crew Supervisor|
|Office Personnel||Kim Timbers||Architectural Designer|
|Shania Funke||Drafting & Design|
|Lindsay Gergel||Interior Design|
|Rebecca Christensen||Interior Design|
|Anne-Marie Diaz||Executive Assistant|
|Mark Wills||Fleet/equipment manager, mechanic|
|Curtis Osborne||Warehouse Manager|
|30 Field staff ranging from journeyman carpenters, apprentices and labourers|
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Can you design a home for me?
Yes we are a full design and build company able to take your ideas from concept to completion.
Do you build custom homes?
Yes, we are the largest and longest standing custom home builder in the Kootenays.
How much to build a custom home?
Costs vary on fit and finish until we have a complete plan and tender.
How long will it take to build a custom home?
Typically we complete our homes within 6 months of the dig.
Do you have any floor plans I can see?
Yes we have a wide variety of floor plans available to suit any budget.
Do you have anything available for immediate possession?
Yes, please contact us.
Can I get a quote on plans I already have?
Yes, please contact us.
Do you do renovations?
Yes, please contact us.