BUILD BETTER BLOG

In light of International Women's Day on 8 March, we’re celebrating the women that contribute immeasurably to Baker Developments this month! This week, we speak to general manager Jenny Matek, who is a Women In Construction Ambassador at the 2021 Sydney Build Expo. Here, she talks about how she got her start in interior design, important career lessons she’s picked up over the years, and how she hopes the building industry will change to better uplift the careers of women.…

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 16:52

Consulting a budget during a construction project should not be left to the final hours. It is important to mitigate any risk of blowing your budget by developing safe processes during the conception of the project that will last until the construction stage. To ensure a successful outcome of your construction project, you must always budget first and make sure you set a realistic budget in the beginning. Project owners have to make sure that the time and money that…

Thursday, 13 February 2020 09:46

With the start of a new year, we’re getting excited for the all the projects that lie ahead. We believe it’s important to start the year feeling motivated and inspired to do our best work. One of the ways we do this is by looking at some of our past projects and hearing what our past clients have to say so we can aspire to provide better services and stand by our promise to plan, manage, and build your home…

Building your dream home is a huge endeavour so surrounding yourself with the right team is essential. From architects and designers to builders and tradespeople, trusting the right people to bring your unique vision to life can be harder said than done. One of the best ways to encourage a stress-free and seamless building journey is to engage a design and construct builder. This service sees the same team work closely with you from concept to completion, overseeing the entire…

Tuesday, 15 October 2019 13:56

What an honour it was to be approached by Inner West Mums to be recognised and interviewed. Have a read here: https://www.theinnerwestmums.com.au/getting-to-know-adam-baker-of-baker-developments/

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 17:06

A Construction Project is an expensive endeavour with many unknowns and variables along the way. The Design process itself can take up a large portion of overall budget so getting all the way through only to learn it was all for nothing and your project is over budget can be devastating. This requires rework to the design, further approvals from council and engineers and other consultants starting over completely to suit new design. This activity in itself is extremely wasteful…

Friday, 12 April 2019 10:25

A construction project can be a very intimidating and a confusing process. Having the right team in place at the right stages of your project will ensure you stay on the right path towards your ultimate goal: a beautiful home for your family to enjoy that you can afford to complete. The design portion alone can be very costly and time consuming so ensuring you are working with a firm that can efficiently manage this process is important however the…