By 1925, the business had become a family affair, in its second generation, and was trading as E Chapman and Son. During the years that followed, Ebenezer’s son Reuben took the company in new directions, making the most of the pre-war housing boom. Many Brisbane churches were also constructed during this time, including Wilston Uniting Church Memorial Hall, Windsor Methodist Church and Bulimba Uniting Church.
Much of the company’s post war business related to the housing market with plenty of commercial and heritage projects to meet the community’s needs.
In 2009, the company became Chapman Builders. By this time, the business has been handed from Chapman to Chapman, across the generations, along with strength in knowledge and experience.
Current Managing Director, Andrew Brierley, is not a Chapman by name, but he’s certainly a Chapman by nature. Andrew started as a carpenter with Chapman Builders over two decades ago. He understands the business and its history inside and out and works in close communication with previous owner, Greg Chapman, to ensure Chapman Builders keeps to its original intentions, while innovating and building a new and exciting future.