A.R.S and Sons Building Contractors was formed in 1983 by Mr Da Silva Senior, primarily as a bricklaying contractor up to 1987. In 1988, Mr Sergio Da Silva joined the family business after gaining experience and qualified as a bricklayer and furthered his career as a general foreman for various construction companies. In 2012, Mr Sergio Da Silva purchased a sole proprietary that was registered as Giona Construction (Pty) Ltd.

Giona Construction (Pty) Ltd was formed by Mr Da Silva in 2012 to better strategically service new areas of interest, whilst still being able to provide high quality of services and products that the A.R.S name had already established in the contracting world.

Giona Construction (Pty) Ltd continuously seeks opportunities to be regarded projects were we are the main contractor on site, where the contract value does not exceed R70 million.


Our areas of expertise are:-

  • New Residencies
  • Shopping Centres
  • Office Blocks
  • Schools
  • Refurbishment of shops, offices etc.
  • Industrial Buildings

MR SFM Da Silva

Mr Sergio Da Silva is an accomplished site construction manager, responsible for the site management and personnel activities associated with this position including attending all site meetings and responsible for all levels of communication with all individuals making up the professional team as well as subcontractors on the various sites.

His experience in this field stems from his extensive training and exposure at A.R.S Construction cc, under the guidance of his father Mr Antonio Rodriques Da Silva.

Commencing work for the Da Silva family in 1988, at the construction business owned by his father, Mr Da Silva was initially trained as a bricklayer. He was soon promoted to junior foreman. During this period he gained valuable experience and was soon given more demanding and challenging contracts. Sergio excelled and progressed through the ranks being promoted to senior contract manager at A.R.S Construction cc.

As the responsible person on site Mr Sergio Da Silver is a trained safety officer and has attended compulsory bi-annual first aid courses.

He founded Giona Construction after having gained essential technical and management skills required to supervise and produce the high quality building and structures that the A.R.S. name became known for.