About us

DN Building is a family business in Darwin with a permanent team of four fully qualified builders and two apprentices.

David Neal launched the business in 2011 after five years as foreman with another Darwin builder. David’s wife, Sarah, keeps things running smoothly from the company’s modern office and workshops in Winnellie, five minutes from Darwin city.

We use the same team of quality local sub-contractors for every job—electrician, plumber, painter, tiler, refrigeration mechanic, plasterer, cabinet maker and concreter.

Our relationships with Darwin’s best architects, engineers and certifiers makes the plans, approval and inspection process easy, fast and stress-free.

Our clients come from all walks of life and income brackets. We can completely transform your ex-commission house or classic Darwin elevated, or we can dramatically improve your lifestyle just by giving your bathroom or kitchen a makeover or extending your living space with a timber deck.

We work with people who have plans ready to go and people who have no idea where to start.
And big or small, David manages the whole job, from the initial consultation, drafting plans and engineering approval, all trades and subcontractors, to inspections and certificates so everything’s signed off to code.

You’ll only ever deal with David. He looks after the rest.

In 2016, DN Building won the Housing Industry Australia (HIA) Northern Territory Renovation/Addition Project of the Year award for our renovation project in Parap.

Pictured: Winning Project

Our projects

Most of our work has come from word of mouth—often from people living in the same street who drive by a DN Building renovation, see the transformation unfolding and want the same for their home. Check out our job gallery of beautiful work.

Renovations and extensions

Renovations and extensions

Over almost a decade building in Darwin, we’ve worked on scores of elevated houses, ex-commission homes and every style in between.

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New homes and builds

New homes and builds

DN Building can also custom build your new home.

If you’re looking for something designed and built for the tropics—not a concrete box—contact us for a chat. You can be sure it will be built by David and his team, not sub-contracted out to the lowest bidder.

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Ground level extension, featuring carport, entertaining area, carport and open plan living area

Bev and James | Ludmilla

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Whether you’ve got plans ready to go, or no idea where to start, Contact David and the team at DN Building for a chat.