Our local construction industry is vibrant, with a wide variety of different construction projects in Newcastle right now. The area is becoming a growing hub for investment, which is great news for local economic development.

As the leading scaffolding hire businesses in Newcastle, we only work with certified and professional construction companies. We make it our business to know all the main players in our industry.

Using our experience in working with Newcastle-based builders, we’ve compiled a list of reputable and trustworthy businesses for different types of construction projects.

Selection criteria:

We take a considered look when evaluating construction companies. This includes their services, their track record, and our personal experience in dealing with them. We also take into consideration customer feedback, testimonials and reviews.

Here’s our recommended top 5 construction companies in Newcastle:

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1. Backyard Grannys

Unsurprisingly, Backyard Grannys is dedicated to building new granny flats. It operates in the Newcastle, Central Coast and Hunter Valley areas.

Established by Nulex Construction, another Newcastle construction company with a solid pedigree, it focuses on contemporary designs. These are tailored to the client’s lifestyle requirements, property features and budget. It has won numerous industry awards, and is a Master Builders Association Member.

“Backyard Grannys has just completed a 3 bedroom Brick home for us and we could NOT be happier! It was built in a record time frame 3-4 months only! (Especially when you hear other builders taking over 12 months!) From start Garry in sales was great and very helpful.”
Mile Predojevic (Google Reviews)

Core services and specialities:

The highly experienced team at Backyard Grannys will help you design the ideal granny flat, assist with regulatory requirements, and consult with you for approval at each step of the process.

Backyard Grannys builds a wide range of flats, from studios to 3-bedroom units, up to two storeys high. It promises bespoke designs, high-quality construction, and fast approval. The company has received several awards, including the Excellence in Building Award from Master Builders Newcastle.

Key projects:

You can visit a number of Backyard Grannys show flats:

  • Luxury granny flat at 31 Baker Street, New Lambton
  • 1-bed custom design on Ruston Avenue, Valentine, Lake Macquarie
  • 2-bed granny flat on Richardson Street, Wallsend
  • 2-storey flat on Fullerton Street, Stockton
  • Custom design with balcony on Charlestown Road, Kotara South

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2. Spartan Projects

Spartan Projects creates luxury living spaces inside existing homes, through bespoke upmarket renovations.

Core services and specialities:

Spartan Projects focuses on creating dream homes for people who want to add something special to their properties. Everything is handcrafted by highly-experienced professionals, with modern, timeless designs that won’t go out of style. It prides itself on ensuring that every inch of your build is flawless.

Key projects:

The company has completed some stunning renovations, such as:

  • Complete home renovation in Mayfield, Newcastle
  • Super-wide luxury deck wrapped around a house in Islington, Newcastle
  • High-end master bedroom with en suite bathroom at Jewells, Lake Macquarie
  • Redesign, stripping and renovation at Marks Point, Lake Macquarie

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3. Vision Homes

Vision Homes has become one of the most popular and trusted construction companies in Hunter Valley. Born and bred there in 2008, the company offers personalised service from a very experienced team that understands all the conditions and construction methods appropriate for the area. It only uses carefully vetted local suppliers.

Core services and specialities:

This business specialises in building all kinds of homes, duplexes and multi-unit residential complexes. It offers ready-made building plans that you can customise as much as you like, and will also build your home to your plan.

Key projects:

You can view several display houses built by Vision Homes in the Thornton area, These are located at 29 Kingham Cct, Thornton. You can also see an example of a knock-down rebuild at Umina Beach.

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4. Maric Build

  • Address: Unit 62, 31 Warabrook Boulevard, Warabrook, 2304
  • Website: maricbuild.com

Maric Build offers a wide range of construction services, including residential homes, commercial and industrial buildings. It’s a dynamic young company with a lot of experience in its team. It takes a fresh, modern approach to living and working spaces, incorporating virtually any kind of finishings you desire.

Core services and specialities:

Maric Build has five divisions – architectural, residential, commercial, industrial, and ongoing maintenance of those. It has vast expertise that you can draw on for your own home or office and places a premium on clear communication and advice, so you get exactly what you imagined.

Key projects:

Examples of Maric Build homes can be found in Hamilton South, The Hill, Mereweather Beach and New Lambton. The company also designed and built the business premises for Newpsych Psychologists at 4/77 Hunter Street, Newcastle.

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5. Nulex Construction

Nulex Construction is an all-round building company in Newcastle. It consists of teams of experienced and fully licensed professionals and can handle virtually anything from remedial home building and extensions to full industrial projects.

Core services and specialities:

The company has a respected track record in residential building, refurbishments and alterations. It also builds architect-designed homes. On the commercial side, it undertakes full construction, retail fit-outs, office refurbishment and industrial projects.

Key projects:

  • New facilities for Wyee Rural Fire Station, 137 Wyee Road, Wyee, NSW
  • Elements of Toronto Retirement Village, Lake Macquarie
  • Home rebuild on Tramway Drive, West Wallsend
  • Revitalisation project at Hunter TAFE – Newcastle Campus D Block, at 11 Clyde St, Tighes Hill, NSW


It’s so important to choose the right builder, no matter your project. A reputable business will ensure that you avoid scenarios like shoddy workmanship, running over budget, and unnecessary delays.

That’s why we recommend the companies above. They’re able to cater for all your needs, from building a granny flat in the garden to creating your dream home or constructing your work premises.

If you’d like more information based on our personal experience in working with these companies, feel free to contact ALTA Scaffolding.


  • Joshua Knight

    Joshua Knight is the General Manager at ALTA Scaffolding, and has extensive experience with scaffolding hire for commercial, high-rise, residential and mining projects in the Newcastle, NSW area.

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Joshua Knight

Joshua Knight is the General Manager at ALTA Scaffolding, and has extensive experience with scaffolding hire for commercial, high-rise, residential and mining projects in the Newcastle, NSW area.

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