Designed, manufactured and constructed to the highest engineering standards

In 2012 GreenWood purchased the “Steel Sheds” (Canterbury) business renamed as GreenWood Commercial and refocused strongly on larger, industrial and commercial buildings. These buildings are typically large warehouses or factory buildings with offices at one end.

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The Group

GreenWood Commercial is a subsidiary of Donovan Group, a family owned New Zealand business which controls all elements of the buildings Design, Engineering and Manufacture in house. With over 40 years in business we pride ourselves on our product and our people to deliver the best building solution to the client every time.

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What we cover is your vision

GreenWood Commercial has the design flexibility and engineering capability to deliver any size, any shape, anywhere, whatever the need. All our buildings come with extensive warranties and the reassurance of local back up.

You can relax in the knowledge that our design systems and engineering techniques are put in place to bring the final product from concept to completion as quickly and as efficiently as possible. Being fully project managed through the entire process means that from the moment you place the order we take full responsibility for design, consents, materials and construction.

Design Technology

Software plays a pivotal role in the design process of any building in the modern construction environment and at GreenWood Commercial we pride ourselves on having the best technology platform available.
The GreenWood Commercial software enables the customer to design a building to suit their budget and vision. Once all the necessary parameters have been input the system immediately returns a fully interactive 3D model, which the customer can then amend as desired to ensure they get exactly what they want every time.


Whether it’s for manufacturing, storing, rural enterprise or just because you want the biggest, GreenWood Commercial has the design and engineering capability to create the best space for your needs.

Our attention to detail ensures you get the building you want. And if that isn’t reason enough, here’s four more reasons why a GreenWood Commercial building is right for you.

  1. GreenWood Commercial is 100% New Zealand owned, engineered and designed, so you have the comfort and security of
  2. purchasing local product from local, experienced people.
  3. Our portal bracket designs are double-sided and completely enclose the knee and ridge joints allow for greater clear span and more headroom inside the building. This also means a clean and uncluttered interior framework.
  4. GreenWood Commercial customers get unbeatable value for money. Combining superior strength, design and function has enabled us to provide high quality economically competitive building solutions.
  5. All buildings come with an extensive 10 year warranty. Some of the materials in the buildings are covered by manufacturers’ warranties up to 25 years. Our collaborative design approach has revolutionised shed and commercial building construction in New Zealand through a combination of incredible strength and design flexibility.