Our Story

Established in 2012, Forrest Building Co is a territory owned and operated residential and commercial building company. We build new homes and complete renovations and extensions across Darwin, Palmerston and the wider Northern Territory. Our personalised service, practical advice, flexibility and transparency set us apart, and have led to our team's established reputation for quality workmanship and excellent communication.

Jack Forrest, Principal Builder

Jack draws on over 21 years of construction industry experience to craft creative and functional homes, extensions and renovations.

Jack Forrest, Principal Builder

About Jack

Jack has a passion for the building industry. He is a fully qualified and registered residential builder and holder of a Diploma of Project Management. Jack prides himself on his ability to successfully manage projects, attention to detail and providing solid advice to clients. 

Jack's broad experience in the construction industry allows him to provide effective leadership to his skilled team, and timely, open and honest communication to clients.

Jack Forrest, Principal Builder

Our Team 

We proudly employ a longstanding local team of full time qualified carpenters and carpentry apprentices. Our team pride themselves on delivering meticulous work with a friendly approach and enthusiasm. Our qualified carpenter, Levi, was the winner of HIA NT Apprentice of the Year in 2016. 

We are a Darwin Building Company

Approaching each project with integrity and honesty, we prioritise successful outcomes on every building project we undertake. Knowing every client is unique we tailor our service to meet their individual needs. We are members of the Housing Industry Association and are also a Contractor Accredited Limited (CAL) accredited building company. Giving back to the community is important to us, so we have been proud sponsors of the South Darwin Rugby Union Club since 2014.

A local family business

Forrest Building Co is a Territory owned family business. Jack manages the construction process while wife Viv manages the administrative side of the business. 

Beyond this Forrest Building Co. proudly partners with some of Darwin's best designers, subcontractors and tradesman whose combined professionalism will ensure the best possible delivery of a quality finished product for your project.

Results focused

We are a hands on operation and we also limit the number of projects we have at any one time in order to provide you with a focused personalised service resulting in the delivery of projects on time and on budget.

Our personalised service, practical advice, flexibility, and transparency have set us apart from the competition and ensured that we continue to stand out as one of Darwin's preferred builders.

What we do

Forrest Building Co. operates as a residential and commercial building company.  

We complete new homes, renovations, extensions and commercial projects across Darwin, Palmerston, and the wider Northern Territory.

Darwin Home Builder

Forrest Building Co. is a Darwin owned and based, family run, building company specialising in residential and commercial, from new homes, renovations and extensions to commercial fit-outs. Principal builder, Jack Forrest, applies over 21 years of industry experience to each project undertaken by his construction team. Valuing sound advice, open communication, and transparency the Forrest Building Co. team will ensure your completed building project will exceed your expectations.