The Building Company

The Building Company is the southern African (Pepkor) operations building material division. The Building Company’s retail activities expand to 124 outlets throughout southern Africa. Our branches are located in major centres in South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland and Botswana, and are managed as either corporate, joint venture or franchise stores.

Our brands serve the full spectrum of the construction industry, including the residential, commercial and industrial markets, and enjoy the custom of professional and private developers, project managers, building contractors, builders, plumbers, electricians, joiners, cabinet-makers, tilers, roofing specialists, owner-builders and home improvers.

The Building Company comprises of three divisional businesses:

General Building Materials (GBM):

  • BUCO
  • Timbercity
  • Chipbase

Specialised Building Materials Wholesale (SBMW):

  • MacNeil
  • Cachet
  • Brands 4 Africa
  • Citiwood

Specialised Building Materials Retail (SBMR):

  • Ironmongery
    • Buchel
    • Bildware
    • W&B Hardware
  • B-One
  • Tiletoria
  • Floors Direct