Forward and Upward construction Pty Ltd





Forward & Upward Constructions Pty Ltd – Company Profile

Who we are
Forward & Upward Constructions is committed to becoming one of Melbourne’s leading and diversified construction contracting and consulting provider through our dedicated delivery model and integration with experienced consultants and sub-contractors. An important part of achieving these goals is to become the employer of choice for our people and the partner of choice to our clients.  Forward & Upward Constructions has grown from strength to strength over the years, continually producing great results for all our clients.

What we do  
Forward & Upward Constructions offers a range of services including construction project management and consulting.
 Our impressive job portfolio encompasses a wide range of market sectors including:

  • Commercial Construction
  • Industrial Construction
  • Health and Aged Care
  • New Residential Homes, Extensions and Additions
  • Multi-Unit Residential
  • Heritage and Refurbishment
  • Interior Office and Retail Fitouts

Where we are
Forward & Upward Constructions is based in Melbourne and operates throughout the greater metropolitan area.

Management Team

Neil Hasell
Position: Company Director
Qualifications: Registered Building Practitioner, Cert IV Carpentry, Cert III OH&S
Membership: HIA

Guy Hasell
Position: Administration

Damien Wilson
Position: Construction Foreman
Qualifications: Cert IV Carpentry

Gerad Salay
Position: Project Accountant
Qualifications: B. Comm. ASA
Memberships: CPA Australia

Our Vision
Founded in 1999, the vision for Forward & Upward Constructions was to be a business based on outstanding technical skills, tenacity, innovation and an absolute commitment to our people and clients. In 2012, we still aspire to this vision.

Our Mission  

Forward & Upward Constructions is committed to being one of Melbourne's leading construction companies through our unique delivery model.  We will achieve this by being an employer of choice for our people and a partner of choice for our clients.   

In addition we will:

  • Commit to the successful completion of a wide variety of construction, services and engineering projects.    
  • Commit to continuous improvement in all we do. 
  • Understand our clients' businesses.
  • Achieve our vision of  "No Harm" through safe and responsible work practices. 
  • Build and maintain open lines of communication with our people, our partners and our clients.
  • Create an environment where our people are challenged, motivated and satisfied.
  • Conduct business ethically, honestly and with diligence at all times.  

Our Focus on Customer Service and Satisfaction

Forward & Upward Constructions works with clients and their team of Building Designers and Engineers to insure the appropriate steps are taken to avoid job delays and overruns through change orders. More the rule than the exception is Forward & Upward Constructions unique skill for pre-design construction services which results in better results for the clients.

Forward & Upward Constructions has the vast experience, supreme expertise and rock solid reputation your construction project deserves. Our experience is evident in the wide range of projects that we have successfully completed over the years.

Our expertise shows itself in our work ethic, management practices and the skills of our team of construction professionals. All of this, combined with an absolute commitment to quality consistently produces top grade construction, built on time and on budget.

Our Commitment to Safety
The Forward & Upward Constructions’ Health and Safety management system promotes health and safety management and awareness across the organisation from the proposal and design stage of all projects through to practical completion and handover to the client.

It is the policy of Forward & Upward Constructions to conduct its activities in such a way that the health, safety and well being of employees and sub-contractors is not in any way impaired or prejudiced as a result of working within or for the organisation.

  • To aid in the implementation of this Policy, Forward & Upward Constructions will:
  • Comply with all relevant statutory requirements, regulations and codes of practices, making adequate provision of resources to meet these;
  • Provide information, instruction and training for employees to increase personal understanding of workplace hazards and to ensure proper supervision;
  • Involve employees and sub-contractors on health and safety matters, and consult with them in ways to reduce workplace hazards and improve control systems;
  • Provide support, assistance and resources to ensure an integrated rehabilitation program is provided for any employee who sustains an injury or illness on our work sites;
  • Set short and long-term objectives in health and safety management as part of an ongoing action plan and regularly review our performance and the performance of our managers and company personnel, against the objectives of this policy.

We recognise that there is no task that is so important or so urgent that it releases the company, its managers, employees or sub-contractors from the responsibility to ensure a healthy and safe work environment.

Current and Past Project Experience

Rose St, Highett
Details: 2 Townhouses on single block.
End Value Approx: $1.2m

Morton Ave, Carnegie
Details: 63 residential apartments
End Value Approx: $13.5m

Nepean Highway, Highett
Details: 3 Townhouses.
End Value Approx: $800k

Dulcie Grove, Bentleigh
Details: Single house with pool
End Value Approx: $650k

St Ninians Court, Brighton
Details: Renovation with pool and basement garage.
End Value: $2.1m

Cilantro Restaurant and Bar
Dinner Plains, VIC
Details: Refurbishment to interior decorator’s design
End Value Approx: $250k

In addition to the projects listed above, the director and key staff of the Forward & Upward Constructions have worked on major renovations to hotels and luxury homes, including the Boulevard Hotel in South Bank, the Emerald Hotel in South Melbourne, the Cricketer’s Arms in Port Melbourne, and the Waterside Hotel in South Melbourne.


Contact us

Forward & Upward Constructions Pty Ltd
ABN: 73 121 903 446
Suite 2, 445 – 449 South Road
Bentleigh VIC 3204
Mobile: 0416 092 175
Fax: 03 9502 0218

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