We specialize in the building of up-market residential dwellings and the construction of a diverse assortment of commercial and industrial buildings.
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J.J. Dempers (PTY) LTD

Master Builders

About Us

Our founding member, J. J. Dempers (Oom Japie), established the company on 1 August 1948 after a partnership of 9 years’, operating as Timmerman Contractors.

In the 1960’s the sons Johann and Philip Dempers, joined the business.

The company, J.J. Dempers (Pty) Ltd, was registered in 1967, with oom Japie Dempers incorporating his two sons as directors.

Corporate Governance

J.J. Dempers (Pty) Ltd maintain a high level of hands-on corporate governance and this affirms the commitment and dedication with integrity and accountability.

J.J. Dempers (Pty) Ltd is a registered private non-listed company.

We have been a founding member of the Boland Master Builders Association since 1956 and abide by their code of association and a member of the Master Builders of South Africa (MBSA).

We are also registered with the Building Industries Bargaining Council, the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) (Registration number: 1290) and the Federated Employer Mutual Assurance Company (Policy number: 071443).

We cover a vast spectrum of construction related activities in the Boland and surrounding regions.

We are widely represented on various technical and training committees, as well as serving on the executive committees of the Local and National Building Associations (Master Builders SA).

The directors of the Company are actively involved in the running of the above associations:

  1. Johann Dempers is a Past President of B.I.F.S.A. (Building Industries Federation of South Africa) and served for more than 30 years on the executive committee of the local Boland Master Builders Association. He is an honorary member of this association.
  2. Philip Dempers served for more than 30 years on many of the training and education committees in the industry as a Technical Advisor. He also served as an executive member of the Apprenticeship National Body of Executives.

We are compliant with all statutory corporate and industrial requirements.

The company is proactive in broad based black economic empowerment and has the credentials of a level 3 BEE scorecard for our BEE Company, Sandobel 150 (Pty) Ltd.

All our suppliers are vetted and accredited to ensure a continued and quality supply chain.

Our Values

We aspire to founding values being accountable, honourable, responsible and reliable.

Our focus is to provide a quality product within the budget, design and time constraints.

We are a member of the Association Unashamedly Ethical and conduct our business as such.


Our management team consists of 2 Project Managers, 4 Construction Managers and 2 Quantity Surveyors.

All our personnel in key positions on site are qualified with at least a diploma in construction management.

Our leading hands and foremen are all qualified artisans. Our support service and resource centre provide us with plant, equipment and materials.


We provide to our clients is a total service which include the various disciplines of Quantity Surveying, Project Management and Construction Management.

J.J. Dempers (Pty) Ltd constantly employs the latest technology and methodology by insisting on attending to all the essential courses to ensure the company stays updated and in the forefront of the market place.

A culture of continued learning and skills development provides us with a highly motivated and dedicated human resource.