After years of working in the fast-paced building market in Queenstown, David Baker’s commercial and residential construction company, Bakers-Builds, is putting down roots in Auckland.
When work with one of the company’s hotel clients brought David to Auckland several times, it was enough for him to know Auckland was where he wanted to live and grow his business.
“I love Queenstown, it is beautiful and vibrant but there is still a seasonal aspect to the communities and I feel that Auckland is where I want to base myself,” say David.
A keen tennis player, David worked as a tennis coach and club developer in Germany before returning to New Zealand to run a junior tennis programme in his hometown of Whanganui. “Tennis is something I really love and I am proud of the programme I was able to build up while at the Whanganui club. It’s something I am really looking forward to getting back into now I am in Auckland,” says David.
It’s his ability to work with people and help them achieve their best that David believes helps him develop and manage successful, productive construction teams. “I know how to recognise talent and how to make sure I am using the best people in the right way to create top building teams,” says David.
With several long-term commercial clients already in Auckland, David is looking to expand his work to include more high-end villa renovations and new builds in the Ponsonby area. I have some talented builders in my teams and their attention to detail and vast building knowledge make them perfect for villa renovations and the building of high-end designer homes.
BAKERS-BUILDS, T: 027 237348, www.bakersbuilds.co.nz